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Time to Eat Butter

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Dr. Dwight Lundell, a heart surgeon who has been practicing for over 25 years and performed 5000 open heart suguries says, “Forget the science that has been drummed into your heads for decades.  The science that saturated fat alone causes heart disease is non-existent.”  This viewpoint validates what Dr. Duke Johnson has published in his book, The Optimal Health Revolution, which is recommended by this blogger.

Inflammation is the cause of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke.  It comes from eating Omega 6 fatty acids, the IL1 gene, refined sugar and flour, toxins, pesticides, preservatives and stress.  Omega 6 fats are found in the cheaper oils, dark meats and processed foods that have a longer shelf life.  The only oils recommended by Dr. Johnson are olive and canola.  Dr. Lundell recommends olive oil and butter. 

For further information about inflammation and your diet go to Dr. Lundell’s article published  March 8, on the Signs of the Times website.  Dr. Johnson’s book can be found in the recommended reading here at Healthchat.com 

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Author: Laura Powell Like

Hi my name is Laura Powell Like. My career in nursing, healthy lifestyles and prevention of disease spans over 25 years. A graduate degree in Parent-Child nursing has helped me work in the field of womens health, raise 4 children of my own and study research concerning how to acheive a healthy lifestyle in the western culture. Currently I own a business and focus on mentoring other leaders as well as making recommendations to my clients about diet, supplementation, exercise and prevention of disease. I consult with experts and health practitioners who have the education and experience needed to fully answer my clients questions and concerns. This blog is about education, personal experience, and getting the word out. So enjoy, I welcome your comments and questions.

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