Low-carb diets improve kidney health

Low-carb diets improve kidney health

Do low-carb diets hurt your kidneys? While some erroneously suggest they do, the evidence says pretty clearly that they don’t. Now, Dr. Unwin has published a new report showing his patients improved their kidney function when following a low carb…

We are eating more of the wrong things!

We are eating more of the wrong things!

A new study in JAMA reports that American kids are eating more ultra-processed foods compared to 20 years ago. This paints a grim picture for what it means for the future risk of obesity, diabetes, and metabolic health. But we…

Detecting bias in science — 2 new examples

Detecting bias in science — 2 new examples

We would like to think that bias happens in the media, and not in the scientific journals. But think again. Here are two examples of clear bias in reporting, including one from the most expensive nutritional randomized trial ever. How…

Protein leverage with Professors Raubenheimer and Simpson — Diet Doctor Podcast

Protein leverage with Professors Raubenheimer and Simpson — Diet Doctor Podcast

Is our biological need for protein driving us to overeat and become obese? Professors Raubenheimer and Simpson demonstrate through their research that animals, including humans, are hardwired to eat protein and will overeat calories to get enough protein, even to…

Why we need muscle with Stuart Phillips, PhD — Diet Doctor Podcast

Why we need muscle with Stuart Phillips, PhD — Diet Doctor Podcast

Developing and maintaining muscle mass could be the key to living vibrantly and extending healthspan. In this episode, Stuart Phillips, PhD, helps us understand why muscle is so important and the best ways to develop healthy muscle. We explore practical…

Is more protein always better?

Is more protein always better?

Higher protein diets can help with weight loss, body composition, and metabolic health. But do they work for everyone, and is there a downside? Three studies help us explore possible answers to these questions. Read more about the studies: https://www.atherosclerosis-journal.com/article/S0021-9150(21)00247-1/fulltext…

Metabolic Health and nutrition – Past, present and future — Diet Doctor Podcast

Metabolic Health and nutrition – Past, present and future — Diet Doctor Podcast

Our four experts discuss the importance of metabolic health, the role of nutrition for improving metabolic health, and how we can best educate others about this crucial health topic. With Drs. Nick Norwitz, Ethan Weiss, Ted Naiman and Michael Mindrum.…

The power of protein— Diet Doctor Podcast with Dr. Ted Naiman

The power of protein— Diet Doctor Podcast with Dr. Ted Naiman

Protein may be the most important and most overlooked nutrient in the food world. We hear that either too much or too little may be harmful. But is it possible that increasing protein intake can be the secret to healthy…

Which is better- low carb or Mediterranean diets?

Which is better- low carb or Mediterranean diets?

A new study suggests low carb and Mediterranean diets are similar for blood sugar control despite better weight loss from low carb diet. But what do they mean by “low carb” and “Mediterranean?” As we have seen, those two terms…

Exogenous ketones DON'T help keto diets with muscle mass

Exogenous ketones DON’T help keto diets with muscle mass

A new study suggests that adding ketone salts to a well formulated ketogenic diet doesn’t improve muscle mass or body composition. But a ketogenic diet by itself already improves weight loss and body composition. Although this study didn’t explore other…