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Forget what you’ve been told about dietary fats and heart disease
Bangor Daily News ^ | 6-26-2014 | Michael Noonan

Posted on 06/26/2014 9:23:40 AM PDT by Citizen Zed

The American people have been given a lot of bad information about the link between saturated fat, cholesterol, and heart disease. This misinformation is slowly being corrected, and more research is being done in the area, but most medical organizations still recommend low-fat diets as “heart healthy.”

We consume a lot less fats, and as a result, a lot more carbohydrates. (An unintended side effect: This diet has been blamed for the large increase in type 2 diabetes in our society over the last few decades.)

I predict that in 10 years the medical profession will make yet another dietary U-turn, and finally acknowledge that dietary fats actually have little to do with heart disease, let alone weight loss. It has already happened with hydrogenated fats, which doctors used to recommend as heart healthy but are now acknowledged as a major contributor to heart disease.

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1 posted on 06/26/2014 9:23:40 AM PDT by Citizen Zed
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To: Citizen Zed

I would stock up on some organic virgin coconut oil and grass fed butter. . .not to mention diatomaceous earth (food grade) and silver biotics!


2 posted on 06/26/2014 9:29:36 AM PDT by Maudeen ("End Times Warrior - Just a Sinner Saved by Grace")
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To: Citizen Zed

hear, hear! i eat real fats... olive oil, coconut oil, bacon.. rib-eye, salmon, tuna, butter, Greek yogurt, avocado, nuts... i am not overweight, i do not have high cholesterol nor hypertension... i find real fats to be good for my skin... keep me looking younger... i stay away from artificial sweeteners, diet drinks, well—diet anything... no margarine or other chemically produced fats for me... give me honest-to-goodness, real fats :)


3 posted on 06/26/2014 9:34:13 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: Citizen Zed

I don’t think anybody knows what’s going on ... :-) ...


4 posted on 06/26/2014 9:39:05 AM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Citizen Zed
I've lost 52.5 pounds since January on the low carb, high-protein diet. My blood pressure is back to normal, and my A1C is down from 8.5 to 5.

I snack on pork rinds daily, and eat meat for dinner every night.

I'm having to get rid of all my size 40 and 42 pants, and 3XL shirts!

GTH, you gluten-free, vegan, CommieLib, hipster jack wagons.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

5 posted on 06/26/2014 9:43:35 AM PDT by wku man (Veterans, it's up to us to save the Republic...let's roll.)
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To: wku man

I’m having to get rid of all my size 40 and 42 pants, and 3XL shirts!


Can’t imagine what that’s like. Must feel pretty darn good. I’m just trying to give up the smoking...that’s bad enough!


6 posted on 06/26/2014 9:47:16 AM PDT by warsaw44
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To: Maudeen

In a blender, combine a cup of hot coffee with a teaspoon of that butter and a tablespoon of that coconut oil. Blitz a few seconds until the mixture is frothy on top. Bulletproof coffee. Enjoy!


7 posted on 06/26/2014 9:51:58 AM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: Citizen Zed
“The American people have been given a lot of bad information about the link between saturated fat, cholesterol, and heart disease. This misinformation is slowly being corrected, and more research is being done in the area, but most medical organizations still recommend low-fat diets as “heart healthy.”

This low fat diet bs with carbo loading everyday is another left wing dangerous act of bs shoved down our throats like Gorebull Warming.

I had a foot injury a year ago, and my daily walks went from a couple of miles each day to zero. I had surgery in September, and I'm about 80% recovered.

Besides not exercising, I went on the lib/gov diet with the carb loads and cut down on meat.

With these negatives I gained about 15% over my normal weight.

In 5 weeks after going on a Paleo diet with minimal carbs, I have lost 12% of my weight, and I'm not hungry. My wife keeps fresh fruit and veggies and a bowl of plain walnuts out for snacks.

We eat salmon, pacific cod, halibut, dorado/Mai-Mai, roasted chicken, barbequed chicken/steaks/pork tenderloins and a steak once a week.

My wife's multiple water troughs, garden provides greens/kale, arugula, and tomatoes. Her figs are coming.

We buy local strawberries, blue berries and the fruit in season

8 posted on 06/26/2014 9:54:11 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obozo, the Sunni Won-Doer, will not divert $'s from his war on Americans to help our Veterans!)
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To: goodwithagun

I know!!!!! Sometimes I even put some (over 70%) dark chocolate in it.


