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Got the other COVID-19?(Weight gain of 19 lbs?)

During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many people are gaining weight due to stress, overeating, lack of exercise etc. Unfortunately, obesity is one of the major risk factors for not only getting COVID-19, but also at risk of getting a more complications, and even death from COVID.

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Ketogenic diet

ketogenic diet is a high-fat adequate-protein low-carbohydrate diet. A ketogenic diet is a popular lifestyle for many dieters trying to lose weight or to live a low carbohydrate load diet. Learn more...

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Changing dietary recommendations

  • Are you aware that the American Heart Association no longer recommends specific target level for dietary cholesterol as study after study showed no increased risk of cardiovascular risk from dietary cholesterol?(Most of the blood cholesterol which does increase the risk comes from our own liver manufactured from sugar induced by insulin, although your doctor might still be telling you the same old things just as the failed food pyramid did?). It is a shocking to know that most physicians receive little or no nutrition education in their training.

Unfortunately, these wrong dietary recommendations are one of the main reasons behind astronomical rise of insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes with dramatic increase in type 2 diabetes.

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Let Food Thy Medicine, and Medicine Be Thy Food! - Hippocrates! Food and nutrition, with increased amounts of healthier foods such as dark-green vegetables rich in antioxidants play a crucial role in health promotion and prevention of many chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure. Check out the WikiMD Food, Wellness, and Nutrition section. Also check Dietary guidelines, the complete W8MD weight loss diet and keto diet.

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