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The following articles discuss dairy or include a mention of the topic. Plus articles that reference milk, butter, cheese and yoghurt.

Seed oils: Questions and answers for your health

All the answers to your health questions about how seed oils are harmful to your health. And which vegetable oils and fats are good and which are bad.

What is the best non dairy milk?

Comparing the nutritional value of almond, coconut, oat, rice and soy milk to cow’s milk reveals a clear winner in the plant-based milk-alternative category. But is milk really causing your problems?

If dairy is so healthy, then why do so many people have trouble digesting it?

Milk and cheese are two of the healthiest fast foods I know. But many people are lactose intolerant, have milk allergies, or other reasons that dairy gives them trouble.  A sad thing, because dairy is the ultimate healthy fast food. I recently composed a post (complete with video) explaining why we develop allergies to processed food proteins.…

Which is Healthier, Greek Yogurt or Regular Yogurt?

Many people who didn’t think they like yogurt really like Greek yogurt, because it’s is thicker, creamier and less sour than regular yogurt. But is it as good for you as regular yogurt? The answer may surprise you!

Cholesterol: What the American Heart Association is Hiding from You (Part 3)

Table of ContentsTo Hide the Facts About Fat, the AHA and Ancel Keys Hid Smoking Data for 25 YearsHow Keys and the AHA Kept the Truth about Heart Attacks Secret for DecadesIn 1953, Keys publishes cherry-picked data and his methods are (rightly) criticizedIn 1956, the AHA said more research is needed.Also in 1956, the AHA…

Cholesterol: What the American Heart Association is Hiding from You (Part 2)

Table of ContentsHistorically, A Human Diet is Not Low CholesterolAncel Keys’ Sold the American Heart Association’s Soul for $1.7 MillionKeys’ First Tactic was to Blind Doctors With ScienceKeys Helped Design a Study to Test the Effects of a High-PUFA DietThe Minnesota Coronary Experiment Stacked the Dietary Deck in Favor of PUFAPart 1, Question 1) Do…

Cholesterol: What the American Heart Association is Hiding from You (Part 1)

Table of ContentsThe Invention of High Cholesterol PanicQuestion 1) What is cholesterol?Lipoproteins are Delivery Vehicles for Cholesterol and FatsQuestions 2&3: What kind of cholesterol is good, what kind is badQuestions 4 & 5: What is a high cholesterol number and how can you lower it naturally?Residual Risk Means No Matter How Low Your LDL, It’s…

PUFA-Project: Scientific References on Seed Oil Toxicity

Table of ContentsMission:Basic PrinciplesThe Excessive Seed Oil HypothesisHistorically adipose tissue contained a fraction of the PUFA found in adipose tissue today.Mechanism: Oxidative StressHow Seed Oils Lead to Obesity and Diabetes:Seed Oils Make You Crave Carbs, SugarHow Genetics Plays a Role: The Personal PUFA Threshold Concept.Who is Warning Us That Excess PUFA is Toxic?Eric Decker, PhDMartin…

The Hateful Eight: Enemy Fats That Destroy Your Health

Eliminating the eight high-PUFA seed oils that are overabundant in the food supply is the NUMBER ONE best thing you can do to help your immune system beat coronavirus. Here’s why.

Can HDL Over 60 Protect You From Coronavirus?

If you are worried about coronavirus, you should be more worried about low cholesterol according to a new study that shows lower HDL and LDL predicts poor outcomes

The Fats Making Us Sugar Addicts

If you want to get off sugar you need to know if your metabolism depends on it as a cellular fuel. Learn 11 common signs of metabolic sugar dependence, and why fixing your metabolism is the first step to controlling a sweet tooth.

Hidden Metabolic Disorders Allow COVID-19 to Kill “Healthy” People

Table of ContentsThis article coversWhy coronavirus is “like a flu” but also worse than scientists could have predictedWhy coronavirus can cause lung failure (ARDS) in seemingly healthy adultsUnderlying metabolic conditions predispose people to ARDSMost of these conditions are related to high-PUFA seed oil consumptionHow PUFAs promote ARDSSimple action points to improve your metabolic healthThe flu…

Are Products with Soy Lecithin Safe to Eat? (Like Chocolate & Ice Cream)

Page Content: What is Lecithin and why is it in so many foods? Is soy lecithin bad (high PUFA)? What about Sunflower? Everything that applies to SOY lecithin also applies to SUNFLOWER lecithin How much soy lecithin is there in chocolate, ice cream and other products? Should I avoid chocolate or other foods that contain…

Can You Really Cook with Olive Oil?

