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Coconut Oil: Nature’s Best

Saturated fats. Unsaturated fats. Polyunsaturated fats. What’s good for you? Which ones are bad for you? Which ones are the best? For the last 50 years, polyunsaturated vegetable oils have been touted as the best oils. Corn, safflower, canola, sunflower, and soy oils have become the staple oils in the kitchen. More recently, olive oil… Continue Reading

Keep ‘Em Dumb, Keep ‘Em Sick

One of America’s greatest institutions [sic], the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is living up to its reputation put forth in yesterday’s post. It recently published a study in its Journal of the National Cancer Institute that omega-3 fatty acids may significantly increase the risk of prostate cancer. I won’t go into the details of all… Continue Reading

It really bugs me when…

Companies that peddle crap market themselves as caring about their customers. Coca-Cola and Pepsi lead the obesity charge but make out like they are great corporate citizens. McDonald’s tries to pass itself off as providing nutritious food. Nutella is part of a healthy breakfast. Doctors recommend taking an aspirin a day for health reasons. Taking… Continue Reading