Monthly Archives: August 2013

Diet and Dieting.

It’s a dangerous business being a deviant. Even in matters of dietary choice, we shouldn’t really be surprised as this attitude is based on the primal instinct of survival. Survival of the herd or tribe left no room for individualism. Don’t dare to … Continue reading

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Beyond weight loss: a review of the therapeutic uses of very-low-carbohydrate (ketogenic) diets.

European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2013)  Abstract. Very-low-carbohydrate diets or ketogenic diets have been in use since the 1920s as a therapy for epilepsy and can, in some cases, completely remove the need for medication. From the 1960s onwards they … Continue reading

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The NHS statistics for HbA1c show no improvement year after year.

The NHS statistics for HbA1c show no improvement year after year. As Einstein said “doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting a different result is insanity” Until dietary changes are made, nothing will change, the grim HbA1c … Continue reading

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Are Ketogenic diets beneficial to more than just weight loss, blood glucose control and epilepsy ?

I came across this article this morning and although I personally have not heard about this before I found it very interesting from a personal point of view.. Dr Mercola… “Could a ketogenic diet eventually be a “standard of care” … Continue reading

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The Ugly Side of Statins. Systemic Appraisal of the Contemporary Un-Known Unknowns.

ABSTRACT Cardio-vascular specialists have witnessed and actively participated in the revolutionary developments that have occurred in their field of specialization over the last few years. Cutting-edge technologies have led to dramatic improvements in life-expectancy and quality of life. An open-mind … Continue reading

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