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Low-Fiber Diet Caused High Blood Pressure In Trial On Mice

These findings solidify evidence that this dietary correlation could also be a causation of cardiovascular problems for many.

03.03.20

An international study led by scientists at Monash University in Australia yielded evidence confirming that low fiber diets may lead to high blood pressure, a disease afflicting extremely sizeable portions of the global population.
 
If left untreated, high blood pressure can lead to stroke, myocardial infarction, a stiffening of the arteries and the muscles of the heart, and a stiffening of the kidneys, reducing their function. It’s the most common risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
 
The study, which was published last week in Circulation, used mice to test the difference between high- and low-resistant starch diets.
 
Resistant starches are a type of prebiotic fiber, which resists digestion until it reaches the large intestine, where it feeds bacteria that are considered to have health benefits.
 
The results found that mice fed a

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Deleting immune cell genes prevents obesity in mice on high-fat diet

Being able to eat whatever we want and still stay slim is many people’s dream come true. And while it still remains firmly in fantasy territory for now, new research may have brought it a step closer to reality. By blocking a gene in certain immune cells, scientists have prevented mice from becoming obese, even on a high-fat diet.

The immune cells at the center of the study are known as macrophages. These cells are responsible for inflammation responses, which are crucial for destroying pathogens. Chronic low-grade inflammation is also known to occur in people with obesity.

For the new study, researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis investigated whether reducing that inflammation could help cut down on weight gain. To do so, the team blocked a gene called ASXL2 in the macrophages.

In one group of mice, the researchers deleted the ASXL2 gene from the animals’

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Keto Diet for Beginners: A Complete Guide

The keto diet is a high-fat, low-carb, and moderate protein diet that provides several health benefits including fat loss.

Studies (1, 2, 3) suggest that the keto diet may help fight type 2 diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and epilepsy.

Several (4, 5, 6) studies show promising results when it comes to weight loss. In this article, we’ll go over the keto diet for beginners.

Woman about to start the keto diet.

What Is the Keto Diet?

Keto diet is short for “ketogenic diet.” This diet is a high-fat, low-carb, moderate-protein diet that makes your body use fat as its main energy source instead of carbs.

When you eat carbs, such as rice, bread, and pasta, your body turns them into glucose to use for energy.

When you drastically reduce your carbs and increase your fat intake, your body has no choice but to start producing ketones and eventually enter a state of ketosis.

During this state, your

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The Fastest Way To Lose Weight In 3 Weeks

Losing weight in a short space of time has always been thought of as a near impossible task. For years, doctors and dieticians have told the public that it takes months and sometimes even years of hard work to see any progress with weight loss, or to sculpt the perfect body. But that is simply not true at all.

The 3 Week Diet

The human body is highly adaptable and able to change in extremely short periods of time. Think about. If people can quickly gain mass amounts of fat from weeks of unhealthy eating, shouldn’t they be able to lose a lot weight rapidly from weeks of healthy eating? Well, they definitely can.

But what do you need to eat to lose the weight rapidly? From low-carb, to low-fat, to sugar-free, to high protein, and even the ‘caveman’ diet – there are so many

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Buy Appetite Suppressants Diet Pills, Top 10 Weight Loss Pills Reviews

Shop Smart with Diet Pills Reviews

With hundreds of weight loss products in the market, it can be difficult for consumers to determine which work best and deliver fast weight loss results with minimal side effects.  While many diet pills seem promising, the vast majority of diet aides do not live up to their hyped marketing claims.  Read below our detailed research reports of the weight loss pills that have the potential to help you lose weight while paying less online. The research aims to provide an evaluation of each diet product based on the following criteria:- Weight Loss PotentialDiet pills that work
– Overall Value
– Appetite Suppression
– Guarantee Policy
– Company Reputation
– Consumer Feedback

Diet Pills Buyer’s Guide and Rules of Success:

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Keto Plus Diet Pills Reviews 2020 – Updated

I’m a 42-year-old man who takes Keto Plus. I’ve been putting off losing weight for what feels like forever. A good friend of mine had a heart attack last year. That was a wakeup call for me. I’ve quit smoking and am trying to live a healthier life. I’ve found it to be quite challenging to live the type of life that I want to.

