Trump’s New Executive Order: Unleashing HSAs For Direct Primary Care

You might have missed this big news because the media .08/04/2019 8:11:46AM EST. — Read on townhall.com/columnists/chadsavage/2019/08/03/trumps-new-executive-order-unleashing-hsas-for-direct-primary-care-n2551034

Nutritional Ketosis Day 4

Friday August 2nd was the fourth day of my journey documenting how to achieve nutritional ketosis. So far my dietary intake of net carbs have been 10 gms, 17.6 gms, and 22.5 gms. Yesterday, I had 17.2 gms of net carbs. I'm averaging 16.8 gms of net carbs per day. Not bad, I think. Breakfast … Continue reading Nutritional Ketosis Day 4

Nutritional Ketosis, CGM Day 2

Wednesday was day two of documenting my journey into a nutritionally ketotic state of metabolism. As I mentioned yesterday, the body stores glucose which must be utilized prior to becoming fat adapted. Certain cellular machinery must be upregulated to mobilize fat from storage and allow it to enter the energy generating chemical pathways more efficiently. … Continue reading Nutritional Ketosis, CGM Day 2

Nutritional Ketosis CGM Experiment Day 1

A doctor's experience inducing nutritional ketosis.

Fueling Up for the School Year

It’s that time of year again, when the combination of trying to get kids out the door for school and keeping nutrition in check seems a bit overwhelming. While prepackaged, convenient and prep-free food options may seem enticing, they provide little to no nutrients. Your child’s nutrition is a huge determining factor of how well he … Continue reading Fueling Up for the School Year

CGM Experiment: What I learned as a non-diabetic from wearing a continuous glucose monitor – Lily Nichols RDN

Know Thyself. How a continuous glucose monitor allows you to control your own destiny.

IDM: Women and Fasting: Top Tips for Women Going Through Menopause Part 2

I've seen this same observation time and time again. Since using a CGM with most of my patients I've begun noticing how often artificial sweeteners cause a reactionary drop in glucose. Presumably this is from the body producing insulin assuming that the sweet taste represents a usable sugar. Since there is no increase in blood … Continue reading IDM: Women and Fasting: Top Tips for Women Going Through Menopause Part 2

The Truth Behind What Intermittent Fasting Does to Your Body | Inverse

Studies show intermittent fasting can lead to weight loss, stabilized blood sugar, reduced inflammation, improvements in memory and stress resistance, slowed aging, longer lifespan, and blood sugar stabilization — all promising health benefits in return for considerable lifestyle changes. — Read on http://www.inverse.com/article/57625-what-intermittent-fasting-actually-does-to-your-body Decent article on fasting if you ignore the unsupported semi-vegan dietary recommendation. … Continue reading The Truth Behind What Intermittent Fasting Does to Your Body | Inverse

Maybe saturated fat doesn’t cause heart disease

Several recently published meta-analyses of observational studies and randomised controlled trials (RCTs) have found that total saturated fat is not associated with non-communicable diseases including coronary heart disease, cardiovascular disease, and all cause mortality https://www.bmj.com/content/366/bmj.l4137 A recent report published in the British Medical Journal calls into question the validity of associating saturated fat intake with … Continue reading Maybe saturated fat doesn’t cause heart disease

CGM Day 9 & 10: Minor detour for ice cream

Did great yesterday until the end of the day when I succumbed to the siren call of ice cream after a very long day. The breakfast spike was due to my infatuation with blueberries. Today was a new day though. I had my typical Wednesday breakfast at Nick and J's Cafe of three eggs over … Continue reading CGM Day 9 & 10: Minor detour for ice cream