9 posted on 06/26/2014 9:58:04 AM PDT by Maudeen ("End Times Warrior - Just a Sinner Saved by Grace")
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To: Citizen Zed

Just another reason to believe all the dietary advice that government gives out.....(Do I really need to add a sarcasm tag?)


10 posted on 06/26/2014 10:03:07 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: Citizen Zed

I subscribe (free) to Dr. Mercola’s daily newsletter. It is rather informative. I have to pick and choose those items applicable to me. For example, I haven’t begun to urinate in the garden . . . yet. Anyway he has some excellent and quite interesting topics. There is also information on the site for pets. http://www.drmercola.com/


11 posted on 06/26/2014 10:03:38 AM PDT by Maudeen ("End Times Warrior - Just a Sinner Saved by Grace")
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To: Maudeen

Just exactly why do I need kitty otter?? I recognize the other things as being pushed by certain types (ahem Alex) but what the heck is the kitty litter for?


12 posted on 06/26/2014 10:04:19 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: wku man
I've lost 52.5 pounds since January on the low carb, high-protein diet. My blood pressure is back to normal, and my A1C is down from 8.5 to 5.

Good for you!! I've been losing my "winter weight" the last two months and am down 22 pounds. Was in size 44 waist, am down to a 40, goal is to get back into 36's.

I stopped the carbs, quit drinking beer (the hardest part, I love a good beer!) and have been bicycling. Last Sunday did 30 miles in just under 2 hours. When I started 6 weeks ago I couldn't do 5 miles.

What a difference it's made! Sleeping better, more energy and am happy that the weight scale reads a little less every week.

Wife asked me why I quit drinking beer (I like a beer or two every day, unfortunately drinking these "craft" beers and belgian blondes are very high in calories!)

I responded "I like losing weight more than I do drinking beer.

13 posted on 06/26/2014 10:09:44 AM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: Maudeen

food grade dte? Why food grade?


14 posted on 06/26/2014 10:12:47 AM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: Citizen Zed
More studies have shown that heart disease is a result of inflammation of the arteries which the body counteracts by coating the inflamed area with artery clogging fats. The reason aspirin is seen as a heart attack preventative is due to its anti inflammatory action.

A good diet with fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, protein from meat and fish, natural anti oxidants like red wine and garlic and healthy oils like olive and canola oil is what makes sense to me. Sure a nice steak or fast food burger is OK once in a while. Limit your intake of processed foods and sugars (in my opinion high fructose corn syrup is nasty stuff and should be avoided), drink lots of water, limit your intake of salt, but a salt free diet is not necessary and get some exercise. Check with your doctor about your weight, to treat any other problems like high blood pressure and screen you for common cancers.

Heredity is a big factor in my opinion. My father ate lots of red meat, didn't exercise and smoked cigars yet lived to be 96 without any heart or cancer issues. Ditto for my mother's 99 year old sister.

15 posted on 06/26/2014 10:20:12 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: Nifster

Kitty Litter. . .are you referring to diatomaceous earth? I would put it among the “end times” must haves but use it now.

http://www.earthworkshealth.com/human-use.php


16 posted on 06/26/2014 10:20:17 AM PDT by Maudeen ("End Times Warrior - Just a Sinner Saved by Grace")
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To: knittnmom

There are different kinds i.e. DE for swimming pools


17 posted on 06/26/2014 10:21:23 AM PDT by Maudeen ("End Times Warrior - Just a Sinner Saved by Grace")
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To: wku man
“I've lost 52.5 pounds since January on the low carb, high-protein diet. My blood pressure is back to normal, and my A1C is down from 8.5 to 5.”

It's not just what you eat, it's how much you eat, and most importantly the number of calories in versus the number out. It takes more energy to convert proteins to available cellular energy, and this is one of the reasons why a high protein diet can lead to weight loss. There are other factors, clearly. I'm happy your blood pressure and A1C are down. There are most directly the consequence of the weight loss. Congratulations to you. Keep it up.

18 posted on 06/26/2014 10:23:52 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: The Great RJ

Good points. . I use to use canola oil, too until I found out the bad news about it. Also, I also researched the olive oils and not all are alike. You might take a look at the information regarding the various oils.

I was a primary care giver for years and my health took a nose dive. . .decided I needed to pray about it, revisited my diet and nutritional intake (did not go to the doctors) and everyone I know remarks that I look better.


