[PLUG-TALK] Fwd: [IP] Study: Reversal of cognitive decline: A novel therapeutic program

David Mandel dmandel at davidmandel.com
Sat Oct 11 21:06:28 PDT 2014


I would also recommend the book:  "FAT Chance: Beating the Odds Against
SUGAR, PROCESSED FOOD, OBESITY, and DISEASE" by Robert Lustig, M. D.  I'm
currently reading this book and have only completed the first half of it;
But it seems to be a very good book so far.  I highly recommend it.

David

On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 5:45 AM, Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com>
wrote:

> On Wed, 8 Oct 2014, Bill Barry wrote:
>
> > I think it is interesting  that the diet is not only Low carb, but
> > involves periods of fasting during the day. It seems to be important to
> > give your body time to digest things while there are no carbs
> > /sugars present. The presence of sugar seems to inhibit other
> > processes.
>
>    Sugar controls insulin, and insulin mediates lipid storage and use as
> fuel
> to produce ATP. If you would like the story of insulin (based on sugars,
> starches, and refined white grains) and 'metabolic syndrome' (heart
> disease,
> obesity, perhaps cancers and Alzheimer's) read Gary Taube's "Good Calories,
> Bad Calories." Literally a life-changing book based on years of research.
>
> Rich
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