Diabetes Success Story I – Mr “S”

I received a very nice letter from Mr “S” about his success in conquering type 2 diabetes.  I’ve edited it slightly and reprinted it here with his permission. My story by “Mr S” I am a professional in my mid to late 30’s who works … Continued

The New Science of Diabesity – Hormonal Obesity XI

Diabesity is so-named because of the close association of obesity and diabetes (type 2).  Obesity typically comes first and type 2 diabetes comes later.  This leads many to conclude that obesity causes diabetes.  On the surface, this seems reasonable, since the … Continued

Insulin Causes Insulin Resistance – Hormonal Obesity X

Insulin resistance plays a large role in increasing insulin levels.  Increasing insulin levels tend to drive weight gain and obesity.  Continuing from the previous post, we continue our exploration of the hormonal obesity theory.  To start Hormonal Obesity part I, … Continued

Part VI – Dietary Villains: Fat Phobia

In this 6th part of the series, we discuss dietary fat, cholesterol and health. We discuss how we became so fat phobic and its implications for health, the scare about saturated fat and how vegetable oils are toxic. Download Lecture Slides & Notes

Part V – The Phantom Menace

The link between diet and disease is discussed in this lecture. We explore how diet causes heart disease, obesity, diabetes, stroke and cancer amongst other diseases and the implications for treatment. Download Lecture Slides & Notes

I Can Make You Thin…Insulin – Hormonal Obesity V

Click here for Hormonal Obesity Part I, Part II, Part III and part IV. To start at the beginning – start with the Calorie Series here. According to Hormonal Obesity Theory (HOT), we postulate that high insulin levels causes obesity.  … Continued

Insulin Causes Weight Gain – Hormonal Obesity IV

In our previous post, we were reviewing the link between insulin and obesity.  It appears that insulin is not merely associated with obesity but causes obesity. Click here for Hormonal Obesity Part I, Part II, and Part III. For decades … Continued

Part IV – The Fast Solution

This lecture examines how the rising consumption of carbohydrates, especially refined carbohydrates, have lead to dramatic increases in obesity and diabetes.  Also, we discuss how the time-honoured tradition of fasting can help reverse many of the symptoms of metabolic syndrome. Download Lecture Slides & Notes

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