What Fats Help You Live Longer and Healthier?

We hear the term fat or fats and usually think they are not healthy. Butter took a bad rap when margarine appeared in the United States back in the mid-60s. The FDA took the product to court and lost because … Continue reading

Atherosclerosis Reversal Possible?

Atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis are used interchangeably. Arteriosclerosis is a hardening of the artery walls. Atherosclerosis is narrowing of the arteries due to the build-up of plaque. Atherosclerosis is a subset of arteriosclerosis. Blood flow is reduced when your arteries are … Continue reading

Fake News or Restricted?

Since 1962, television commercials about products to improve health or combat disease have been regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The United States and New Zealand are the only two countries in the world allowing prescription drugs to … Continue reading

Not All Saturated Fats Are Bad For You

Recent clinical trials clearly show that diets higher in fat and little to no carbohydrates improved overall health – reduced risks for diabetes, heart disease, and other medical/health issues. Saturated plant oils are extremely healthy. However, a false campaign was … Continue reading

French Fries Could Cause Early Death

Solid vegetable oils were created before World War One. After World War Two, vegetable oils were being packaged in bottles. Animal testing of the liquid vegetable oils did not yield great results. The animals developed cirrhosis of the liver or … Continue reading

Fat Doesn’t Make You Fat, But It Can Make You Sick

Fats are the nutrients that provide energy. There are many types of fats. Fats are either saturated or unsaturated. A saturated fat is one that is solid at room temperature. Animal fat is saturated fat. Coconut and palm oil and … Continue reading

Fats and Longevity Part 2

Fats are either saturated or unsaturated. Most unsaturated fats are believed to be good for us. Unsaturated fats can be monounsaturated or polyunsaturated. Monounsaturated fats are found in almonds, avocados, bacon, cashews, ground beef, olives, pecans, peanuts, and pistachios. Polyunsaturated … Continue reading

Weight Loss – How Grehlin Helps and Hurts You

The Basics: What you need to know to understand and combat ghrelin and lose weight. Ghrelin is a hormone.  It sends signals to your brain telling you it is time to eat.  Once your stomach and intestines have processed the … Continue reading