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Good and Bad Oils -- The Coconut Oil Conundrum

What oils are good and bad for me? This is a super common question and easily one of the most confusing. One of the reasons it’s confusing is that there are a lot of people trying to sell you diet plans, books, newspapers, magazines, etc. 1,691 more words

Does Garlic help lower cholesterol?

Ever wonder if your mother’s old saying that garlic was good for your heart was just an old wives tale or if it actually had some basis? 229 more words


Why I Bombed My Biometrics 

As October approaches I am filled with dread. Not because of the dropping temps or the falling leaves, not even the smashing of our pumpkins. It is the biometric test I get in October that makes me long for November. 791 more words


Egg Yolks: Totally Misconstrued!

Egg Yolks

What comes to mind?

In reality, when making eggs, many throw away the egg yolk and make egg whites, but truly, if you’re going to throw out anything, it”s actually the… 520 more words


Non Statin LDL Lowering and Vascular Events

Silverman et al report a meta-regression of randomized clinical trials of statin and non-statin trials. The relationship between change and LDL and relative risk is explored. 468 more words

Heart health update

It has been a couple of months since my near heart attack and I’ve learned a lot about Heart Disease and eating a heart-healthy diet.  I still have a long way to go but I seem to have significantly improved my numbers. 758 more words


High Cholesterol?

High Cholesterol?

Cholesterol is always in the news and is a common word said by many spouting nutrition and dietary knowledge, I am not going to go into much depth in all the science of what cholesterol is, its metabolism and chemical structure but we will be going into depth into what hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol) is and all the facts you need to be and stay healthy. 1,544 more words

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