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Diet Driven Disease

The following articles include a mention or discussion of the numerous diet-driven diseases.

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

For Part 1 click here For Part 2 click here Today’s article is the third in a series of three intended to expose the truth about the cause of heart disease and the American Heart Association’s role in hiding the truth from the American public, meaning doctors, patients, and everyone else. I hope this story…

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

For Part One, Click HERE This is the second in a series of three articles that explode the myth that cholesterol is the cause of heart disease. Today’s article will cover a dark period in scientific history that forever changed the course of human health and our relationship with food. My hope is this article…

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

The American Heart Association has been in the fake news business for decades. This means everything your doctors learned about heart attacks, strokes, LDL and HDL cholesterol, and nutrition is wrong. In fact, the nutrition advice coming from our most trusted institutions couldn’t be better designed to make you sick. This article is the first…

Food Rules: A Doctor’s Guide to Healthy Eating

In this book, Dr. Cate shows how all calories are not created equal; food is information that directs our cellular growth. Our family history does not determine our destiny: what you eat and how you live can alter your DNA in ways that affect your health and the health of your future children.

Deep Nutrition

In this book, Dr. Cate shows how all calories are not created equal; food is information that directs our cellular growth. Our family history does not determine our destiny: what you eat and how you live can alter your DNA in ways that affect your health and the health of your future children.

Is the Coronavirus Racist?

Why do African Americans die from COVID at roughly twice the rate of whites? The mainstream media pundits won’t bring up anything immediately actionable by a single individual.

Dr. Cate on Real Time with Bill Maher

4 Minute Read In case you missed it, last week I spoke to Bill Maher on HBO’s Real Time to impeach the poster boy of the junk food/pharmaceutical-industrial complex—seed oils (aka vegetable oils). I also threw down a challenge: If anyone in America has been diligently avoiding vegetable oils for five years and got hit…

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

GOOD NEWS! Physical copies of Deep Nutrition and The FATBURN Fix sold out from Amazon but ebooks and audiobooks are still available. Deep Nutrition is available from BooksAMillion.com and The FATBURN Fix is available from Barnes and Noble. Food Rules is available in all formats on Amazon. This article covers Why coronavirus is “like a flu”…

Dr. Cate Shanahan’s book: The FatBurn Fix

It’s not you that wants to overeat. It’s not you that doesn’t have the energy to exercise. It’s your metabolism. If you’ve gained and been unable to lose or lost and regained, it’s not lack of willpower. It’s lack of FATBURN.

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 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.

Overeating is Bad for Mitochondria: Calories Count, PUFA Calories Count More

We often overlook the fact that simply overeating puts a stress on the system (and PUFA-rich seed oils are the worst). I think we should include a fourth macronutrient: time between meals. The longer you can go without a meal or a snack or a beverage other than water, the healthier your mitochondria will be.

Birth Month and Autism Risk

An astute reader of Deep Nutrition points out the connection between holiday season indulgences in high carb and vegetable oil rich foods and increased risk of autism.

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.

Study: PUFA-Rich Soy Oil Promotes Obesity and Liver Damage

American’s are now consuming 1000x more soy oil than we did 100 years ago. Soy oil promotes oxidative stress, which makes it more fattening than it’s caloric content would suggest.

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.

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.

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.

For Fast, Healthy, Lasting Weight Loss, Avoid Empty Calories

The best way to lose weight is to avoid empty calories. But even nutrient-dense foods can, for some people, be converted to body fat. Dr Cate shares solutions.

What Causes Gluten Intolerance?

The cause of gluten intolerance is not gluten. It’s immune system dysfunction. Learn why your immune system starts to go off track, and what you can do to right your immune system’s wrongs.

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?

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.

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.

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