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Examine.com Interview – Luis Villasenor talks about Ketogenic Diets

Luis Villasenor has been interviewed in issue 30 (April 2017) of EXAMINE.com’s Research Digest (ERD). In case you don’t know what EXAMINE.com is, let me tell you that it should be your first stop when researching information about supplements and nutrition, as it is an unbiased source of information that investigates and researches independently so there are no conflicts of interest behind.

 

 

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Ignorance Is But A Choice

I want to share this quote here, especially with the influx of new people who have just recently joined the various online groups we manage:

“In the age of information, ignorance is a choice” – Donnie Miller

One of the main reasons that got me into nutrition and fitness in the first place, and eventually led me to found Ketogains, was to learn to differentiate between sound, science based nutrition, and “old wives tales” or classic bro’science.

Everybody has seen the recent influx of a number of self called “Keto Trainers” or “Ketogenic Coaches” as well as…
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thermal vision of soldiers exemplifying metabolic rate for metabolic advantage article

Metabolic Advantage, Red Herrings, and the Battle of the Diets

The recent publication of the full text of Kevin Hall’s pilot study on ketogenic vs non-ketogenic weight-reduction diets has sparked a blog battle that doesn’t seem to have any end in sight. It gives reason, apparently, to discuss at least a couple points: Do ketogenic diets have a metabolic advantage over other diets? Are ketogenic diets superior to ordinary diets?

It also gives us reason to wonder about few other ideas:

The significance of honest reporting Study design and limitations The significance of bias

Before I spend too much time…
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Ketogains Seminar Series – Las Vegas

Ketogains Seminar Series -Las Vegas- October 8 & 9

Featured Presentations:

 

Robb Wolf // Keto and Brain Injury+Health Jacob Wilson/Ryan Lowery // Upcoming Research in Strength Training & Keto Shawn Wells // Supplement Scams Peter Defty // Real-world application for Fat-Adapted Performance Dave Feldman // The Highly Dynamic Nature of Lipids in Keto/Fat-Adapted Athletes Marita Wallace // Muscle Hypertrophy, Mtce, and Longevity in Mice under Keto Craig Priesendorf // Ketosis at the Superhero Level Jamie Caporosso // Keto-Paleo for Performance Mike Trinchitella // Proper Context for Cyclical Ketogenic Dieting Ken Adkins // Lies the Science Told Me Luis…
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Dear Health Establishment…

Dear health establishment, one of my favorite musical genres is the singer-songwriter style of music most popular in the 1960’s and 70’s.  Guys like James Taylor and Jim Croce, ladies like Carole King.  The soulful meaning of the lyrics, the moral causes and personal crusades coupled with well-performed guitar work or piano instrumentation is a hallmark of this music.  The soft sound is juxtaposed against the heavy meaning of many of the lyrics.  As I opine here, I want to remind you of a verse from one of my favorite songs of all time. A song about the shifting tides of…
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Omega 3 Giveaway by our friends at Intelligent Labs.

The nice folks over at Intelligent Labs have let us know about this great giveaway they’re doing these coming days. You can win a years worth supply of Omega 3 so we feel it would be a disservice to you, our community, if we didn’t let you know about it. You know how important that is in our list of supplements so it is a worthy opportunity.

As well as the main prize of a years supply of Intelligent Labs Ultra Pure Omega 3, the 2nd winner will receive a 6 months supply and the 3rd winner…
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The #CoconutOilChallenge Begins!

What is the #CoconutOilChallenge?

 

The challenge is a fun way to challenge your friends and help spread the word on the therapeutic applications of a well formulated Ketogenic Diet, as to help treat certain diseases, such as cancer, autism, ALS, Parkinson’s Disease, type-2 diabetes, and traumatic brain injury, among others.

The Charlie Foundation has pioneered the use of Ketogenic Diets since 1994, and we think we should help it keep doing its great work.

 

These are the rules for the challenge: Challenge should be recorded and uploaded via the Social Media Platform of your choice, and use the hashtag…
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