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Dr. Malcolm Kendrick – in his words – on the MONICA STUDY

| August 16, 2015
Dr. Malcolm Kendrick – in his words – on the MONICA STUDY

Sept 16 2004 Cholesterol And The French Paradox, The Swiss Paradox, The Russian Paradox, The Lithuanian Paradox…Etc… I was going to write about something else, but I couldn’t resist bringing the latest results from the MONICA study to your attention (MONItor trends in CArdiovascular disease). This study has been going on for ages now. It […]

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Atkins – Whitaker Debate, Spring 1997

| July 20, 2013 | 4 Replies
Atkins – Whitaker Debate, Spring 1997

In the 1990s, as general manager of Heart Foods, Inc. (we manufactured cayenne-based circulation formulas), I noticed a lot of conflicting information about diet and heart disease. As an example, Dr. Julian Whitaker said eat ‘low fat’ while Dr. Atkins said ‘high fat’ – and both were discussing heart disease. Our customers had questions; they […]

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A critical view of the “Mediterranean Diet”

| June 29, 2013
A critical view of the “Mediterranean Diet”

MONDAY, Feb. 25  (Health Day News) —- the headline read:  Score another heart-health win for the Mediterranean diet The New York Times reported the results of the February 2012 “Mediterranean Diet” study published in the New England Journal of Medicine (and funded by olive oil-producing Spain). “About 30 percent of heart attacks, strokes and deaths […]

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Has Low Fat Failed the Test of Time?

| June 14, 2013 | 18 Replies
Has Low Fat Failed the Test of Time?

“The Dietary Guidelines are the cornerstone of federal nutrition policy…” Since 1980, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) have recommended a high carbohydrate, anti-fat diet. According to the Secretary of Agriculture, “Our Dietary Guidelines provide a way for the government to speak with one voice on nutrition and promoting […]

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West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Study – how study statistics are manipulated

| March 18, 2013 | 6 Replies
West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Study – how study statistics are manipulated

In 1995, the results of the West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Study (WOSCPS) were presented in a press release: “People with high cholesterol can rapidly reduce … their risk of death 22 percent by taking a widely prescribed drug called pravastatin. This is the conclusion of a landmark study presented today at the annual meeting […]

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“General of the Army” … your liver

| February 18, 2013 | 9 Replies
“General of the Army” … your liver

If you suffer from abdominal bloating, allergies, bad breath, coated tongue, depression, poor digestion, excessive body heat, frequent fatigue, gall bladder disease (inability to tolerate fatty foods), headaches, high blood pressure, irritable bowel syndrome, overweight, skin problems, sleep disturbances, and sugar cravings, you may want to consider a love your liver program.There is no substitute […]

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Carbohydrate Induced Lipemia – John Gofman Story

| January 13, 2013
Carbohydrate Induced Lipemia – John Gofman Story

In 1950, medical physicist John Gofman, University of California, published an article in Science pointing out that, as a guide, total cholesterol was “false and highly dangerous” – a poor predictor of heart disease risk. Using a one-of-a-kind ultra-centrifuge, Gofman identified the various lipoproteins and concluded that fat (triglycerides) carried in the blood by VLDL […]

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Scientific Proof: Why Dr. Robert C. Atkins was right all along

| January 8, 2013 | 7 Replies
Scientific Proof: Why Dr. Robert C. Atkins was right all along

In April 2003, walking to work at age 72, Dr. Robert Atkins slipped on an icy New York sidewalk, cracked the back of his head open, developed a blood clot – slipped into a coma and died several days later. His untimely death came just as some members of the Medical Establishment were finally beginning […]

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the essential nature of cholesterol

| December 18, 2012 | 6 Replies
the essential nature of cholesterol

“Cholesterol is absolutely vital for our existence.         Peter Attia, MD There’s no such thing as ‘good and bad’ cholesterol. As shown below, cholesterol is a single natural substance – the grandmother steroid – featuring a four-ring structure of carbon atoms. All steroid hormones (such as Vitamin D) are made from cholesterol, but cholesterol is […]

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Should Women take Statin Drugs – ever?

| November 27, 2012 | 2 Replies
Should Women take Statin Drugs – ever?

A true story… In 1987, Mevacor, the first statin cholesterol-lowering drug, was introduced in record short time. Within a decade, Zocor, Pravachol, Lescol, Lipitor and Baycol were added. In August 2001, after 31 deaths from a muscle-destroying side effect, Bayer of Germany withdrew Baycol. While clinical studies have demonstrated a small benefit among people with […]

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