Omega-6 vegetable oils as a driver of coronary heart disease: the oxidized linoleic acid hypothesis

Published online 26th September 2018 BMJ Open Heart https://openheart.bmj.com/content/5/2/e000898 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6196963/ Numerous lines of evidence show that the omega-6 polyunsaturated fat linoleic acid promotes oxidative stress, oxidised LDL cholesterol, chronic low-grade inflammation and atherosclerosis, and is likely a major dietary culprit for causing heart disease, especially when consumed in the form of industrial seed oils commonly …

Despite What You’ve Been Told, Cows Can Save The World – Brian Sanders

Film maker Brian Sanders, the man behind the feature length documentary 'Food Lies' and host of the Peak Human podcast looks at the history of our dietary guidelines, the epidemic of chronic disease and obesity that followed, what the new science is telling us humans should actually be eating, and how to eat that food …

Reversing Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Through Low-Carb Nutrition – Dr. Terry Wahls

After three years of a low-carb/ketogenic diet to reverse type 2 diabetes, I am constantly amazed by emerging news of many other incredible stories of its effects on other conditions, one of which is highlighted here with the miraculous story of Dr Terry Wahls, a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College …

Low-Carb Diet May Reverse Age-Related Brain Deterioration

Researchers say brain pathways begin to erode in our late 40's, but this can be repaired through dietary changes? A low carbohydrate diet may prevent and even reverse age-related damage to the brain, research has found. By examining brain scans, researchers found that brain pathways begin to deteriorate earlier than previously believed. Changes associated with …

Cheesy Crackers

A crispy, cheesy, salty cracker that's great with pâté, cheese or just on it's own. Ingredients (Makes 12 crackers with a 6cm diameter cutter) 170g Almond Flour 30g Melted Butter 2 Tablespoons Grated Parmesan Cheese 1 Egg 1 Teaspoon Onion Granules 1/4 Teaspoon Black Pepper Sea Salt Method Combine all ingredients in a bowl, mix …

Saturated Fats and Health: A Reassessment and Proposal for Food-based Recommendations

The recommendation to limit dietary saturated fatty acid (SFA) intake has persisted despite mounting evidence to the contrary. Most recent meta-analyses of randomized trials and observational studies found no beneficial effects of reducing SFA intake on cardiovascular disease (CVD) and total mortality, and instead found protective effects against stroke. Although SFAs increase low-density lipoprotein (LDL)-cholesterol, …