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Dr. Robert C. Atkins Dies From Head Injury After Fall on Icy Walk - April 17, 2003

Scientists Endorse the Atkins' Diet - May 17, 2004.

Low-Fat Diet Does Not Cut Health Risks, Study Finds. February 9, 2006.

This big study costing millions of dollars was a slam against the low-fat diet, but read the above report with caution. Some of the statements made about Dr. Robert C. Atkins are blatant lies. The article states, "Robert Atkins, keeled over weighing 258 lbs." These statements are lies. Dr. Robert C. Atkins was still caring for patients in his medical practice when he suffered a fatal head injury in an accidental fall on an icy sidewalk as he walked to work at age 72. He was healthy and trim at about 195 lbs. at the time of the accident. He never regained consciousness and suffered kidney failure before his death resulting in an excessive accumulation of body fluids. These lies are typical of those propagated by supporters of the low-fat diet dogma.

U.S. study tips scale in favor of Atkins diet | BBC Health | March 7, 2007.

"The Stanford University study, of more than 300 women, rated Atkins ahead of three other popular diets. Those who followed Atkins for a year lost the most weight, and recorded the most beneficial effect on their cholesterol and blood pressure levels."

Study Shows the Low-Carb Diet Produces Better Cardiovascular Risk Factors Than the Low-Fat Diet
Annals of Internal Medicine, August 3, 2010

"Background: Previous studies comparing low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets have not included a comprehensive behavioral treatment, resulting in suboptimal weight loss.

Objective: To evaluate the effects of 2-year treatment with a low-carbohydrate or low-fat diet, each of which was combined with a comprehensive lifestyle modification program.

Design: Randomized parallel-group trial. (ClinicalTrials.gov registration number: NCT00143936)

Setting: 3 academic medical centers.

Patients: 307 participants with a mean age of 45.5 years (SD, 9.7 years) and mean body mass index of 36.1 kg/m2 (SD, 3.5 kg/m2).

Intervention: A low-carbohydrate diet, which consisted of limited carbohydrate intake (20 g/d for 3 months) in the form of low–glycemic index vegetables with unrestricted consumption of fat and protein. After 3 months, participants in the low-carbohydrate diet group increased their carbohydrate intake (5 g/d per wk) until a stable and desired weight was achieved. A low-fat diet consisted of limited energy intake (1200 to 1800 kcal/d; ≤30% calories from fat). Both diets were combined with comprehensive behavioral treatment.

Measurements: Weight at 2 years was the primary outcome. Secondary measures included weight at 3, 6, and 12 months and serum lipid concentrations, blood pressure, urinary ketones, symptoms, bone mineral density, and body composition throughout the study.

Results: Weight loss was approximately 11 kg (11%) at 1 year and 7 kg (7%) at 2 years. There were no differences in weight, body composition, or bone mineral density between the groups at any time point. During the first 6 months, the low-carbohydrate diet group had greater reductions in diastolic blood pressure, triglyceride levels, and very-low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels, lesser reductions in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels, and more adverse symptoms than did the low-fat diet group. The low-carbohydrate diet group had greater increases in high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels at all time points, approximating a 23% increase at 2 years.

Limitation: Intensive behavioral treatment was provided, patients with dyslipidemia and diabetes were excluded, and attrition at 2 years was high.

Conclusion: Successful weight loss can be achieved with either a low-fat or low-carbohydrate diet when coupled with behavioral treatment. A low-carbohydrate diet is associated with favorable changes in cardiovascular disease risk factors at 2 years.

Primary Funding Source: National Institutes of Health."

Body Chemistry 101

Food can be identified as having three major macronutrients -- proteins, fats and carbohydrates. Protein in the diet is broken down into the basic twenty amino acids in the digestive tract and taken into the body. The amino acids are then recombined into thousands of different protein structures to make up our bodies. These structures are everything from the hair on our heads to thin clear membranes of the eye, muscles and lattice structure in bones. Vitamins and minerals are needed by the body as co-factors in the chemical process of combining the amino acids into proteins and for other functions. A deficiency of any vitamin, mineral, fatty acid, or amino acid will prevent the body from making the required protein or cell and will display the condition as a disease.

Reversing Heart Disease, Heart Attack, Coronary Artery Disease, Stent, HDL, and LDL Cholesterol Success Stories

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, IBD, IBS, Crohn's, Ulcerative Colitis, Candida, and Others.

Cancer - The Cause, Prevention, Treatment, Control, and Spontaneous Remission of Cancer of the Breast, Prostate, Lung, Colon, Liver, Pancreas, Brain, Bone, Lymph Gland, or Skin Melanoma.

Diabetes - The Cause, Prevention, Treatment, and Control of Hypoglycemia and Type 1 & 2 Diabetes

Top Ten Nutritional Myths, Distortions, and Lies That Will Destroy Your Health.

Top Ten Historical Events That Created Our Current Health and Nutritional Quagmire.

Atkins’ dieters lose more and improve lipids over conventional dieters.
Low-Carbohydrate Diet Confirmed by Duke University Study, July, 2002.

Protein and cholesterol in the diet are needed by the body to create prostaglandins (hormonelike substances produced in mammalian tissues that are derived from amino acids), hormones (derived from cholesterol), and to provide many other functions. Amino acids from protein are the building blocks of life. Fats are essential for life. Fats are used by the body to form the outer shell of cells. Studies have shown high-fat diets will improve health without weight gain when carbohydrates are kept low. Vitamins and minerals are also used as co-factors in fat metabolism.

Cholesterol, Energy, Healing, Sex, and Babies.
Amino Acids - The Building Blocks of Life and Healing.
Preventing Osteoporosis, Bone Loss, and Hip Fractures.

