Are Statin Drugs the Answer?

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Posted on 23rd August 2012 by admin in Health Alerts |LivingFuelTV

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Society’s use and Big Pharma’s profits of statin drugs in the United States are booming. But are these pharmaceutical drugs always your best weapon against high cholesterol and heart dis-ease? Are there natural alternatives to lower your cholesterol—potentially saving you possible debilitating side effects, not to mention hundreds of dollars per year? What exactly are statin drugs, what do they do in the body, and what is the troubling link between statin drug use and diabetes? Find out the answer to these questions and more in today’s important episode of LivingFuelTV, a must-see for everyone concerned about their family’s health and their own personal health.

Let’s re-think the conventional wisdom of the drug approach to health. Click here to watch and learn.



SuperHealth Challenge Tip!

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Posted on 4th January 2012 by admin in Super Health

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Misunderstood Fats—Saturated Fats are mainly animal fats found in meat, dairy products, poultry skin, and egg yolks. Saturated fats are used in the body by muscles for the purpose of providing energy and supporting the body’s production of prostaglandins, including those involved in hormone production. Through the years saturated fats have become the dietary scapegoat for almost everything that ails us.

They have gotten a bad name because it was once thought that in excess they tend to worsen blood cholesterol levels. However, saturated fats have gotten their bad reputation unfairly, and in fact have many health benefits. Coconut and coconut oil are plant-based medium chain saturated fats that have been shown to provide extraordinary health benefits.

KC Craichy
Author
The Super Health Diet


Holiday Health Challenge Tip!

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Posted on 6th December 2011 by admin in Holiday Health Challenge

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Benefits of Low Glycemic Response Foods

• Cause a smaller, more gradual rise in blood glucose levels after meals.
• Help you to stay full longer.
• Can improve the body’s sensitivity to insulin.
• Can improve blood sugar control in diabetics.
• Help people lose and control weight.
• Reduce blood cholesterol levels.
• Prolong physical endurance and help refuel carbohydrate stores after exercise.

To Reduce the Negative Effect of High GI Foods in a Meal

• Eat high quality fiber, protein, and fats along with GI foods. Include low GI foods such as eggs, meat, or berries.
• Add vinaigrette or other acidic extras, such as lemon juice.
• Cook with or add some extra olive oil or coconut oil.

KC Craichy
Author
The Super Health Diet