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An Epic Debunking of The Saturated Fat Myth. The health authorities have been telling us for decades that saturated fat raises the risk of heart disease.

An Epic Debunking of The Saturated Fat Myth

For this reason, we’ve been told to avoid foods like meat, eggs, coconuts and dairy products. The theory goes like this: Saturated fat raises LDL cholesterol in the blood.LDL cholesterol lodges in the arteries, causing atherosclerosis and eventually, heart disease. This is also known as the diet-heart hypothesis. This theory has never been proven, despite it having been the cornerstone of dietary recommendations since 1977 (1). Cholesterol and The Risk of Heart Disease When referring to cholesterol, be it LDL or HDL, we’re actually not talking about the cholesterol itself. LDL stands for Low Density Lipoprotein and HDL for High Density Lipoprotein. The lipoproteins are proteins that carry fat, cholesterol, phospholipids and fat soluble vitamins around in the bloodstream. Photo source. The relationship between total cholesterol and cardiovascular disease is complex.

Studies show that: Facebook - Log In or Sign Up. Welcome to Facebook - Log In, Sign Up or Learn More. Natural wine: a fad or here to stay? — jamie goode's wine blog. This is the text of a talk I am giving today in Lisbon.

Natural wine: a fad or here to stay? — jamie goode's wine blog

It’s titled: ‘natural wine: a fad or here to stay?’ Historical context Some historical context. Consider wine in antiquity. What would it have tasted like? Even until fairly recently, wine would be shipped in barrel, and then dispensed from the same barrel in the destination market. Look at Australia. For much of history, people have had to make do with bad wine. Modern wine: creating an opportunity for natural wine Shift forwards to the modern day wine industry. Seven Mistakes Women Make When Trying To Change Their Bodies. Women have made a huge impact on the hardcore training world.

Seven Mistakes Women Make When Trying To Change Their Bodies

We’re busting the myths, disproving the lies, and taking the lead in helping other women look and feel amazing. Yet, mistakes still get made, often because we don’t have all the information we need in order to use the most effective strategies. The good news is that using the following three principles easily solves most of these mistakes: Photos du journal - Green Renaissance.

The 7 Best Hidden Bars In Perth. Shhhh.

The 7 Best Hidden Bars In Perth

By Alice Mod, 19/5/2015 Having already featured the best hidden bars in Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Sydney, we’ve headed west to unearth some cool secret spots in WA’s capital. While Perth doesn’t have winding streets with bars hidden in shipping containers, it does have a group of very brilliant bartenders who are hiding in plain sight. Nitrogen: the Double-Edged Sword. Dutch clover cover crop between cabbage rows Nitrogen is a component of protein and DNA and as such, is essential to all living things.

Nitrogen: the Double-Edged Sword

Prior to the Industrial Revolution, around 97% of the nitrogen supporting life on earth was fixed biologically. Over the last century, intensification of farming, coupled with a lack of understanding of soil microbial communities, has resulted in reduced biological activity and an increased application of industrially produced forms of nitrogen to agricultural land. In 2013, Australian grain-growers expended close to $3 billion on inorganic nitrogen (Marino 2014).

Globally, over $100 billion of nitrogen fertilisers are applied to crops and pastures every year. Impacts of inorganic nitrogen The application of high rates of inorganic nitrogen in agricultural systems has had many unintended negative consequences for soil function and environmental health. Nasa-funded study: industrial civilisation headed for 'irreversible collapse'? A new study partly-sponsored by Nasa's Goddard Space Flight Center has highlighted the prospect that global industrial civilisation could collapse in coming decades due to unsustainable resource exploitation and increasingly unequal wealth distribution.

Nasa-funded study: industrial civilisation headed for 'irreversible collapse'?

Noting that warnings of 'collapse' are often seen to be fringe or controversial, the study attempts to make sense of compelling historical data showing that "the process of rise-and-collapse is actually a recurrent cycle found throughout history. " Cases of severe civilisational disruption due to "precipitous collapse - often lasting centuries - have been quite common. " The independent research project is based on a new cross-disciplinary 'Human And Nature DYnamical' (HANDY) model, led by applied mathematician Safa Motesharrei of the US National Science Foundation-supported National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center, in association with a team of natural and social scientists. Gabriele Lanhan - Photos du journal. Advice to an entrepreneur when it all feels too hard.

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Dr. Johnson: How Leptin Resistance Causes Obesity

Mercola Dr. Richard Johnson is the head of nephrology at the University of Colorado and is actively engaged in clinical research. Over the past 25 years, much of his research (which is funded by the National Institutes of Health) has focused on fructose and obesity-related diseases. Not only has he published some 500 papers in the peer-reviewed literature, he’s also authored books along the way.

“The conventional wisdom is that people are eating too much and exercising too little. This is the law of thermodynamics, and there’s some truth to it. But what we know is that animals in general will regulate their weight very tightly...

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