Fruit seems so natural and wholesome. How could it be anything but perfectly healthy? The problem arises in our ability to have fruit every day of the year, which is totally unnatural. Most fruit is all carbohydrate in the form of fructose or fruit sugar with no protein and no fat. Fruit is little more than nature's candy. Fructose causes insulin resistance. Some people think the body needs carbohydrates, but that is not the case. The body is made, healed, and maintained entirely by the protein and fat in the diet. The daily requirement for carbohydrate is ZERO. You will not die without carbohydrate. In fact, you will achieve optimum health without it. Scientifically, carbohydrates should not be classified as macronutrients because they are not essential for life or good health. You will die without protein and fats which are essential to build and maintain the body.
Fructose, weight gain, and the insulin resistance syndrome.
Tissue-specific impairment of insulin signaling in fructose-fed rats.
Low-Carb Pavilion -- Nutritional Chemistry.

The body can maintain a perfectly normal level of blood glucose (a process called gluconeogenesis) by making it from either dietary protein or fats. The process is reversible and can go either way, allowing the body to maintain the proper blood glucose level without eating any carbohydrates.

"Both triglyceride molecules and protein molecules may be broken down and converted to glucose in the liver. The process by which new glucose is formed from noncarbohydrate sources is called gluconeogenesis. In the process of gluconeogenesis, glucose is formed from lactic acid, certain amino acids, and glycerol portion of triglyceride molecules (Fig. 25.10)." Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, Seventh Edition by Gerard J. Tortora and Sandra Reynolds Grabowski, page 835.

Fat Children Will Be The Norm Within A Decade.

Children 'harmed' by vegan diets US scientist claims.

Vegan Parents Charged With Manslaughter of Child Because of Vegan Diet.

Carbohydrate-laden food is very unhealthy. The body converts all carbohydrates to glucose or blood sugar. Table sugar is converted at a fast rate and grains at a slower rate. The level of blood glucose is very critical to the brain. Tests show the low-carbohydrate diet actually produces a better glucose balance in the brain than a high-carbohydrate diet. The body can make any needed glucose from either protein or fat.

Insulin (a body hormone) pushes excessive glucose into the cells to be used as fuel. The body does not need glucose for fuel because it can also use protein and fatty acids. After a few years the cells become resistant to this excess glucose and we become "insulin resistant." The body must get rid of excess glucose by turning it into body fat. Actually, orange juice becomes fat in our arteries and turns into saturated fat on our tummy. The result is high levels of undesirable triglycerides, bad LDL cholesterol, and heart disease. After a period of accumulating fat, the body becomes resistant to depositing more fat. It then refuses to turn the glucose into fat and BOOM --- we become diabetic.
Insulin and Its Metabolic Effects by Ron Rosedale, M.D.
Biochemistry of Nutrition - Learn How the Body Really Works.
Carbohydrates Suppress the Immune System by Barry Groves, Ph. D.
Carbohydrates and Bread Are Linked to Teenage Acne.

It is a scientific fact that fructose sugar in fruit causes insulin resistance that increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease, heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer, and diabetes. See the following truthful study that proves fructose as found in abundance in fruit and fruit juice is one of the root causes for metabolic syndrome, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and Alzheimer's disease.

Hypothesis: fructose-induced hyperuricemia as a causal mechanism for the epidemic of the metabolic syndrome.

The liver produces cholesterol which is necessary in the transport and storage of body fat. Eating a low-cholesterol diet does not reduce blood cholesterol, since the liver just produces more. Eating carbohydrates produces bad LDL cholesterol that causes heart disease. Protein and fats reduce bad LDL and increase the good HDL cholesterol. Saturated fats are very healthy, and the omega-3 and some omega-6 fats are essential to good health. The best source for omega-3 fat is from fish oils which have been proven to prevent heart disease. Yes, fats prevent heart disease. Omega-6 fats from vegetable oils should be avoided to keep the omega-6/omega-3 ratio in balance.
Fish 'lowers dementia risk'.

The three most nutritionally-important omega-3 fatty acids are alpha-linolenic fatty acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic fatty acid (DHA). Alpha-linolenic fatty acid is one of two fatty acids traditionally classified as "essential." The other fatty acid traditionally viewed as essential is an omega-6 fat called linoleic acid. These fatty acids have traditionally been classified as “essential” because the body is unable to manufacture them on its own and because they play a fundamental role in several physiological functions. As a result, we must be sure our diet contains sufficient amounts of both alpha-linolenic acid and linoleic acid.

Partially-hydrogenated vegetable oils can contain 60% trans fats. These vegetable oils are chemically modified in the food factories under high temperature and pressure to force hydrogen atoms to attach to the oil molecules. Unnatural trans fats are created when one of the two hydrogen atoms at the double carbon bond (cis) moves to the opposite (trans) side. The result is a more solid fatty acid used in many foods as a substitute for the more expensive natural fats. Hydrogenated oils are not natural foods. They are factory-produced fatty acid chemicals. The resultant trans fatty acids enter the body and attach to cells where healthy fats are intended to be. Many doctors and researchers believe trans fats are one of the major factors causing adverse effects in immunity, reproduction, and lactation, as well as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and obesity. The following page has a table listing dozens of common grocery store foods that contain the unhealthy trans fats. The Diet Cure.

The bottom line in the prevention of heart disease, diabetes, and cancer is a diet low in carbohydrates and low in hydrogenated vegetable oils. The research carried out at Stockholm University in cooperation with experts at Sweden's National Food Administration, a government food safety agency, showed that heating carbohydrate-rich foods such as potatoes, rice, or cereals formed acrylamide, a much-studied substance classified as a probable human carcinogen. Carbohydrates cause cancer. The healthy diet is high in protein and high in fats. Natural meat from any source is best, including beef, lamb, pork, wild game, poultry, fish, seafood, etc. Other good sources for protein and fats are eggs, cheeses, and real butter. Peanuts are a legume which contain a toxic oil and should be avoided. The diet must include essential omega-3 and arachidonic omega-6 fatty acids as found in animal products, but all other omega-6 fatty acids from vegetable sources such as vegetable oils, grains, nuts, and seeds, should be avoided.

