Low-carb approaches to eating, when done correctly, focus on healthy, organic fats. These fats, unlike the carbohydrate-rich diets prevalent today, form a sustainable food lifestyle. According to new research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, the low-carb diet, and high-fat diets can strengthen heart function and reduce abnormal body fat weight composition. The study,…

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The results of one of the most scientifically based and comprehensive study of diets in premenopausal overweight women are in! and The low-carb Atkins Diet is the clear winner. The Journal of the American Medical Association compared the Atkins, Zone, Ornish, and the LEARN diets both for efficacy in losing weight and for blood markers…

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For many individuals, fat is something to look out for, but for Dr. Fred Kummerow – fat is truly essential. Dr. Kummerow, a 99-year-old nutrition scientist and early opponent of artificial fats, discovered processed food’s hidden health risk. Through his pioneering research and close observation, Dr. Kummerow was able to establish a correlation between trans…

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Chocolate is produced from the seed of the tropical tree Theobroma cacao and has been cultivated for at least three millennia in Mexico, Central America, and Northern South America. The earliest documented use of chocolate is dated to be around 1100 BC by Mesoamerican and Aztecs, who used chocolate in a beverage. Chocolate similar to…

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