Consumption of extra virgin olive oil improves body composition and blood pressure

Despite the fact that extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) is widely used in obese individuals to treat cardiovascular diseases, the role of EVOO on weight/fat reduction remains unclear. We investigated the effects of energy-restricted diet containing EVOO on body composition and metabolic disruptions related to obesity. METHODS: This is a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial in […]

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The Secrets in Your Triglycerides

Of the four measures available on any standard cholesterol blood panel, triglycerides are the most neglected. Yet that one value contains a wealth of information and insight into your health. Don’t let the medical system’s misguided obsession with cholesterol (because of the influence and marketing of the drug industry) keep you from learning and benefiting […]

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Added Sugar Intake and Cardiovascular Diseases Mortality Among US Adults

Epidemiologic studies have suggested that higher intake of added sugar is associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors. Few prospective studies have examined the association of added sugar intake with CVD mortality. Objective  To examine time trends of added sugar consumption as percentage of daily calories in the United States and investigate the association of this […]

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Dr Eric Westman at Ketofest 2017 – The Science Behind Keto Lifestyle

Renowned low-carb authority Eric Westman, MD presents a captivating insider’s view into the clinically-controlled trials that have proven the effectiveness and safety of keto lifestyles. Discover why the scientific evidence behind the ketogenic diet has now risen to the levels required by the US Food and Drug Administration as an approved drug. Also included are […]

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“Saturated Fat & Cholesterol Lies” from “Fat Head”

Everything we’ve been taught about saturated fats and cholesterol as bad for us IS WRONG!!! Clean saturated (coconut & olive oils and fats from grass-fed animals) fat and cholesterol are actually very good for you, despite what we have been taught and widely accepted in the medical profession for the last 37 years. Actually we […]

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Statins, Muscle Disease and Mitochondria

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) accounts for >17 million deaths globally every year, and this figure is predicted to rise to >23 million by 2030. Numerous studies have explored the relationship between cholesterol and CVD and there is now consensus that dyslipidaemia is a causal factor in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. PMC: Statins, Muscle Disease and Mitochondria Statins […]

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How Does Ketosis Work? Benefits of Ketones

Ketones help solve cellular energy dysregulation by improving “mitochondrial function,” reducing premature cell death and protecting and energizing neurological tissues. Research into the benefits of ketones has established that ketones: Improve Brain and Cognitive Function Ketones are an effective treatment for epilepsy and are now being tested on other brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, […]

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High Cholesterol Levels Drop Naturally In Children On High-Fat Anti-Seizure Diet

Elevated cholesterol levels return to normal or near normal levels over time in four out of 10 children with uncontrollable epilepsy treated with the high-fat ketogenic diet, according to results reported in the Journal of Child Neurology. ScienceDaily: High Cholesterol Levels Drop Naturally In Children On High-fat Anti-seizure Diet, Study Show In the four-year study, the […]

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