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Omega-3

The following articles include a mention of Omega-3.

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.

Should I Take Fish Oil Supplements? Benefits and Harms

Find out what fish oil supplement companies don’t want you to know about the effects of processing on omega-3 fatty acids. Learn how to find the best fish oil.

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!

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.How 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 Grootveld, PhDGerhardt…

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.

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

Are eggs healthy or not?

There’s never been any credible evidence to support the idea that eating eggs is generally unhealthy. In fact, some evidence supports the opposite; that egg-eaters have lower cholesterol than non egg-eaters. I myself was surprised that it had been studied at all, because the results were not widely reported.

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.

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.

Advantages of Breastfeeding: Formula Contains Aluminum!

Breastfeeding but thinking of quitting? If you worry about aluminum in vaccines, you may be surprised at how much aluminum is found in popular infant formulas.

One more vital food source down the drain: The health effects of the BP oil spill

When I first saw those helicopter shots of red oil plumes staining the ocean, my only thought was: How could any animal survive in that? As a person who loves animals, this tragedy is too awful to think about. But as a doctor concerned with the prevention of human illness, I can’t help thinking about…

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…

The Lipid Cycle

If you were told your “bad” cholesterol is high, before you change your diet, it’s useful to know that in reality cholesterol particles are neither “good” nor “bad.”

Nutraceuticals

Supplement companies want you to belive the antioxidants, flavinoids, and other compounds they provide can only come from their pills. Nonsense.

Why go against the medical grain?

Here’s the story about what led me to first to question and then to condemn the theory that cholesterol causes heart disease.

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