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Merritt Wellness Center

  • Not sure why you're reacting that way; I don't mind alternative views. The only problem is that your statements are inaccurate. For starters, Atkins died of a head injury acquired in a fall. Secondly, actual research on low carb diets don't support your statement as well.

    Blood Sugar: The Link To Cancer, Heart Attacks, and other preventable diseases.

    • 4 years ago
    • 19,295 views
    Don't want to get cancer? Or Alzheimer's? Or high blood pressure? Want to avoid a heart attack? Dr. Marlene Merritt from the Merritt Wellness Center in Austin, Texas explains the link between insul...
  • Lowering your carb intake isn't problematic for nursing, because women for a millenia have eaten less carbs then we have and done fine. You might just pay attention to making sure you get enough fat (coconut oil, etc.) to keep your blood sugar stable. Many athletes find that changing the ratios of what they eat has them less fatigued and hungry, and this is mostly due to reducing their carbs (I'm not saying NONE, I'm just saying less) and increasing fats. Thanks for asking!

    Blood Sugar: Fixing The Problem

    • 4 years ago
    • 33,107 views
    A very, very large part of these problems are reversible, contrary to what most people think. Dr. Marlene Merritt from the Merritt Wellness Center in Austin, Texas explains what to do to lose that ...
  • Yes, this is all accurate (biochemistry to the rescue!) and is exactly what I explain to athletes who think they need carbs to function. I didn't mention it because, yes, there isn't enough time, and because if I put people on a full ketogenic diet, many can't really make that work long-term. We try to find a middle ground, it's just that the middle ground on carbs and sugar is nowhere people think it is ;-)

    Blood Sugar: Stop Fatigue, Beat Insomnia, Lose the Weight.

    • 4 years ago
    • 75,421 views
    Confused about blood sugar and it's problems? Dr. Marlene Merritt from the Merritt Wellness Center in Austin, Texas, clearly explains how the problems started, progressed, and how most people are i...
  • Well, it's probably not great. Why eat only protein and cheddar cheese? What happened to vegetables? :-) Variety is also very very important — your body doesn't like only eating the same things. Quality also counts, since if you were only eating grass-fed beef, you'd be doing better than eating sandwich meat.

    Blood Sugar: The Differences in "Diets" - Low-Fat, South Beach, Atkins...

    • 4 years ago
    • 17,959 views
    Dr. Marlene Merritt from the Merritt Wellness Center in Austin, Texas explains the confusion around other "diets" and why they may have worked in the past, but why they fail for most people now. (p...
  • The Difference in Vitamins

    • 1 year ago
    • 2,235 views
    Confused about the differences in vitamins? This explains food versus supplements and why some are better than others. Don't be fooled into thinking synthetic vitamins are good for you! They've bee...
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