In Case You Didn’t Know: Vegetable Oils are Bad. Bad News. Bad for Your Health. Bad for the Environment. Just Bad. I get a lot of questions about what fats and oils I use for cooking. It makes sense; after all there is a lot of confusion about fat in general. And with the increasing hype over “heart healthy” vegetable oils and their sky-rocketed consumption level, it’s no wonder people have questions about these highly over-recommended products. So let’s talk vegetable oils today: What are they? Why do I avoid them? And what are the best fats for cooking? Ready? Let’s do this.
Nature’s Perfect Food: Plus, Lose Weight Without Starving Yourself! Recent studies have revealed that chia (Salvia hispanica) is a remarkably well-rounded nutritional source, providing protein, magnesium, phosphorus, and essential fatty acids. It is also the richest vegan source of omega-3 and dietary fiber. Gluten-free and grain-free, chia also has six times the calcium of milk. Chia—which is Mayan for “strength”—is a desert plant native to Central America with edible seeds that have a pleasing, nutty flavor. A relative of the mint family, these little black and white seeds were once a staple of the ancient Aztec diet. Now, a growing body of research points to chia’s power to help prevent diseases such as cardiovascular disorders, cancer, and diabetes. But above all, experts now recognize the
The Amazing Liver Cleanse - a Powerful Tool to Improve Your Health - by Andreas Moritz and Frank O. McGehee, Jr, MD, CCN Most people believe that gallstones can be found only in the gall bladder. This is a false assumption. Most gallstones are actually formed in the liver and only a few in the gall bladder. This statement can easily be verified by anyone who gives himself a liver cleanse, regardless of whether he is a layperson, a medical doctor, a scientist, and someone who no longer has a gall bladder and is believed to be free gallstones altogether. An estimated 20% of the world’s population will develop gallstones in their gall bladder at some stage in their lives. This figure, however, does not
On February 23rd, 2004 Time Magazine released the magazine cover entitled “The Secret Killer.” The story linked to this cover is about inflammation and how it can affect everything that happens in our body from Alzheimer’s disease, colon cancer, heart attacks right down to aging. An excerpt from the article explains “Suddenly, inflammation has become one of the hottest areas of medical research. Hardly a week goes by without the publication of yet another study uncovering a new way that chronic inflammation does harm to the body. It destabilizes cholesterol deposits in the coronary arteries, leading to heart attacks and potentially even strokes. It chews up nerve cells in the brains of Alzheimer’s victims. It may even foster the proliferation of abnormal cells and facilitate