Tag: smoking

Optimal Cholesterol Level

“Optimal Cholesterol Level” No matter where we live, how old we are, or what we look like, health researchers have discovered that 90% of having a first heart attack can be attributed to nine modifiable risk factors. The nine factors that are threatening our lives include smoking, too much bad cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes,…


How to Reach the Antioxidant RDA

[Music] to get up to our daily minimum of eight to eleven thousand antioxidant units a day all we have to do is eat lots of fruits and vegetables right well let’s see let’s say I ate a whole banana for breakfast in addition to whatever else I ate lunch include the typical American salad…


Don’t Wait Until Your Doctor Kicks the Habit

[Music] when famed surgeon Michael DeBakey was asked why his studies published back in the 30s linking smoking and lung cancer simply ignored he had to remind people what it was like back then we were a smoking society was in the movies it was everywhere medical meetings were one heavy haze of smoke smoking…


Preventing COPD with Diet

“Preventing COPD with Diet” The top three killers in the United States are no longer heart disease, cancer, and stroke. That was so 2010. Stroke moved down to number 4. Number 3 is now COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; respiratory diseases like emphysema. We know we can prevent, and even help treat, the other top…


How Many Glasses of Water Should We Drink a Day?

more than 2,000 years ago Hippocrates said if we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment next size not too little not too much we would have found the safest way to health what does that mean when it comes to water water has been described as a neglected underappreciated and under research…


Eggs and Cholesterol: Patently False and Misleading Claims

“Eggs & Cholesterol: Patently False & Misleading Claims” For decades, “on the basis of concerns from the American Heart Association and consumer groups, the Federal Trade Commission carried out successful legal action— upheld by the Supreme Court— to compel the egg industry to cease and desist from false and misleading advertising that eggs had no…


How Our Gut Bacteria Can Use Eggs to Accelerate Cancer

[Music] we are walking communities comprised not only about Homo sapiens hosts but also of trillions of symbiotic commensal microorganisms within the gut and on every other surface of our bodies there are more bacterial cells in our gut than there are human cells in our entire body in fact only about 10% of the…


Treating Asthma and Eczema With Plant-­Based Diets

[Music] 20 patients with allergic eczema were placed on a vegetarian diet for two months and their disease scores covering both objective and subjective science and symptoms were cut in half similar to AC using one of our most powerful drugs the drug worked quicker within about two weeks but since side effects may include…


What Causes Diabetes?

“What Causes Diabetes?” After about age 20, we may have all the insulin-producing beta cells we’re ever going to have in our pancreas, and so if we lose them, we may lose them for good. Autopsy studies show that by the time type 2 diabetes is diagnosed we may have already killed off half of…


Evidence-Based Nutrition

“Evidence-Based Nutrition” Randomized controlled trials are considered the gold standard of scientific evidence. Half get the active treatment, half get a sugar pill— works great for evaluating new drugs, but a concern is that evidence-based medicine has made a leap from considering randomized controlled trials to be a high standard to being the only standard….