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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 ...

Weight Loss Recommendations Not in Line with Current Science

To this day, you still see products in grocery stores labeled, “low fat” as if this somehow translates into meaning the product is more healthful. Obviously the manufacturers of these products feel that ther...

Higher Dietary Carbohydrate Associated with Lower HDL

HDL is commonly referred to as “good cholesterol,” as clearly higher levels of this carrier protein are associated with a reduced risk for accumulation of atherosclerosis within the walls of arteries, especi...

Carbohydrate intake and HDL in a multiethnic population

Your Health Depends on Your Gut Bacteria

As we watch America’s waistline continue to expand, and along with it the perpetual increase in diseases associated with this increased incidence of obesity, it’s really important to identify potential cause...

Cholesterol: Important for Brain Health

For decades, we’ve seen science and the media tarnish the reputation of cholesterol. We’ve been educated (and re-educated) on eggs, LDL, HDL, and a wealth of other buzzwords that pertain to cholesterol, all ...

Cholesterol Leads to Alzheimer’s? Nonsense.

Recently, the research study Associations Between Serum Cholesterol Levels and Cerebral Amyloidosis, published in the journal JAMA Neurology, gained a lot of attention in the press. Somehow it was construed ...