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Healthy Fats: What You Need to Know
Fats get a bad rap in our heart-healthy and fat-obsessed diet culture. Yet fats play important roles in immune function, regulating body temperature, and maintaining healthy skin and hair.
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Coconut Milk: This Is Your Comprehensive Guide
Coconut milk has an impressive array of health benefits and is an excellent dairy alternative. Learn about the traditional uses of coconut milk and how to make your own at home.
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RHR: The Truth about Saturated Fat, with Zoё Harcombe
We’ve all been told to steer clear of saturated fat. Is it harmful or healthy? In this episode, we talk about what the data show as the truth about saturated fat.
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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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Is Organic Meat Better?
Several recent scientific reviews have examined the nutritional differences between organic and conventional meat. Learn if organic meat is really better and what other factors you should consider when buying your next steak dinner.
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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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The Diet-Heart Myth: Cholesterol and Saturated Fat Are Not the Enemy
Cardiovascular disease is one of the most misdiagnosed and mistreated conditions in medicine. Read on to learn the truth about one of the most common myths.
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Why Grass-Fed Trumps Grain-Fed
What a cow eats has a direct impact on the quality of meat it produces. Keep reading to learn about the benefits of the meat that comes from grass-fed cows.
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Red Meat: It Does a Body Good!
Red meat has been blamed for everything from heart disease to cancer. Yet, the evidence indicates the contrary. Read on to learn the true health benefits.
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