The whole concept of smoke point may have been created by the edible oil industry to sell us their cheap, flavorless and (now we know) unfortunately quite toxic products.

This Week’s Meal-Planning Web Roundup

I found three websites loaded with useful, time saving ideas for making good, lower carb, high healthy fat (and keto) foods.

List of Good Fats and Oils versus Bad

This page was created to serve as a resource listing good fats and oils versus bad fats and oils. The goal is to serve as a clearinghouse for discussions around why a given fat or oil is good or bad for human health, and to include recommendations for the healthiest cooking practices.

Can a low-PUFA Diet Really Increase Your IQ?

Learn how your diet may be affecting your IQ. We used to think that our IQ was fixed based on our genetics. But now we know that just as our genes can change during our lives, so can our neurons.

Migraine Headache Diet Treatments that Work: Cut Your PUFA Consumption

Today’s post will review two very interesting articles using very different sounding but actually similar strategies to improve migraine pain, low-fat vegan, versus targeted omega-3/omega-6 rebalancing

Vegetable Oil and Sugar Block Fat Burn and Mitochondrial Function

In 2017, mainstream medicine has taken giant step towards science backed advice. Meanwhile, sports nutrition still espouses that sugar is the best fuel for athletes, that low carb diets deplete glycogen stores, and that polyunsaturated fats are the healthy kind of fat.

Study Shows 100% Pre-Diabetes Remission With High Protein Diet

The first ever diet trial to 100% resolution of pre-diabetes with diet is neither low fat nor low carb. It’s high protein.

Cholesterol Is Good, The American Heart Association is Bad

Are you watching your cholesterol? Then you might be interested to read this story, describing the American Heart Association’s role in creating mass cholesterol-phobia, including evidence that they actively suppressed information that would have changed the course of medical history.

Natural Cure for Breast Pain

If you’ve had bothersome breast pain that’s been diagnosed as nothing serious and are now wanting to know what to do about it, this article is for you. This article will address what you can do to alleviate the two most common causes of benign breast pain: Cyclic breast pain occurring around your period. Cyclic pain…

Making veggies look bad

If you are someone with heart disease, or are at risk for heart disease or simply want to make the right nutritional choices, this article will help you understand how statisticians have misled us into being afraid of natural saturated fats, and fats in general.

Paleo Diet Basics Part Two: Points of Contention

Today’s post is designed to air out some of the points of contention about Paleo, to best assure your Paleo plans result in you enjoying the success you are hoping for.

Is Bone-Building Milk also Good for Joints? Harvard Study Says “Yes!”

Compared to non milk drinkers, those who drank the most milk, had the least loss of joint space by the end of the 4 year study period. Every increase of 10 glasses per week was associated with 0.06 mm less decline in joint space width over the entire 4 years.

Deep Nutrition Made Simple: START HERE

As a doctor, I’ve discovered that most chronic conditions occur because two thirds of our calories come either toxic seed oils or blood sugar elevating carbohydrates and sweets. These are themain ingredients in junk food. But many products containing these same unhealthy ingredients are disguised as health foods.

What are side effects of calcium supplements?

Recent evidence suggests that people taking calcium supplementation are more likely to develop heart attacks, strokes, kidney stones, and painful bone spurs affecting their soft tissues and joints. Learn why this would be and what you should do to keep your bones healthy and strong.

Are You Pop Paleo or Deep Paleo? Read this to find out.

Table of ContentsTo be, or not to be, labeled Paleo: that is the question.I’m thrilled to have been invited to be a speaker. And I think it’s time I made one thing clear:Canola oil may be the farthest thing from Paleo ever invented.So are you Deep Paleo? Here’s the test:ADDENDUM A superficial understanding of the…

Sports Nutrition is Going Deep

In addition to all their athletic accolades, Los Angeles Lakers may be on course to make sports nutrition history by ditching powder and processed in favor of whole foods.

