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A recent article  published in a recent edition of Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice and Policy proposes a shift from discussing BMI and weight loss with patients in the provider’s office, to focusing on the topics of awareness and education surrounding healthy life habits, physical activity in particular.  Authors Emily Dollar and team encourage an emphasis on cardiorespiratory fitness over body size to minimize the risk of stigma associated with overweight and obesity and increase collaboration between patient and provider.…

A recent article  published in a recent edition of Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice and Policy proposes a shift from discussing BMI and weight loss with patients in the provider’s office, to focusing…

Articles, Bariatric, Cardiometabolic, Functional Medicine, Integrative, Naturopathic, Nutritionists

A 2009 publication, obesity-induced insulin resistance and hepatic steatosis are alleviated by omega-3 fatty acids: a role for resolvins and protectins can be downloaded here. In this paper, the authors discuss omega-3-polyunsaturated fatty acids (omega-3-PUFAs), which have well-documented protective effects that are attributed not only to eicosanoid inhibition but also to the formation of novel biologically active lipid mediators (i.e., resolvins and protectins). In this study, we examined their effects on ob/ob mice, an obesity model of insulin resistance and…

A 2009 publication, obesity-induced insulin resistance and hepatic steatosis are alleviated by omega-3 fatty acids: a role for resolvins and protectins can be downloaded here. In this paper, the authors discuss omega-3-polyunsaturated fatty…

Bariatric, Functional Medicine, Integrative, Naturopathic, Nutritionists, Podcasts

This podcast is by Dr. Osama Hamdy, the medical director of the obesity clinical program at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston. He is also a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and works in the inpatient clinic at Joslin. He also created Joslin’s Why Wait program. This presentation is entitled, “The National Nutrition Fat Experiment: Was it Successful?” and is the second of five webinars by Dr. Hamdy on the clinical management of obese and diabetic patients. The…

This podcast is by Dr. Osama Hamdy, the medical director of the obesity clinical program at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston. He is also a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School…

Bariatric, Chiropractic, Digestive, Functional Medicine, Integrative, Naturopathic, Nutritionists, Roundtables, Video

Shifting the Paradigm – Roundtable 1 In this video from ASPEN Clinical Nutrition Week 2016, we present part 1 of a roundtable discussion featuring several experts from the field of clinical nutrition. The topic of this discussion is Inflammation: A Novel Clinical Nutritional Approach for Resolution. Stephen A. McClave, MD, moderates the roundtable discussion. Dr. McClave is Professor and Director of Clinical Nutrition and Director of Nutrition Curriculum at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, KY. The…

Shifting the Paradigm – Roundtable 1 In this video from ASPEN Clinical Nutrition Week 2016, we present part 1 of a roundtable discussion featuring several experts from the field of clinical nutrition. The…

Bariatric, Cardiometabolic, Functional Medicine, Integrative, Naturopathic, Nutritionists, Obesity, Podcasts, Video

In Part 2 of this 2-part series, Jeff Volek, PhD, RD, reviews the critical significance of obesity and the need for nutritionally based management options. Dr. Volek discusses the Ketogenic Diet and its safety, efficacy and outcomes in patients with obesity. In this presentation you will learn how to personalize and implement a safe and effective Ketogenic Diet in a real-world clinical practice. Dr. Volek is a Professor in the Department of Human Sciences at Ohio State University. Dr. Volek has…

In Part 2 of this 2-part series, Jeff Volek, PhD, RD, reviews the critical significance of obesity and the need for nutritionally based management options. Dr. Volek discusses the Ketogenic Diet and its…

Articles, Bariatric, Cardiometabolic, Nutritionists, Obesity

by Milene Brownlow, PhD The metabolism of exogenous ketones, in ester vs. salt forms, are explored. Highlights Ketone ester (KE) drinks elevated blood βHB to a greater extent (>50%) than Ketone salt (KS) drinks, while KS drinks increased blood levels of L-βHB, which was metabolized more slowly Both drinks had similar effects on FFA, TG, glucose and electrolyte concentrations, although only KE significantly decreased blood pH below normal range Consumption of a meal prior to KE intake decreased total blood…

by Milene Brownlow, PhD The metabolism of exogenous ketones, in ester vs. salt forms, are explored. Highlights Ketone ester (KE) drinks elevated blood βHB to a greater extent (>50%) than Ketone salt (KS)…

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