Heart disease and cholesterol science evidence says that heart disease is both more complex and more simple than eating (or not eating) bacon and eggs. Cholesterol does NOT cause heart disease. Many, many independent studies confirm this. This article explains how even the USDA agreed with this in 2015. Heart Disease and Cholesterol Science? What We Hear #1). Cholesterol causes fatty deposits that clog arteries and impair blood flow, leading ... Keep Reading >
Keep Calcium Out of Your Arteries! The Vitamin K2 Heart Disease Link
The Vitamin K2 heart disease link is intriguing. Just as the calcium in hard water can clog pipes and ruin your dishwasher and sprinklers, calcium can be incorrectly deposited in the lining of our arteries. If we don't have enough Vitamin K2 to place the calcium properly in bones and teeth, it can land in places you don't want it. Calcium in the arteries is part of Atherosclerosis - hardening of the arteries. When arteries become narrow, ... Keep Reading >
Which Is Better – Ghee or Coconut Oil?
Clients and Primal Diet - Modern Health Podcast listeners frequently ask me which is better... Ghee or coconut oil? There are definite differences between these excellent fats, so here's a short Bio on each. You choose whether you like ghee or coconut oil more, or how to use both liberally as many do. A health note: If you tend to be underweight or anxious, experiment with removing coconut oil from your diet. Its energy is so quickly ... Keep Reading >
Pure Indian Foods Ghee: Great Products and an Interesting Interview
Pure Indian Foods ghee is a fifth-generation Indian business, now run in the United States. My interview with owner Sandeep Agarwal talks about this amazing substance, its history, uses, and the different ghee products made by Pure Indian Foods. To listen in, the podcast link is on my iTunes page or there's a player at the bottom of this article. Pure Indian Foods ghee is my favorite ghee, and I order it by the case. It is organic, ... Keep Reading >
Who Needs More Fat in Their Diet?
Who needs more fat in their diet? Probably, you do! I've taught my "Diet For Human Beings" to a LOT of people in 36 years in practice. One problem I repeatedly see however is insufficient fat intake. How can this happen in such a "fat-friendly" diet? Here's 5 reasons... 1). We're so programmed to avoid fat that we simply don't put enough on our plates. After 40 years of fat-avoidance messages, our brains (and our friends at the dinner ... Keep Reading >
Is Ghee Good?
Humans did not eat dairy until we domesticated animals 10,000 to 40,000 years ago. Our immune systems evolved to understand and allow human milk as food, but not the dairy from other animals. Over time, certain cultures became dependent on the dairy of different mammals: horse, camel, yak, sheep and goat. Eventually we bred a type of cattle and began to have cow's milk. Milk products were, obviously, organic and free-range, with no ... Keep Reading >