Are Vegetable and Seed Oils Bad for Your Health?

Important Points: Industrial Seed Oils Hydrogenated fat Omega 6 Omega 3 Linoleic acid Animal Fats Are Vegetable and Seed Oils Bad for Your Health? The consumption of vegetable oils has increased dramatically in the past century. Contrary to what we’ve been told, industrial seed oils such as soybean, canola, and corn oils are not “heart… Continue reading Are Vegetable and Seed Oils Bad for Your Health?

The Standard American Diet Has A Greater Than 20:1 Ratio of Omega 6 to Omega 3.

The Standard American Diet has a greater than 20:1 ratio of Omega 6 to Omega 3. This distorted ratio is associated with many neuropsychiatric dysfunctions, including profound anxiety. Restoring a healthy ratio of 4:1 (even by supplementing Omega 3) seems to reduce this profound anxiety. Buydens-Branchey, L., & Branchey, M. (2007). Long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty… Continue reading The Standard American Diet Has A Greater Than 20:1 Ratio of Omega 6 to Omega 3.

Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is an early indicator of diabetes even among people of normal weight, and it’s important to take steps to prevent and treat it. During the early phase of metabolic syndrome, the body is compensating for insulin resistance by increasing insulin production to maintain near-normal blood glucose levels. However, when the pancreas and liver… Continue reading Metabolic Syndrome

Eat More Protein?

Protein bars are often marketed as a healthy way to snack and increase your protein intake. However, simply increasing the consumption of protein (without reducing carbohydrates and eliminating vegetable oils and artificial flavoring) will not make you feel full, and will increase your weight and meta-inflammation. Food manufacturers are experts in engineering food to be… Continue reading Eat More Protein?