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A Quote from Dr Fuhrman: Joel Fuhrman MD on Nuts, Fat and Heart Disease

“Raw nuts and seeds for example, contain lingans, bioflavonoids, minerals and other antioxidants that protect the fragile freshness of fats, contain proteins and plant sterols that naturally lower cholesterol And because nuts and seeds supply certain fibers, phytochemicals, phytosterols, and bioactive nutrients not found in other foods, (such as polyphenols and Arginine, they have other …

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Surgery for Weight Reduction and Its Risks

Posted By Joel Fuhrman From Disease-Proof According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), wound problems and complications from blood clots are common aftereffects of gastric bypass and gastroplasty surgery. The NIH has also reported that those undergoing surgical treatment for obesity have had substantial nutritional and metabolic complications, gastritis, esophagitis, outlet stenosis, and abdominal …

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7 Ways to Eat Nutrient Rich in 2007

We have a lot in store for you this year, as I mentioned in recent blog post: but what I’m most interested in conveying to you in this post is to start eating Nutrient Rich today! Of course you know The Nutrient Rich Food and Recipe Database is FREE. http://www.nutrientrich.com/search.html and there are more than …

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Grapefruit a “Great Fruit???

In today’s New York Times Nicholas Bakalar reports that research in an upcoming edition of The Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry show ruby red grapefruits are useful in controlling cholesterol: Researchers tested 57 patients ages 39 to 72 who had undergone coronary bypass surgery and had found that Zocor, or simvastatin, was ineffective. They …

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Go from High Cholesterol to Low Cholesterol – Part V

Most cheeses get the majority of their calories from fat, and even the lower fat cheeses are rich in artery-clogging saturated fat: Cheeses Percent of Calories from Fat Percent of Fat that is Saturated Fat Cream Cheese 89% 63% Gouda Cheese 69% 65% Cheddar Cheese 74% 64% Mozzarella Cheese 69% 61% Mozzarella Cheese, part skim …

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Go from High Cholesterol to Low Cholesterol – Part IV

Refind Foods Raise your Cholesterol Adapted from Dr. Fuhrman’s book Cholesterol Protection For Life: Once you start eating larger amounts and bigger portions of fruits and vegetables, you will naturally not have as much room for other food like processed or refined food (fake, man-made foods). These foods are lowest in nutrients and will sabotage …

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Go from High Cholesterol to Low Cholesterol – Part II

A little Education Goes a Long Way For those of you who don’t know, LDL is the bad cholesterol and your HDL is your good Cholesterol. LOW DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS (LDL) LDL cholesterol is the bad guy that promotes the plaques that lead to blockages and heart attacks. Thus, the more LDL-cholesterol you have in your …

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Go from High Cholesterol to Low Cholesterol – Part I

My name is John Allen Mollenhauer; I’m the founder of nutrientrich.com This is part I of a series on Cholesterol. I recently discovered I have one of the lowest non-genetic cholesterol levels in the world.  My HDL (42.4) is actually higher than my LDL (35.1) and my total cholesterol score is under 100! I feel …

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Your kids are what they watch

For years, as an educator in the field of early child development, I have been following the studies that have been coming out regarding the impact of television on early learning, language development, and reading skills. It is known that excessive television viewing fixes the child’s gaze which impacts the ability of the eye to …

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