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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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Dairy Protein Linked to Constipation

Dairy Protein Linked to Constipation
According to Dr. John McDougall, dairy protein paralyzes the bowel. In his article, In Search of the Perfect Bowel Movement, "Dairy protein (not the fat or sugar) causes severe constipation in many people. This was clearly demonstrated in a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 1998, of 65 severely constipated children. They complained...
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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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Low-Carb Theory Regarding Meat/Insulin is Flawed

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Quote from article : Some protein and fat-rich foods (eggs, beef, fish, cheese, lentils, cake and doughnuts) induced as much insul... Read More
Thursday, January 21 2016 08:34
Sean Carney
Hello James, Good catch! Actually great minds must have been thinking alike because we thought the same thing yesterday and so wat... Read More
Friday, January 22 2016 09:13
I recently saw a January 24 post in Health Issues where you shared that the insulin in the blood is as high or higher due to meat... Read More
Wednesday, June 07 2017 10:13
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Are all Carbs Bad?

Are all Carbs Bad?
Obesity rates have skyrocketed and has grown to concerning proportions in the last decade. It's estimated that 80% of adults in the U.S. are overweight. In fact, due to rising obesity rates in children, doctors are seeing an alarming number of children suffering from chronic diseases that use to be seen only in middle-aged adults. With...
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Alcohol Consumption Increases Risk for Cancer

Alcohol Consumption Increases Risk for Cancer
The following information was taken from the article 9 Cancers That are Increased by Drinking Alcohol written by Dustin Rudolph PharmD, or better known as The Plant-Based Pharmacist and author of The Empty Medicine Cabinet. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in America, taking the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients each year. Despite...
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Don't Drink Your Calories!

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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 attacks....
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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, June 27 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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How Industries Keep You Coming Back for More

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Fatty Foods Dull our Dopamine Reward System

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Effects of Sugar Similar to Drug Addiction

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