Functional Ketosis

  Functional ketosis is a natural metabolic state in which your body is using  fats and ketones as fuel, instead of glucose. Functional ketosis happens when carbohydrate consumption goes low enough that a person’s liver can convert adipose tissue and dietary fats into a fatty acid known as ketones, then burn the ketones for energy.... Continue Reading →

The Cholesterol Shock.

Evacetrapib is a drug under development by Eli Lilly that inhibits cholesterolester transfer protein. In a phase 2 trial it was seen as a wonder drug with the following effects: Decrease LDL levels by 35%. Increase HDL levels by 130%. In a randomised control study by A. Michael Lincoff et all, the ACCELERATE trial, 12,092... Continue Reading →

Intermittent fasting replacing insulin in type 2 Diabetes.

Published 9 October 2018: BMJ Case Reports: S. Furmili et al. Summary of article: This case series documents three patients referred to the Intensive Dietary Management clinic in Toronto, Canada, for insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes. It demonstrates the effectiveness of therapeutic fasting to reverse their insulin resistance, resulting in cessation of insulin therapy while maintaining... Continue Reading →

Obesity and Cancer.

In a Pubmed search for the keywords "Cancer" and "Obesity" the search results display a total of 27 264 articles related to the subject. In this massive amount of information I tried to select quality articles of research and again look at the facts. As a histopathologist with 30 years experience, I can see that... Continue Reading →

This thing about Ketosis……

Suddenly observant people in the world are becoming aware of the term ketosis and what it can do about performance for athletes, benefit for diabetes and epilepsy, as well as treatment for cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. I will tackle all the abovementioned topics in subsequent blogs, but want to dedicate this blog to the detail... Continue Reading →

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