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Trans Fats — They Just Won’t Go Away

Trans Fats — They Just Won’t Go Away

Trans fats, or trans fatty acids are formed mainly by industrial processes that convert vegetable oils into a more solid fat. The food industry loves them because they have a long shelf life, stay solid at room temperature so that your package of cookies does not become an oily mess, and are more desirable when […]

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Rescuing Your Health: On $5 a Day You Can Eat Healthy, Be Happy and Save Your Life

Rescuing Your Health: On $5 a Day You Can Eat Healthy, Be Happy and Save Your Life

Baloney. Right? Eating well on $5 a day? Just have to cook the meals myself? Baloney. Right? Well, actually…maybe not. Did you know that recent market research shows that more than half of the evening meals an American eats are ‘cooked at home”. Sounds like a good percentage. I feel proud of those numbers! Go […]

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Cholesterol! Revealing information about today’s Hot Topic.

Cholesterol! Revealing information about today’s Hot Topic.

Time to pull out your favorite headphones, plug in your iPod (or phone, laptop, tablet, 8 Track) and get ready for the OrganicMD podcast! Worried about your Cholesterol? These days you might be – especially with all the information and MIS-information about the subject. This week Dr. Miller tackles the subject with reckless abandon to […]

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Dr. Miller’s Talk on Fats and Essential Fatty Acids

Years of negative associations of dietary fat with calories, body fat, cholesterol, and cancer have resulted in a general attitude that foods containing fats are simply to be avoided. Many food manufacturers have taken advantage of this attitude by modifying fat content and labeling wherever possible to tout “low-fat” as equivalent to “heart healthy” foods. Advertisements for such foods further instill the notion that dietary fat is bad. Amid the clamor over the largely mistaken problems associated with dietary fats, many very real problems have been created by the large-scale use of modified fats by food suppliers. Individuals do not feel the effects of poor dietary fat intake on the short term because of the presence of many protective mechanisms that cause health threats from fatty acid deficiencies and imbalances to be insidious and unrecognized.

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