Category Archives: Heart Disease

New Whole Grain Studies As Misleading As Red Meat Research?

“Six of one, half dozen of the other” is the perfect way to describe the difference between whole grains and refined grains. As you’re essentially deciding between a wire-brush with nutrients you can’t access, and a fiber-less insulin intravenous. Although, “Same shit, different day” also seems appropriate, based on what the damaging proteins in these…

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The Government Made You Sick…And Now You’re Paying For It!

What if I told you most of the degenerative diseases we chalk up to “bad luck” are actually behavior related? And more specifically, related to our dietary behavior? Perhaps you’d call me a quack, and maybe you’d be angry. But regardless of how it makes you feel, it’s the truth. Whether we’re talking about diabetes,…

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Research Recap – May 2016

Before we dive into the research, I think it’s important to share a disturbing statistic with you. A recent report in the journal Obesity used data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to determine that 17.4% of children (aged 2-19) met the criteria for class 1 obesity in 2013-2014. The sad part being,…

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More Bad News for Vegetarians and Vegetable Oil

Every year there’s a new study attacking red meat, even though we’ve been eating it a lot longer than people have been avoiding it. And frankly, it’s what makes us human. The same can be said with respect to saturated fat. As historically speaking, we evolved from a diet high in animal fats – which…

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New Dietary Guidelines – 8 Ways the U.S. Government Failed AGAIN

The world was anxiously awaiting the release of the 2015-2020 dietary guidelines – as there’s been a tremendous push over the last 10 years to make some serious changes. Not only because the United States is more fat and sick than ever before, but because we’ve been blessed with a considerable dose of undeniable evidence…

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WHO Says Meat Causes Cancer?

Earlier this week the media was ecstatic to share new research from the World Health Organization (WHO) ‘apparently’ showing that eating processed meat increased cancer risk. With headline worthy stats like: “Eating 50 grams of processed meat every day can increase the risk of cancer by 18%.” “Diets high in processed meat responsible for 34,000…

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The REAL Reason Asians Are Healthier

Historically, the Chinese and Japanese have been healthier than North Americans.  And it’s common to glorify 1 of the foods they eat (ex: soy), or 1 of the foods they ‘apparently’ eat less of (ex: red meat), when it’s not one food making the difference, it’s the diet (and lifestyle) as a whole. Recently I…

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Top Vegetarian Myths Exposed

We can all picture a big slab of butter-coated red meat clogging our arteries, or decaying in our gut and releasing harmful toxins, because it’s been hammered into our heads since most of can remember.  Especially when it’s the processed, factory-farmed, GMO-fed, antibiotic-pumped meat we wrongfully assume is all that’s available. Add the latest talk…

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