Myths, Distortions and Lies About BEEF
Studies Prove Beef Is A Safe And Healthy Food

Vegetables are an important part of this diet because they contain vitamin C, antioxidants, and many vita-nutrients. All vegetables are acceptable except the starchy ones such as potatoes, turnips, beets, and yams. About the only acceptable fruit are the berries such as strawberries, blueberries, boysenberries, etc. Soy products such as beans, oil, and protein are not to be included in this diet. Soy is not a healthy food.

Soybean plants are the most genetically-modified organism (GMO) in the United States food supply. As of January, 2006, the percentage of soybeans that have been genetically modified is estimated to be 75% and spreading fast. Virtually all products on supermarket shelves that contain any soy or soy protein have all been contaminated. Just because a soy product is labeled "organic" does not mean it is GMO free. Vegetarians gorge themselves on soy products such as soy milk and soy burgers. Vegetarian foods such as breads, bagels, cereals, crackers, pastas, and energy drinks have all been fortified with soy protein made from GMO-contaminated soybeans.

Vegetarians spread lies about beef. An example is the common claim that protein causes gout. Many people are brainwashed into believing these lies. Gout is actually caused by carbohydrates in the diet.

Gout surge blamed on sweet drinks - BBC News - February 1, 2008.

"Men who consume two or more sugary soft drinks a day have an 85% higher risk of gout compared with those who drink less than one a month, a study suggests."

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This web site will prove the most healthy diet for humans is: 

70% total fat on a calorie basis
    31% saturated fat
    7% polyunsaturated fat
    25% monounsaturated fat
    7% other fats
27% protein
3% carbohydrates (20 gm of which 3 gm or less is fiber). 

Proof Saturated Fats Are Healthy.

Nutrition, Healing, Health, Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, and Cholesterol Science.

Top Ten Nutritional Myths, Distortions, and Lies That Will Destroy Your Health.

Top Ten Historical Events That Created Our Current Health and Nutritional Quagmire.

Cholesterol is NOT the Cause of Heart Disease - Dr. Ron Rosedale - pdf

What if bad fat isn't so bad?
No one has ever proved that saturated fat clogs arteries, causes heart disease.

By Nina Teicholz
Men's Health
Updated 10:54 a.m. MT, Thurs., Dec. 13, 2007

Low-Fat, Low-Protein, and Low-Calorie Diets Cause Cancer

Nathan Pritikin developed a low-fat, low-protein, and high-complex carbohydrate vegetarian diet in the 1970s due to his obesity and clogged arteries. His program required a very low-calorie diet and was strictly against the use of any vitamins, minerals, or other supplements. He claimed he reversed both of these conditions but died of suicide at the age of 60 years after battling leukemia (cancer of the bone marrow). Studies have now shown that his low-fat, low-protein diet causes cancer. He was warned by others that his diet had less vitamin E than minimum standards. It was also deficient in essential amino acids and essential fatty acids. His book was titled, Permanent Weight-Loss Manual, and indeed he had a permanent weight loss, 100%. Patients at his Centre for Longevity who followed the diet and didn't cheat also suffered a multitude of other medical problems.

Nathan Pritikin's diet program did result in low cholesterol, but new studies have shown that a person with low cholesterol has an increased risk of committing suicide. Perhaps his low cholesterol as well as his leukemia contributed to his death by suicide.
Feeding The Irrational Fear of Cholesterol by Owen Richard Fonorow.

Professor P. T. Pappas’ Theory of Cancer.

Low-Fat, Low-Protein, and Low-Calorie Diets Cause Heart Disease

James F. Fixx wrote two books on the health benefits of exercise and running, but he died in 1984 from a heart attack at the young age of 52 in his running shoes, while on a daily run. Many try to cover the facts by blaming it on his heredity or smoking which he quit nine years earlier, but Fixx developed severe coronary artery disease during his running years. He had developed atherosclerosis. One coronary artery was almost totally restricted, and another was 80% restricted. There was also evidence of a recent heart attack. In addition, his heart was somewhat enlarged, a condition doctors call hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. This condition occurs when the heart muscle become thick, making it more difficult for the heart to work. Exercise and low weight certainly helped him, but that could not overcome the disastrous effects of his diet. Fixx bought into the myth that fat in the diet is unhealthy, when in fact it is essential to life. He also became a vegetarian and refrained from eating meat. Fixx bought into the new philosophy that runners needed high levels of carbohydrates in their diets. He ate a very low-calorie diet to keep from gaining weight due to his excessive carbohydrate intake. He failed to take any vitamins, minerals or other supplements on the false premise that his vegetarian diet could provide them. He undoubtedly suffered from an amino acid deficiency compounded by an essential fatty acid deficiency and further compounded by a refusal to supplement with vitamins and minerals. Amino acids from protein are the building blocks of life, and it is difficult to obtain all of the amino acids required by one's diet without eating meat, fish, and fowl. The effects of these deficiencies take many years to manifest themselves, and the resultant disease can be just about anything in the book. This makes it extremely difficult to pinpoint the cause and effect of a low-fat, low-protein diet on one's health. People fail to understand that the minimum requirement for carbohydrates in the diet is zero - none.

Learn the truth about the terribly unhealthy vegetarian diet at:

The Myths of Vegetarianism.
The Naive Vegetarian.
Vegan vs High-Protein Diet Debate.
Vegetarians develop high cholesterol and can't correct it.
Beyond Vegetarianism - Raw Food, Vegan, Fruitarian and Paleo Diets.

