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Month: November 2016

The Cholesterol Myth

The Cholesterol Myth

What is cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a fat-like substance which is a major component in the cell membranes of animals. This means it is essential for the life of each cell in our bodies. For this reason the body does not just rely on us getting cholesterol from our diet but each cell makes its own cholesterol.… Read the rest

Solving the ADD/ADHD puzzle

Solving the ADD/ADHD puzzle

The Scope of the problem

About 11% of American children aged 4-17 have been diagnosed with ADHD1 and other studies show that worldwide percentages are probably about the same if the similar diagnostic criteria are used.2,3

The typical age of diagnosis is 7 and males are 3 times as likely as girls to be diagnosed.… Read the rest

Which Diet Is Best?

Which Diet Is Best?

In answer to the question above: obviously it is the one which helps you lose the most weight in the shortest amount of time. Well, if that were the case then an extended fast would be the way to go. In fact, the longest fast on record was a man in 1971 who went 382 days taking in only water and occasional vitamin and mineral supplements.… Read the rest