nutrition & health

Ketogenic Diets

Ketogenic Diets

  Previously, we’ve discussed ketogenic diets. Phinney 2004 wrote a review of the evidence demonstrating why ketogenesis is not the demon it is generally made out to be. He spends the first part of his article retelling the stories of medical doctors and explorers of the far northern regions of Canada and how within 2-3(…)

Ketogenic diet and diabetic nephropathy

Ketogenic diet and diabetic nephropathy

Diabetic nephropathy (kidney disease second to diabetes leading to kidney failure and associated complications) has been a major problem for western medicine. Those with type 1 generally begin symptoms after 5 years of the disease and those with type 2 generally begin showing symptoms after 12-15 years.  Estimates vary but most organizations report that 1/4(…)