As reported in the New York Times (2.20.15), a nutrition advisory panel that shapes U.S dietary advice eased some of the previous restrictions on fat and cholesterol, while at the same time recommending Americans lower their consumption of sugar.
Be still my beating heart. For many years, I have been writing and lecturing about the idiotic cholesterol and fat guidelines that the Powers-That-Be have been espousing. Over 30 years ago, we were told to eat less fat and cholesterol in order to lower our risk from dying from cardiovascular disease. During that same time we were encouraged to increase our consumption of carbohydrates in the form of grains and bakery products. We followed the Powers-That-Be’s advice and guess what? Our health has worsened. During the time we lowered our fat and cholesterol intake, we suffered with more obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Read more
Friday, February 27, 2015
It isn't so much that nutrition research has made new discoveries, but that there was never any scientific evidence to support the low-fat diet in the first place.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Mandating that everybody put anything into their body is a bad idea.
Fluoride could be causing depression and weight gain and councils should stop adding it to drinking water to prevent tooth decay, scientists have warned.
A study of 98 per cent of GP practices in England found that high rates of underactive thyroid were 30 per cent more likely in areas of the greatest fluoridation. Read more
Monday, February 23, 2015
Your dentist will call this a folk remedy, but what's wrong with that?
You can safely bleach your own teeth using a natural substance: oxygen. Simply rinse and gargle with oxygenated water, more commonly known as hydrogen peroxide, every time that you brush your teeth. In a matter of weeks, a tremendous change will be seen in the color of the teeth. The oxygen from hydrogen peroxide will safely bleach teeth white. If caught early enough, gargling with hydrogen peroxide can sometimes wipe-out a sore throat infection. Unlike fluoridated toothpastes, it can even be swallowed without the necessity of a visit to a hospital. Ingestion of low doses is actually good for the body. The main side effect is a reduced cancer risk. The ideal peroxide is 3% strength or weaker of food grade hydrogen peroxide. Normal hydrogen peroxide contains chemical stabilizers and other additives, which may get absorbed into the body. Read more
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Monday, February 16, 2015
Was the damage caused by the literally sickening official diet caused by arrogant incompetence or by design?
An 18-page U.S. dietary guideline issued in 1977 [US Gov’t Printing Office] that called for Americans to consume more sugar-producing carbohydrates from bread, rice and pasta and to limit intake of fat and cholesterol, in particular saturated fat, is suddenly being abandoned 37 years later. [Time Magazine Feb 9, 2015]
The realization that millions of Americans have been massively misled by food and nutrition experts comes without apologies from any group that represents modern medicine.
It’s not that newly understood food science has forced changes in fat intake guidelines. There was never ANY evidence to support the dietary recommendations issued in 1977! There was no evidence whatsoever that eating less fat would translate into fewer cases of heart disease or death. [Open Heart – British Medical Journal 2015] Read more
Friday, February 13, 2015
Hawthorn berry, asparagus, dandelion, and cinnamon can all help you maintain healthy cholesterol and blood sugar levels. Incorporate these herbs into your daily diet with the helpful advice from an expert herbalist.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
We should be eating butter, lard, full-fat yogurt, full-fat milk, fatty cuts of meat, sausages, bacon, cheese, cream, and chocolate, according to new research..
New research claims that official warnings against the consumption of saturated fats should never have been introduced
The article in BMJ’s Open Heart journal argues that the advice was based on flawed data and “very limited evidence”. Read more
Monday, February 9, 2015
Drinking lemon water every morning is easy to do and has many benefits, says Amy Goodrich.
If you are looking for an easy trick to improve your life and overall health, than look no further. Drinking lemon water first thing in the morning is a pretty simple routine to get into and will have tremendous effects on your overall health. Read more
Friday, February 6, 2015
Aging occurs everywhere in the body, not just the face. Dr. Karen Boyle reveals seven ways to keep your vagina young.
Just as your face starts sagging, so your lady parts will inevitably age over time. One critical difference: There are a million products to help keep your face looking supple, but your vagina is kind of left to fend for itself. “Gynecologists don’t tell women these things are going to happen, and then women come in shocked that their vagina and vulva have completely changed over the course of a couple years,” says Karen Boyle, M.D., an expert in female sexual health and vaginal rejuvenation. Read more
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Monday, February 2, 2015
Following this 10-step guide to modern yoga can be a fantastic way to achieve and maintain the body you want.
Most people imagine that yoga is something gentle and mindful, not a form of exercise that will help shed excess pounds. But it’s also a fantastic way to get, and keep, the body you want.
There’s not just the anecdotal evidence of many yoga devotees who say it helps them stay trim and toned. Scientific research is increasingly backing up the link between yoga and weight loss.
Researchers in one U.S. study, for example, followed more than 15,000 healthy men and women aged between 53 and 57. Those who started out overweight but did at least one session of yoga a week lost about 5lb over ten years, while those who didn’t gained almost a stone. Read more