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Eggs and Heart Disease

I have to shake my head when I still see “egg white omelet” on the breakfast menu at restaurants. Gone are the days when I would ask the waiter or manager why this was offered. Over time I realized that it w...

Dietary Cholesterol and the Lack of Evidence in Cardiovascular Disease

Anticholinergic drugs and risk of dementia: case-control study

Association Between Midlife Vascular Risk Factors and Estimated Brain Amyloid Deposition

Long-term effects of a ketogenic diet in obese patients

Is Coconut Oil Still Healthy? The Truth Behind The Recent Headlines.

You may or may not have seen the American Heart Association’s (AHA) latest report, but I'm sure you’ve probably seen the social media frenzy that followed their statements on coconut oil. An article by USA ...

Statin Drugs & Diabetes: What You Need To Know

Recent reports continue to find an adverse relationship between Type 2 diabetes and the risk of Alzheimer's, with diabetes shown to increase the risk of an Alzheimer's disease diagnosis. In light of this, i...

Statin Drugs Increase Risk for Brain Hemorrhage

We are seeing ever-increasing efforts to make us believe that lowering our cholesterol is always going to be a risk-free event...and these efforts are working. Statin drugs to lower cholesterol have become a...

Drugs that Deplete Magnesium and Harm Your Immune System

You may have noticed that I've talked quite a bit about magnesium lately, and with good reason. Magnesium is vital to muscle and nerve function, digestion, energy creation, and prevention of a multitude of h...

Eggs and Heart Health

I don’t think there’s any more controversial food than eggs. By and large, the reason we have been told to avoid eating eggs is because they contain cholesterol, and indeed that’s true. A typical egg may con...