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I mean, I’m a busy person, and I can’t always eat right. I’ve got kids that keep me on my toes. I’m worried about my ticker and the rest of my body as well. I know that I can’t keep on living the lifestyle that I have for much longer. I saw what happened to my friend and I don’t want that to happen to me. I was afraid that we were going to lose him, and that would’ve been terrible. My friend Chuck has

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Effects of a low carbohydrate diet on energy expenditure during weight loss maintenance: randomized trial

  1. Cara B Ebbeling, principal investigator, and associate professor1 2,
  2. Henry A Feldman, principal biostatistician, and associate professor2 3,
  3. Gloria L Klein, study director1,
  4. Julia M W Wong, associate study director, and instructor1 2,
  5. Lisa Bielak, nutrition research manager1,
  6. Sarah K Steltz, data and quality manager1,
  7. Patricia K Luoto, professor4,
  8. Robert R Wolfe, professor5,
  9. William W Wong, professor6,
  10. David S Ludwig, principal investigator, and professor1 2

  1. 1New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center, Division of Endocrinology, Boston Children’s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA

  2. 2Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  3. 3Institutional Centers for Clinical and Translational Research, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

  4. 4Department of Food and Nutrition, Framingham State University, Framingham, MA, USA

  5. 5University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA

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Stable isotopes reveal patterns of diet and mobility in the last Neandertals and first modern humans in Europe

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    Higham, T. et al. The timing and spatiotemporal patterning of Neanderthal disappearance. Nature 512, 306–309 (2014).

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    Hublin, J.-J. The modern human colonization of western Eurasia: when and where? Quaternary Science Reviews 118, 194–210 (2015).

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    Benazzi, S. et al. The makers of the Protoaurignacian and implications for Neandertal extinction. Science 348, 793–796 (2015).

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    Nigst, P. R. et al. Early modern human settlement of Europe north of the Alps occurred 43,500 years ago in a cold steppe-type environment. PloS one 111, 14394–14399 (2014).

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    Gómez-Olivencia, A. et al. First data of Neandertal bird and carnivore exploitation in the Cantabrian Region (Axlor; Barandiaran excavations; Dima, Biscay, Northern Iberian Peninsula). Scientific reports 8 (2018).

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    Ramos-Muñoz, J. et al. Early use of marine resources by Middle/Upper Pleistocene human societies: The case of Benzú rockshelter (northern Africa). Quaternary International 407, 6–15

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    International No Diet Day 2020: The Dos And Don’ts Of Dieting

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    International No Diet Day

    The first International No Diet Day was celebrated in the UK in 1992 and was brought to light by Mary Evans – a feminist and the director of the British group ‘Diet Breakers.’ The symbol for INDD is a light blue ribbon [1].

    The goals of INDD is to “question the idea of one ‘right’ body shape, raise awareness of weight discrimination, size bias and fatphobia, declare a day free from diets and obsessions about body weight, present the facts about the diet industry, emphasizing the inefficacy of commercial diets, honour the victims of eating disorders and weight-loss surgery and help end weight discrimination, sizism and fatphobia” [2].

    INDD has faced criticisms for its approach, where health experts assert that although the day is celebrated with the right intentions, it ignores the importance of staying fit and healthy. The Institute of Medicine’s Committee To Develop Criteria

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    Diet myths debunked: No, eggs will not necessarily increase your cholesterol

    When it comes to what we eat, social media has thousands of posts that want to steer your judgement. One positive diet post, in a nanosecond, can convince someone to cut out gluten or dairy or meat or even an entire food group. Is the advice on your smartphone valid? Just because it’s a smartphone doesn’t mean it has all the answers! 

    As a registered dietitian nutritionist, I’ve heard diet myth after diet myth from my patients, often from articles or posts they find online. I appreciate that they bring this information to me because I’m able to separate fact from fiction for them. My best recommendation is that you do the same. An RDN can be your personal link for accurate, up-to-date, evidence-based nutritional information. 

    Here are four common myths that my patients bring to me:

    Myth: A gluten-free diet will help with weight loss and increased energy.

    Fact:

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