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Seven Ways Salt Impacts our Health

Seven Ways Salt Impacts our Health
With respect to sodium intake, the best advice may be to wait until we're seated at the table to shake on the salt -- if we choose to salt our food at all. Most of us like the flavor of salt. If we haven't been diagnosed with high blood pressure, is there any reason to...
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It is not true at all that salt is bad. The only problem with salt is Guilt By Association. Eating highly processed foods and eati... Read More
Sunday, April 10 2016 19:37
Sean Carney
Hello Ramon, Thank you for sharing your opinion regarding salt. Your comments on salt certainly go against the grain (pun intended... Read More
Monday, April 25 2016 09:39
What salt are you referring to? You mention sodium. This is the 'salt' in processed foods that preserves them. The salt that the ... Read More
Friday, October 20 2017 22:25
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Is the Ancient Daniel Fast Scientifically Sound?

Is the Ancient Daniel Fast Scientifically Sound?
The Biblical figure Daniel is possibly best known for spending time in a den of lions, but these days he's almost as well known for his dinner plate. Many people choose to emulate Daniel's abstemious eating style for a short duration for either health or spiritual purposes. Known as a "Daniel Fast," the eating plan...
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Red Meat Makes Men's Scent Unpleasant to Women

Red Meat Makes Men's Scent Unpleasant to Women
Yep, they found 32 women willing to smell and rate men's underarm odor. And these brave women made the sacrifice in the name of science. Their only compensation was a gift of a perfume tester after the first rating session and a 100g bar of chocolate after the second session. Let's look at what science...
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Increased Dietary Fat Causes Increased Diabetes

Increased Dietary Fat Causes Increased Diabetes
If you have Type II diabetes or prediabetes and wish to no longer be dependent on daily medications, there is hope. It will however, require effort on your part in the form of making lifestyle changes. Some of these lifestyle changes may appear, to some, be extreme--like no longer eating a typical "MODERN" diet. In...
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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, April 02 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, April 02 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
Monday, April 02 2018 14:25
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Lacto-Fermented Foods Linked to Esophageal Cancer

Lacto-Fermented Foods Linked to Esophageal Cancer
Did our ancestors have wisdom that we can recover to help us with our modern health problems? Both the Weston A. Price Foundation and the promoters of Paleolithic diets claim this is the case. They suggest that the deficit of lacto-fermented foods in the modern Western diet deprives us of beneficial gut bacteria thus making...
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I am a bit confused by this. Are you suggesting that people avoid fermented foods? Or are you suggesting that people eat more frui... Read More
Wednesday, January 20 2016 12:29
Sean Carney
Hello Jill, It is a great honor to have you commenting on our site. Thank you very much for gracing us with your presence. We appr... Read More
Friday, January 22 2016 09:48
Sean Carney
This was a subject that surprised us by the amount of interest there was on the topic and the amount of responses we received on s... Read More
Wednesday, January 27 2016 12:20
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High Cholesterol Increases Tendon Pain

Elbow Anatomy
According to a review published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, those with abnormal tendon structure or tendon pain have higher total cholesterol levels, LDL cholesterol, and triglycerides as well as lower HDL cholesterol. Seventeen studies were reviewed that involved 2,612 participants. As reported by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, "Those who experienced more...
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WHO States Red/Processed Meat Linked to Cancer

Say No to Processed Meats
Once again the media outlets have been "rocked" by news on nutrition: the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that processed meat and red meat consumption are associated with cancer. In a press release dated October 26, 2015, the WHO stated that a group of 22 experts from ten countries reviewed the scientific literature and classified...
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From an engineering perspective, it is clear to me why meat and animal products promote cancer. Cancers are the result of cellular... Read More
Friday, August 25 2017 10:58
Sean Carney
Ken, I love how you think things through. Sean
Friday, August 25 2017 11:30
Deborah
I loved reading Ken's thoughtful explanation too! It is so wonderful to see some sanity! I sometimes start to feel a little craz... Read More
Friday, August 25 2017 12:25
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Suppress Cancer Cells With Onions and Garlic!

Suppress Cancer Cells With Onions and Garlic!
Do you frequently eat foods from the Allium family? This group includes onions, garlic, leeks, shallots, scallions, and green onions. If not, you may want to start including these foods as much as possible. Eating foods from the Allium family has shown to reduce the risk of many types of cancer, according to several medical studies....
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Should we be Concerned about Phytic Acid?

Should we be Concerned about Phytic Acid?
Inositol hexaphosphate (IP-6) is the scientific name of what is commonly known as phytic acid, or simply "phytate." Phytate is a naturally occurring phytochemical found in grains, legumes, and nuts. It is often referred to as an "anti-nutrient." However, this label is severely misleading according to many, many scientific studies. Did you know that phytic acid...
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Earlier Bedtimes = Trimmer Bodies!

Earlier Bedtimes = Trimmer Bodies!
A recent study published October, 2015, in the journal Sleep found that bedtime for teens is an important component in weight management. Researchers followed over 3,300 adolescents from 1994 to 2009 to determine the effect of bedtime on body mass index (BMI). Researchers concluded that between adolescence and adulthood, going to bed later during the workweek was...
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How Effective are Antidepressants?

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