Do Ketogenic Diets Really Work?

Some fads never die, right? Low carb diets were a thing in the late 90s and they’re still a thing now. But does this fad have staying power because the benefits are real? Or is that greasy low-carb burger fried in snake oil? We can try to address some of those questions with science. Low […]

7 Natural Supplements That Can Lower Blood Sugar

Insulin is a natural hormone produced by your body that helps to transport sugar through your bloodstream to be absorbed by your body’s cells. However, while your body does have a use for sugar, having a blood sugar level that is too high can potentially lead to some unwanted side effects on your system, particularly […]

How do Carbohydrates impact our Health? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. How do Carbohydrates impact our Health? They make me look handsome. Naahhh. When we eat carbohydrates. They are broken down into glucose which is absorbed into our bloodstream. On detecting glucose, the pancreas releases a hormone called insulin. Insulin tells our cells to open and let glucose in so that it can […]

Why is Nutrition Science so Complicated?

Consider the following sequence of events: -In 1945, an 82 day long battle between US Marine and Army forces and the Imperial Japanese Army was fought in the prefecture of Okinawa. This battle was considered one of the bloodiest in the pacific and resulted in the death of almost 150,000 Okinawans, roughly a third of […]

Is Vitamin Water Zero Good For Diabetes?

Hello, I’m Ty Mason from TheDiabetesCouncil.com, researcher, writer and I have type 2 diabetes. Today I’m going to answer the question, is vitamin water zero good for diabetes. But before we get into that, make sure you download my free diabetes management book which also includes a diabetes grocery shopping guide (foods to eat and […]

Carbohydrates in the Body – Glycemic index

My granddaughter recently asked me why is sugar bad for you? Actually, it was her dad ducking the question by sending her to me after he told her she couldn’t have soda pop. How to explain to a four-year-old the impact food has on health. I’m not sure what my answer was but I don’t […]

Dr. Lucy Burns – ‘The Hormonal Approach To Treating Obesity’

Good morning everybody. My name is Dr. Lucy Burns and I’m talking today on the hormonal approach to treating obesity. I’d like to thank Rod Taylor from Low Carb Down Under for inviting me to present to what I hope will be the first of many low carb presentations for doctors. So, my credentials: I’m […]

#16 Biochemistry Blood Clotting/Carbohydrates I Lecture for Kevin Ahern’s BB 450/550

Ahern: How’s everybody doing? Student: Amazing. Ahern: Amazing. Everybody’s doing amazing. You’re speaking of everybody here, alright. Okay, so we’re not too far from finishing up regulation of enzyme activity. When I finished last time, I had started, at least introduced the topic of blood clotting and as we will see, blood clotting is another […]

Obesity & Diabetes Explained: The Overflow Phenomenon

In my last video, I talked about how despite what some authorities may say, Type 2 diabetes does not have to be a chronic and progressive condition as clearly evidenced by the fact that Doctors like Jason Fung, David Unwin, Sarah Hallberg, and Ted Naiman just to name a few have been reversing people’s diabetes […]

Dr. Benjamin Bikman – ‘Insulin vs. Ketones – The Battle for Brown Fat’

good morning I am delighted to be here rod Jeff thank you so much for the opportunity for the invitation to participate in the meeting and to speak this is a new type of meeting for me I normally at the purely academic meetings and I don’t mean that as an insult this has been […]