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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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Better Moods with Ketosis?

Can Ketosis Fix Your Moods? Have you ever felt depressed? Maybe it is not just a once-in-a-while kind of thing. Maybe it is a constant occurrence kind of thing… Whatever the source of your sadness is, a ketogenic diet is sure to be the answer. Hear us out. While it may sound too good to…
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Tips for Intermittent Fasting

Why don’t more people try fasting? Just the other day, I was wondering why more people don’t try intermittent fasting. I was taking a walk in the beautiful hills of Colorado to clear my head, and I was thinking about all of the wonderful things that come with a ketogenic diet. That also happened to…
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Truth Behind Atherosclerosis

What is really to blame for heart disease? Well, it’s certainly not cholesterol that causes atherosclerosis. Most researchers understand that by now. But most of the public and general practitioners do not. We still look at the same old risk factors, like LDL cholesterol. But that cholesterol is not inherently bad – it has very…
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An Accidental Slip?

What should you do when you slip up on the diet? We have certainly all been there – sometimes more often than we like to admit. So let’s talk about some strategy for dealing with it when it happens! The story of our fall usually goes a little something like this… (I talk in terms…
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Mitochondria and Insulin Resistance

Do mitochondria play a role in insulin resistance? Do you think having mitochondrial dysfunction might play a role in metabolism of glucose? Maybe… The name “insulin resistance” should be somewhat self-explanatory. It is a chronic condition where your body does not respond to insulin like it should. That then translates to poor glucose metabolism.┬áThus, diabetes…
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A Tale of Reversing Diabetes

An inspiration for all of us to follow Prediabetic? Mother of 11? Working full time? Duped with lies about health? Loss of hope for a longer life? Sounds like a lot to handle… This is the true story of Ruth, someone with an incredible tale to tell. She had a lot on her plate –…
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