INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
Canola Oil: Is It Healthy?
Bruce Fife, N.D., writes that canola oil comes from a hybridized, genetically modified rapeseed plant, contains erucic acid, is associated with cardiac fibrosis, produces free radicals and causes blood cell membranes to become rigid.
Hypoglycemia: Heal with a Ketogenic Diet.
Ellen Davis explains how a ketogenic diet will help reverse hypoglycemia by stabilizing blood sugar and insulin levels and converting fats into fuel. Hypoglycemia can be associated with a high- carbohydrate diet and includes acute reactions to refined carbohydrate.
Are Polyunsaturated Oils Really Healthy?
CJ Puotinen cites evidence showing that the common belief that polyunsaturated oils are better for you is not based on science; in fact, the long-chain fatty acids in polyunsaturated oils make them extremely fragile and unstable when heated.
High Cholesterol Is Not a Risk Factor.
Uffe Ravnskov, M.D., asserts that people with high cholesterol live the longest, heart patients have low cholesterol, and no trial drugs, including statins, have succeeded in prolonging life, all facts that the drug companies attempt to hide.
Imbalanced Sex Hormones & the Role of Stress.
Dawn M. Cutillo says chronic stress unbalances estrogen and progesterone, two main sex hormones; when progesterone is depleted, estrogen dominance ensues, causing PMS, menopausal symptoms, weight gain, bone loss, cancer, and premature aging.
Better Diet, Better Behavior.
Jane Hersey, director of the Feingold Association, notes that junk foods are not the only culprits in behavior challenges in children; pesticides, synthetic food dyes, and lack of essential fatty acids also play a role.
Cellular Healing and Energy Medicine.
Shannon McRae, Ph.D., presents two client cases that serve to illustrate the power of focus, positive intent, and energy medicine in healing even the most dire conditions.
Carbohydrate Myths, by Ellen Davis
Butter: It’s Good For You, by Margie King
Reversing Stage IV Ovarian Cancer, by Sarto Schickel
HEALTH NOTES AND RESEARCH BRIEFS
High-Soy Prison Diet Linked to Health Problems • Soy, Thyroid & Estrogens • California Initiative to Require Genetically Modified Food (GMO) Labeling • Ketosis Caution • High-Carbohydrate Foods to Avoid for a Ketogenic Diet • Thyroid Disease and Gluten Intolerance • Sugars, GMOs, and the Snack Bar Business • ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) and Stem Cell Trial • Grass-fed Meat, Sustainable Diet, and Protein Anabolism •Telomere Nutritional Support • Coconut Oil Superior for Absorption of Nutrients • Garlic & Vaginal Yeast Infection • Plastic Mesh & Toxic Infections • Dear Editor: Science, Readability & Oil Swishing • Golden Ratio & High Intensity Exercise • Brain Trauma Treatment • Boost Testosterone Naturally