8/13/12

The New Diabetes

This article became popular a few day's ago and I've spent some time thinking on it and doing some more research. I know that a lot of people have been affected or know someone who has been affected by Alzheimer. What a lot of us don't know is that Alzheimer's is an inflammatory response that causes impaired function in the brain. Old thinking is that it's irreversible and solely genetic. I even had a conversation with my grandmother who has known people afflicted by this tragic disease and she believes you can't come back from it. However current research is reversing our thinking completely.

We see that Alzheimer's is caused when the brain begins to become inflamed, what's unique is the cause to this inflammation. Similar to someone who is gluten intolerant or lactose intolerant when consuming certain nutrients an auto immune response occurs and in suit so does inflammation. In fact most people have some response to lactose, legumes, and gluten in a negative way. What Suzanne de la Monte et all. discovered was that the inflammation response was due to insulin resistance. Diabetes occurs when the body is so resistant to insulin response that it cannot function or process.

When the brain becomes insulin resistant it can no longer have lipid [fat] metabolism and fats are crucial for brain functioning. The researchers realized that when this happens the inflammation causes a "back up" inside the brain and then the signs of Alzheimer occur. [1]

The recommended treatment for this may surprise you. It's not drugging up grandma until she's as radioactive as japan. To reduce insulin resistance you need to reduce the insulin simulator [sugar] and then increase lipids for proper metabolism.Things such as avocados, coconut oil or milk, and other healthy fats will boost this process. the more you reduce carbohydrate intake the more you need to increase fat intake. When carbohydrates reach under 150 gr/per/day it's usually recommended that any fat goes. This diet isn't something that you have to wait until signs of Alzheimer to practice.

I use Coconut milk instead of regular milk in making my protein shakes. It adds a coconut flavor and is high in tasty fats. You can find it in any Asian cuisine section.

Recipe: Coconut Milk Protein
5 oz Coconut milk
5 oz water
50 gr choc protein
Original Nutritional O3 fish oil 10 ml


Adds plenty of fats, flavors, and health.

Think Genesis diet, in the garden it was all pluckable from the ground or trees, and fresh game kill.



  1. Suzanne M. de la Monte1, Edward Re1, Lisa Longato1, Ming Tong. (Aug 2012) Dysfunctional Pro-Ceramide, ER Stress, and Insulin/IGF Signaling Networks with Progression of Alzheimer's Disease. (Departments of Pathology (Neuropathology), Neurology, and Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA) Retrieved. http://iospress.metapress.com/content/228nl43807747518/

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