Good Proteins, Bad Proteins: The Amino Acids in Health and Disease

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Good Proteins, Bad Proteins… 1. Preface: Not All Protein Is Created Equal A few months ago, an interesting Danish study was published, showing that a “high-fat/high-sugar” diet would cause obesity to mice consuming chicken, cod, or crab as their main protein source. However, the group of mice eating scallop protein didn’t develop these problems at all. The researchers...

Thyroid Rehab- The Diet And Lifestyle Approach

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By Rob Archangel, 180DegreeHealth.com staff writer Hey buckaroos- just wanted to give all a heads up that Matt’s got a guest article over at Outsmart Disease, a site hosted by Marina Gutner, PhD and geared toward those with thyroid issues like Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Matt’s post is entitled ‘Thyroid Rehab- The Diet and Lifestyle Approach,’ and offers a nice summary...

Causes Of Hypothyroidism & Hypothyroid Diet Treatment

Most overweight people, when seeing all the “easy ways to lose weight fast – watch the fat just melt off and stay fit forever!” feel like their failures in dieting are due to a bum thyroid gland.  Well, sort of. The thyroid gland is the primary conductor of the metabolic rate.  The metabolic rate is best described as being the amount of calories your body uses for basic function.  The bulk of...