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 …

Diabetes & Halitosis – Study Suggests That Mouthwash May Not Be The Answer

According to Diabetes.co.uk  diabetes can make people more susceptible to halitosis. In people with diabetes, high blood sugar levels increase glucose levels in saliva providing food for bacteria in the mouth. But according to a recent study, those turning to mouth rinses to combat bad breath such as those containing Chlorhexidine, may be unwittingly increasing their blood …

Dissecting Nutrition – Zoë Harcombe

Zoë Harcombe is known for her thorough examination of nutrition research studies and journal articles. In conversation with Zoë at the 2019 CrossFit Health Conference where she was presenting (below) on the corruption plaguing current nutrition advice, she discusses a wide range of topics with Julie Foucher a Family Medicine Resident at the Cleveland Clinic. Particularly interesting is …

Liver – Love It or Hate It, Here Are Some Facts

Liver is possibly the most nutrient-dense food in the world. Conventional belief is that micro nutrients are most highly concentrated in vegetables and some fruits. While this is true, their micro nutrient content doesn’t always beat what is found in liver as they are apparently more bio available from animal sources. As an example, Vitamin …

The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

Red meat, eggs, and whole milk should never have been vilified and belong in our diet. This thoroughly researched and captivating expose of the dietary guidelines first introduced in the USA and later adopted by the UK flies in the face of the dogma we are subjected to on a daily basis and proves, without …