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The 3 Macronutrients Necessary For Everything

Posted on 5/11/2017 by

When we talk of supplementation, most people simply think of vitamins and minerals. Both are actually in fact micronutrients as they are required in small amounts. Macronutrients are the things that our cells are actually made of, as we need these in much larger amounts. Some of these would be Proteins, Fats and Carbohydrates.

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Alzheimer's Disease, Is Prevention Possible? New Study Points The Way

Posted on 5/9/2017 by in Alzheimers Cholesterol Omega 6 Omega 3 Omega

If you look at current Alzheimer’s studies today, they are mostly epidemiological or population based studies. These are notoriously inaccurate but relatively easy and cheap to do. This leads to a constantly changing view of the disease that is frustrating for both the public and physicians to make sense of.

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There Is No Secret To Weight Loss

Posted on 3/23/2017 by

I read a book recently titled “Zero to One” by Peter Thiel and Blake Masters. You might know Peter Thiel as one of the founders of Paypal. He has an interesting quote “we know more about the physics of faraway stars than we know about human nutrition”.

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Chronic Diseases and How We Got Here

Posted on 2/11/2017 by

I came across an article, written in 2000 by Sally Fallon and Mary G. Enig, PhD for the Weston A. Price Foundation that encapsulated so well the history of how we got to this chronic disease state, that I thought it deserved a blog and a link.

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10 Easy Steps to Improving Your Brain Health

Posted on 9/30/2016 by

It’s interesting that when we talk health, we often forget to talk about the most important organ in our body, the brain. It is so vital that it consumes 20% of the energy that we produce just to run day-to-day operations. The reason we don’t have hair on our foreheads is that we would overheat! What is good for our brain has to be good for the rest of our body.

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Pure Form Omega, As Pure As It Gets - Purity Report

Posted on 8/4/2016 by in Rancidity

A recent article grabbed my attention and highlights some issues that I have long argued is a problem with Omega fish and krill oil. (To read article, please see below) If you read the article, it is stunning. A new study by researchers at the Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland in New Zealand found that nearly 30 percent of newborn pups born to pregnant rats fed highly oxidized (rancid) fish oil died within two days after birth. Mothers given rancid fish oil also had a higher incidence of insulin resistance at weaning compared with those given unoxidized supplements or water. Even the authors where surprised. "Once we discovered so many supplements were oxidized, we decided to focus on the health effects of oxidized fish oil during and after pregnancy," research fellow Dr. Ben Albert, from the Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland said in the release. "We were surprised by the death rate," said study lead Professor Wayne Cutfield, also from the Liggins Institute. "We'd expected some negative health effects on the rat offspring, but we didn't expect them to die."

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The Importance of Vitamin D in Todays World

Posted on 4/4/2016 by

Well, what can be said about Vitamin D that already hasn’t been said. Anyone who knows me, knows I'm a big proponent. First of all, it’s important to realize, Vitamin D is not a vitamin. It is a hormone. It has the same chemical structure as other hormones in the body such as Testosterone and Estrogen. There are Vitamin D receptors on every cell of your body. It is made from the skin and eyes exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun. Lack of Vitamin D has been associated with Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer’s, Cardiovascular Disease and pretty much every type of cancer. In spite of this overwhelming evidence, we still have these very dangerous recommendations from dermatologists and the US government to avoid the sun at all costs. By doing this we are ensuring an ongoing explosion of chronic illness.

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