Keto Resources


On Sugar

On Obesity

  • The Cause of Obesity – Robert H. Lustig is a medical doctor, researcher and expert on obesity. In this video he explains why insulin is driving the obesity epidemic.
  • Why We Get Fat – Gary Taubes spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on May 2, 2011 about his book Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It.
  • How Bad Science and Big Business Created the Obesity Epidemic – David Diamond, Ph.D., of the University of South Florida College of Arts and Sciences shares his personal story about his battle with obesity. Diamond shows how he lost weight and reduced his triglycerides by eating red meat, eggs and butter.
  • The Battle of the Diets: Is Anyone Winning (At Losing?) – January 17, 2008 presentation by Christopher Gardner for the Stanford School of Medicine Medcast lecture series. He compares diets types and weight loss strategies.

Other Health Effects

  • Dr. Terry Wahls – Minding Your Mitochondria – Dr. Terry Wahls learned how to properly fuel her body. Using the lessons she learned at the subcellular level, she used diet to cure her MS and get out of her wheelchair.
  • How to Cure Type 2 Diabetes – Jay Wortman, MD, tells the story of how he got rid of his rampant type 2 diabetes using a simple dietary change. Eight years later he is still free from the disease and needs no medication. Basically he stopped eating the foods that turn to sugar in the gut. Jay discusses use of ketogenic diets for children and pregnant women with no ill effects.
  • Why We All Don’t Get Cancer — Sloan-Kettering – Craig B. Thompson, President and CEO of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, discusses new ways to think about cancer and how cancer arises in human beings.

More Scientific Background

  • Low Carb Explained – Dr. Mary Vernon, MD, is one of the world’s foremost experts on treating obesity and diabetes with low carbohydrate nutrition. “The job of insulin is to stop fat burning and enhance fat storage”.
  • Loren Cordain – Origins and Evolution of the Western Diet: Health Implications for the 21st Century. – Dr. Cordain is a Professor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. His research emphasis over the past 15 years has focused upon the evolutionary and anthropological basis for diet, health and well being in modern humans.
  • Robb Wolf talks about how evolutionary science saved his life. – Steve talks to Paleo Guru and Author of New York Times Best Selling Title “The Paleo Solution” Robb Wolf about how evolutionary science saved his life and paleolithic nutrition. Robb discusses anecdotal data of how the Paleo Diet has resulted in remission of symptoms in several cases of autoimmune patients and how it’s helped improve the performance of athletes around the globe.
  • The Paleo Solution by Robb Wolf – Brief introduction asking the question “Does the paleo concept ‘work’”? If so, how and for whom? Clinical examples of nutrition, exercise and lifestyle interventions. Discussion of memes and complex human systems. Why the Paleo concept is not a fad.
  • Low Carb Living – Dr Stephen Phinney, MD, PhD, knows more about this than almost anybody. He has researched adaptation to very low carb diets (and exercise) for a long time. Here he shares this knowledge, as well as insights from traditional cultures (including Inuits) who never ever ate a lot of carbs.
  • The Science of Low Carb – Do you want to improve your health and weight by eating real food? After 150 years of on-off popularity, low carb diets are finally getting the scientific support they need to be taken seriously. – An interview with Dr Eric Westman – A co-author of “A New Atkins for a New You”.
  • How Your Blood Panel Values Respond to a Ketogenic Diet – Even though we know lipid panels do not correlate well with cardiovascular disease, many newbies often find the initial increase in bad numbers concerning. Dr. Volek talks about how significant weight loss basically make lipid panels useless.

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