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High fat diets not as dangerous as high carbohydrate

Study: Doubling saturated fat in the diet does not increase saturated fat in blood

New research links diabetes, heart disease risk to diet high in carbs, not fat… 1,092 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

Important information from a reader, Aleanna, about what we should NOT put on our skin!!! ~J

Thanks, Aleanna! While I’m careful to buy many such items in a health food store, I’m appreciative that you take this beyond the toothpaste-lipstick-deodorant world into household and other chemicals, as well. 320 more words


Major theory on cholesterol may be dead wrong

“The first is that foam cell formation suppressed activation of genes that promote inflammation. That’s exactly the opposite of what we thought happened,” said Glass.  613 more words

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A blend of sesame and rice bran oil reduced blood pressure almost as well as a common medication.

Sesame and rice bran oil lowers blood pressure, improves cholesterol
American Heart Association Meeting Report – Abstract 186

September 19, 2012

Study Highlights:

Those who used a combination of both the oil and medication had more than twice the drop in blood pressure compared to either the group taking medication alone, or those only supplementing their diet with the oil blend… 704 more words

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