Monthly Archives: November 2011

How about that cholesterol?

How about that cholesterol? Our medical establishment has defined high cholesterol (dyslipidemia) as a “medical condition” that requires “medication” to “cure”.   Unfortunately, although the drugs used change your test numbers, your overall risk does not go down very much.  In … Continue reading

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Simplified Fitness (Really Simplified!!!)

Really simple fitness I just got turned on to this via a posting on the Dragon Door kettlebell forums.  I check in there to pick up ideas for my own training and exercise.  This one though is so elegant I … Continue reading

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Diet Gurus #3: How to Read Research Articles

Diet Gurus: How to Read Research Articles Each and every “diet guru” has a whole list of scientific research articles that they use to back their claims the THIS is the diet that will save you, the healthiest, most disease … Continue reading

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Diet Gurus #2: Anecdotal Evidence

Diet Gurus: Anecdotal Evidence On of the most common ways we try to convince others of something is by repeating anecdotes, things we saw happen or heard about happening. When we hear or read anecdotes, it is very often easy … Continue reading

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Diet Gurus #1: How do I know who to believe?

Diet Gurus: How do I know who to believe? (Inspired by my friend, MJ) There are many competing stories out there about what is the best/healthiest/correct diet. Your health, perhaps even your life is at stake! There are plenty of … Continue reading

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