Kevin Cann

Kevin Cann

 

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Sarah Ballantyne's book presents diet-based solutions for the 50 million people who are suspected of suffering from autoimmune disorders.
The use of antidepressants is up 400% and Alzheimer’s disease costs the US $100 billion annually. Could it be our current recommended dietary guidelines are a contributing factor to this epidemic?
Meat intake is on the rise in the United States, with red meat being the preferred choice of the American people. So is it okay to eat it or is it the red devil that some make it out to be?
Diets high in omega-6 fatty acids can limit the conversion of omega-3 to EPA/DHA. Therefore, if we don't decrease our omega-6, we may not get the anti-inflammatory benefits.
If we believe that the USDA’s dietary guidelines are not what is right for us, then what is? Let us take a look at the science and attempt to figure this out for ourselves.
Did you know that the official USDA food pyramid is actually the opposite of the food pyramid proposed by the USDA nutritionists?
Is is true that a ketogenic diet may be beneficial to decreasing weight and fat mass without decreasing performance?
If we know we will be indulging in some less than perfect eating habits, it makes it even more important to take control of the other aspects of our health.
To remove an entire macronutrient group for preventative measures is unnecessary. Starch plays an important role in human function.
Leptin is an important hormone that controls how much body fat we store and how much food we consume. When working properly, leptin helps us maintain a healthy weight and stops us from overeating.
This system is our primary source of ATP at rest and during longer duration physical activity. Understanding how to fuel it can help increase performance in endurance events.
If you participate in sports or gym activities that require high energy outputs for two to three minutes, you need to make sure you are ingesting plenty of carbohydrates.