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Good Fats, Bad Fats and the Cholesterol Myth

Good Fats, Bad Fats and the Cholesterol Myth

The theory that elevated cholesterol and excessive fat cause heart disease is being questioned by many integrative clinicians. The idea that the best diet for preventing heart disease is a low saturated fat diet, high in carbohydrates is now not universally supported by clinical trials. The concept of “bad ” and “good” cholesterol is becoming […]

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Government Policies are Making Us Sick

Government Policies are Making Us Sick

Around 1980 the USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture), U.S. Public Health Service and eventually the FDA started a government campaign to limit dietary fat and cholesterol from the typical American diet. Their mantra was to limit red meat, saturated fats, eggs, bacon, heavy cream, and animal fats in general, and to encourage people to eat vegetable […]

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