Prediabetes: What Is It? Do I Have It? What Can I Do About It?

Medically reviewed by Dr. George Kosco, DO on October 26, 2021

Video | Definition | Cause | Symptoms | Diagnosis | Diet | Intermittent Fasting | Exercise | Weight Loss | Takeaway

Prediabetes is a common condition that is marked by higher-than-normal blood sugar levels. According to the CDC, more than one in three Americans have the condition (1).

If it is allowed to progress, it puts you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. In this post, I explain how to tell if you have prediabetes and what you can do to prevent it from progressing. 

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What Does a Low Carb Diet Do to Cholesterol?

Medically reviewed by Dr. George Kosco, DO on October 26, 2021

Video | Low Carb Diets and Cholesterol | Genetics | Cholesterol Blood Tests 

For many people, a low carb diet not only makes weight loss possible, but also improves blood sugar, boosts energy and mental focus, and puts them in control of hunger.

However, when carbs decrease, dietary fat increases and this leads to questions about how a low carb or keto diet affects cholesterol. In this post, I share what the research has to say about the relationship and what you can do if you have high cholesterol on a low carb diet. 

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Leptin Resistance Explained-Trouble Losing Weight & Hunger

Medically reviewed by Dr. George Kosco, DO on August 25, 2020

Video | Leptin & Hunger | Leptin & Your Weight | Definition | Cause | How to Reverse It

I often say that leptin is a hormone we like because it tells our brains to turn off hunger and keep our weight under control. But that only happens if leptin’s message is getting to the brain. In this post, I explain leptin resistance, why it is common, and how it affects your ability to lose weight and control hunger.

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What is Leaky Gut and How to Avoid It

Medically reviewed by Dr. George Kosco, DO on August 25, 2020

Video | Definition | Why is it Bad? | Why Does it Happen | Diet Recommendations

Leaky gut is a condition that can lead to debilitating digestive issues and the spread of inflammation throughout the body that opens you up to a whole host of health problems, but its simple name makes it hard to take seriously. 

In this post, I discuss leaky gut, how it happens, and what you can do to avoid it. 

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Ways to Improve Insulin Sensitivity: Diet | Supplements | Exercise

Medically reviewed by Dr. George Kosco, DO on May 20, 2021

Video | Exercise | Supplements | Weight Loss & Diet

Insulin is a hormone that controls your blood sugar level by moving energy-rich sugar molecules out of your blood and into your cells.

Throughout life, your cells can become insulin resistant, which means they no longer respond to insulin as they once did. As a result, you live with higher blood sugar and insulin levels that can block weight loss. If not corrected, this leads to conditions like prediabetes and diabetes. 

It is possible to regain some insulin sensitivity. In this post, I share exercise, supplement, and diet strategies that you can start using today to become more insulin sensitive.

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Fatty Liver: What Is It? Do You Have It? How Is It Treated?

Medically reviewed by Dr. George Kosco, DO on February 14, 2020

Definition | Video | How It Develops | Tests & Risk Factors | Treatment Options

Fatty liver is a common disease. It is strongly influenced by a poor diet that is high in refined carbs and fructose. These troublesome nutrients are found in fast food meals, soda, and the 3C’s (cookies, cakes, and candies). 

In this article, I’ll explain how to tell if you have a fatty liver and how, if caught early, it is treated.

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Alzheimer’s is Now Called Type 3 Diabetes – Is It Due to Aging or Diet

Medically reviewed by Dr. George Kosco, DO on February 5, 2021

When you think of Alzheimer’s disease, what comes to mind?

It is probably an older person experiencing a progressive loss of memory and difficulty recognizing common objects or even faces of loved ones.

For many years we have believed that Alzheimer’s is a consequence of aging with a genetic propensity toward getting it.

In other words, there was nothing you could do to avoid it.

However, there are new understandings about how the foods we eat impact the brain.

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