Omega-6 Fats

Interesterified Fats: Trans Fat Replacements

6 Oct 2018

As Trans fats are being pressured out of the processed food market (not gone yet though) there are new fats that have replaced them without much ado. Even to this day little is said or known by the lay public … Continue reading

Omega-3 Fat: How Much is Enough?

21 Sep 2018

“How much omega-3 fat supplement should I be taking daily?” Frankly, it is not a simple question to answer. The reason for this is that our body needs a balance between omega-3 and omega-6 fat intake. Several recent studies validate … Continue reading

Coronary Heart Disease: Making Real Changes to Reduce Risk

16 Jun 2018

As we approach cumulative sales of $1,000,000,000,000 for “Statins” worldwide, we have witnessed the steady, unrelenting deaths, heart failure and debility related to strokes and heart disease not just in the United States but the world over. What is amazing … Continue reading

The Omega-6 Imbalance Found in Vegetable Oils

21 May 2018

If you have been following my posts or read my books concerning nutritional health for any length of time, you know that it is critical to balance omega-3 fat with omega-6 fat intake. Omega-3 fats are the oils that we … Continue reading

Central Obesity: The Deadly Fat

6 May 2018

For you ladies, is your waistline more than 35 inches around at your navel? And, for you gentlemen, is your waistline more than 40 inches around at the same location? If so, you could be carrying excess fat in your … Continue reading

The Omega Imbalance in Nuts

26 Mar 2018

For any of you who have followed my writings for the past decade or more, I have tried to emphasize the importance of balancing omega-3 and omega-6 fats in our diet. The problem with the Western Diet is that we … Continue reading

OMEGA CHECK HELPS BALANCE YOUR DIET

19 Mar 2018

Back in the early 1990’s when I first started investigating the Western Diet and its implications concerning nutritional health, information outside of the National Library of Medicine was sparse. Few books existed at that time that gave us insight into … Continue reading

“Doctor, Why is My Lab Test Abnormal?”

12 Sep 2017

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a blood test to check your omega-3/Omega-6 status. The beauty of this test is that it allows me to counsel my patients concerning dietary changes required to balance their omega fat intake. … Continue reading

COCONUT OIL: SCIENCE vs. “FAKE NEWS”

7 Sep 2017

A recent article posted on line by CNN Health news (cnn.com; Aug 18, 2017 by Lisa Drayer) suggests that coconut oil is not healthy for people to consume as it raises LDL cholesterol (considered by the American Heart Association as … Continue reading

Trans Fats? What are they?

24 Nov 2012

When I ask people what is a Trans fat the standard answer is that they are bad for you.  But that does not answer the question.  True, they are bad for you but what are they?  Trans fats are vegetable … Continue reading

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