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Food Addiction?

Worried about food addiction? Is there such a thing? Or is it some made-up diagnosis? Let’s dig down to find out, shall we? Before we begin, I want to start with a thought experiment. Imagine a world where we gave out cigarettes to kids during recess. Or how about a world where we give kids…
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Dangers of Fructose

Fructose is your new mortal enemy We all know that impaired glucose metabolism is diabetes in a nutshell. But we also know glucose is not the only component in sugar. So what about the other component of sugar? Does it also lead to metabolic disease? We spend a lot of time looking at the concerns…
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Evidence for Dietary Guidelines?

They had hard evidence when they implemented our dietary guidelines… They did nothing with it. What would you say if those who formed our modern guidelines were liars? That’s a pretty outrageous claim, but sadly, it is the truth.¬†They spent all their time demonizing fat but had no evidence to do so. In fact, there…
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From Frustration to Accidental Health

Have you ever been so frustrated you stop eating? It was right towards the end of winter when we visited Breckenridge for a weekend we have been anticipating for months. It was the beginning of March, and some might even consider that the very beginning of spring – but certainly no one could make that…
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Autophagy – Impact on Your Infarct

Myocardial Infarction? Autophagy can help with that.. Have you ever wondered if our body has some sort of cleansing system? We are constantly moving organisms, and our cells are constantly growing, dividing, and dying. There is so much movement in our mundane looking bodies. There must be a specific way by which our bodies clean…
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Vegetable Oil: Friend or Foe?

They tell us to use more vegetable oil… Is their motivation pure? Who is “they?” Hmmm, good question. The American Heart Association gives a long list of oils they claim are “better-for-you.” They are all highly polyunsaturated fats made in a factory – like sunflower, corn, and soybean oils. Then they go on to say:…
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Vitamin K2 for Cardio Health

A little known vitamin can save your life… “Vitamin K2 has promising potential to be used as treatment or prevention for the development of vascular calcification.”[1] Needless to say, calcification in your arteries is not good. It is one of the leading causes of cardiovascular morbidity and disease. Pretty much, your body is building bone…
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