Archive for March, 2015
The Truth about Fat and Cholesterol
Our perception of a “good” diet has come to say cholesterol and fat are the bane of our existence, posing as a health risk to us. This is, in fact, misleading as outdated research has only perpetuated this type of thinking. Americans were told to reduce their fat intake as a way to combat things […]
How Much Sleep Do Teenagers Really Need?
According to Dr. Judith Anne Owens of the Children’s National Medical Center, recommendations made by organizations such as the National Sleep Foundation need to be adhered by, but she wants parents to understand the sound science behind these recommendations. Firstly, it is generally known that sleep is an essential part of physical and mental health; […]
The True Cause of Heart Disease
Ever hear that high cholesterol leads to heart disease? Well that scientific “knowledge” that says fatty diets are bad for you and statin drugs that control your cholesterol isn’t as sound as we once thought it was. In fact, heart surgeon, Dr. Dwight Lundell openly admits that recommendations to go on certain diets and lower […]