Brain Fried? Dr. Perlmutter Reveals Links Between Advanced Glycation End Products (AGEs) and Poor Brain Health

CLICK THIS VIDEO TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SUGAR AND BRAIN HEALTH WHAT IS THE HEMOGLOBIN (HBA1C) TEST? Getting pricked with needles multiple times during a two-hour glucose tolerance test is cumbersome. This is why the World Health … [Read more...]

In Defense Of HDL: Lancet Suggests HDL is Unprotective?

HDL Under-siege Last Thursday the Lancet published a multi-author meta analysis that is challenging the notion that increased HDL cholesterol levels offer protection against myocardial infarction (MI)(Voight 2012). Using genome-wide … [Read more...]

New Associations Between H. pylori Colonization and Markers of Blood Sugar Dysregulation

A research team from New York found a positive correlation between H. pylori status, increasing age, body mass index and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels (Chen 2012). That is to say elevated levels of HbA1c and H. pylori were more … [Read more...]

Low HDL-Cholesterol is Linked to Carbohydrate Intake, Not Fat or Calories, Study Says

High carb diet is associated with low HDL-C

Low levels of the cardioprotective high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) are both an independent risk factor for cardiovascular diseases and a component of the metabolic syndrome. In recent years carbohydrates, not fats and … [Read more...]

The Role of Methyl Donor and Choline Deficiency in Lipid Synthesis: SREBP-1

SAMe and phosphatidylcholine deficiency stimulate cholesterol and lipid synthesis

Low Cellular Availability of Methyl Group donors and Choline Stimulate an Alternative Lipid Synthetic Pathway: The role of SREBP-1 in Lipid Biosynthesis ....nutritional or genetic conditions limiting SAMe or PC production may activate … [Read more...]