Another Marathon Runner Proves Carbohydrates Kill

PowerBar founder Brian Maxwell collapsed and died at 51 years of age on March 20, 2004, in San Anselmo, California. Brian Maxwell was a marathon runner, but he died of a heart attack at a very young age. His exercise, diet and energy bar did not provide the awesome health as commonly expected, but more than likely caused his early death. A former world-class marathon runner, Maxwell reportedly collapsed in a post office, and emergency personnel were unable to resuscitate him. The PowerBar company has become a multimillion-dollar empire since Maxwell and his wife, a nutritionist, founded it in 1986. They began selling the popular energy bars out of their kitchen and over the next 10 years the company grew to $150 million in sales. In March, 2000, the couple sold the company to Nestle SA for a reported $375 million. Maxwell thought of the idea to make PowerBars while running a 26.2-mile marathon. He had to stop the race after 21 miles, the point at which experts say the body stops burning carbohydrates and starts to burn muscle tissue. In 1977, Track and Field News ranked Maxwell the No. 3 runner in the world, and in 1980, he was part of the Olympic team that boycotted the games in Moscow. He represented Canada in many international competitions as a long-distance runner.

Maxwell has proven once again that exercise does not prevent heart disease. He has also confirmed that the high-carbohydrate diet causes heart disease. His wife was a professional nutritionist and co-developer of the PowerBar, yet they created a "health product" that is pure garbage nutritionally. They both were strong promoters of conventional high-carbohydrate nutrition. She is rich, but he is dead. 

Here is the list of ingredients for PowerBars that are laden with deadly carbohydrates and simple sugars:

Myths About Exercise.

As a society, we are clearly in a state of nutritional crisis and in need of radical remedies. The statistics are sobering. After 30 years of seemingly solid advice aimed at lowering dietary fat, Americans have grown collectively fatter than ever. Today more than 60% of adults in the U.S. are classified as overweight or obese. Many children have become so heavy that pediatricians are now facing an epidemic of Type 2 diabetes and hypertension—diseases that are closely associated with overweight and that were unheard of among youngsters just a generation ago.

The big lie has been exposed.
Red-meat and saturated fats are healthy.
Click on links below to read the truth.

Twenty-Seven (27) Studies Show That Saturated Fat Raised the Good HDL.
The More Fat You Eat the Lower Your Bad Triglycerides.
Studies Show Meat, Dairy and Eggs Do Not Increase Breast Cancer.
Study Shows Saturated Fat is Not Linked to Diabetes.
Proof Saturated Fats Are Healthy.
Study Proves Eating Saturated Fat Increase Good HDL Cholesterol

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Proper Diet Summary

The information and references contained on this web page will show the proper diet for healing and health preservation.

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Scientists Endorse Atkins' Diet.

"Following a low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet is a more effective way to lose weight than following a low fat diet, say US researchers."

Low-Carb Initial Symptoms

Going from a standard high-carb diet to the low-carb diet can initially cause several negative symptoms depending on other health problems. Typical temporary symptoms are:

Carbohydrates are HIGHLY addictive. People don't believe this until they try not eating them. This is the main reason people give up low carb eating, especially those prone to addictive behaviors and weak self control. They make up all kinds of excuses for quitting low carb, but the truth is they couldn't overcome their addiction to carbohydrates. Addiction to high-sugar fruit is a serious problem among adults and children. A study of the shopping carts of adults and the eating habits of children easily proves this unhealthy addiction in all age groups is real. They would rather be sick and obese than give up the addiction.

Foods We Should Eat and Those to Avoid

Follow the diet program outlined in my book, Reversing Heart Disease and Preventing Diabetes, listed below.

Improving Good Cholesterol on the Low-Carbohydrate Diet

Follow the diet program outlined in my book, Reversing Heart Disease and Preventing Diabetes, listed below.

Blood Testing Information

Laboratories affiliated with HealthCheckUSA will perform any of a large number of health screening tests without a doctor's prescription, and they provide a very detailed report of the results by Internet and/or mail. You can elect to have a physician interpret the results at additional cost or interpret them yourself from information on the report. Other websites as listed below provide information to assist you in understanding your test results. Any test result out of the normal range will be indicated and should be reviewed with greater concern.

HealthCheckUSA will also have a trained professional visit your home to take the necessary samples at additional cost, if desired, and you will receive the report with your results in the mail. All of this can be done without leaving your home.

An appointment and a 12-hour fast are required before the blood is drawn. Simply make the appointment in the morning and hold breakfast until afterward.

HealthCheckUSA affiliates have nearly 10,000 centers strategically located in all 50 states. Many of these laboratories are used by doctors to conduct health screenings for their patients. Because HealthCheckUSA helps hundred of thousands of health-conscious consumers throughout the USA, they can offer health screenings at some of the most affordable prices in the nation. You simply order your tests online and take the order to your nearest testing center.

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The following are website that give helpful information for interpretation of your results.

Lab Tests Online.

Blood Tests and Interpreting Blood Test Results.

Blood Test Results - Normal Ranges.

How to interpret your blood test results.

Low-cholesterol increases the risk of cerebral hemorrhage (stroke), gallbladder disease, and many types of cancers. Two other major factors in the cause of heart disease are lipoprotein, Lp(a) and homocysteine, neither of which are normally checked by doctors. A lipoprotein reading of 20 mg/dl is normal, and above 30 mg/dl is elevated. Homocysteine readings below 13 micromole/L are normal. Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate (P-5-P), activated coenzyme form of B-6 prevents strokes.
Low vitamin B6 but not homocyst(e)ine is associated with increased risk of stroke and transient ischemic attack.

Low-Carbohydrate Diet Results

Kent - Summer 2001
Eating lots of red-meat and saturated fat has given me awesome health.

High-Protein, Low-Carbohydrate Diet
High-protein, low-carbohydrate breakfast. Chicken Lunch. High-protein, low-carbohydrate dinner.
High-Protein, Low-Carb Breakfast
Two eggs fried in refined coconut oil topped with Swiss cheese. Half an avocado. Tomato juice with one level teaspoon L-glutamine amino acid, one heaping teaspoon of low-carb whey protein powder and one capful of colloidal minerals. One tablespoon Carlson's lemon-flavored cod liver oil. Vitamins, minerals and supplements.

