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Children Eating Excessive Amounts of Sugar Develop Diseases Associated with Alcoholism

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Children are now developing fatty liver (which used to mainly affect alcoholics) and type 2 diabetes, as a result of excessive sugar consumption.

This is a terrible trend that Dr. Robert Lustig predicts might bring about the downfall of the social security and healthcare systems, unless some drastic measures are taken to combat this:

Business Insider: Children Who Eat Too Much Sugar Are Developing Diseases That Only Alcoholics Used to Get

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“I No Longer Crave Sweets or Let Food Control Me”

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Before and after

Cristina met many physicians who urged her to lose weight for the sake of her fatty liver, pre-diabetes and PCOS – but with no hint on how to do it. She’d be able to lose some weight, but yo-yoed back up in no time.

Then she finally met a doctor who recommended a no-sugar, no-starch diet: Continue Reading →

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Insulin and Fatty Liver Disease

Dr. Alfred Frohlich from the University of Vienna first began to unravel the neuro-hormonal basis of obesity in 1890. He described a young boy with the sudden onset of obesity who was eventually diagnosed with a lesion in the hypothalamus area of the brain. It would be later confirmed that hypothalamic damage resulted in intractable weight gain in humans, establishing this region as a key regulator of energy balance.

In rats and other animals, hypothalamic injury could experimentally produce insatiable appetites and induce obesity. But, researchers quickly noticed something else, too. All these obese animals shared characteristic liver damage, which was occasionally severe enough progress to complete destruction. Looking back at hereditarily obese strains of mice, they noted the same liver changes. Strange, they thought. What does the liver have to do with obesity? Continue Reading →

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The Engineer Who Knows More Than Your Doctor


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Can an engineer know more about how to get healthy than his doctor, in fact more than his three doctors?

When it comes to using nutrition, the answer is yes. Meet Ivor Cummins, who quickly had to become an expert to cure himself.

Ivor Cummins is a well-trained problem solver. When blood tests showed liver problems – the very common issue fatty liver – Cummins set out to find the solution to the problem. He soon found it. Soon he had lost lots of weight and his liver problems were totally gone.

It all begged the question – why did an engineer quickly understand how to cure himself using nutrition, when none of his doctors could help him?

Ivor Cummins explains it all in this interview. Watch a segment above (transcript). The full 13-minute interview is available (with captions and transcript) with a free trial or membership:

The Engineer Who Knows More Than Your Doctor – Ivor Cummins

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Fatty Liver Disease or How Not to Make ‘Foie Gras’ at Home

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Fatty liver in a duck or goose is known as Foie Gras. But humans get it too, all the time. Here it’s known as fatty liver disease or non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and it’s extremely common.

How do we get NASH? It all comes down to what we eat. Continue Reading →

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“A New Me with Lots of Life”

Before and after

Before and after

Julie developed more and more health issues over the years, and the low-fat diet which her doctor put her on just contributed to the problem.

Then in December, a friend introduced her to the Diet Doctor site and LCHF, and decided to jump right in. Can you guess what happened to her health issues and weight? Continue Reading →

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Can LCHF Help Arthritis, IBS or Chronic Kidney Disease?

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Can fatty foods worsen IBS symptoms?

The answer to this and other questions – for example, what can you expect will happen to arthritis on LCHF and is LCHF safe if you suffer from kidney disease? – in this week’s Q&A with Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt: Continue Reading →

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How Obesity Can Protect From Disease

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Obesity is not widely considered a protective mechanism. Quite the opposite. It’s usually considered one of the causal factors of the metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance.

I think obesity is a marker of disease, but ultimately it serves to protect the body from the effects of hyperinsulinemia. Let me explain.

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The Engineer Who Knows More Than Your Doctor – Full Interview


4.8 out of 5 stars5 stars90%4 stars5%3 stars1%2 stars2%1 star0%140 ratings9,328 views Audio onlyCan an engineer know more about how to get healthy than his doctor, in fact more than his three doctors?

When it comes to using nutrition, the answer is yes. Meet Ivor Cummins, who quickly had to become an expert to cure himself.

Ivor Cummins is a well-trained problem solver. When blood tests showed liver problems – the very common issue fatty liver – Cummins set out to find the solution to the problem. He soon found it. Soon he had lost lots of weight and his liver problems were totally gone.

It all begged the question – why did an engineer quickly understand how to cure himself using nutrition, when none of his doctors could help him?

I interviewed Ivor Cummins recently and it’s a truly interesting and insightful story. The full interview has only been available on our member site, but now everyone can watch it above. Enjoy – and feel free to share it.

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The Engineer Who Knows More Than Your Doctor


4.8 out of 5 stars5 stars90%4 stars5%3 stars1%2 stars2%1 star0%140 ratings9,328 views Audio onlyCan an engineer know more about how to get healthy than his doctor, in fact more than his three doctors?

When it comes to using nutrition, the answer is yes. Meet Ivor Cummins, who quickly had to become an expert to cure himself.

Ivor Cummins is a well-trained problem solver. And when blood tests showed liver problems – the very common issue fatty liver – Cummins set out to find the solution to the problem. And he soon found it. Soon he had lost lots of weight and his liver problems were totally gone.

It all begged the question – why did an engineer quickly understand how to cure himself using nutrition, when none of his doctors could help him?

I interviewed Ivor Cummins a few weeks ago and it’s a truly interesting and insightful story. Above is a short segment from it.

You can watch the full 13 minute interview and more than 190 other interviews, video courses, presentations and movies on our member site with a free trial.

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