19 posted on 06/26/2014 10:27:53 AM PDT by Maudeen ("End Times Warrior - Just a Sinner Saved by Grace")
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To: Citizen Zed

I have a friend and a physician that has been saying this to me for years. He also advised me long ago to throw out my “dangerous” statins,


20 posted on 06/26/2014 10:31:11 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: Nifster

You are thinking of bentonite clay, which also has medicinal uses.


21 posted on 06/26/2014 10:31:57 AM PDT by Cold Heart
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To: wku man

I’ve lost 52.5 pounds since January on the low carb, high-protein diet.

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http://www.blogofmanly.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/geico-caveman-lg.jpg


22 posted on 06/26/2014 10:36:07 AM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: goodwithagun
In a blender, combine a cup of hot coffee with a teaspoon of that butter and a tablespoon of that coconut oil. Blitz a few seconds until the mixture is frothy on top. Bulletproof coffee. Enjoy! You kick puppies, don't you?
23 posted on 06/26/2014 10:37:51 AM PDT by Marie (When are they going to take back Obama's peace prize?)
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To: Marie

No, but bulletproof coffee turns me into Wonder Woman!


24 posted on 06/26/2014 10:42:15 AM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: Citizen Zed
Steak and potatoes.
25 posted on 06/26/2014 10:46:36 AM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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The doctor tells you to not eat fat. The nutritionist tells you not to eat carbs. That leaves grass clippings.

High cholesterol is determined by one thing. Your parents. I refuse to take statins. They make my feet hurt so bad I can hardly walk. Plus, if you’ll notice they say taking statins “with a healthy diet and exercise”. But they don’t know what a healthy diet is. I take niacin and let the levels fall where they may.


26 posted on 06/26/2014 10:58:18 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps.)
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To: warsaw44

I quit in early 2003, after smoking for 35 years.

It is rough, but it can be done.

I did gain about 20# that I have been trying to get rid of for a decade, however.


27 posted on 06/26/2014 11:04:27 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: wku man

I have had the same experience. We have very similar diets. I had to get rid of my size 44s and am now between 36 and 38 pants. Carbs are the bad actor, and corn is the worst offender.


28 posted on 06/26/2014 11:04:52 AM PDT by lafroste (matthewharbert.wix.com/matthew-harbert)
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To: warsaw44

Vapor cigs. They absolutely work and are a heckuva lot cheaper than smoking. I quit with them 1 1/2 yrs ago. Recently visited family in another state and have a cousin there that was smoking 2 packs a day and wanted to quit. I took her down to the Indian cigarette store and showed her what to buy. She texted me yesterday that she hasn’t had a cigarette in about 11 days.
They work.


29 posted on 06/26/2014 11:05:50 AM PDT by sheana
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To: Citizen Zed

Sheesh! I wanted to read the entire article, but, first it wanted my location and then there was this:

Answer a question to continue reading this page

The question asked if I watch TV programming.

I left the page.


30 posted on 06/26/2014 11:33:52 AM PDT by Bigg Red (31 May 2014: Obamugabe officially declares the USA a vanquished subject of the Global Caliphate.)
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To: Maudeen

The purpose of “diatomaceous earth (food grade) and silver biotics” ?


31 posted on 06/26/2014 11:35:19 AM PDT by Bigg Red (31 May 2014: Obamugabe officially declares the USA a vanquished subject of the Global Caliphate.)
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To: Citizen Zed

A year ago I switched from high-carb to a high-fat/protein meat-n-cheese diet. (Lots of saturated fat: coconut oil, palm oil, grass-fed butter, grass-fed beef, grass-fed cheese, raw milk and cream.)

Was just trying to eat better and repair the damage done to my insides by processed foods. Lost 30 lbs. without even trying to.

It was disappointing to discover I’ve been lied to all my life by “mainstream medicine”. But now I know...fat will make you thin, and carbs will make you fat.


32 posted on 06/26/2014 11:38:47 AM PDT by LearsFool ("Thou shouldst not have been old, till thou hadst been wise.")
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To: Bigg Red

Helps for what ails you. . good for you. . . http://www.earthworkshealth.com/human-use.php This is just ONE source. . .

Silver Biotics and asap silver gel. . . This site has good info. . check out the uses. Do a google search. Really works!!!!!! http://www.guardian-silver.com/silver-sol-uses

I just listed DE (food grade) and silver biotics because these products you definitely need on hand.