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High-Protein, Low-Carb Lunch
Left-over baked chicken with stewed combination of eggplant and tomatoes. Reverse osmosis water. Vitamins, minerals and supplements.

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High-Protein, Low-Carb Dinner
7-bone beef roast cooked in a Crock-pot with diced tomatoes. Reverse osmosis drinking water. Vitamins, minerals and supplements.

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Burger Breakfast. Lamb Lunch. Salmon Dinner.
High-Protein, Low-Carb Breakfast
100% ground beef fried in coconut oil topped with Swiss cheese. Add fried mushrooms and boiled asparagus. Reverse osmosis water, potassium chloride salt substitute, vitamins, minerals and supplements.

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High-Protein, Low-Carb Lunch
Gas-grilled lamb riblets. Shoulder steaks are also very good. Cooked red peppers and tomatoes. Reverse osmosis water, cod liver oil, potassium chloride salt substitute, vitamins, minerals and supplements.

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High-Protein, Low-Carb Dinner
Baked farm-raised salmon fillet with boiled asparagus. Always enjoy real butter on cooked vegetables. Reverse osmosis water, potassium chloride salt substitute, vitamins, minerals and supplements.

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The daily nutrition program which eliminates or reduces health problems has been proven to be a high-fat, high-protein and low-carbohydrate diet. Blood pressure on the diet will drop so significantly that those on blood pressure medication should monitor their pressure carefully and be prepared to reduce the dosage. Naturally, those with special health problems should find a doctor who understands this diet and adjusts medication accordingly.

Many claims and criticisms are being fired from every direction among the opponents in the current "diet wars." You can resolve the issue by testing the low-carbohydrate diet yourself. I have been on the Atkins' low-carbohydrate diet since June, 1999, and lost 35 pounds in the first four months. I am currently down 50 pounds to the "ideal" weight range. The Atkins' diet is better described as a high-protein, high-fat diet because Dr. Atkins encourages the consumption of fats, even saturated fats. I have eaten lots of red meat with high fat content during the past three years. Cuts were specifically selected which had the most fat, such as 27% fat ground beef, ribs, rib-eye steaks, lamb, pork roasts, and chicken with the skin. Salmon is especially good because it contains a high level of essential omega-3 fatty acid. My favorite cooking method is on the gas grill with low heat. The low heat does not melt all the fat, and prevents damage to the fat caused by high heat and oxidation. Vegetables are not essential in the diet because most vegetables do not contain fats or protein, but they do make one feel psychologically normal when eaten in a group setting. Avoid high-carbohydrate, starchy vegetables like potatoes, yams, winter squash, and turnips. Coconut oil is the most preferred for frying and stir-fry. Real butter is the second best choice. Eat and cook with refined or virgin coconut oil, and eat unsweetened, shredded coconut. Try both together at the same time for a taste treat.
Two Studies Validate the Low-Carbohydrate, High-Protein Diet.

Most people do not believe diet can cure their illnesses, and they resort to prescription drugs. They do this because they "already eat a balanced diet," yet remain sick. In truth, their diet is what made them sick and continues to prevent their healing. The acceptable foods above in combination with vitamins and minerals can heal the body, where as prescription drugs only cover and mask the undesirable symptoms.

Those who have been on the above diet for several months are overjoyed at their sudden health improvements. They are also shocked at the harsh negative reactions in their body to eating sugar and carbohydrate, which can cause the heart pulse rate to jump and blood pressure to rise suddenly. However, once you feel the awesome health benefits from eating low carbohydrate, you will never go back.
Comparison of Low-Carb Plans.
How To Lose Weight by James South, MA

Dr. Dean Ornish's Low-Fat Diet and Dr. Robert C. Atkins' Low-Carbohydrate Diet Compared

The following quote and table are from Adipos 101. "We need large scale randomized studies comparing low fat and low carbohydrate diets. Until such studies is published, we must compare results reported by Ornish and Atkins themselves. The Ornish figures are the average of the Ornish Experimental group (n=22) carefully selected from hundreds of applicants. The Atkins' data (n=1) is from page 150 of his 1992 book. Neither of these samples is necessarily representative of the overweight population. However, the starting age, weight, and body mass index of Atkins' sample resembles those of Ornish's experimental group much more closely than Ornish's own control group, lending credence to the comparison."

Ornish and Atkins Diets Compared
(low-fat, low-cholesterol)
Age 56 55
Starting Weight 201 195
Body Mass Index 28.4 28.1
(low-fat, low-cholesterol)
Cholesterol Change -24% -13%
HDL (good) Cholesterol - 3% +60%
Triglycerides (bad) +75% -82%
Weight Change -12% -19%

"Further confirmation of Atkins' data comes from Dr. Ronald Krauss, chairman of the American Heart Association's Nutrition Committee. In some men with normal-sized LDL cholesterol particles, a very low-fat diet can cause changes in the cholesterol profile that indicate an increased heart disease risk. In one study, 36 out of 87 men with normal-sized LDL particles switched to the small-particle abnormalities when their dietary fat was lowered from 46 percent of calories from fat to 24 percent. One sign of the switch was a rise in their ratio of total cholesterol to "good" HDL cholesterol, which implies a higher heart disease risk. (API 7/16/96)"

100 News Reports - Atkins' Diet Proven Better Than American Heart Associations' Low-Fat Diet.

Scientific studies as reported in the European Heart Journal (1997) 18, 18-22 show the low-fat, low-cholesterol diet is ineffective in reducing coronary heart disease, and one study showed an increase in deaths. The diet also results in an increase in deaths from other causes as in the case of Mr. Pritikin above.

