Getting Younger for your Age.

Let we talk about Metformin, the wonder drug. Trade name:  Glucophage: There are many more names.   Why do I recommend it for all people with metabolic syndrome? There are several good reasons, but I will concentrate this post on the claims that Metformin induces longevity and make you younger. This is technical but bear... Continue Reading →

Flaxseed: Protection against cancer?

 What does flaxseed has to do with cancer? When plant lignans are metabolised by intestinal bacteria they form enterolactone. Lignans are one of the major classes of phytoestrogens that are estrogen-like chemicals and also act as antioxidants. Source of Lignin Amount per 100 g Flaxseed 300,000 µg (0.3 g) Sesame seed 29,000 µg (29 mg) Broccoli Cauliflower Cabbage... 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 →

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 →

Mathemedical sense.

  I was diagnosed with metabolic syndrome and Diabetes Type 2 18 months ago.  At that stage my monthly medical bill for cholesterol, hypertension, heart rhythm and gout was R 1450.00 per month. Thank the Lord that it was before endocrinologists wanted to put me on insulin. I took on a LCHF diet. lost 42... Continue Reading →

Metabolic syndrome; Signs and Symptoms

Hypertension or on treatment: 90% of cases. Cholesterol treatment: 70% of cases. Inactive and lack of energy: 80% of cases. Gout: 35% of cases. Obesity: 80% of cases. Cancer: 25% of cases. Low grade inflammation (feel warm): 60% of cases Fast heart rate. (tachycardia): 60% of cases.

World’s biggest killer: Hyperinsulinaemia.

In an excellent report about hyperinsulinaemia/Insulin resistance by Michael Joseph MSc the following valuable information become available; Full article: http://nutritionadvance.com/hyperinsulinemia.insulin.resistance. Hyperinsulinaemia refers to when the body is producing to much insulin to keep high blood sugar levels in check. Without adequate intervention chronic hyperinsulinaemia can lead to type 2 Diabetes. But hyperinsulinaemia is associated with... Continue Reading →

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