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Kidney Stones: The Wicked Step-Child of Gout

While at a medical conference in Tampa, Florida, I started thinking about uric acid.  This lead to remembering the story of a patient who was passing a kidney stone . . .  watch to find out what she said. Kidney stones are really just gout’s wicked step-child and both are usually found in the insulin […]

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How Does Ketosis Affect the Diseases of Civilization?

Listen and watch as we talk about how ketosis, or the absence thereof plays a role in the formation of the Diseases of Civilization (It’s not rocket science, or maybe it is?) We touch on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, carbohydrate restriction, the use of protein and even exercise (Did you say “eggs are sides . […]

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Why Be in Ketosis? Part III – Glucagon

More than you ever wanted to know about the incretin – glucagon.

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Podcast #32: Hereditary Angioedema, Lower Blood Ketones, Statins, Healthy Keto Lifestyle

Listen to KetoTalk Podcast #32 where we talk about hereditary angio-edema, adequate ketone ranges, statin use while in ketosis and healthy keto questions.  You can listen in by going to KetoTalk.com or you can listen in on iTunes. “About 40 percent of my older patient population who take statins while eating ketogenic experience some form […]

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Skinny on Sweeteners in 13 Minutes

  I am frequently asked about the sweeteners that can be used with a low carbohydrate diet.  There are a number of sweeteners available that are used in “LowCarb” pre-processed foods like shakes or bars, or in cooking as alternatives to sugar.  However, most of them raise insulin levels without raising blood sugar and are […]

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Admit It . . . Your Problems Went Away for a Moment

I want you to think about bacon for a minute . . .  here are some images to help: Now admit it . . . your problems went away for just a moment  . . . didn’t they!?  That’s the power and influence of ketones on your brain. See, your brain loves ketones.  Bacon is […]

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KetoTalk: Episode 27 -Mailbox Blitz, Low Energy, Headache, Stomach-Ache, Breast-Feeding While On Keto

Listen in today as Jimmy and Adam blaze through a bunch of listener questions in Episode 27 of KetoTalk with Jimmy and the Doc! KEY QUOTE: “Children are born in ketosis, so ketones are perfect for babies. The level of fat in breast-milk is essential for them to maintain their health and their growth.” — […]

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How Fat Lowers Your Blood Pressure

Hypertension (elevated blood pressure) is one of the triad symptoms of metabolic syndrome.  Most of the hypertension that I see clinically is driven by insulin resistance as the underlying cause.  I see this problem in a very large majority of the people in my office and I am seeing people younger and younger show up with […]

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But I Said You’re The Good Kind of Fat…

Can Healthy Fats Make You Fat? Are Zero-Carb Diets OK? And, Can You Heal A Damaged Metabolism With Keto? Listen in to KetoTalk.com for Podcast #26. The health podcast legend, Jimmy Moore, and I talk about how much fat is too much.  Or, is it?  What’s the deal with Zero-carb ketogenic diets?  We answer your […]

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Vascular Plaque Reduction with Ketogenic Diet – A Case Study

Does your diet really reverse vascular disease?  I mean, will the diet you’re following ACTUALLY reverse the plaque burden that has occurred over the years of eating the SAD diet (Standard American Diet)? It appears that the ketogenic diet does.  At least that’s what research is showing, and that’s what I am seeing clinically.  Let me […]

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