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PUFA Project
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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 We believe Americans consume unhealthy amounts of seed oils, primarily because Harvard and the American Heart Association (AHA) actively promote…

Good Fats Bad Fats Seed Oil Guide Dr Cate
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April 9, 2017

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.
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December 10, 2016

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.
Oil Spill
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July 18, 2010

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 it. I can’t help but wonder: If the entire Gulf ecosystem is trashed, how will that affect us? It’s impossible to measure, let alone predict, the long-term human health effects that emerge from a major environmental catastrophe like the one we are now witnessing in…

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November 27, 2009

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 brain. With an injury like that, I would tell a patient to expect between six weeks and six months of after effects, including headaches, irritability, and concentration deficits. This can be frightening and frustrating for both patient and the people they live and work with.…

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