Avoiding cholesterol is a no brainer

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    I wasn't even aware I had made a defense of these particular paleo diets you seem to have a beef with, but all that aside:

    First you spin your yarn as if your aunt developed colon cancer, as that's what I assume caused her to wind up having to use a colostomy bag, through a low carb paleo diet as if that were the cause. Now the implication was that it had nothing to do with the low carb paleo diet, just the mere consumption of red meat?

    You don't see the inherent… (cont.)

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    … intellectual dishonesty here?

    I mean, even if I were to believe your story, which I honestly don't considering the level of dishonesty I've caught in your verbiage thus far, let's for the sake of argument grant it:

    There is a plethora of other factors that could've been in play that caused "your aunt" to wind up having to use a colostomy bag, after all, there's no telling how many various carcinogens she might've been exposed to throughout her day to day life.

  • While you grammar seems good, your arguments dont. He gave an example there, with his (poor) aunt – shure, to back up his arguments. But instead of replying to his arguments, you are offended by the sidedish.
    His example does not proof anything. But the hundreds of studies on health and nutition. Its not about "you aunt could have gotten her illness from a douzent different sources" – its all about: what habits TEND to cause what.

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    "its all about: what habits TEND to cause what."

    No, it's about agendas. Some vegan/vegetarians have the agenda of trying to discredit any notion that one can be healthy and eat meat at the same time, and nutritionists are not above having agendas. There are shills out there.

    The only thing that can be certain is that no one is positively certain what is the optimal diet for human consumption and while many nutritionists might point the finger at red meat… (cont.)

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    … as the correlate to things like colon cancer and other ailments, far too often they forget that the sweeping vast majority of their patients and test subjects get their red meat from your standard commercial farms that are pumped full of random shit that can have untold effects on the human body.

    Yet, you'd come to gyrate4's aid to defend his notion that red meat is evil? Despite such confounding variables that very well may be said cause for that trend?

  • If all that fat doesn't make you fat why is Sally Fallon so very, very fat? Is that why your poor patients are so fat in your videos?

    Are you recommending WAPF rhetoric?

  • Steve, u lost weight because of an overall reduction in calorie intake, and not from the high fat foods. High fat consumption will not cause u to lose weight. But by consuming far less calories, u will, and have seen wt loss. But over the long term, you would be trading weight for less health. Losing weight is great, but it's better to focus on truly healthful eating, and weight will normalize on its own. The low carb, high fat movement is really silly to think that high fat does not put on weig

  • If I ate 1500 calories of butter each day….I also would lose weight. NOT because the 100% fat I would be consuming, but rather because of the reduction in my calorie intake. I certainly would be losing weight, but FAR from reaching or heading in direction of true health!

  • Plant-based omega-3 sources like flax, hemp and chia seeds are high in ALA, but low in EPA and DHA. Although ALA is an essential nutrient, the key point to remember is that the conversion of ALA to the far more essential EPA and DHA is typically quite inhibited by impaired delta 6 desaturase, an enzyme necessary for you to convert the ALA into the longer chain EPA and DHA. Because of this, it is important to include animal-based sources of omega-3 fats

  • whether dietary cholesterol is harmful at all is something that is being questioned more and more.  It used to be a heretical question, but now is gaining some momentum.

  • wow, worst advice ever…Brains are rich in cholesterol…did you ever think that maybe they need a steady stream of cholesterol from (wait for it), eating brains and lots of eggs!!!! like all indigenous holistic folk have done since the dawn of time…Eat lots of eggs fry them on coconut oil or pastured lard and watch what happens to your health.  Stop listening to this guy.

  • Is this guy a vegan?  Yes.  Are his conclusions influenced by the Vegan doctrinal bible? Yes, as he is blind to any other considerations.  Could you find 50 doctors on the internet in about five minutes that contradict this guys vegan religion and the conclusion that he is always drawing from it and always promoting as science. Yes, of course, except that it might only take four minutes of searching to do it.

  • "Medicine came into the world with a twin brother called charlatanism"
    That's a quote from Antoine Lavoisier,  the father of modern day chemistry. 

    Based upon their lectures concerning cholesterol,  these three doctors are guilty of medical malpractice:  Dr.  Greger,  Dr.  McDougal,  and Dr.  Esselstyn.

    And for what reason do those doctors indulge in this medical malpractice? 
    Money from big pharma.

    The following information is free and the real truth concerning cardiovascular health:
    Placing the blame for cardiovascular disease upon cholesterol is insane.
    Would you blame the bandages used in emergency clinics for the wounds on accident victims?

    Cardiovascular disease is triggered by a 3 step process:
    First,  you must have too many free radicals flowing through your veins and arteries;
    secondly,  you must have sores produced from those free radicals;
    lastly,  you must have no repair of the sores.

    Sores produce inflammation:
    As the result,  the liver sends out large amounts of small particulate LDL to transport cholesterol to the site of the sores (cholesterol is used as bandages upon wounds in the cardiovascular system).

