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Cholesterol, coronary heart disease, and stroke: a review of published evidence from observational studies and randomized controlled trials.

Low intake of cholesterol and saturated fats may cut down coronary heart disease and stroke risk.

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The Effect of Different Oils on Endothelial Function

The Effect of Different Oils on Endothelial Function
Is there a "HEALTHY" oil? We've heard the term used so often that most of us believe there is such a thing. But which is it? Some tout olive oil because of its ancient Mediterranean roots. Others point to the long tradition of using soy products in Asia to prove the benefit of soybean oil....
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"Do all oils affect us the same way?" NO.Walnut oil is benificial.
Monday, 02 April 2018 10:10
Deborah
Ruhl, would you provide a link to some peer-reviewed research to back-up your statement please? :-)Please forgive me if my reques... Read More
Monday, 02 April 2018 11:46
Sean Carney
Hello Ruhl, Thank you for taking the time to comment on our article. I would like to invite you to apply for an account here on Dr... Read More
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De-Stress the Holidays Using Diet!

De-Stress the Holidays Using Diet!
Dr. Michael Greger has two videos that suggest some of the research behind plants' power to help stabilize our mood. In Improving Mood Through Diet, Dr. Greger explains that unlike animal products, plants have no arachidonic acid, a substance that produces inflammatory compounds. These compounds have been postulated to inflame our brain, contributing to stress,...
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Beans, Beans the Magical "Cholesterol Pill"?

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The "Not-So-Manly" Drawbacks From Eating Meat

The "Not-So-Manly" Drawbacks From Eating Meat
While men associate meat with masculinity, it comes with several "not-so-manly" drawbacks as Dr. McDougall candidly points out in this four-minute video clip. Dr. McDougall passionately forewarns men, using straightforward language, that eating meat and dairy products (saturated animal fats) diminishes sexual performance, decreases male potency and masculinity. Consuming meat he says, decreases ejaculate volume, lowers sperm count,...
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Testosterone Therapy = Risk of Heart Disease

Testosterone Therapy = Risk of Heart Disease
It seems that in every city drivers see billboards advertising testosterone therapy to "improve" men's well-being. This therapy promises to treat declining strength, endurance, muscle mass, and libido--among other symptoms. For many middle-aged men, testosterone therapy may appear to be an easy way to recapture the youthful physique and vitality they once enjoyed.Too Good to...
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Coconut Oil and Magic Marketing

Coconut Oil and Magic Marketing
The Mash-up of Medical Research and MarketingWe've all seen books, articles, or internet stories on the alleged "miracle" properties of coconut oil. And we've watched as coconut oil has gotten more and more dedicated shelf space at our local grocery stores. Have you ever stopped to wonder why a food product that had been used...
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Thank you for posting this. I have been trying to explain this to friends but they have seen so many things that say the opposite.... Read More
Monday, 24 July 2017 16:23
Sean Carney
Donna, I do hope you will share this with your friends. Even if they don't believe it now it may plant a helpful seed. Sean
Monday, 24 July 2017 16:40
Denise Rose
Today I leafed through a newly published plant-based book on making vegan cheese. The author, who is making the rounds now promoti... Read More
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New Non-Statin Drugs Come at a High Price

New Non-Statin Drugs Come at a High Price
The Good: While high cholesterol is a health problem that plagues those consuming the typical American diet, it is a condition that in most cases is easily treated and reversed. I have seen cholesterol levels drop dramatically simply by switching to the Starch-Smart® System. That means eating beans, vegetables, fruit, and whole grains while avoiding added oils. You...
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Eat Tomatoes for a Healthy Heart!

Eat Tomatoes for a Healthy Heart!
Red is a Heart-Healthy ColorRed foods like tomatoes, watermelon, sweet red peppers, red grapefruit, and papaya all contain a powerful, heart-healthy carotenoid called lycopene. According to an article by Dr. Joel Fuhrman, You Say Tomato--We Say Lycopene, a Protective Carotenoid, 85% of lycopene in the American diet comes from tomatoes. While fresh tomatoes are packed...
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Are You Suffering From "Food Poisoning?"

Are You Suffering From "Food Poisoning?"
Food Poisoning? When we hear the scary words "food poisoning," we usually think of a sudden illness caused by eating a "bad" microorganism in a single contaminated food. Dr. John McDougall shows that common chronic illnesses are also caused by eating "bad" food--much of it regularly served at our dinner tables. Our food is literally poisoning...
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Can Lower Back Pain be a Warning Sign of Clogged Arteries?

Can Lower Back Pain be a Warning Sign of Clogged Arteries?
Do you suffer from lower back pain? If so, you're not alone. Low back pain is the second leading cause of disability in Westernized countries with a lifetime prevalence of 84%. Chronic low back pain afflicts 1 in every 5 people and 1 in 10 experiences disabling back pain. Although there are multiple factors which...
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What will Your Child's Future Look Like?

What will Your Child's Future Look Like?
As a parent, you make many choices throughout the day concerning the health and safety of your children. Adequate sleep, proper dental hygiene, and getting enough fresh air and exercise are just a few of the many good habits you instill in your children. Yet when it comes to dietary choices, are you making the...
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