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Calorie and fat intake increased among statin users during the decade — an indication that many patients might be abandoning heart-healthy lifestyles and assuming that drugs alone will do the trick, the study authors said.

They are the most commonly prescribed medication, and for years, they’ve been touted as the best way to manage cholesterol.

It seems that the medical establishment still does not feel comfortable with suggesting low carb diets for people with heart disease. It seems that they are afraid of something or another. Yet those of us who have followed low carb diets have found that almost without exception, the huge range of health benefits positively outweigh…

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  You know the strange thing is even though I’m the most healthy person amongst my group of friends they still marvel or actually complain at the amount of fat that I eat when we’re eating together and even after all these years I still get “Oh aren’t you afraid your cholesterol will go through the…

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  Before the 1920s heart disease was rare in most of the western world. Yet through the 20s right up until the 70s the incidence of heart disease rose to become one of the most deadly ailments of modern times. In fact some have said that it is actually the West’s number one killer. The…

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In my book unfortunately doctors are becoming increasingly weary about discussing a patient’s need to lose weight with the patient themselves. In my recall not so long ago there was a case that came to the newspapers and television news about a woman who was trying to sue her doctor because he said she was…

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Magnesium, like many trace elements is used by our bodies to perform many un-noticed tasks. Here we see it can easily and safely be used in place of statins and other harmful drugs. World wide, millions of people take a statin based drug each day to help lower the high levels of LDL (the ‘BAD’…

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