If an individual is obese it is most likely that they suffer from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease or NAFLD. There was a time when this condition was quite rare. Now it appears that more than half of Americans have it and more than a third of American children suffer from it. The condition is generally a function of a diet rich in refined carbohydrates and the concomitant gut problems such as dysbiosis and bacterial overgrowth that feed off the sugar.
The Epidemic of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Implications for Enteral Nutrition: Hold the sugar Part II
Jan 15, 2018
Why Functional Formularies (Liquid Hope and Nourish) Are Not The Same As Other Blenderized Enteral Formulas
Dec 15, 2017
It has been brought to our attention that some RDs (Registered Dieticians) and other health professionals consider Liquid Hope and Nourish to be very similar to Real Food Blends or Kate Farms products.
Ileostomies are quite common in both short and long-term care. They are performed for a wide variety of reasons, but they often present very similar challenges to the overall health of the patient.
As with anything else, usually quality varies widely. With supplements it is essential to know the details for each. There are many versions of some nutrients.
Nov 29, 2017
Most adults are still guided by the past 50 years of misinformation with respect to the role of cholesterol in human health. The notion that this waxy substance is purely atherogenic and is responsible for most cardiovascular diseases, persists. Cholesterol is essential for both adult and children’s health.
Crohn’s Disease, the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD), and Enteral Nutrition: Liquid Hope is the best of both worlds.
Nov 14, 2017
The past 3 years have seen numerous research investigations come to the same conclusions: Crohn’s disease is a function of both an individual’s diet and their microbiota. Many individuals suffer severe flare-ups with exposure to long chained carbohydrates from specific starches and grains that survive upper GI digestion and end up feeding the wrong bacteria in the mid to lower GI...
Major International PURE Study Reveals Major Risk Factor: A high carbohydrate diet is associated with increased all-cause mortality.
Nov 09, 2017
With what is possibly the largest macronutrient-disease association study ever conducted, researchers discovered that the more dietary fat populations consumed, the better. Over 135,000 participants from 18 different countries on 5 different continents were followed for 10 years...
Oct 27, 2017
A theory persists that cancer patients receiving chemotherapy, generally a highly pro-oxidative process, should avoid or reduce their consumption of antioxidant-rich vegetables. Although there is no evidence to support this theory that vegetable and fruit consumption is somehow contraindicated for cancer patients in treatment, it is often recommended by oncologists.
Why Recent Discoveries in All Oceans Suggest We Should All Rethink Seafood Recommendations: Microplastic contamination in all fish tested
Oct 25, 2017
...More recently, the routine disposal of trash, combined with non-point, runoff pollution, has resulted in a literal plastic soup in almost every ocean examined.
Organizations such as The Environmental Work Group, www.ewg.org, that are essentially our only sentinels with respect to chemicals in our produce and other foods, have made it very clear. There are certain foods that carry inordinately high pesticide and herbicide levels and they should only be consumed if organically grown.