Prediabetes, and Type 2 Diabetes.

Treating the root cause of the disease, instead of the symptom is the key. Eliminate all refined carbohydrates to reverse obesity, prediabetes, and type 2 diabetes.

The Dark Side of Protein

It’s not wise to use food labels of processed foods to determine actual protein content because food labeling information may be inaccurate. Food labeling information is based upon a food component calorie estimation, which is calculated by adding up the calories provided by the energy-containing nutrients: protein, carbohydrate, fat, and alcohol. The Atwater system uses… Continue reading The Dark Side of Protein


Many people consume far more carbohydrates in their diets than they actually need. Once, a patient asked me how much carbohydrates she should be eating every day because her dietitian told her she needs at least 250 grams per day or she could get brain injury from “hypoglycemia.” The Dietary Guidelines published by the USDA,… Continue reading Hypoglycemia

Fat Doesn’t Make You Fat.

For years, fat has been targeted as one of the main causes of obesity, but fat in someone’s diet isn’t what makes someone fat. The diet-heart hypothesis falsely attributed eating fat with the development of atherosclerotic heart disease. This anti-lipid agenda led to the low-fat craze, which replaced fat with tasty acellular carbohydrates, paradoxically resulting… Continue reading Fat Doesn’t Make You Fat.

Food is Not Simply the Sum of its Parts

Many people focus on the nutritional content of their food when choosing what to eat. However, only focusing on the nutritional content of food is short-sighted. We don’t process all of the elements of food into energy through simple carbohydrates, proteins (amino acids, peptides), and fat. Food transmits valuable instructional information to our body, prompting… Continue reading Food is Not Simply the Sum of its Parts

Insulin: What Most People Get Wrong

Insulin is misunderstood by many, including patients and even physicians. Most physicians think of insulin as a hormone that pushes glucose into the cell by opening a channel. However, the truth is that insulin is primarily a fat-storage hormone and shifts metabolism from fat use as energy to fat as storage. In the absence of… Continue reading Insulin: What Most People Get Wrong

Eat more protein?

Many people think that focusing on protein, including protein bars, is effective in losing and managing weight. However, simply increasing the consumption of protein without reducing carbohydrates, eliminating vegetable oils and artificial flavoring will not satiate you, and will likely increase your weight and metainflammation. Food manufacturers are experts in engineering food to be tasty… Continue reading Eat more protein?