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The Ketogenic Diet’s Fatal Flaw – The Con of Going Keto

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There’s a hidden danger to using fats for fuel for your body. Have you gone “keto” yet? The ketogenic diet, a.k.a. “going keto,” is all the rage right now, with celebrities like Kourtney Kardashian endorsing it, calling it a “reset” or detox for the body. While it’s true that it resets the way your body uses nutrients, by burning fats instead of sugars, one question remains – why do people Read More

The Throwaway Organ You Can’t Live Without

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Now that the link between saturated fat and heart disease has been thoroughly debunked, we can freely enjoy butter, cream and coconut oil to our heart’s content, right? Maybe—but maybe not! Written By: Ann Louise Gittleman, PhD, CNS Americans are finally breaking up with sugar and starting a new love affair with fats. Fat is back as a healthy macronutrient that’s key for brain health, hormone production and reduction of Read More