Omega-6 Fats

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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