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High Cholesterol? CVD Risk? It Might Be Your Thyroid
Do you have high cholesterol? Are you concerned about your heart health? Get your thyroid tested. Thyroid hormones play a major role in lipid metabolism and are one of the major causes of high cholesterol.
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Why Has the American Approach to Heart Disease Failed?
A recent article correctly suggests that diet and lifestyle changes are more effective in preventing and treating heart disease. Read on to discover why the American approach to heart disease has failed.
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Could You Benefit From Intermittent Fasting?
Intermittent fasting is a powerful tool for preventing and reversing disease. Learn how this dietary approach could help you optimize your health.
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What the Media Isn’t Telling You About Statin Drug Trials
Media reports about statin drugs dramatically overstate their effectiveness, while understating their risk. Dr. Malcolm Kendrick released an article about how deceptive and misleading media reporting on statin drug trials can be.
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RHR: Does your diet affect your cholesterol level?
Today we're discussing whether dietary fat and cholesterol raise cholesterol levels. Why do total cholesterol levels drop after you stop eating those foods?
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3 Reasons Why You Should Be Skeptical of the New Cholesterol Guidelines
New guidelines are out regarding cholesterol and the prescribing of statins. How valid are these guidelines and how do they affect how health is measured?
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RHR: New IBS-FODMAP Research, Overtraining and Acne, and Treating Alopecia Areata
Today we're discussing new IBS-FODMAP research, food allergies and testing for inflammation and how to overcome alopecia areata naturally. Plus more!
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The Diet–Heart Myth: Statins Don’t Save Lives in People without Heart Disease
In this article, I will debunk the myth that statin drugs save lives in healthy people without heart disease and discuss some of the little known side effects and risks associated with these drugs.
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RHR: Early Evidence For Meat Consumption, The Cholesterol Controversy, and Additional Magnesium Sources
Today, we discuss recent studies that address early evidence for meat consumption and the cholesterol controversy. Also, some ideal sources for magnesium.
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