How to Fix the COVID-19 Crisis in 30 Days

In a June 22, 2020, Orthomolecular Medicine News Service press release,1 Damien Downing, president of the British Society for Ecological Medicine, outlines how we could resolve the COVID-19 pandemic in 30 days for about $2 per person, simply by taking affirmative action to raise vitamin D levels. The downside or risk of doing this is basically nil, while the potential gain could be avoiding another COVID-19 spike altogether.

“If we could arrange to give everyone vitamin D, and it failed to protect them, so what? The risk from not acting is much greater than the risk from acting,” Downing says, adding: “If you caught the COVID19 virus right now, having a good vitamin D status (from already having taken a supplement) would read more

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Full-Fat Dairy Can Help Lower Blood Pressure

In the past, I’ve written extensively about the differences between dairy from cows raised in concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) and those that are grass fed and raised in a more natural manner. Many of the health and environmental benefits associated with raising and consuming grass fed milk and dairy products originate in the cows’ diets.

Grasses are a cow’s natural food, while corn and other grains that are routinely fed to CAFO livestock, are not. When cows eat grains, it alters the composition of their meat and milk.1 This results in an inferior nutritional profile, which dairy pasteurization continues to reduce.2 read more

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Dave Asprey — How Ketones May Be Useful Against COVID-19

Dr. Mercola Interviews the Experts

This article is part of a weekly series in which Dr. Mercola interviews various experts on a variety of health issues. To see more expert interviews, click here.

In this interview, Dave Asprey, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, founder and CEO of bulletproof.com, and author of “The Bulletproof Diet” and “Head Strong: The Bulletproof Plan to Activate Untapped Brain Energy to Work Smarter and Think Faster — in Just Two Weeks,” discusses the role ketones play in COVID-19. read more

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Contest: Who will be lucky member 75,000?

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No matter if you’re new to Diet Doctor or have been following us for a while, right now is the time to become a DD member.

Why? Besides the fact that we’re committed to helping you dramatically improve your health through a keto and low-carb lifestyle, we’re also holding a contest where two members will win the ultimate keto care package.

Since we are rapidly coming up on 75,000 members, we want to celebrate! If you become lucky member number 75,000, you get a prize. Already a member? You can still win, too. read more

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Diet Doctor Explores: How to save money on your keto grocery bill

Who doesn’’ t requirement to shave some expenses off their grocery expense? In this week’’ s Diet Doctor Explores , Kristie shares some concepts for taking advantage of your grocery spending plan.

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When you construct meals around protein and veggies, there are simple methods to cut expenses– without ever compromising taste or range.

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Did you understand that you can likewise grow back some veggies without having access to a garden? Kristie will reveal you how. read more

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Junk Food Companies Responsible for COVID-19 Susceptibility

Underlying health conditions like weight problems, cardiovascular disease and diabetes have actually become essential consider casualties due to unique coronavirus, COVID-19. In one research study, more than 99% of COVID-19 deaths —– 3 out of 2003 —– took place amongst individuals who had hidden medical conditions.1,2

Among the deaths, 76.1% had hypertension, 35.5% had diabetes and 33% had heart problem.3 What’s more, another research study exposed that amongst 18- to 49-year-olds hospitalized due to COVID-19, weight problems was the most widespread underlying condition, simply ahead of high blood pressure.4 Chronic conditions like Type 2 diabetes, heart problem and weight problems have a lot in typical, consisting of the reality that they’re frequently sustained by bad diet plan. read more

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Could Fasting Lower High Blood Pressure?

Blood pressure is the measurement of the force your blood puts in on your arteries as it moves throughout your body. Typically this pressure falls and increases throughout the day. When it remains regularly raised it might harm your heart and trigger other health issues.

When the American Heart Association (AHA) and other health companies altered the meaning of hypertension,1 a big increase of individuals who had actually as soon as been thought about healthy were unexpectedly identified with hypertension. read more

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Simply Playing Ping Pong May Cut Symptoms of Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s illness (PD) is a neurodegenerative condition that is anticipated to impact 930,000 individuals by the end of 2020 and 1.2 million by 2030.1 The illness activates tremblings, slowing motions, balance issues and rigidness. There is no recognized cause or treatment and the very first line of treatment typically includes drugs that do not slow the associated neurodegeneration.2

About 60,000 are detected in the U.S. each year and to date there are more than 10 million with the illness around the world.3 The Parkinson’s Foundation Prevalence Project likewise discovers guys are most likely to be identified than females and the number who establish PD increases with age, no matter gender. read more

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How to Raise or Lower Your Dementia Risk Through Diet

According to stats launched in 2019, Alzheimer’’ s illness– the most typical type of dementia for which there is no reliable traditional treatment or remedy —– impacts an approximated 5.8 million Americans,1 up from 5.4 million in 2016.

Progression of Alzheimer’’ s illness differs, however typically starts with short-term memory lapses that later on advance to speech issues and problem with executive functions.

.Your Diet Plays a Significant Role in Dementia. read more

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Low-carb and high-carb diets have similar effects on hunger

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Do low-carb diets reduce appetite more than low-fat diets? A new study suggests the answer is no. How do we reconcile that with other studies that say the opposite?

Let’s get into the details. 84 overweight subjects with diabetes were randomized to a diet with 14% of energy from carbs (labeled as less than 50 grams per day) or a diet with 53% of energy from carbs. Both diets were designed to create a 500-1,000 kcal deficit. Researchers limited both diets to less than 10% saturated fats. By default, that likely means a high proportion of the fat in the low-carb diet came from oils rather than whole foods which would contain more saturated fats (like meat, eggs, chicken, dairy). read more

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