The Missing News Flash
Wouldn’t you know it?! If you had wanted to learn about research done anywhere in the world, including in the US, about the potential harms associated with the low carbohydrate diet, the consumption of saturated fats, the cholesterol that will kill you if you eat eggs, or that you will up and die on the spot from increased dietary salt, look no further: news flash will hit you in the face everywhere you look.
However, if you want to read about research done anywhere in the world, including in the US, about the potential benefits associated with the low carbohydrate diet, the consumption of saturated fat, eating those amazing eggs, or the potential of increased longevity and heart health from increased dietary sodium, look everywhere but in the US for news flash.
I was surprised that I learned from some UK members of my migraine group that on June 20, 2019, Ohio State University released a news flash about their own clinical trial research on the benefits of low carbs diets in terms of improving type 2 diabetes (T2D), even if the weight of the individual remained the same. There is importance associated with not losing weight. In the past, all research with the low carbs diets was criticized because weight loss is generally associated with the reduction or reversal of T2D. So making sure that weight loss didn’t happen but T2D was improved or reversed, was a very important point.
Have you heard about in the US? Me neither…
But I heard about it from the UK, where a news flash was published by The Daily Mail. Indeed, doing away with pasta, bread, potatoes, and sugar–meaning all heavy duty carbohydrates with the least amount of nutrition but the most glucose energy in them–can reverse T2D. In case you woudl like to read the original research article, which is open access, you can read it in the Journal of Clinical Medicine here.
Older Missing News
At the same time as I discovered the above missing vital news in US research on nutrition, I was sent another link to another UK event, which originally was published over a month ago! It was on discussion about the importance to start focusing on insulin as the key player of obesity. This article mentions a discussion on BBC Radio 4!
Have you heard of it in the US? Me neither…
I suppose it is totally futile to guess what else we are not told about research and changes in attitude toward nutrition elsewhere. The US industries (processed food manufacturers, farmer who receive government subsidies for growing grains and soy even if we don’t need them, pharmaceuticals, medical facilities, and associated medical industries) don’t want us to stop eating bread, pasta, potatoes, and sugar! We may get healthy!! What will they do and whom will they sell to if US people turn to wholesome food choices instead of all that processed food?
You tell me….
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