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Saturated fats and misguided science

Palm oil shows up in about half of everyday goods. Truth be told, palm oil is a saturated fat – wrongfully condemned by scientists of yore who have since condemned saturated fat because of a study hypothesis from long ago. … Continue reading

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Take statin drugs – get diabetes

A Harvard study revealed a whopping 50% increase in the risk for developing diabetes when you take statin drugs. Of course, experts are quick to downplay this diabetes risk to a “slight” or “modest” increase. Take statin drugs and get … Continue reading

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Growing a sweet tooth

From infancy, our palates are trained to love sugar, which gives us a sweet tooth that desires more and more sugar. You do not have to be overweight for sugar to give you heart disease. Weight and heart disease do … Continue reading

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Trans-fats: yeah or nay

Are trans-fats good or bad for you? Back in 1911, Procter and Gamble gave life to the hydrogenated nightmare named Crisco. Process food companies have ever since used artificial trans-fats to add years to food shelf life, bring oil stability … Continue reading

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Oregano does a body good

Oregano, AKA Marjoram is from the mint family commonly found in the Mediterranean region and used to flavor soups, sauces, salads, and meat dishes. Oregano is used in skin cream, body lotion, shaving gel, and bath soaps. When you make … Continue reading

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Cholesterol and cancer

Lowering your cholesterol with drugs raises your cancer risk. Yet another recent study links artificially low LDL levels with an increased risk of developing cancer. In fact, more than 20 studies have been done on the cholesterol/ cancer association – … Continue reading

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Green tea on your mind

Green tea has been thoroughly studied in cancer research and found to help reduce cancer risk. Researchers are now reporting that green tea extract can also enhance cognitive functions, in particular the working memory. Green tea works by increasing the … Continue reading

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Warming up the microwave information

Microwaved foods elevate both cholesterol and physical stress factors while they also decrease white blood cell counts and cause anemia. Microwaving forces atoms reverse polarity at a super high rate creating violent friction to heat up food molecules. This process … Continue reading

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Good garlic gone better

Sprouted garlic has bright green shoots emerging from the cloves and is usually destined for the trash can. Now scientists are finding that this sprouted garlic has even more heart-healthy antioxidant activity than the un-sprouted garlic. Garlic has been used … Continue reading

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Fenugreek you say?

Fenugreek is loaded with antioxidants that slow aging and help prevent disease. Fenugreek is also great for both male and female sexual stimulation, treating bronchitis, fevers, sore throats, wounds, swollen glands, skin irritations, diabetes, ulcers, cancer treatment, aiding the cognitive … Continue reading

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Poor breakfast – poor health

A new university study shows that teens that ate poor breakfasts also had a higher incidence of metabolic syndrome 27 years later when compared to teens who ate substantial breakfasts. Metabolic syndrome is a list of factors that linked to … Continue reading

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Bad, bad cholesterol advice

The latest “expert advice” on cholesterol guidelines for identifying adults at risk for heart disease has been once-again lowered with the distinct purpose of getting more people than ever on the more cholesterol-reducing statin medication than ever before. Of course, … Continue reading

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Fat guy weight training

Regular weight training can improve the good-guy HDL cholesterolto protect against heart disease – even in overweight people. Researchers have found that HDL functioned better in people who have a regular weight-lifting program, regardless of their weight. Even the overweight … Continue reading

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Bariatric children

Real medical madness: Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and tripled in adolescents in the last 3 decades. According to the CDC, by 2010, over a third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese. But now according … Continue reading

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One great herb!

Hibiscus leaves are an antioxidant-rich addition to hot tea, natural medicines, shampoos, conditioners, skin softeners and other products. The hibiscus plant is used to treat hair loss, dandruff, cold, cough, flu, fever, reducing hot flashes, treating tuberculosis, relieving everyday stress, … Continue reading

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The blame game – and you lose

Big Pharma is now blaming you, the consumer, for side-effects of drugs –AND they have the “evidence” to back it up… So if you take a chemical medication and suffer diarrhea, hair loss, dizziness, sex problems, stroke, diabetes, depression or … Continue reading

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EDTA gets the lead out

How about EDTA to flush the havoc wreaking calcium deposits out of your veins, arteries, and capillaries? That’s not all it does because EDTA will also remove excess iron, balance bad cholesterol, boost blood flow, protect the brain and memory, … Continue reading

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Sweet lies

The National Confectioners Association (NCA) just put out a “study” that shows that sweets do not affect your health. The NCA is actually a trade association that represents candy companies. This “research study” was a bunch of meaningless calculations funded … Continue reading

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Say YES to peppers!

Did you know that peppers contain a small amount of nicotine? Did you also know that eating peppers can reduce the risk for Parkinson’s disease? Peppers are in the same botanical family as tobacco. This new study came out in … Continue reading

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A perk for dog lovers

Dog lovers arise and be recognized! The journal Circulation, reports that pet ownership, particularly dog ownership, can be associated with a decreased risk of heart disease. Research has long shown that pet ownership can also be associated with increased survival … Continue reading

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