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Effect Of Sleep Deprivation And Meal Timing On Insulin Sensitivity

Posted November 19, 2015 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

As we continue learning more about the complexity of appetite and energy balance, sleep and circadian rhythm are emerging as important variables. Now a study by Robert Eckel and colleagues, published in Current Biology, illustrates how sleep deprivation and timing of meals can markedly alter insulin sensitivity. Studies were conducted in 16 healthy young adults (8w) with normal BMI. Following a we… Read More »

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Can Diet Pop Interfere With Weight Loss?

Posted November 16, 2015 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

According to conventional wisdom, beverages with artificial sweeteners should be weight neutral, given that they do not contain calories. However, whether this is true or not remains controversial. Besides the epidemiological evidence suggesting that the consumption of artificially sweetened beverages may be associated with higher body weights, there are also a range of physiological studies sugge… Read More »

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“Jeunesse,” miracle cure?

Posted March 9, 2015 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: As you may know I just spent ten weeks in the hospital, four of them on life support, for complications from the flu! My recover has been sporadic until I tried this product from “Jeunesse.” They call it “Reserve” and it is a combination of many natural occurring substances that slow aging and […]

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