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The End Of The Coconut Oil Hype

The End Of The Coconut Oil Hype

Professor Dr. Karin Michels from the Freiburg University, Germany recently announced the end of the coconut oil hype.  In her lecture she went one step further and said that coconut oil is a poison and will lead to heart attacks, if consumed regularly. Here is a statement in German. T
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Vitamin D Deficiency Is Linked To Diabetes

Vitamin D Deficiency Is Linked To Diabetes

New research showed that vitamin D deficiency is linked to diabetes. This story goes back to a research paper from April 19, 2018 by. The publication comes from a joint group from South Korea and the University of California, San Diego. The vitamin D3/diabetes study 903 subjects were
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Cheese And Milk Products Are Not Causing Strokes Or Heart Attacks

Cheese And Milk Products Are Not Causing Strokes Or Heart Attacks

A new international meta-analysis states that cheese and milk products are not causing strokes or heart attacks. This goes against the old and persistent belief that dairy products would be harmful to your health because they contain a lot of saturated fatty acids. Meta-analysis of 29
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Erectile Dysfunction Improves With Testosterone Replacement

Erectile Dysfunction Improves With Testosterone Replacement

Whether erectile dysfunction improves with testosterone replacement has been the subject of a study published July 2017 (Ref. 1). It was a prospective study involving 656 men at an average age of 60.7 years. These men all had low testosterone levels and also symptoms of deficiency of
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The Importance Of Fiber

The Importance Of Fiber

We all heard about the importance of fiber. Fiber prevents colon cancer and lowers LDL cholesterol in the blood, which prevents heart attacks. But what is the evidence that fiber really is beneficial to our health? The following publication is reviewing what health benefits fiber has
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Eat More Fat, Fruit And Vegetables

Eat More Fat, Fruit And Vegetables

A new study from McMaster University in Hamilton/Ont. suggests that we eat more fat, fruit and vegetables. The study followed 135,000 people in 18 countries for 7 ½ years. The prospective cohort study (Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology [PURE]) from McMaster University has a lot of
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French Fries Are Linked To A Shorter Lifespan

French Fries Are Linked To A Shorter Lifespan

A new study discussed on CNN showed that eating French fries are linked to a shorter lifespan. This article was based on a multinational scientific study released in April 2017. The study showing that French fries are linked to a shorter lifespan 4440 participants were enrolled in it
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Chronic Inflammation Is Making Cancer Worse

Chronic Inflammation Is Making Cancer Worse

Many of you know that chronic inflammation can cause heart attacks, but now we are learning that chronic inflammation is making cancer worse. Mitochondria are the cell particles that provide energy to our cells. New research shows that when inflammation is chronic, mitochondria produc
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Fish Oil Lowers Inflammation

Fish Oil Lowers Inflammation

Inflammatory markers show that fish oil lowers inflammation Research from January 2016 showed that fish oil lowers inflammation. 18 randomized controlled trials that involved 826 subjects were critically analyzed. Three parameters were measured in these subjects. The first was prostag
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Exercise Reduces Mortality

Exercise Reduces Mortality

What, if I told you that exercise reduces mortality? Would you believe me? Well, you may be somewhat doubtful. But I assure you that at end of this blog you will know why exercise reduces mortality. I am going to explain it using data from the EPIC study. This was a large European stu
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