Is it time to stop blaming insulin for “fat storage”?

Crack open any physiology textbook and chances are you’ll learn that after eating any normal meal, the release of insulin from the pancreas then signals the shutdown of the release of fatty acids from adipose (body fat) tissue and the increase of fatty acid uptake. Because of this well-known role of insulin, one of theContinue reading “Is it time to stop blaming insulin for “fat storage”?”

High Protein-Low Carb Diets for Obesity by Jeffrey Mechanick

Speaking on HPLC diets for obesity is Mount Sinai School’s Jeffrey Mechanick, M.D., who starts out with the theoretical advantage and perspective of low-carb diets.  There is a clinical problem of obesity, type-2 diabetes and cardiovascular  disease. And there is controversy about whether or not total calories matter or if there is something to the compositionContinue reading “High Protein-Low Carb Diets for Obesity by Jeffrey Mechanick”