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Are Your Prescriptions Making You Sicker?

I’ve been vindicated!  Back in 2009 I appeared on KSCO Radio’s The Wellness Hour with Bernie Owens. Back then on that show I laid out the facts about cholesterol and statin drugs as I saw them using the drug manufacturers own research to back up my opinions. I pointed out back then that inflammation wasContinue reading “Are Your Prescriptions Making You Sicker?”

A Billion Dollar Decision That’s Not Good For Your Health

I feel compelled to do a post today in response to medical news that is all over the news wires today about statin drugs, that’s the class of drugs that lower your cholesterol levels. The LA Times Headline says “about 70 million Americans could take statins under new guidelines” Let me just read the firstContinue reading “A Billion Dollar Decision That’s Not Good For Your Health”

Could Low-Fat Diets be Contributing to Obesity?

Scientific studies dating as far back as the 1940’s showed that there may be some connection to high fat diets and high-cholesterol levels. In the 1960’s we see for the first time that a low-fat diet may be a good idea for everyone not just high risk heart patients. In the 1980’s physicians, federal governmentContinue reading “Could Low-Fat Diets be Contributing to Obesity?”

Truth about Cholesterol

Every year our government and many private institutions spend billions of dollars on research, yet a great deal of this research goes unread. Even worse the information learned from these studies is often never utilized in treating and preventing human disease. Unfortunately, there are just as many, if not more, researchers and scientists working forContinue reading “Truth about Cholesterol”

Omega 3 Essential Fatty Acid Intake Linked to Big Health Benefits

Omega 3 Essential Fatty Acid Intake Linked to Big Health BenefitsIntakes of Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids exceeding levels typically consumed by the general US population may significantly reduce the risk of chronic disease, suggests a new study with the Yup’ik Eskimos. High levels of the Omega 3 Fatty Acids EPA and DHA were associated withContinue reading “Omega 3 Essential Fatty Acid Intake Linked to Big Health Benefits”

Cholesterol and Statin Drugs

First I want to start out by saying I am not a doctor and I am not making a diagnosis or treating any medical condition. I am not suggesting that anyone stop any medications they are currently taking without consulting with their physician first. The intent of this discussion is for educational and informational purposesContinue reading “Cholesterol and Statin Drugs”