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Doctor Barry Sears

Dr. Sears Comments:

As pointed out in the article, exercise increases dopamine as does high-dose fish oil. Perhaps putting physical education programs back in schools, eliminating driving kids to school instead of having them walk to school and taking their fish oil before leaving for school may be a better, low-cost solution to ADHD than increased drugs and special- education classes.
Doctor Barry Sears

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Exercise increases dopamine levels. That is why it is useful for children with ADHD.
Doctor Barry Sears

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It's not only the top 10 foods but how to balance them on your plate to get the maximum anti-inflammatory benefits.
Doctor Barry Sears

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A Paleo diet only tells you what foods to avoid.  The Zone Diet provides a blueprint on how you should balance those foods to get the best hormonal results.  Not surprising, the leading academic scientists studying the Paleolithic diet reported in the British Journal of Nutrition in 2010 that their best estimate of the composition of the Paleolithic diet 15,000 years ago was essentially the PaleoZone with 40% of the carbohydrates coming from low-glycemic carbs, 30% from low-fat protein, and 30% from fat rich in omega-3 fatty acids.  That's the same balance that you find in the Zone Diet.
Doctor Barry Sears

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There are two things needed for exercise to work.  The first is intensity like interval training.  The second is rest after interval training.
Doctor Barry Sears

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It is not that running for 5 minutes is good as much as sitting is really bad.  Just getting up from your chair 4 times an hour will have greater impact on your cardiovascular health.
Doctor Barry Sears

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Your best use of cardiovascular exercise is to do interval training.  It isharder, but you have a far greater benefit in lowering insulin resistance and thus greater fat loss.
Doctor Barry Sears

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Not surprisingly diet and exercise are also shown to be better than drugs to treat diabetes.
Doctor Barry Sears

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Not surprisingly, the same is true for diabetes.  That's why if you have diabetes, you are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's.
Doctor Barry Sears

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Exercising correctly is obviously hard work. This is why interval training is probably the best way to maintain physical fitness at the correct level. It is hard, but it works.

Doctor Barry Sears

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It's not surprising that athletes who eat more protein, fruits, and vegetables have greater microbe diversity than non-athletes. It'd nice to compare athletes and non-athletes who have similar diets to determine the impact of intense exercise on gut microbe populations.
Doctor Barry Sears

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Omega-3 fatty acids are effective, but you need to take a therapeutic dosage.