Treating Diabetes: Practical Advice for Combatting a Modern Epidemic

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Tom Cowan Diabetes is characterized by abnormally high levels of sugar or glucose in the blood, which spills into the urine, causing it to be sweet … Originally, doctors thought that diabetes was simply a disease of insulin deficiency, a disease in which the pancreas was unable to produce enough insulin to meet the body’s […]

Health Benefits of Ketones and the Ketogenic Diet

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John Williamson Cameron Although glucose is the primary source of energy for the human body, ketones are an alternative energy source that is more efficient and can provide many health benefits. Small amounts of ketones are produced by the liver in the morning after depletion of glucose following an overnight fast. It is possible to […]

The Double Danger of High Fructose Corn Syrup

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Bill Sanda For many years, Dr. Meira Fields and her coworkers at the US Department of Agriculture investigated the harmful effects of dietary sugar on rats. They discovered that when male rats are fed a diet deficient in copper, with sucrose as the carbohydrate, they develop severe pathologies of vital organs. Liver, heart and testes […]