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Doctor Barry Sears

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No, but hormonal control from meal to meal is.
Doctor Barry Sears

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Screening is fine, but what is the intervention?  Probably the same old "eat less, exercise more" and then when that doesn't work, starting a lifetime of drug therapy.  You need better interventions to go with wide-spread screenings.
Doctor Barry Sears

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Of the 36 interventions, I would put my money on increasing fish oil consumption.
Doctor Barry Sears

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Why lose weight if it is going to come back?  A diet is for a lifetime. 
Doctor Barry Sears

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Lower-carb diets are very different than ketogenic diets.  Harvard has demonstrated that ketogenic diets increase cortisol and decrease thyroid hormones. I have shown that they increase inflammation. I guess no one reads the facts anymore.
Doctor Barry Sears

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THC in marijuana binds to the endocannabinoid receptors in the brain that may decrease perception of pain.
Doctor Barry Sears

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If you are concerned about heart disease and breast cancer, then your best bet is to follow an anti-inflammatory diet since both conditions are driven by inflammation.
Doctor Barry Sears

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I would stick with the fish oil, protein, BCAA's and caffeine (if you don't overdose) as the supplements with the most consistent science.
Doctor Barry Sears

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That is an undefined description of the Mediterranean diet.  All of these foods are ingredients of the Mediterranean diet, but you still need a dietary blueprint to generate the optimal hormonal responses that result in longevity.  The Zone Diet provides that blueprint.
Doctor Barry Sears

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Stress is caused by inflammation just as Alzheimer's is. The best dietary way to reduce stress is an anti-inflammatory diet.
Doctor Barry Sears

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Celiac disease is an auto-immune condition like type 1 diabetes, lupus, and multiple sclerosis.  It seems to me the best way to treat all of these is to turn down an overactive immune system to let the specific organ heal.  An anti-inflammatory diet would be a first good start.
Doctor Barry Sears

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Reducing stress still comes back to reducing inflammation in the brain.  High-dose fish oil is a good start, and exercising can only enhance its anti-inflammatory benefits.
Doctor Barry Sears

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With the future of the NFL at stake, this lawsuit will not be settled for years to come.
Doctor Barry Sears

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A concussion generates neuroinflammation.  The best way to measure the extent of neuroinflammation is an elevated AA/EPA ratio of the blood.  The best way to reduce the AA/EPA ratio is high-dose fish oil.  This is not all that complicated.
Doctor Barry Sears

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Some good and some bad advice.  All the good stuff is not in the yolk of the egg, unless you include high levels of arachidonic acid as good stuff.  I don't.
Doctor Barry Sears

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It's not that oleic acid is good for the heart, but that palmitic acid is bad.
Doctor Barry Sears

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An ever better idea is to let the oncologist know that an anti-inflammatory diet may be more powerful than their protocols of slash, burn, and poison.
Doctor Barry Sears

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The NFL knows how to play hardball with ailing retired players who don't have the money to individually sue.  It's like trying to sue the U.S. government.