Prescriptive Optimization
STUDY: Buy more organic, Get less diabetes

That is the observation of a study titled Inverse Association between Organic Food Purchase and Diabetes Mellitus in US Adults. I was long a skeptic of the organic movement, and often questioned my wife about why she preferred to procure these products. A few years later, her hunch was right, and the logic is far… Continue reading STUDY: Buy more organic, Get less diabetes

The post STUDY: Buy more organic, Get less diabetes appeared first on Prescriptive Optimization.

FAKE HEALTH NEWS: Study Links Eggs to Higher Cholesterol and Risk of Heart Disease

This was in my email today “WSJ News Alert: Study Links Eggs to Higher Cholesterol and Risk of Heart Disease”. I find it amazing we have to keep dealing with these types of stories. This is the study in question: “Associations of Dietary Cholesterol or Egg Consumption With Incident Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality” I disagree.… Continue reading FAKE HEALTH NEWS: Study Links Eggs to Higher Cholesterol and Risk of Heart Disease

The post FAKE HEALTH NEWS: Study Links Eggs to Higher Cholesterol and Risk of Heart Disease appeared first on Prescriptive Optimization.

Statins Cause Insulin Resistance: a Catch 22 in Managing Diabetes

I have been looking closely at the protocols for managing chronic disease, especially diabetes. Managing is an appropriate word choice, but not in a good way. The finding that statins can contribute to insulin resistance (a core feature in diabetes), coupled with the fact they are the standard of care confirms my suspicions of the… Continue reading Statins Cause Insulin Resistance: a Catch 22 in Managing Diabetes

The post Statins Cause Insulin Resistance: a Catch 22 in Managing Diabetes appeared first on Prescriptive Optimization.

Sugar Changes Your Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a massive topic. However, it is not the sole cause of heart disease. Naturally, the question then becomes, why is the focus on cholesterol so intense? We can measure it As I described in a detailed whitepaper “Avoiding Insulin In Type 2 Diabetes”, blood sugar is the sole focus for most in the… Continue reading Sugar Changes Your Cholesterol

The post Sugar Changes Your Cholesterol appeared first on Prescriptive Optimization.

Estrogen Makes a Mad Prostate

No, this is not a relationship column. Most people assume estrogen has little role in male physiology. In normal balance, testosterone does rightly overshadow estrogen. However, that isn’t always the case over time, which is where problems start. Ideal Male Hormone Balance This may seem obvious, but I find it necessary to state. The 25-year-old… Continue reading Estrogen Makes a Mad Prostate

The post Estrogen Makes a Mad Prostate appeared first on Prescriptive Optimization.

Deep Sleep DOUBLED!

Over the last couple years I have turned into a sleep junkie – or rather a sleep quality junkie. The more I look at various health conditions, sleep has a contributory impact. The quality part doesn’t come just from time in bed. The amount of time in different sleep stages is what I have been… Continue reading Deep Sleep DOUBLED!

The post Deep Sleep DOUBLED! appeared first on Prescriptive Optimization.

JUST-SAY-NO: National Cereal Day

I think Nancy Reagan has the best answer to National Cereal Day. JUST SAY NO! There is no nutritional value in most breakfast cereals. Further, they produce massively detrimental health consequences if used a common breakfast. For starters, I think the fact that cereal and low fat milk was shown in the 1930s as an… Continue reading JUST-SAY-NO: National Cereal Day

The post JUST-SAY-NO: National Cereal Day appeared first on Prescriptive Optimization.

HELP! Rising Insulin Prices

People with diabetes who use insulin are experiencing sticker shock these days. Especially since many people have high deductibles and have to pay the whole cost early in the year. At the pharmacy, it isn’t unheard of to see $800 insulin charges. There is a better way! Current Situation The headlines out there for just… Continue reading HELP! Rising Insulin Prices

The post HELP! Rising Insulin Prices appeared first on Prescriptive Optimization.

ARTICLE: “Brain Inflammation Ignites a Neuron-Killing “Forest Fire””

Ominous headline – here it is in full: For Alzheimer’s Sufferers, Brain Inflammation Ignites a Neuron-Killing “Forest Fire” It is an appropriate analogy. “The accumulating evidence that inflammation is a driver of this disease is enormous,” says Paul Morgan, a professor of immunology and a member of the Systems Immunity Research Institute at Cardiff University… Continue reading ARTICLE: “Brain Inflammation Ignites a Neuron-Killing “Forest Fire””

The post ARTICLE: “Brain Inflammation Ignites a Neuron-Killing “Forest Fire”” appeared first on Prescriptive Optimization.

Seasonal Shake Shenanigans

People love to get into seasonal spirit. Restaurants love to help us out. Please do NOT confuse being seasonally spirited with consuming toxic doses of sugar. I am not attempting to single out McDonald’s here, but I saw something with the nutritional stats on my news feed and had one of those jaw drop moments.… Continue reading Seasonal Shake Shenanigans

The post Seasonal Shake Shenanigans appeared first on Prescriptive Optimization.

Feed Fetched by RSS Dog.