Increasing triglycerides and decreasing HDL creates a higher heart disease risk. Therefore, the low-fat, low-cholesterol diet proposed by Dr. Dean Ornish causes the cholesterol risk ratios to move in the wrong direction toward increasing heart disease risk. The Dr. Robert C. Atkins' low-carbohydrate diet greatly improves cholesterol risk ratios as shown in the table above and my own results sited above.

Pregnancy and Feeding Babies

Women who are planning to get pregnant or already have babies should read this information. Autism is increasing in the USA and UK at the rate of 20% per year. This may be caused by low-cholesterol and low-fat diets of the mother. The baby's brain needs cholesterol and fats for proper development. Vaccines may also be involved in the autism epidemic.
Mommy Goes Shopping for Baby Food!
Pregnant? Pregnancy, Adoption, Abortion, Infertility, and Healthy Baby Advice.
Weston A. Price Foundation - Feeding Babies.

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The proper diet for healing and health preservation is argued fiercely because this is a spiritual battle. Poor health and disease can be caused by believing the worldly myths, distortions, and lies about nutrition which have deceived most people. The following information should be studied carefully to reduce your risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and inflammatory bowel diseases. This information is healing people worldwide. You can also be healed. Please let us know about your success.

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Nutrition, Healing, Health, Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, and Cholesterol Science.

Low-Carb Diet Plan Prevents Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer's, and Heart Disease.

Top Ten Nutritional Myths, Distortions, and Lies That Will Destroy Your Health.

Top Ten Historical Events That Created Our Current Health and Nutritional Quagmire.

Fibromyalgia, Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR), and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS).

Prostate Health - Reversing Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) and Preventing Prostate Cancer.

Hypertension, High Blood Pressure Control, Heart Palpitations, Arrhythmias, and Blood Testing.

Absolute Scientific Proof Carbohydrates Are Pathogenic.

Low-Carbohydrate Diet Confirmed by Duke Study.

Two Studies Validate the Low-Carbohydrate, High-Protein Diet.

Ketogenic, Low-Carbohydrate Diet for Bodybuilders.

Ketosis Myths and Facts on the Low-Carbohydrate Diet.

Breaking Stalls and Plateaus on the Low-Carbohydrate Diet. Eskimos Prove An All Meat Diet Provides Excellent Health.

Myths, Distortions and Lies About Beef.

Animal-Rights Terrorists Strike Again?

Studies Prove Beef Is A Safe And Healthy Food.

Bone Analysis Suggests Neolithic People Preferred Meat.

Proof Saturated Fats Are Healthy.

7,700-Year-Old Bones Prove Early Humans were Highly Carnivorous.

Eggs Do Not Cause Bad Cholesterol.

Feeding the Irrational Fear of Cholesterol.

Exposing the Myths, Dangers, and Lies About Organic Food. Amino Acids - The Building Blocks of Life and Healing.
The Organic Farming Myths. Anthropological Research Reveals Optimal Human Diet by H. Leon Abrams, Jr.
Dietary Fiber Theory. Scientific Proof Fiber in the Diet is Unhealthy. Vegetarianism: Another View
by H. Leon Abrams, Jr.
The Myths of Vegetarianism. The Case Against Milk by Sheila Buff.
Vegetarian Diet Deficiencies Are a Proven Fact. Vitamin Deficiencies and Vitamin Toxicities.

Atkins' Diet Healthier Than the American Heart Association's Diet.

Dr. Weston A. Price Foundation.

Genetically Modified Corn Study Reveals Health Damage and Cover-up. The Mediterranean Diet is a Big FAT Lie.
Pregnant? Pregnancy, Adoption, Abortion, Infertility,
and  Proper Diet During Pregnancy for a Healthy Baby

Mommy Goes Shopping for Baby Food.
Read Why Mommy's Diet Causes Infant Autism.

Top Ten Exercise Health Myths About Running, Jogging, Biking, Marathons, and Triathlons
Top Ten Embryonic Stem Cell and Human Cloning Research Claims, Promises, Facts, Expectations, Exaggerations, Hype, and Myths
My personal vitamin, mineral, and supplement program by Kent R. Rieske
Top Ten Myths About Nutrition and Diet in the Bible
The Truth, Myths, and Lies About the Health and Diet of the "Long-Lived" People of Hunza, Pakistan, Hunza Bread, and Pie Recipes
The Truth About the Balanced Diet Theory and the 
Four or Five Groups of the Food Guide Pyramid
Study With Mice Shows the High-Fat, Low-Carbohydrate Diet Improves Alzheimer's Disease and Most Likely Will Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

Other Sites and Books

The following sites have excellent information on a good diet for healing and health preservation.

My personal vitamin, mineral, and supplement program by Kent R. Rieske.

Food Counter - Carbohydrate, Protein and Fiber

Sheila's Low-Carb Desserts Recipe Cookbook

Low-Carb Research & Studies - Atkins Responds to American Heart Association

Low-Carb Research & Studies - High Protein Diet Found Beneficial

A High-Carbohydrate Diet Increases the Risk of Heart Disease

Professor P. T. Pappas’ Theory of Cancer

Body Building and Fitness Consultant - All Your Strength by Jon Benson

The links below are book reviews on Amazon.com or other sites. They all deal with scientific and medical findings that prove the current low-fat, low-protein, high-carbohydrate American diet causes hardening of the arteries, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, cancer, weight gain, malnutrition, osteoporosis, asthma, irritable bowel syndrome, gluten sensitivity, infertility and diabetes.

TNT DIET - Targeted Nutrition Tactics
by Jeff Volek, Ph.D., RD and Adam Campbell, Men's Health Magazine
The explosive new plan to blast fat, build muscle and get healthy.

The TNT Diet is a great book for bodybuilders and everyone else who wants to preserve and build lean muscle while controlling body fat. This book is a must read for anyone on the low-carbohydrate diet.

