“That Patient Was Me…”

“Questioning Dietary Dogma”—Dr. Tro Kalayjian Delivers Grand Rounds Presentation at Greenwich Hospital GREENWICH, CT — Dr. Tro Kalayjian stands at the podium in the Noble Conference Center at Greenwich Hospital. Nearly 50 doctors, nurses and other medical professionals, along with a few members of the general public who learned of his appearance on Twitter, have… Continue reading “That Patient Was Me…”

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Dr. Tro Kalayjian Joins Cynthia Thurlow & Dr. Kelly Donahue on Everyday Wellness Podcast

Over the past year, Dr. Tro Kalayjian has become a highly sought after speaker and interview subject on the topics of weight loss, obesity, intermittent fasting, and a wide range of metabolic diseases. His online popularity surged in late 2018 with the launch of the LowCarb MD podcast, which features Kalayjian and Dr. Brian Lenzkes… Continue reading Dr. Tro Kalayjian Joins Cynthia Thurlow & Dr. Kelly Donahue on Everyday Wellness Podcast

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Do Athletes Need Carbs?

While many dietitians and nutritionists who keep up with the medical literature have become more accepting of low carb & ketogenic diets, many still hold on to their biases. Many dietitians, nutritionists and physicians are not aware that low carb and ketogenic diets are now an ADA recommended medical nutrition therapy for diabetes and high… Continue reading Do Athletes Need Carbs?

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Grand Rounds Presentation on Hunger & Obesity at Virginia Commonwealth University

On Thursday, June 13th, 2019, Dr. Tro Kalayjian presented at Virginia Commonwealth University, to the Department of Medicine at Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. The presentation was made to the Department of Medicine staff, including attending physicians, residents and medical students as well as the VA and satellite offices. The title of the presentation was “Questioning… Continue reading Grand Rounds Presentation on Hunger & Obesity at Virginia Commonwealth University

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Is Fruit Healthy?

Patients ask me all the time… “Is fruit is healthy?” Many patients are shocked to discover that my recommendations are NOT to eat as many fruits and vegetables that you possibly can. Particularly when patients are diabetic, pre-diabetic or have fatty liver disease, I may in fact recommend that some patients REDUCE all of their… Continue reading Is Fruit Healthy?

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Avoiding Processed Food

One of the cornerstones of any healthy lifestyle change is increasing the amount of real food and thus limited the amounts of processed food. Undoubtedly some may ask, what exactly is processed food? After all, isn’t cheese and yogurt processed? By and large, when we talk about “processed food”, we are talking about cookies, crackers,… Continue reading Avoiding Processed Food

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Can food be thy medicine?

Many evidence-based proponents will be quick to judge clinicians who claim that food can “improve symptoms of mental health disorders”, or when clinicians say that a good diet can “reverse” or even “cure disease”.  Let’s take a look at some of the literature to see what the “evidence” tells us. Does food/glycemia/nutrition affect mood, depression,… Continue reading Can food be thy medicine?

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Is Protein King?

One of the problems is that protein can be engineered to be hyperpalatable. Think of how good protein bars, protein shakes, protein cookies & protein chips taste… And now think about how widely available they are… While there may be some unique hormonal signals w/high protein intake that may induce satiety, the flavor & palatability… Continue reading Is Protein King?

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Long-Term Weight-Loss Strategies

There are exactly 5 ways to lose weight in the LONGTERM- WITHIN a low carb, keto/carnivore dietary paradigm •Preventing Carb Creep •Time Restricted Feeding •Protein Leverage •Hunger Re-Assessment •Exercise Preventing Carb Creep In any dietary paradigm, when it’s new, a person naturally restricts until they get accustomed to eating within the framework. As time goes… Continue reading Long-Term Weight-Loss Strategies

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