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INFLAMMATION

Today marks the beginning of a series of articles on inflammation. Why not right? After all my upcoming book is titled InflaNATION: The Industrial Diner and a Doc in the Box. You may have guessed correctly based on the title that I have a few things that I need to get off my chest, (like […]

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THE SKINNY ON FAT PART THREE.

We left off talking about the dangers of TFA, and before that the dangers of omega 6 PUFA. That leaves us with just a few odds and end to clean up in our kitchen and medicine cabinet. Let’s start with cod liver oil a popular beverage for some who might think it’s good for them. […]

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THE SKINNY ON FAT PART TWO

TRANS FATS At the top of the list for bad fats are the hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated oils called TFA (as opposed to the cis isomer for you chemists out there) because of a special orientation of hydrogen atoms across certain carbon-carbon bonds within the molecule. Dr Mozaffarian of Harvard University claims: There is very […]

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THE SKINNY ON FAT

THE SKINNY ON FAT Hello everyone. I apologize for being late on delivery of my recent blogs but my brother’ passing kept me occupied. I will be sending out new blogs probably every other week instead of every week because of new time constraints. But they should be every bit as alluring as before. With […]

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SEROQUEL KILLS ANOTHER

NO BLOG THIS WEEK FOLKS BECAUSE SEROQUEL KILLS ANOTHER Remember the case of poor Jimmy way back when I did a series of blogs on him? If not look for the series under antidepressants and antipsychotics in InflaNATION.com. I used it as a case study to demonstrate how the SSRI antidepressants and the atypical antipsychotics […]

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EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY DONUT

“EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY DONUT”   Figure 1 The donut eater and inflammation. Today, I’d like to introduce you to a novel concept that I have been developing in my (hopefully soon to be published) book: InflaNATION: The Industrial Diner and a Doc in the Box. Since this article is also appearing on another  […]

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POST PRANDIAL BLOOD SUGAR AND AGE FORMATION

POST PRANDIAL BLOOD SUGAR AND AGE FORMATION Anytime there are significant levels of glucose in the blood, AGE formation occurs. As you recall AGE stands for advanced glycation end-products which is a fancy term for compounds made when glucose binds to lysine residues on various amino acids in the body initiating damage. Its technical description […]

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POST PRANDIAL BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS AND FASTING INSULIN

CANCER RISK In America over 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and about 41,000 die from it each year.[1] Numerous studies show a relationship with fasting blood sugar and breast as well as other cancers. An Italian study of FBS involving over 10,000 women showed a 63% increase in breast cancer from the lowest […]

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POST PRANDIAL BLOOD SUGAR

Let’s talk about one of the most powerful risk generators there are for cancer, heart disease and stroke. In fact, this little discussed test can make or break you as far as preventive medicine goes. In other words if you remain ignorant of your post prandial blood sugars you will in essence be flying with […]

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WHAT REAL ITALIANS EAT

  Cristoforo is an Italian equivalent of the English name “Christopher.” Specifically, the Italian and the English names are masculine proper nouns. They both trace their origins back to the original Greek name for “Christ bearer.” The pronunciation is “kree-STOH-foh-roh.” I thought I would give you my Grandfather’s name as author because Rasmussen won’t sway […]

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