Our current paradigm of insulin resistance is that of a lock and key. Insulin is a hormone that acts upon a hormonal receptor on a cell surface in order to have an effect. This is often referred to as lock … Continued
The Atkins revolution was well and truly underway by the mid 2000s. Millions of people around the world were following the Low-Carbohydrate lifestyle. Burger King introduced lettuce wrapped burgers to reduce the carb content. Everybody seemed to know somebody who … Continued
Short term studies of the Atkins low carbohydrate diet were very encouraging. Not only were patients losing more weight, but their metabolic profiles were improved compared to the low fat diets of years past. Millions of people were taking a … Continued
The low carbohydrate diet long preceded the infamous Dr. Atkins. Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755 -1826) wrote the influential textbook “The Physiology of Taste” in 1825. Sometimes considered the father of the low carbohydrate diet, he wrote: “The second of the … Continued
The main role of fibre is that of an anti-nutrient. By various mechanisms such as bulking and viscosity the absorption of nutrient may be slowed in the GI tract. This is especially beneficial in the absorption of glucose which tends … Continued
Fibre is the non digestible part of food, usually a carbohydrate that our bodies cannot break down and absorb. They pass through our system largely unchanged. There are 2 types of fiber – soluble and insoluble based on whether it … Continued
Listen to Richard talk about how he was able to reverse his diabetes in just a few months.
An explanation of the principles behind the Intensive Dietary Management Program and how it works to naturally reverse diabetes. This video is from our first Town Hall meeting.
There is controversy surrounding whether carbohydrates are good or bad. The low-carb movement (the Atkins onslaught) of the late 1990s and 2000s did much to focus attention on the role of carbohydrates in obesity. Are carbohydrates good or bad? Opinions … Continued
A discussion of how insulin causes diabetes. By applying logical principles we discuss rational treatment of diabetes and how it can be cured.