The Nutrition Science Group


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5 Tips on Living the LCHF Lifestyle in a Sustainable Way

A Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) diet helps you to stay lean and have a body metabolism characterised by low insulin and optimal blood glucose (less than 5.5) There is now irrefutable science to show that low insulin and a fasting blood glucose of less than 5.5 is what we should be aspiring to. This results in less risk of

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6 Myths That Hamper Your Understanding of Diabetes and The Possibility To Reverse It

Photo: Getty Images Unfortunately the American Diabetes Association describes type-2 diabetes as a condition that you have to learn to  live with. This is incorrect information. Going to ketosis by severe restriction of carbohydrate to 25 grams/day can reverse type 2 diabetes as has been demonstrated by the first 12 months of results from the Virta Health program. Watch this you

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The Science of WeightLoss

The Science of Weight Loss for those wanting to shed a few kilograms!

Most of us, as we age, are challenged by increasing weight. The 2 major factors in weight loss are Decreasing your calorie intake, Reducing Insulin production. Dr Ben Bickman and other researchers working in this area suggest that it is 50/50 the above 2 factors. The ability to reduce your sugar intake will in turn reduce your body’s need to

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Time Restricted Feeding Diet

Time Restricted Feeding Diet

There’s a new diet strategy called time restricted feeding involves eating as much as you want, but only during a specific time frame. If you want to be lean in 2018, instead of counting calories, you might consider when you’re eating. The idea? Eat normally – as much as you want – but only during a specific time frame. Doctors

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A Diet Strategy That Counts Time, Not Calories

You can eat whatever you want with time-restricted feeding, just not whenever you want. The regime, which limits eating to a 12-hour window each day, is increasingly being studied as a tool for weight-loss, diabetes prevention and even longevity. Stop counting calories. It’s the clock that counts. That’s the concept behind time-restricted feeding, or TRF, a strategy increasingly being studied

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Fructose is the New Booze

After my last HEB about sugar, several readers have asked about the difference between glucose and fructose. Many people have heard that fructose is worse for the body than glucose because fructose can cause liver damage similar to that caused by alcohol.

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