    Fructose will block Vitamin C from making repairs in your cardiovascular system:
    As the result,  the liver sends out more small particulate LDL to increase the cholesterol bandages.  Furthermore,  whenever fructose is consumed,  Vitamin C is inhibited from maintaining collagen; that includes the collagen in artery walls.

    Free radicals are produced from toxins in some types of foods, e. g. , triticeae grain and potatoes.  Consumption of those simple carbohydrates (or sugar,  and especially fruit) will glycate LDL and oxidize cholesterol turning it into a concrete like sludge at the site of the sores.   As long as the sores continue producing inflammation, then the liver will produce large amounts of small particulate LDL to increase the cholesterol bandages.  Eventually, the bandages become so large they break free and lodge in the arteries of the heart, or the lungs, or the brain; thus, producing a blockage of blood flow. Result?

    Ask Tim Russert.
    That is,  if you can get him out of his grave.

    The Big Pharma Scandal:
    Statin drugs suppress the major player in preventing the production of cholesterol; and that is, glutathione.
    Whenever glutathione drops to low levels,  then more sores are produced by free radicals slamming into the bends in your arteries;  thus,  the lower your cholesterol — the greater your risk of cardiovascular disease  In other words, statin drugs are not only a total failure, they actually increase your risk of cardiovascular disease.

    Now, if triticeae grain is unhealthy, how did it acquire this evil aspect?

    Survival of the fittest.
    That is,  as a means of self defense, many plants evolved toxins to prevent animals (or insects) from eating their leaves and/or their seeds; thus, the poison in the Hemlock that was used to kill Socrates.

    Triticeae grain evolved a very unique substance to stop animals from eating it:  Gluten.
    Contained within that substance is the protein known as gliadin; upon encountering acid in your stomach, it releases peptides known as exorphins, which have the ability to cross the blood brain barrier and bind to opiate receptors in your brain to stimulate your appetite.  Why?

    To kill you.    Kill Me?   How?
    Before man discovered a method to make fire,  he ate everything raw; however, if you eat a handful of grain with gluten in it, exorphins will stimulate your appetite to make you desire more of it.   So, you'll eat another handful, which will make you more hungry!  As the result, you'll eat it until you're stuffed!   Fantastic!   Right?  →  Wrong.

    While absorbing the fluid in your stomach that grain will swell up to more than five times its original size;  thus,  producing a horrible,  painful death as it ruptures your guts.  Every animal avoided the consumption of that grain until man discovered how to make fire.  Nevertheless, even in this day and age there are children that are not aware of this evil aspect of triticeae grain in its raw form.  In poor countries, where there are no doctors available to cut the stomach open to get that grain out, the children die a horrible, very painful death as their parents hold them in their arms and cry in anguish over their child's ignorant mistake.

    Poison Is The Staff Of Life
    Dirty little secret the grain industry doesn't want you to know:   Whenever grain is stored in a silo,  then it accumulates one of the deadliest substances known to mankind: Aflatoxin.   Upon the consumption of triticeae grain (wheat, barley, and rye), stomach acid will cause gluten to yield a pernicious protein known as zonulin that increases permeability between the cells lining your intestines;  thus, allowing aflatoxin to enter the blood supply through the walls of your digestive system;  once it has entered the blood supply, then it will produce large amounts of free radicals that damage cells and produce inflammation of your stomach, your brain, and especially  →  your cardiovascular system; furthermore, the enzyme transglutaminase modifies the gliadin protein, as the result,  the immune system cross-reacts with the bowel tissue,  causing an inflammatory reaction of the lower digestive system; and due to the binding of exorphins to opiate receptors,  people afflicted with a mental illness  (e.g., schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and ADHD)  suffer worse symptoms whenever they eat triticeae grain.   Also noteworthy:  antibodies to gliadin are capable of binding to nervous system tissue and may contribute to immune-mediate neurological impairment  (e.g., cerebellar ataxia and gluten encephalopathy).   In Summary:
    While our consumption of grain products has gone up ten percent every decade for the past fifty years, in lock-step we have had a ten percent increase per decade of Alzheimer's disease, a ten percent increase in the weight of our children, a ten percent increase in type II diabetes, and a ten percent increase in cardiovascular disease.

    All of that said,  is there a warning for eating rice?  Yes,  once you have cooked it,  you should eat it within 24 hours; else, it may become contaminated with bacillus cereus  (a naturally occurring bacteria in the ground that can produce symptoms of nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea). 

    Recommendation:  For starch in your diet eat any of the vegetables known as complex carbohydrates.

  • does eating food with high cholesterol cause high cholesterol? and so what if it does? is high cholesterol bad for you?  or do doctors just think it increases risk of heart disease because there is a statistical correlation? why do arteries clog if we have cholesterol in our blood all time?

  • Reading the comments is interesting. Lots of people who would rather speculate and argue than get their blood drawn and read a book.

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