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Macronutrients

Macronutrients are needed by humans in relatively large amounts. They are carbohydrates, fats, fiber, proteins, and water. (Micronutrients are minerals and vitamins.)

The following articles include a mention of macronutrients.

 

How Eliminating Vegetable Oil (AKA the Hateful 8 Seed Oil) Helps Weight Loss

The secret to weight loss is simple: Burn more body fat than you build. But they don’t tell you that there’s very likely something in your diet that disrupts your metabolism.

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?

Valentine Chocolate: Saying “I love you” Without Lecithin

Table of ContentsFinding the Best (Healthiest) Chocolate for Your ValentineIs Dark Chocolate Healthier than Milk Chocolate?What Makes Expensive Chocolate Better than Cheap?Should I avoid chocolates made with “vegetable oil?” (The answer might surprise you)Should I avoid chocolates made with soy oil?What is Lecithin?Is Soy Lecithin Worth Avoiding?What is the most popular valentine chocolate?Is Dark Chocolate…

Can you get enough protein from plants? 5 Must know strategies

Thin people are very often protein deficient, especially women. Learn how much protein you need, where to get plant protein, the pitfalls of protein powders, and a few more fun facts about protein.

Why is Junk Food Bad for Your Health? It’s the FAT (mostly) but NOT the Saturated Fat

Processed food can make us fat, but it may have effects that are more profound, including the disruption of facial geometry.

Fatty Liver Promotes Long Covid (New Study)

New studies show fatty liver makes COVID not just deadly but also disabling by increasing the chance you’ll develop “long covid.” You can reverse fatty liver to prevent long Covid by avoiding seed oils, cutting soda and juice, and keeping alcohol under 4 drinks per week. Of the above three factors, the most important is…

Make Mayo Fast and Foolproof in 2 Minutes Flat

Unknown to most mayo lovers, the mayo in the store is a metabolism-breaking fat bomb, greased up with highly toxic seed oils.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

GMO Corn and Soy: Foundation for a “Heart Healthy” Diet!

Perhaps because many still believe corn and soy are the foundation of a heart healthy diet (and GMO dependence is a logical extension of monoculture dependence), CA Prop 37 did not pass. Better perhaps to simply avoid soy- and corn-based products.

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.

Going Low-Carb too Fast May Trigger Thyroid Troubles and Hormone Imbalance

Some folks who’ve taken the Primal leap—particularly those who were previously on a high-carb diet—have been faced with unexpected side effects waving them back to the world of bread, sugary fruits and sweet potato casserole. Dr Cate discusses newly discovered thyronamine compounds that trigger a hibernation sydrome.

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.

Giving Thanks to Your Low-Carb Ancestors: A Recipe for Brain Health

A lot of folks keen on losing weight have been convinced that a diet low in fat and protein and high in carbohydrates is the way to go. Seems intuitive, doesn’t it?: Don’t eat fat and you won’t get fat. That’s why, odds are, this year someone at your Thanksgiving table will be giving thanks…

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.

The China Study: Does Avoiding Animal Protein in Pregnancy Help or Harm?

The China Study advises a vegan diet but author T. Colin Campbell also admits it cuts a woman’s hormone levels so low that it stunts growth, delays puberty, and leads to early menopause. Dr Cate advises caution for anyone on a vegan diet.

Here’s How to Cook Grass-Fed (aka Pasture-raised) Steak

Grass fed steak is not marbled, and therefore easy to overcook which produces a gamey flavor that many people don’t like. We recommend cooking your grass fed steaks no more than medium!

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.

Mahimahi recipe: Amazingly fast and easy way to cook this amazing fish

In 12 minutes flat we went from hungry to well-fed, using this steamed mahimahi recipe with tarragon beurre-blanc sauce.

How Much Carbohydrate Do You Need to Eat Per Day?

We’ve all grown up equating sugar to energy, but new research suggests our bodies are engineered to run on fat…

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.

Low Carb Diets Reduce Blood Pressure

A new study suggests Dr. Atkins was right: A high carb diet is not a healthy diet, and cutting carbs trims more than just your waistline. While both low-carb and low-fat diets can help you loose weight, Duke University’s well-designed study makes it pretty clear that if you want to reduce your weight and your pressure, a…

Tiger Woods’ Concussion: What kind of recovery can he expect?

Tiger Woods recently had a single car accident–a nasty one. Reports say he was out for as long as six minutes when his wife found him. When a doctor hears that a patient has suffered a brain injury severe enough to alter consciousness, they get concerned. Loosing consciousness altogether suggests a significant insult to the…

Insulin Resistance, Diabetes, and the Metabolic Vicious Cycle

Many people believe diabetes (type 2) is incurable if they have a family history. Learn how diet can cause diabetes or cure your diabetes.

Cooking Meat – Timing Is Everything

How you cook your steak makes the difference between having a healthy meal and you-may-as-well-be-eating-pink-slime.

Meat: Is it really bad for your health?

Which is better for you, beef or chicken?
The answer depends on what the animals eat and how healthy they are

The Best Steak In Hawaii (is a weight loss aid)

Buying (and marinating) dry aged steak is the ultimate secret weapon to creating unforgettable steak dinners!

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