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Is It Time to Give Up On Olive Oil?

Look, I’m not sorry...Not sorry that I’ve been advocating a high fat diet for the past few years. I’m not sorry that I keep talking about “keto” this, and “triglycerides” that.I’m not sorry that I try and get people to buy more oil than Jiffy Lube. At the end of the day, I believe eating copious amounts of healthy fat is absolutely essential for great health.And today, I’m going to focus on olive oil, an oil I’ve neglected to talk about recently.Olive oil is one of the world’s most celebrated foods. It receives mention dozens of times in some of the world’s most sacred religious texts, and it’s a prized culinary possession across the world.If anyone ever tells you it’s...

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An Interesting Way to Prevent This Devastating Disease

Perhaps you’re familiar with Mediterranean diet. It’s a diet consisting primarily of vegetables, olive oil, and is low in dairy and meat. The Mediterranean diet was one of the first diets to be shown scientifically to help reduce the incidence and the risk of heart disease. And now, new research has shown it can also work to help fight Alzheimer’s disease. Spanish researchers recently had their findings published in the Journal of American Medicine Association (JAMA). Dr. Emilio Ros of the Institut d’Investigacions Biomediques at Hospital Clinic, Barcelona was able to show the Mediterranean diet acted as a neuro-protectant as much as it worked to reduce the risk of heart disease. He said “Our results suggest that, in an older...

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What They’re Not Telling You About Olive Oil

When I was a little kid, I thought Cheetos were pretty amazing. I mean, how can anything with a Cheetah as a brand ambassador possibly be bad for you, I reasoned. As I get a bit older, and I started to learn about junk food, I came to the sad realization that Cheetos were anything but good for me. It was a tough time to say the least. The older I’ve gotten, and the more I’ve learned about medicine and the body, the more I’ve grown to realize that many of the things I thought were good for me, aren’t. In many cases, I’m discovering that not only are many of the foods I used to eat not just good for...

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