Showing posts from April, 2022

Can Green Bananas Somehow Prevent Overeating?

Green banana flour is wheat- and gluten-free, and promotes gut health. Dubbed the new Super Food, 1  it has become a new social media sensation. There also is growing evidence to suggest green banana flour may contribute to a healthy gut microbiome. The growing popularity on social media began in July 2021 when the prime minister of India endorsed green banana flour on his radio program. 2  Overall, bananas are a mixed bag of nutrition and carbohydrates. One medium banana 3  (approximately 118 grams) contains 105 calories, 1.29 grams of protein, 26.9 grams of carbohydrates and 14.4 grams of natural sugar with just 3.07 grams of fiber. The same banana is also a good source of vitamin B6, potassium, manganese and magnesium. Interestingly, while not commonly eaten in the Western World, banana peels are also packed with nutrients. 4  The peel is high in magnesium and potassium as well as vitamin B6 and B12. If you choose to eat the peel, be sure you wash it f

KetoFasting: The Dark Side of Fasting & Ketosis (+How To Use Cyclic Ketosis To Fix The Issues)

In the featured podcast,   I discuss my book, " KetoFast: A Step-By-Step Guide to Timing Your Ketogenic Meals " with fitness expert Ben Greenfield. As the name implies, it's a book about fasting. Where it veers from the norm is in the execution of your fast, and the fact that it's a complete system that starts out with intermittent fasting and a cyclical ketogenic diet, and then goes on to a partial fast instead of a water fast. Taken together, it forms the basis for a lifestyle that you can live with for the rest of your life, and that will truly help you optimize your health and longevity. And, while fasting is a key component, it's not nearly as restrictive as you might think, because once you're able to burn fat for fuel and start doing this cyclical fasting regimen, you end up feasting — eating with very few restrictions — once or twice each week as well. Fasting Has a Long History of Use Fasting has been part of human history for centuries. It was often

Best Form of Vitamin C Supplement 2022

Vitamin C is an essential nutrient which cannot be produced by humans ( Nutrients . 2017).  Because your body doesn't produce or store it, you need daily vitamin C for continued health.  Vitamin C  may be one of the most well-known immune nutrients that protect against immune deficiencies and which supports the prevention and recovery from the common cold and upper-respiratory issues, and also protects your cardiovascular system, eyes, skin, and other parts of your body.  Vitamin C is a particularly unique nutrient because it also functions as an antioxidant that protects your cells against potential damage. As of April 2022, there are more than 40 studies that have been published to investigate the benefits of vitamin C against COVID-19. Check out the evidence tracker on vitamin C and COVID-19 from  (constantly updated). Vitamin C might help prevent COVID-19 and also lessen the inflammatory reactions behind some severe COVID-19 cases, according to a  review of res