Letter On Corpulence by William Banting - 1869

Letter on Corpulence by William Banting is the first book about the benefits to health of a low-carbohydrate diet. It can be read online. Mr. Banting was advised to follow the diet by his Doctor, William Harvey, who had heard about the diet as a cure for diabetes in a lecture given in Paris by Mons. Bernard. The diet was known and applied to athletes to achieve better performance but was not generally given to unhealthy or obese people to cure their ailments. Mr. Banting showed that it did. His book was highly criticized by the established medical community just as the low-carbohydrate diet is today. Mr. Banting proved all of the criticisms to be false. You can also read a brief summary of The Harvey-Banting Diet, Letter on Corpulence.

Good Calories, Bad Calories by Gary Taubes

This is a must-read book. Gary Taubes is an award- winning scientist who has specialized in exposing misleading, incorrect, or fraudulent science. His seven- year research in every science connected with the impact of nutrition on health shows us that almost everything we believe about the nature of a healthy diet is wrong. For decades we have been taught that fat is bad for us, carbohydrates are better, and that the key to a healthy weight is eating less and exercising more. Yet with more and more people acting on the advice, we have seen unprecedented epidemics of obesity and diabetes.

Taubes argues persuasively that the problem lies in refined carbohydrates (white flour, sugar, easily digested starches) via their dramatic effect on insulin -- the hormone that regulates fat accumulation -- and that the key to good health is the kind of calories we take in, not the number. There are good and bad calories. Taubes traces how the common assumption that carbohydrates are fattening was abandoned in the 1960s when fat and cholesterol were blamed for heart disease and then -- wrongly -- were seen as the causes of a host of other maladies, including cancer. He shows us how these unproven hypotheses were emphatically embraced by authorities in nutrition, public health, and clinical medicine in spite of how well-conceived clinical trials have consistently refuted them. He also documents the dietary trials of carbohydrate-restriction, which consistently show that the fewer carbohydrates we consume the leaner we will be.

With precise references to the most significant existing clinical studies, he convinces us that there is no compelling scientific evidence demonstrating that saturated fat and cholesterol cause heart disease; that salt causes high blood pressure; and that fiber is a necessary part of a healthy diet. Based on the evidence that does exist, he leads us to conclude that the only healthy way to lose weight and remain lean is to eat fewer carbohydrates or to change the type of carbohydrates we do eat and, for some of us, perhaps to eat virtually none at all.

Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution - Revised and Improved

The Atkins' New Diet Revolution is the best book for an initial dietary change and quick weight loss, reduced blood pressure, and reduced cholesterol. Also, look for the companion book for recipes. It has some very interesting case studies from the doctor's patients. It includes data from past civilizations proving the low-carbohydrate diet is the most healthy.
Robert C. Atkins, M.D. ISBN: 006001203X.

Dr. Atkins' Age-Defying Diet Revolution - Amazon Book Review

This is Dr. Atkins' newest book. The main topics are the cause, prevention and cure for diabetes and heart disease which have become major health concerns in the United States and many other developed countries.
Robert C. Atkins, M.D. with Sheila Buff ISBN: 0312251890.

Dr. Atkins' Vita-Nutrient Solution: Nature's Answer To Drugs 

This is the best book for determining the correct vitamin and mineral dosage for therapeutic (disease curing) effect, excessive dosage amounts and normal recommendations. Dr. Atkins' Vita-Nutrient Solution discusses the vital function of vitamins and nutritional supplements and then provides a list of diseases and complaints that the supplements can help cure or alleviate.

Life Without Bread: How a Low-Carbohydrate Diet Can Save Your Life

Life Without Bread is an important addition to the growing body of literature on the benefits and importance of the low-carb diet. Written by Christian Allan, Ph.D., and Wolfgang Lutz, M.D., the book is based on Dr. Lutz's experience using carbohydrate-restricted diets with thousands of patients for more than 40 years. It is also based on extensive research in the medical and scientific literature and provides ample references. The book presents a unified theory of how high (and even "moderate") levels of dietary carbohydrate cause or exacerbate various health problems and how carbohydrate restriction can help people to recover from those problems.

Know Your Fats
The Complete Primer for Understanding the Nutrition of Fats, Oils and Cholesterol

"This book, written by one of the world’s leading lipid biochemists, is a much-needed title in today’s “fat-phobic” world. Discarding politically correct notions that saturated fats are unhealthy, Dr. Mary Enig presents a thorough, in-depth, and understandable look at the world of lipids."

Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low-Carbohydrate Diet

Protein Power has one of the best chapters about the truth and facts surrounding cholesterol. It explains the good and bad cholesterols and what ratios give an indication of good health. Protein Power is a must-read and should be kept for detailed study. WARNING! Protein Power contains statements against flax seed oils and saturated fats that have since be reversed and corrected in their newest book, The Protein Power Lifeplan.
Michael R. Eades, M.D. and Mary Dan Eades, M.D. ISBN: 0553574752.

The Protein Power Lifeplan

This book is described as a new comprehensive blueprint for optimal health.
Dr. Michael R. Eades and Dr. Mary Dan Eades, ISBN: 0446525766.

Nutrition and Physical Degeneration by Weston A. Price, DDS

Dr. Price and his wife traveled the world in the 1930's to study the diets, health, and teeth of primitive societies. Such people were characterized by "splendid physical development" and an almost complete absence of disease, even those living in physical environments that were extremely harsh. The fact that "primitives" often exhibited a high degree of physical perfection and beautiful straight white teeth was not unknown to other investigators of the era.

Ketosis@egroups.com Archives

This site holds dozens of articles about general health and nutrition, with a definite slant toward low-carb/paleo eating. The links will take you to the articles. All information on this site came by way of the ketosis@egroups.com mailing list, which is now defunct.