Finally! A Shopping Guide for Healthy People

Rich Food, Poor Food, a new book by Jayson and Mira Calton, answers many of the practical shopping questions my health-conscious patients ask.

Foods High in Fat are GOOD for You for These Five Reasons

It seems counterintuitive that we need to eat (natural) fats to burn fat, but we do. You are what you eat, but that’s not the whole story! Many people on a low-fat diet lose their ability to burn fat, though they can still store it very effectively.

Real Food Summit Controversies and Don’t-Miss Q&A

If you’re listening to Sean’s summit and are full of new questions, don’t miss your chance to quiz DrCate about anything real-food related, live on Sean’ s show Friday the 13th at 12 noon Pacific time. (Since it’s not safe to travel anyway, stay home and call in).

Got Fatigue from Low-Carb Diet?

Are you following a low carb diet and running into troubles? Learn the most common reasons cutting carbs causes fatigue and share your story to win autographed copies of Dr Cate’s books!

Canola Oil: The blob that ate butter, olive oil, coconut oil and peanut oil threatens American cuisine

Canola oil can constitute up to 1/3 of the calories in even a high-end restaurant meal, making your $50 plate a health hazard. Luke and I are on a campaign to get this trans-fat containing “neutral” oil out of restaurants. Take back the tables! Wouldn’t you love it if there were restaurants where people who care about their health could dine with confidence?

Is Wheat Gluten Bad for Everyone? Adjusting the Paleo Diet if you don’t have celiac

Listen live to Dr Cate on Sean Croxton’s Paleo summit Saturday March 3! If you’re considering Paleo (a low-carb, grain-free diet) my latest post will discuss my recommendations about who needs to avoid wheat and who doesn’t.

Is dairy paleo? (part 2) Revising history with new perspectives on flocks of goats, femur bones and feckless nutritionism

If dairying began in the Paleolithic era, as I believe it did, then our genes have been depending on these nutrients for thousands of generations. Learn how your skeletal development can be sculpted by dairy products.

Is dairy paleo? Revising history with new persectives on flocks of goats, femur bones and feckless nutritionism

A few decades ago, people of Paleo were universally against dairy. Today, the attitude towards dairy is undergoing a transformation. Still, the official word on dairy is a luke-warm maybe rather than the resounding yes I think it deserves to be. I believe many of us can add dairy into our diet not just for good health, but also to more accurately reproduce a true Paleolithic era diet.

Your 2012 Weight-Loss Resolution: Become a Better Fat Burner

If you are like most Americans, you’ve made plenty of weight loss resolutions over the years and failed to follow through. It’s probably not that you lack willpower; it’s that you never trained your body to burn fat.

What is the Paleo Diet?

The Paleo diet, also known as the Primal diet or the Ancestral diet, is a low-carb, high-protein diet that’s helping people all over the modernized world rid themselves of excess pounds and prescription medications. If you don’t have friends or relatives following a Paleo diet now, chances are you will very soon.

Can Coconut Oil Help With Weight Loss (Part 2)

My latest post on coconut oil can help you determine if you should add coconut to you diet for weight loss, thyroid health, or other metabolism-optimizing purposes.

Consider the Male Chin

Luke reveals how his appearance has altered his life, and why Deep Nutrition highlights science showing that looks matter to more than just our ego, and why the ideal dietary program must be one that provides for ideal growth. When doctors advise pregnant women about a good diet for their baby’s future, if they get it wrong, not only will the pregnancy suffer, the child’s growth will suffer and he or she may not be as tall, as strong, as smart, or as attractive.

Why Vegans and Primal-Paleo Dietary Types Should All Just Get Along

Luke reveals how his appearance has altered his life, and why Deep Nutrition highlights science showing that looks matter to more than just our ego, and why the ideal dietary program must be one that provides for ideal growth. When doctors (we get an average of 1 credit hour of nutrition training) advise pregnant women about a good diet for their baby’s future, if they get it wrong, not only will the pregnancy suffer, the child’s growth will suffer and he or she may not be as tall, as strong, as smart, or as attractive.

