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Does Coconut Oil Lower Cholesterol?

Does Coconut Oil Lower Cholesterol?
Coconut oil has become a popular "super food" among health conscious individuals, claiming to heal just about every affliction known to man. Those who profit from this highly-refined product claim that consuming coconut oil lowers bad LDL cholesterol while at the same time raises good HDL cholesterol. Sound too good to be true? Dustin Rudolph PharmD,...
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When coconut oil is hydrogenated (as it often is) it becomes a trans fat, and trans fats have been closely associated with heart d... Read More
Thursday, 07 May 2015 10:02
Thank you for that wonderful collection of resources on this hot topic! I've noticed that people can react very strongly when any... Read More
Friday, 08 May 2015 10:25
Sean Carney
Well said Deborah! Those concentrated calories certainly hit the pleasure center fast, making us 'Eat and Cry for More'.
Friday, 08 May 2015 10:32
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How do the Majority of Heart Attacks Occur?

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very informative article.
Friday, 22 May 2015 15:24
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Lower Your Cholesterol Using Fiber!

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What's the Daily Required Intake for Cholesterol?

What's the Daily Required Intake for Cholesterol?
What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is an organic chemical substance which is manufactured by our body's cells, but predominantly made in our liver. It is an essential component of cell membranes throughout the body, particularly the brain, central nervous system and myelin sheath which insulates the nerves. Cholesterol is also needed to make bile acids necessary...
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Super Bowl Food/Stress Can Trigger Heart Attacks

Super Bowl Food/Stress Can Trigger Heart Attacks
According to two studies published in 2008 and 2011, intense emotional strain, excitement, and distress experienced during viewing dramatic athletic games such as the Super Bowl can trigger a cardiovascular event. A study published in the 2008 New England Journal of Medicine revealed that heart attacks among German men spiked during matches involving the German...
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Who has Heart Disease? Everyone?

Who has Heart Disease? Everyone?
Heart Disease Kills One Out of Every Three People - Will You be Next?  The statistics are distressing. Heart disease is our nation's leading cause of death for both men and women. "More than 1.5 million people will have a heart attack this year, with about 1 million deaths as a direct consequence of heart...
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good article - but the WHO NEVER stated anywhere that 80% of deaths are from lack of fruits and vegetables. when you follow throug... Read More
Monday, 27 June 2016 12:26
Sean Carney
Kevin, Thank you very much for your comment and observation. The sentence has been corrected to read as follows: "According to the... Read More
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Heart Attack Proof Your Holidays

Heart Attack Proof Your Holidays
Heart Disease Kills One Out of Every Three People.  The statistics are distressing. Heart disease is our nation's leading cause of death for both men and women. Dr. Joel Fuhrman reports, "More than 1.5 million people will have a heart attack this year, with about 1 million deaths as a direct consequence of heart attacks....
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Pomegranate's Powerful Health Benefits

Pomegranate's Powerful Health Benefits
Pomegranate season is here! This beautiful fruit provides numerous health benefits and can be used to embellish many holiday dishes. According to two of Dr. Joel Fuhrman's articles, the time spent seeding this fruit is well worth it. The phytochemical compounds in pomegranates are the most "powerful anti-oxidant of all fruits" and supports a healthy...
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Seeing is Believing!

Seeing is Believing!
Have you ever met your friends at your favorite restaurant and when you returned home, you felt too sluggish or sleepy to be productive, so you crashed on the sofa to watch TV? This phenomenon is not a surprise to Dr. John McDougall, who has been studying the effects of high-fat meals for over 40...
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Antioxidant-Rich Foods Dilate Arteries

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This is the most informative article I’ve read on lowering blood pressure the natural way. Thank you. Any other information you ha... Read More
Monday, 20 May 2019 08:50
Sean Carney
You might like to watch Dr. Carney's video about the Best Blood Pressure Plan which is available as streaming media as well as in ... Read More
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Everyone Else is Doing It!

Everyone Else is Doing It!
If you've already decided what you're making for dinner, did any of the following points guide your decision - taste preference, convenience, familiarity, and nutritional or religious/ethical beliefs? Because most people don't have the time or interest in studying the scientific literature, our nutritional beliefs (especially those regarding animal products) are formed without giving them...
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More Cardiologists Recommending Plant-Based Diet

More Cardiologists Recommending Plant-Based Diet
It's exciting to see more doctors learning how dietary excellence plays a major role in the prevention and reversal of disease!  Dr. Kim A. Williams, a cardiologist at Rush University in Chicago (and the next president of the American College of Cardiology), has embraced a whole-food, plant-based diet and now recommends it to his patients....
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This is an amazing article, thanks for sharing. Plant based diets are amazing for detox.
Thursday, 10 March 2016 13:33
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