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September 3, 2020

PUFA-Project: Scientific References on Seed Oil Toxicity

Mission: To promote consumer awareness of the evidence that PUFA overconsumption from seed oils that are wrongly promoted as healthy may be the underlying driver of most non-infectious diseases To support health professionals' understanding of the role of PUFA in driving non-infectious disease To support businesses that avoid seed oils and offer consumers healthy fats and oils (click here for products) To support global human nutrition and health by elevating culinary skills that wean us off seed oils Basic Principles PUFA stands for polyunsaturated fatty acid. These are natures most unstable fatty acids and when we cook with them they…

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" but also worse than scientists could have predicted Why coronavirus can cause lung failure (ARDS) in seemingly healthy adults Underlying metabolic conditions predispose people to ARDS Most of these conditions are related to high-PUFA seed oil consumption How PUFAs promote ARDS Simple action points to…

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August 11, 2010

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 an increase of two hundred percent since the 1980s. For African American girls, the increase is even more alarming, with nearly one in four 7 and 8 year-olds showing the early breast signs. The causes are unclear, but suspects include: Pthallates, compounds that make their…

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August 9, 2009

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 percent) had less-than-optimal blood levels of vitamin D and were therefore putting their bodies at risk. At risk for what? Low vitamin D has been associated with overweight and obesity, as well as a variety of serious medical conditions, including cancer, heart failure, mental illness,…

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May 3, 2009

Recommended Vitamin D Intake Overdue for an Increase

“Vitamin D’s star is on the rise and researchers say it’s about time.” –AMA News, April 27, 2009 The government’s recommended intake (RDA) for D may underestimate the true amount we need by a factor of ten, according to Michael Holick MD, PhD, at Boston University Medical center. Current recommendations are for 200-400 I.U. per day, depending on age. But Dr. Hollick suggests that our true needs may be on the order of 2,000 I.U. Since studies show that most people consume very little D and don’t get enough from sun exposure, there is a nearly universal shortfall of vitamin…

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October 23, 2008

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!
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