A number of friends and family members of mine are currently taking statin drugs to lower their cholesterol.  If it were true that cholesterol is unhealthy, then taking statin drugs to lower it would be a good thing – but scientific research has been clear for decades that lowering cholesterol will eventually lead to cancer,…

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A neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, is now benefiting from a revolutionary partnership in urban agriculture — a 20,000-square-foot rooftop greenhouse built on a Whole Foods supermarket. The partnering farmers are from a company called Gotham Greens, and together they are growing high-quality, pesticide-free produce year-round for their customers.  Gotham Greens says the new facility…

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In 2011, a company from Montreal, Quebec, Canada grew their very first vegetables from the world’s first commercial rooftop greenhouse.  Today, they feed 2,000 people with fresh vegetables harvested locally, and on the exact same day.  For most people rooftops are an ignored space, but not for CEO Mohamed Hage.  He created Lufa Farms with…

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“Curcumin acts against transcription factors, which are like a master switch. Transcription factors regulate all the genes needed for tumors to form. When we turn them off, we shut down some genes that are involved in the growth and invasion of cancer cells.” – Bharat Aggarwal Turmeric is an orange-colored Indian spice that has been…

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Root vegetables such as carrots protect themselves from bacteria and fungus in the soil by creating their own antifungal and germicidal agents.  Raw carrots are a medicinal, healing food because the long carrot fibers attach to Endotoxins, bacteria and estrogens (that have been detoxed by the liver) and are removed through the colon in your…

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The human digestive system can digest many foods, but there are some foods that it cannot digest.  A cow eat’s grass because it has rumen designed to digest cellulose, whereas a human cannot digest cellulose.  The question is what happens inside our bodies when we eat cellulose? When we eat poorly digestible foods, they sit…

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Unsaturated fats are one of the most toxic and damaging components of a modern diet, and the list of harmful effects from the consumption of unsaturated fats is vast. In the words of Dr. Ray Peat: “Saturated fats, and the polyunsaturated fats synthesized by plants, have very different effects on many important physiological processes.  In…

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“We’re on the fast track to extinction. In the past 50 years, sperm counts in men have dropped 50 percent, while the average man’s testosterone and sperm count has plummeted 20 percent in just the last 20 years.” – Ori Hofmekler Through years of research into health and nutrition, I’ve noticed that there exists a…

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Consumers have been led to believe that meat is meat. In other words, no matter what an animal is fed, the nutritional value of its products remains the same. This is not true. An animal’s diet can have a profound influence on the nutrient content of its products. The difference between grainfed and grassfed animal…

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What could I possibly have against these cute little “healthy” snacks that can be found in school lunchboxes across America? It’s back to school time and baby carrots are one snack to keep out of your child’s lunch. It may shock you that baby carrots do not come out of the ground that way. There…

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