33 posted on 06/26/2014 12:31:53 PM PDT by Maudeen ("End Times Warrior - Just a Sinner Saved by Grace")
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To: Maudeen

Okay, thanks for the info.


34 posted on 06/26/2014 1:47:49 PM PDT by Bigg Red (31 May 2014: Obamugabe officially declares the USA a vanquished subject of the Global Caliphate.)
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To: wku man

Anyone can lose weight with a simple diet plan, lower your caloric intake.


35 posted on 06/26/2014 1:51:37 PM PDT by 1Old Pro
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To: 1Old Pro

How about don’t bend your elbows when you eat?


36 posted on 06/26/2014 2:06:24 PM PDT by Maudeen ("End Times Warrior - Just a Sinner Saved by Grace")
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To: Maudeen

that’s exactly what old fashioned kitty litter is....


37 posted on 06/26/2014 2:27:16 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Maudeen

and now that I have clicked on your link I know way too much about you...better pick up the phone Alex is calling


38 posted on 06/26/2014 2:28:10 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: wku man
First off, "Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho"! is going to be the tagline on your headstone if you keep eating that early death food.

Second, why do you associate people who eat differently from you with being " CommieLib, hipster jack wagons"?, as you put it. When did what people eat become political? Pretty ignorant, if you ask me.

39 posted on 06/26/2014 3:32:13 PM PDT by southern rock
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To: Citizen Zed

This article is just more Paleo propaganda, which is just discredited Atkins nonsense.


40 posted on 06/26/2014 3:34:39 PM PDT by southern rock
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To: wku man

Wonderful.

Now if I could only convince my wife to let me eat like you do.


41 posted on 06/26/2014 3:36:36 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: usconservative

How old are you?

I just want to know because I can’t imagine such a cardio improvement like that for me at almost 60.


42 posted on 06/26/2014 3:37:56 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: hattend

I’m 51.


43 posted on 06/26/2014 5:13:06 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: usconservative

wow...I’m impressed. Maybe there is help for me after all.


44 posted on 06/26/2014 5:28:11 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Nifster

Alex who?


45 posted on 06/26/2014 5:29:13 PM PDT by Maudeen ("End Times Warrior - Just a Sinner Saved by Grace")
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To: hattend

I had to push myself hard to get here. Radically changed my diet too which helped a lot. I have neuropathy in both feet too, so I have to constantly look to see my feet are on the pedals.

You can do it.


46 posted on 06/27/2014 5:30:02 AM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: warsaw44
Going on a hardcore low-carb diet is no different that quitting smoking. I quit smoking 20 years ago, and found myself using the same self discipline to change my eating habits as I did putting down the Camel Lights. If you can do one, you can do the other! Stick to it...you won't regret either.

And yeah, it feels good putting on those size 38 jeans that have been hanging in the closet for years!

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

47 posted on 06/27/2014 12:09:59 PM PDT by wku man (Veterans, it's up to us to save the Republic...let's roll.)
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To: usconservative
Damn right...I use a little affirmation I heard somewhere that "nothing tastes as good as thin feels". I'll never be thin, per se, but it feels great to be thinNER.

Are you drinking more water? I've increased my intake to about a gallon and a half per day, as well as hitting the gym four days a week. In addition to being thinner, my muscle tone is getting pretty good, and my wind is back...I do 50 minutes of running on the elliptical (bad knees keep me off the treadmill), followed by some weights. Feels great! I, too, sleep a lot better, and there are other, uh, shall I say, "social" benefits that my gal seems pretty pleased with as well.

Continued good luck with the new way of life, FRiend.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

48 posted on 06/27/2014 12:15:58 PM PDT by wku man (Veterans, it's up to us to save the Republic...let's roll.)
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To: minnesota_bound
Where did you find my college yearbook?!?

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

49 posted on 06/27/2014 12:17:14 PM PDT by wku man (Veterans, it's up to us to save the Republic...let's roll.)
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To: Maudeen

DE will kill bed bugs too. Actually any insect or critter with an exoskeleton. Gets in between the skeletal plates and grinds them up.

If anyone has bedbugs and wants the scoop on how to get rid of them in confidence Freepmail me. I got the demon bastards from a Marriott in Cincinnati and beat them with no chemicals.


50 posted on 06/27/2014 12:22:42 PM PDT by IamConservative (If fighting fire with fire is a good idea, why do the pros use water?)
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