AMPK – Metabolic Switch.

The machinery of the human body is vastly complicated. However, there is one signal at the heart of it all, which controls how well that machinery works. This is the enzyme, AMPK, which is found in the hypothalamus in the brain.Hypothalamic AMPK has such omnipotence over the health of the body because it controls the […]

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Collagen for Health

I have been studying the mechanics of diet-health interactions for over 20 years. This has included analysis of the many and varied supplements available which have been found to improve health in various ways. Accumulating evidence from various lines of enquiry have elevated two particular food supplements above all the rest, in terms of sheer […]

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Leaky Gut and Metabolic Health

The ‘endotoxemia’, which results from intestinal permeability (leaky gut), is a crucially important physiological event which, I will argue here, underlies a large number of the modern ‘western’ diseases. Preventing ‘leaky gut’ and endotoxemia is a very important target, if we are to prevent and/or reverse many of the ‘western’ diseases. It has been called […]

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Low Carb, The Microbiome, Bile and AMPK

The physiological mechanisms which control obesity and diseases of the ‘western’ world are gradually becoming elucidated. In this post, I attempt to synthesise the latest scientific findings and discoveries, to form a coherent picture of how diet interacts with the body to lead to either health or disease and obesity. There is some speculation, where […]

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The Best Supplements to Burn Fat and Decrease Food Cravings.

The Best Supplements for Weight Loss, Fat Burning and Food Cravings

As described in detail IN THIS POST, we now know that the energy regulator of the body, AMPK, regulates body fat and all of the diseases which are characteristic of ‘western’ society.AMPK inhibition in the hypothalamus in the brain, increases satiety, decreases appetite, increases fat ‘burning’ and increases the energy level and function of every […]

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Coriander – Lime Garlic Prawns

From Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 lb shrimp (20-25 count), uncooked, deveined, peeled, tails-on 3 garlic cloves minced 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice 1 tablespoon soy sauce 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro Instructions In a large skillet, heat olive oil and butter. Add shrimp and minced garlic and cook for […]

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Easy Greek Shrimp Saganaki

From Ingredients 20 large raw shrimp (peeled) 4 large very ripe tomatoes, finely chopped 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 onion, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 80 g feta cheese 2 tablespoons green olives, finely chopped 5 anchovy fillets (marinated in oil), finely chopped (about 1 tablespoon) 3 tablespoons olive oil (plus more […]

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Low-Carb, Keto, Muesli Cereal Recipe

                  Ingredients 1 cup sunflower seeds 1 cup unsweetened flaked coconut 1 cup pumpkin seeds 1 cup sliced almonds 1/2 cup pecans 1/2 cup hemp hearts 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon SweetLeaf Stevia Drops or vanilla stevia drops Instructions In large bowl, stir […]

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Low Carb/Keto Cream Cheese Pancakes

Low Carb, Keto Cream Cheese Pancakes

Ingredients Prep Time 2 minutes Cook Time 8 minutes Total Time 10 minutes ½ tbsp butter 2 eggs 2.5 oz cream cheese (2.5 oz = 75g) Instructions Add some butter to a pan and stick it on medium heat. Throw the cream cheese and eggs into a bowl and mix with a fork until creamy. If […]

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