Monthly Archives: February 2011

About the Carbohydrate Addict’s Diet®

The Catalytic Longevity™ brand carbohydrate concentration diet is a scientific and educational undertaking that did not originate with, nor is sponsored by, the splendid and effective Carbohydrate Addict’s Diet® and should not be confused with it. The Catalytic Longevity brand … More scientific detail

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Is the CC diet approach just a reissuing of the Heller’s Carbohydrate Addict’s Diet?

The Carbohydrate Addicts Diet of the Hellers, and their approach to the diet, differ from the (non-profit) Carbohydrate Concentration Diet approach in a number of ways. The Hellers focused on helping Carbohydrate “addicts” rather than on the entire population. And … More scientific detail

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Is there anything I can take with my meals that could blunt the increases in blood sugar and insulin provoked by the meal?

Nutrition researcher Dr. David Jenkins and his colleagues at the University of Toronto have discovered that almonds may have remarkable potential in this regard. They had their volunteers consume diets on two different days that were virtually identical, differing only … More scientific detail

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If a human achieves the same caloric restriction as a mouse, e.g. 20%, would be we expect the human to have the same health benefits as a mouse? And what about primates?

There is no clear answer to this at this time — that why scientists at the Wisconsin Primate Center are currently studying lifelong calorie restriction (30%) in rhesus macaque monkeys — presumably more pertinent to humans than rats. So far, … More scientific detail

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