The Schwarzbein Principle: The Truth About Losing Weight

The best book for overall lifestyle dietary changes and detailed scientific analysis is The Schwarzbein Principle. Also, look for the two companion cookbooks.
Diana Schwarzbein, M.D. ISBN: 1558746803.

The Diet Cure - the 8-Step Program to Rebalance your Body Chemistry

This book has one of the best explanations for proper fat in the diet and a chapter on fatty acid deficiency. It also presents amino acid therapy.
Julia Ross, M.A., ISBN: 0670885932 (hardcover) and 0140286527 (paperback).

Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Solution: 
The Complete Guide to Achieving Normal Blood Sugars Revised & Updated.

Achieving normal blood sugars for diabetics with the aid of a low-carbohydrate diet and exercise is the focus of Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Solution, a book by Richard K. Bernstein, M.D., F.A.C.E., F.A.C.N., C.W.S. You can read excerpts online.

The 20 Amino Acids

The list above provides very valuable information on the importance of amino acids in the diet, what they are, and how they keep you alive and vibrant. The list of amino acids, their descriptions, and the diseases caused by their deficiencies is listed.

Solved: The Riddle of Illness

Low thyroid causes a myriad of health problems such as overweight, low-sex drive, depression, coldness, low-energy, and much more. Low thyroid is much more common than believed, and the commonly used blood tests do not accurately diagnose the problem. Depression is very common with low thyroid. The following book describes a quick and easy self-administered temperature test which is much more accurate than the blood tests. Book by Stephen E. Langer, M.D.

Syndrome X: The Complete Nutritional Program to Prevent and Reverse Insulin Resistance

If you're aging prematurely, getting fatter, feeling sluggish, and watching your blood pressure and cholesterol sneak upward, you may have "Syndrome X," claim the authors, who say that up to 60 million North Americans have it. "Syndrome X is primarily a nutritional disease caused by eating the wrong foods," they write. The mysterious-sounding "Syndrome X" refers to a group of health problems including insulin resistance ("the inability to properly deal with dietary carbohydrates such as sugars"), plus at least one additional problem, such as abnormal blood fats (elevated cholesterol or triglycerides), overweight, and/or high blood pressure. Book by Jack Challem, Melissa Diane Smith and Burt Berkson.

Why Stomach Acid is Good for You

This groundbreaking book unleashes a brilliant new plan for permanently curing heartburn by relieving the root cause of the problem: low stomach acid. The fact is that heartburn is caused by too little stomach acid -- not too much, as many doctors profess. Book by Jonathan V. Wright and Lane Lenard.

Over Dose: The Case Against the Drug Companies:
Prescription Drugs, Side Effects, and Your Health

Asserting that different ages and conditions can affect how a drug is metabolized, and thus its effectiveness, Cohen advises to "Start Low, Go Slow." Lower doses often prove just as effective, and higher doses in the wrong person can be deadly. The chapters proceed logically, are divided by families of drugs, and later by FDA regulations, kickbacks to doctors from pharmaceutical companies, ghostwritten articles commissioned by pharmaceutical companies and attributed to independent doctors in trusted medical journals. Most importantly, Cohen discusses at length deadly and other irreversible side effects of new drugs, suggesting that warnings on drug packages are incomplete. Book by Jay S. Cohen.

MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness or nutrition regimen. The information contained in this online site and email is presented in summary form only and intended to provide broad consumer understanding and knowledge of dietary supplements. The information should not be considered complete and should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or advice of your physician or other health care provider. We do not recommend the self-management of health problems. Information obtained by using our services is not exhaustive and does not cover all diseases, ailments, physical conditions or their treatment. Should you have any health care related questions, please call or see your physician or other health care provider promptly. You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read here. We strongly suggest you select a physician who is knowledgeable and supportive of the low-carbohydrate diet. Many of the physicians listed on this page have health clinics.

Drugs and Doctors May be the Third Leading Cause of Death in U.S.

Why Most Published Research Findings Are False.

Pharmaceutical firms are inventing diseases to sell more drugs.

Body Mass Index

The body mass index is a mathematical formula used to accurately gauge weight health. A result under 25 is generally considered OK. The ideal for women is 22 to 23.4 and for men 23.5 to 24.9. A BMI above 25 is considered to be overweight, above 27 is seriously overweight and above 30 is obese. The formula is: (Weight, lb.) x 705 / (Height, inches) / (Height, inches) = BMI or (Weight, kg.) / (Height, meters) / (Height, meters) = BMI

Prostate, Breast Cancer and Bone Loss Prevention

The use of natural progesterone cream by men has been shown to prevent prostate cancer, strengthen bones and prevent male hair loss. Cancer and bone loss prevention has also been shown in women by using natural progesterone cream. Osteoporosis (bone loss) is a crippling disease that is preventable and reversible. Natural progesterone cream has been proven by Dr. John R. Lee to restore and build bone in both men and women. The newer studies show that estrogen, specifically estradiol, does not increase the risk for breast cancer but it actually CAUSES breast cancer AND prostate cancer. There is not any debate left about this issue. All major researchers have found this to be true. The information on the prostate is new. This is MAJOR news and will provide a radical shift in my recommendations for hormonal replacement. I know believe that nearly all men should seriously consider natural progesterone replacement sometime in their 40s, or even earlier if they have a family history of prostate cancer. There is also a reasonable likelihood that this will decrease male balding. So, all the men who wish to retain what is left of their hair, I would start this immediately." Prostate health is a very complicated topic and there is much disagreement by physicians in the field about PSA testing, cancer detection and treatment.
Preventing Osteoporosis, Bone Loss and Hip Fractures.
Prostate Health - News You Can Use.
Cancer - The Cause, Prevention, Treatment, Control and Spontaneous Remission of Cancer of the Breast, Prostate, Lung, Colon, Liver, Pancreas, Brain, Bone, Lymph Gland or Skin Melanoma

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