Welcome to The Fast Diet › The official Fast forums › Body › General health › Fish Consumption And Diabetes Risk
This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by biohacked.entrepreneur 1 year, 6 months ago.
Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)
9 Dec 17
There’s little question that fish contain environmental pollutants such as mercury and PCBs with, generally, bigger fish such as shark and tuna containing more and smaller fish like sardines containing less. That’s been common knowledge between health researchers for a while now. The real question is whether that translates into any of the major degenerative diseases in people (such as cancer or diabetes).
Well, sadly, in the case of diabetes it does appear to be the case.
Here’s a great video by Dr. Michael Greger summarizing the science between diabetes risk and fish consumption:
As he mentioned in the video, besides the pollutants, the causal link could also very well be the oxidative stress causing n-3 fatty acid content of the fish. That obviously goes against the mainstream opinion on diet but one can certainly find smart people that would support that notion and as far as I’ve seen the research on fish oil seems to be quite mixed.
P.S. Is there actually a way to embed a video on this site instead of just posting a link? Thanks.
You must be logged in to reply.
Username or Email:
Track your weight and measurements, BMI and TDEE with our new tracker.
The Fast books are available throughout the world and in many different languages. Buy a copy today.
Michael Mosley gives an update for 2019, current research in the field and announces a tour starting in February.
Michael looks at the Horizon special, "What's the Right Diet for You" and tells us which diet they say is best for him.
Results from our tracker show that the average weight lost over the first three months on The Fast Diet is 5-6 kgs (11 to 13 lbs).
• All featured posts •
in Weight loss • updated 38 minutes ago by Cinque
in Weight loss • updated 40 minutes ago by Graham58
in Welcome to The Fast Diet and Exercise forums • updated 1 hour, 34 minutes ago by Cinque
• All recent topics •
Copyright © 2019 Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer
Technical questions or problems with the site? Please email our technical contact.