So if it’s not total cholesterol and LDL-C that matter the most on your cholesterol panel, then what does matter? Jimmy Moore explains the 5 key health markers everyone who is concerned about their heart health should pay attention to – these matter more than total cholesterol and LDL-C.
Bologna Meter: Alzheimer’s Bologna. A new study made a splash in the media recently – the splash coming in the form of headlines like these: Saturated Fat May Make the Brain Vulnerable to Alzheimer’s and How a High Fat Diet Increases Alzheimer’s Risk. Holy moly! Saturated fat causes Alzheimer’s?! I’d throw away all my sausage, except I can’t remember where I put it.
Comedian Tom Naughton started out with the intention to film a rebuttal to Morgan Spurlock’s documentary Super Size Me but what he ended up with was so much more. After he started looking into the nutritional science behind our national dietary recommendations, Tom realized something was very wrong – the science and the recommendations didn’t align. Fat Head quickly morphed into a funny and educational combination that teaches you to look critically at the science, understand how the body/food connection actually works, and to think for yourself with this snazzy little thing called a functioning brain. He reminds us that we aren’t stupid, despite what certain organizations would like us to believe, and we can make smart decisions all by our little ole’ selves.
It was not until the mid 20th century that Americans started to fear saturated fat and cholesterol. This fat and cholesterol phobia has contributed to a national obesity rate of 35% where one third of all deaths are blamed on heart disease. Caitlin Weeks examines the 10 Reasons You Need Cholesterol.
In part 3 of her 3 part series, Susie T Gibbs shares her experience with living with breast cancer and her low carb lifestyle. Part 3 includes several of the latest studies, articles, and even YouTube Videos that will help you make the most informed decision possible about what to eat and how to eat, should you or a loved one develop breast cancer.
The low carb world has been abuzz with the news that Diabetes Health Magazine recently published an article, Type 2 Diabetes: From Old Dogmas to New Realities – Part 2 by a registered dietician and diabetes educator named Hope Warshaw. Ms Warshaw wrote this article, she says, to debunk two what she calls “common old dogmas” regarding diabetes management.