Carb-Appropriate Research Review

How to Optimise Brain Health and Reduce the Risk of Age-Related Cognitive Decline

Brain health, mental performance, and reducing the risk of diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s are key aspects of health that are highly sought after. In this review, Cliff Harvey PhD looks at some of the diet, lifestyle, and supplement interventions that might boost brain-power and protect the brain.

Carb-Appropriate Research Review

All About Sweeteners: The Carb-Appropriate Review

Issue 2 | Volume 2 | February 2020 In this issue: This month, Cliff delves into the evidence behind the health effects of sweeteners. This issue includes a general review on non-nutritive sweeteners and then in-depth reviews of the human health effects of stevia and erythritol. Also this month, a look into recent controversy on the benefits and harms of a ketogenic diet for Ovarian Cancer. Featured article The Impact of Non-nutritive Sweeteners on Health Many people think that artificial or non-nutritive sweeteners increase the risk of microbiome damage, obesity, and cancer. In this overview, Cliff looks at the evidence

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Are Low-Carb & Keto Diets ‘Bad’ for Ovarian Cancer?

There has recently been significant discussion in clinical circles about the appropriateness of the ketogenic diet for the treatment of ovarian cancer. In this article, I summarise the available research on ketogenic diets and ovarian cancer to shed some light on whether it is or isn’t appropriate…

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All You Need to Know About Stevia

Stevia is now one of the most common natural non-nutritive sweeteners. There has been some concern about the potential for harm from stevia. In this article, Cliff looks at the evidence for the impact of stevia on health.

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Is Erythritol Safe to Use as a Sweetener?

Erythritol is becoming commonly used as a sweetener added to supplements, foods, and drinks. There has been some concern about the health effects of erythritol and in this article, Cliff looks at the evidence for the impact of erythritol on health.

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The Impact of Non-Nutritive Sweeteners on Health

Many people think that artificial or non-nutritive sweeteners increase the risk of microbiome damage, obesity, and cancer. In this overview, Cliff looks at the evidence for the impact of sweeteners on health.

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Detox Diets, Toxins and You: The Carb-Appropriate Research Review

Issue 1 | Volume 2 | January 2020 In this issue: This month, Cliff presents introductory articles on whether detox diets really work, and how to support your body’s own detox systems. This months research reviews focus on the human health effects of bisphenols (i.e. BPA) from plastics, and the health implications of the common herbicide glyphosate (Roundup). Featured article The Impact of Plasticisers on Human Health Bisphenol chemicals from plastics are found in increasing levels in our food, water, and beverages, and are common in many of the products we use daily. In this article, Cliff Harvey PhD thoroughly

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The Impact of Glyphosate on Human Health

There is a lot of confusion about whether the commonly used herbicide glyphosate (“Roundup”) is safe. In this review, Cliff Harvey PhD looks at the evidence from reviews of the literature on the health effects of glyphosate.

Carb-Appropriate Research Review

Do Detox Diets Work?

In the first part of a two part series on detox, Cliff Harvey PhD looks at the evidence to answer the question, ‘Do Detox Diets Really Work’?