Metabolic health is mental health

Metabolic health is mental health

A new study highlights the importance of our mind-body connection. It is increasingly clear that metabolic health is mental health, but what do we mean by that? As this new study shows treating metabolic health can also treat people with…

Time restricted eating lowers glucose

Time restricted eating lowers glucose

The debate continues– Does intermittent fasting or time restricted eating “work” or not? The problem is that it’s the wrong question. Work for what? And how do you use TRE? A new study shows that TRE can help reduce blood…

Is potassium more important than sodium?

Is potassium more important than sodium?

Advice for everyone to eat low salt diets is misguided and unhelpful for the majority of people. A new study helps highlight the futility of this advice and shows that getting enough potassium is likely more important than focusing on…

Keto vs mediterranean, which is better?

Keto vs mediterranean, which is better?

There’s plenty of controversy surrounding a new study from Stanford claiming that Mediterranean and keto diets are the same for blood sugar control, but keto diets are more dangerous. But the data don’t support these conclusions. We are fortunate to…

Keto diets, type 1 diabetes, and kidney health – Diet Doctor Podcast

Keto diets, type 1 diabetes, and kidney health – Diet Doctor Podcast

Dr. Keith Runyan has used a keto diet to treat his own type 1 diabetes. He wants to share his experience to help others better manage this lifelong condition. But he doesn’t stop there. Dr. Runyan is a kidney specialist…

Red Meat controversy

Red Meat controversy

Another study is getting headlines claiming that eating red meat causes higher TMAO levels which increase the risk for heart disease. But as we have seen many times before, these data are incomplete and unreliable. Once you look deeper into…

More protein = healthier diet!

More protein = healthier diet!

No surprise here. A new study shows that eating more protein helps with healthy weight loss and maintaining lean mass. Plus, eating more protein meant a healthier overall diet. Would increasing your protein help you? Subscribe to our channel if…

Carbs or calories — Should you care?

Carbs or calories — Should you care?

There is an ongoing debate about what theory best explains weight gain — is it the energy balance model or the carbohydrate insulin model. If you are trying to succeed with long term healthy weight loss, should you care about…

Does salt increase risk of dying?

Does salt increase risk of dying?

A new study suggests adding salt to your food increases your risk of dying. Sounds scary, right? But hold on. As we dive closer, we see the risk is minimal, and likely due to “unhealthy user bias.” Plus, the study…

Do tech interventions help with weight loss?

Do tech interventions help with weight loss?

Do tech interventions help people maintain weight loss? A new study says, no, they do not! But before we throw out our phones, let’s look at the data. We may find hints into what will help people maintain weight loss.…