The Gish Gallop as applied to LCHF & ketogenic states

For those unfamiliar with the term Gish Gallop it is a rhetorical technique, named after an American creationist, Duane Gish, who employed it. It’s a term for when you throw out copious amounts of half-truths and baseless claims in rapid succession, knowing your...

Dr. Brendan Egan – Exogenous Ketones and Athletic Performance: Past, Present and Future

Virta Health Published on Oct 31, 2018 Filmed at the Emerging Science of Carbohydrate Restriction and Nutritional Ketosis, Scientific Sessions at The Ohio State University Learn more at https://blog.virtahealth.com/category… An impressive body of scientific...

Why is sugar addictive?

Sugar is addictive. Sugar comes in many forms includes glucose, fructose, starches, cereals, rice, bread and flour. Sugar acts in the same way as other addictive substances, it stimulates the release of dopamine in the brain. A “feel good”chemical. This...

Obesity is a disease of fat storage, the role of insulin

Obesity is a disease of fat storage and reduced fat utilsation. Understanding this concept can lead you to successful weight loss. How many people try and lose weight and fail? Of course there are many reasons for this but one is that insulin locks up body fat. When...

Insulin and Insulin Resistance

Insulin and insulin resistance explained. Insulin resistance occurs when higher and higher levels of insulin are required to maintain normal healthy blood sugar levels. High levels of insulin are inflammatory, it locks up fat stores so fat cannot be used by the body,...