What is celiac disease? A recipe for recovery beyond gluten free.

New insights into the cause of guten intolerance can help those suffering from all food allergies recover faster.

Anthony Bourdain Calls Fellow Celeb Chef “Dangerous”

In his interview with TV Guide, Bourdain said, “the worst, most dangerous person to America is clearly Paula Deen. She revels in unholy connections with evil corporations and she’s proud of the fact that her food is f—ing bad for you.”

As expected, most of the media response has focused on Paula Deen’s love of butter (as well as sugar and deep-fried foods). But they’re missing Bourdain’s larger point.

What’s for Dinner?

TRIM Program participants have voted these recipes as their favorites! Clicking on recipes will link you to an outside website called Sparkpeople.com–a huge website with many recipes only a few of which are suitable for TRIM program participants. Those are all included here at DrCate.com as either breakfast, lunch, or dinner selections. Dinner Menu Selections Seared Pork Chops Great…

What’s for Breakfast?

TRIM Program participants have voted these recipes as their favorites! Clicking on recipes will link you to an outside website called Sparkpeople.com–a huge website with many recipes only a few of which are suitable for TRIM program participants. . Those are all included here at DrCate.com as either breakfast, lunch, or dinner selections. Breakfast Menu Selections Buttermilk Scrambled Egg…

In Spite of Constant Nagging, American’s Don’t Eat Greens

Little wonder people eat fewer veggies than starches and sweets. Even though we all know they’re great for us, they’re more expensive and making them taste their best requires time and the use of natural fats, which we keep hearing over and over are bad for us.

Iceland’s Genetic Secrets

Inbreeding is supposed to be a bad thing. That’s why researchers were startled to discover the extent of inbreeding evident among residents of the orderly and not-exactly-lascivious Island nation of Iceland.

Are Calcium Supplements Safe?

Calcium supplements have been found to cause heart attacks. If you have osteoporosis, you may wonder: What should I be doing for my bones?

Early Puberty: What does it mean for tomorrow’s women?

Abnormal sexual development from unclear cause, environmental changes suspected. According to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics, 1 in 10 girls in second and third grade, of Caucasian descent, showed stage 2 breast development (small mounds of tissue under the nipple area), which is considered the first sign of sexual maturation. This is…

Raw Milk-Why Mess With Udder Perfection?

If you’re lucky enough to live in a state where raw milk is available in stores and you don’t buy it, you are passing up a huge opportunity to improve your health immediately.

How starting a low-cholesterol diet leads to weight gain

The advice to cut cholesterol almost always leads to eating more carbs, which increases triglyceride and often LDL levels, which leads to being placed on cholesterol pills, which can cause diabetes.

Who Should Get Vitamin D Testing?

We all know our skin makes vitamin D during sun exposure, so you’d think that most of us here in Hawaii would have plenty of vitamin D, right? Wrong. A study done on prototypical surfer-dudes in Honolulu, titled: Low Vitamin D Status Despite Abundant Sun Exposure (Binkely, 2007) found that, amazingly, more than half (51…

What do all the healthiest diets have in common?

Table of ContentsMeat on the BoneOrgan MeatsFermented and Sprouted: Truly Live!Fresh: The Benefits of Raw FoodThere are many more benefits of Four Pillar Foods! French Paradox, Mediterranean Diet, Okinawa Diet…Oh my! How do you chose? You don’t have to choose, you can enjoy them all. All authentic cuisines the world over include foods that belong…

Health After Healthcare

Have you lost your job and your insurance? Or is your employer cutting back on your benefits? Protecting your health naturally is better than health insurance. Learn how!

Vegetable Oil Is Everywhere

Look for vegetable oils on every label. They promote inflammation starting in the gut and extending into the arteries, nervous system, and everywhere else.

Bone Density…What’s It All About?

For years I’ve avoided putting my patients on fosamax and related drugs for “bone health,” because according to the package insert, these drugs don’t make bones healthy. They prevent part of the natural cycle of bone growth, called bone resorption, and by doing so make them denser looking on bone scans. Dense bones might sound…

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