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Cause of Type 2 Diabetes Info

The cause of Type 2 Diabetes is obviously insulin related, but what causes abnormalities with insulin production? Typical Type 2 Diabetes info does not relay an accurate picture of the full story. It’s actually?kinda stupid – as most diabetes sites equate corn and candy bars based’strictly on a number on the Glycemic Index.180DegreeHealth is committed to providing the real info...

Leningrad Hypertension Epidemic

One thing I’ve been keen on since the beginning of my ?investigation? is the equal and opposite reaction of the human body to the things you force upon it. There is no end to the repetitive advice to eat less and exercise more to achieve any number of health benefits. When people with health problems increase their exercise level and decrease their food intake, a number of positives...

Ancel Keys and The Biology of Human Starvation

What a read. It’s finally over. Returned to the local library and being sent back from whence it came. As most of you know, I’ve been working hard to get through this 2-volume, 1300 page opus peering into the physiological aspects of human starvation. I did so for two primary reasons:The first reason is that during starvation the basal body temperature drops, and a long list of...

Omega 6, Cytokines, and the Cortisol Loop

As we continue to explore the potential role that omega 6 fatty acid overload plays in the creation of the most major modern disease epidemics – such as asthma, allergies, autoimmune disease, obesity, and type 2 diabetes, it’s an appropriate time to closely examine one of Russ Farris’s Cortisol Schematics. Farris has been led to believe that the hormone cortisol,...

Omega 6 and Inflammation Podcast

This week’s podcast is a little diddy on omega 6 fatty acids – continuing our conversation from yesterday’s post on the subject. It reinforces why accumulating a lot of omega 6 in our tissues may be a really, really big deal with all kinds of negative repurcussions. Complete with brief impersonation of Dr. Barry Sears for your entertainment. Enjoy!