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The Sugar-Lead-to-Diabetes Myth Debunked
For some—let me add crazy—reason the concept that sugar leads to type 2 diabetes has long been controversial. I suspect the food industry (which pushes a whole lot of sugar!) is partly responsible for perpetuating this myth, but it looks like we may ...
Study Finds Omega-3 Fish Oil May Protect Against Skin Cancer
I recommend omega-3 fish oil for everyone. It’s one of those nutrients that we simply don’t get enough of in the diet, and the studies in support of its health benefits outnumber any other supplement. While most of the studies in support of omega-3 ...
Prenatal DHA Linked to Decreased Premature Birth and Low Birth Weight
The omega-3 fatty acid DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) is most concentrated in the brain. This nutrient is well known to be important for brain development of infants. DHA is most rapidly accumulated in the brain during pregnancy, which is why prenatal ...
No Link between Eggs and Heart Disease—Shocked?
I was pleased to learn about a recent meta-analysis published in the British Medical Journal that will hopefully put to rest one of the biggest diet myths—that eggs are bad for your heart. The analysis analyzed data from eight clinical studies ...
Beet Juice for Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is a common condition affecting 1 in 3 adults in the United States. Many people have high blood pressure for years without even knowing it. That’s why it’s called the silent killer. High blood pressure is one of the signs that ...
bwatson on many issues
With your history of antibiotics and also Candida, Leaky Gut really fits. Candida yeast actually morph and become what's called "rhizoidal", or they grow roots and can punch through the intestinal lining, creating those ...
bwatson on Candida vs. Heavy Metal Toxicity
Metal toxicity and yeast are a definite connection, however I don't know that there's proof that validates one view over another regarding which must be handled first. It's a thought that if you've been working with yeast ...
bwatson on kidney stones
There are many different reasons people form kidney stones. I'm sure you've researched all of them. Most seem associated in one way or another with your diet, so your gut is absolutely associated in that way.
If you ...
Dawn1111 on many issues
Thank you! I will look for the book. Also, wondering if there is a test to determine if you have leaky gut? If so, will it show to what extent? I think I may have leaky gut. However, I don't have any digestive issues besides gas and bloating. My ...
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