Because of his earlier work, I'd come to believe that seed (aka vegetable) oil was worse than sugar for our health (including T2D - my A1C was 12.6 in 2017 and is now down to pre-diabetic levels), but that sugar was still a major problem.
I've had statistics and modeling classes for all three of my degrees. A big lesson from that is that correlation does not mean causation - there is a high correlation between flies and garbage, but that doesn't mean that flies cause garbage.
It's also true that there must be correlation for there to be causation.
It was stunning to see population statistics on sugar, carbs, and seed oil consumption plotted with obesity and diabetes stats. The only correlation was for seed oil consumption. Sugar still plays a role, but only a minor one.
I'd learned almost 20 years ago that the high Omega 6 to Omega 3 fat ratio in our diet caused inflammation. It was many years later when I learned that most of our modern diseases were caused by chronic inflammation.
I'm also seeing more science on mitochondrial dysfunction - the energy production inside the cell. In his earlier presentation, Dr Knobbe showed how seed oils do this.
The only way to reverse the damage is to greatly reduce the consumption of seed oils - which is difficult to do as most of our processed food contains it. It also takes a long time to get the seed oil out of your body - nearly 2 years to get half out and 5 years to get 90% out.
That's about the best I can sum up two 40-minute videos - there's much more and hopefully you can get your doctor to watch. They are taught very little about diet in med school - so unless they did some research on their own, this info will likely be a shock to them.
Chris Knobbe, M.D. - Obesity & diabetes: is it the sugar, ‘carbs,’ vegetable oils, or all three? - YouTube
Chris A. Knobbe - Omega-6 Apocalypse: From Heart Disease to Cancer and Macular Degeneration - AHS19 - YouTube
Sadly, doctors are not immune to the Flat Earther syndrome. No amount of evidence contrary to their beliefs will change their mind. This is not a 21st Century issue where the amount of knowledge comes at a rapid pace.
In the early 1800s, a doctor in Europe tried to get other doctors to wash their hands before delivering babies. He died (and was ridiculed) before doctors finally started washing their hands in the late 1800s.
The Doctor Who Learned to Wash His Hands: Ignaz Semmelweis - YouTube
A century ago, Rockefeller (of Standard Oil fame) was responsible for the funding of medical schools and changing the curriculum leading us to the treatment of symptoms with drugs (many coming from the petrochemical companies).
The terrain theory (healthy body) was displaced with the germ theory and early successes with antibiotics and vaccines appeared to support their claims.
We now have severe issues with antibiotic resistant bacteria and similar issues with vaccines. With our understanding of the gut microbiome, the terrain theory doctors were proven right.
It's more profitable to keep people on drugs than fix the underlying issue. Reducing my A1C from 12.6 to prediabetic was accomplished without pharmaceuticals.
Dr Lustig wrote a book that goes into depth on these issues:
Amazon.com: Metabolical: The Lure and the Lies of Processed Food, Nutrition, and Modern Medicine eBook : Lustig, Robert H.: Books
There are a lot of pieces to the health puzzle and these resources will help fill in what doctors typically don't learn about.
Amazon.com: The Case Against Sugar eBook : Taubes, Gary: Kindle Store
Sugar: The Bitter Truth - YouTube
Fat Chance: Fructose 2.0 - YouTube
Wheat Belly (Revised and Expanded Edition): Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health: Davis, William: 9781984824943: Amazon.com: Books
Super Gut: A Four-Week Plan to Reprogram Your Microbiome, Restore Health, and Lose Weight: Davis M.D., William: 9780306846977: Amazon.com: Books
Dr. Davis Infinite Health - YouTube
Blog - Dr. William Davis (drdavisinfinitehealth.com)
Healing is Voltage: The Handbook, 3rd Edition: 9781453649169: Medicine & Health Science Books @ Amazon.com
Jerry Tennant, MD - YouTube (Presentation)
Home - Tennant Institute
Home - Senergy Medical Group
Dr. Eric Berg DC - YouTube
Dr. John Bergman D.C. - YouTube
Health Nut News (sign up for email)
Prof. Thomas Seyfried - 'Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: Implications for Novel Therapies' - YouTube
Iron and Gluten, The Toxic Tandem – Thomas E. Levy, MD, JD - YouTube
Iron in Cereal Video - YouTube
Leo Zacharski, M.D. discusses the latest research on iron and health. - YouTube
Knowledge of Health (the late Bill Sardi)
The Carnivore Code: Unlocking the Secrets to Optimal Health by Returning to Our Ancestral Diet: Saladino, Paul: 9780358469971: Amazon.com: Books
The Salt Fix: Why the Experts Got It All Wrong--and How Eating More Might Save Your Life: DiNicolantonio, Dr. James: 9780451496980: Amazon.com: Books
Fat for Fuel: A Revolutionary Diet to Combat Cancer, Boost Brain Power, and Increase Your Energy: Mercola, Dr. Joseph: 9781401954246: Amazon.com: Books
Sweet Deception: Why Splenda, NutraSweet, and the FDA May Be Hazardous to Your Health: Mercola, Joseph: 9780785296935: Amazon.com: Books
Hypothyroidism Type 2: The Epidemic: 9780975262405: Medicine & Health Science Books @ Amazon.com
Mercola.com - #1 Natural Health Website
More than 150 Comparative Studies and Articles on Mask Ineffectiveness and Harms ⋆ Brownstone Institute (December 2021)
The other taboo topic:
COVID-19 Vaccines: Proof of Lethality. Over One Thousand Scientific Studies - Global ResearchGlobal Research - Centre for Research on Globalization
I have several links to include here where insurance companies are showing excess deaths not due to COVID. These deaths did not start until the vax rollout. I know of no other possible candidate for the cause of these deaths. I do not have the medical vocabulary and education to comment on any particular study. That's why I include posts from those that do have the background to comment on them.
Dr Malone is the guy that invented/patented mRNA technology in the 1980s. He received two COVID vaccines before having issues. I don't think there's a better guide through the mRNA rabbit hole:
Archive - Who is Robert Malone (substack.com)
You may not be aware that the FDA wanted to keep the Pfizer docs secret for 75 years. A court ruling is now giving us monthly batches of these documents. Given what the FDA knows, you have to wonder why they haven't pulled the vax from the market.
Pfizer's Documents - Public Health and Medical Professionals for Transparency (phmpt.org)
Confidential Pfizer Docs. reveal the Covid-19 Vaccine accumulates in the Ovaries; & now Official UK Data shows cases of Ovarian Cancer are at an all time high – The Expose (expose-news.com)
And there are studies that don't make the mainstream news:
Worst Fears Realized: Pfizer mRNA Transcribes into DNA (substack.com)
New Study & Confidential Pfizer Docs. prove COVID “Vaccine Shedding” has been and still is occurring with dangerous consequences – The Expose (expose-news.com)
Space weather had effects on health - particularly the heart and brain (both electrical systems)
This is just one paper on the effect of storms on CV health:
View of Specific Features of Magnetic Storms on the Cardiovascular System (centralasianstudies.org)
For more news on the space weather topic:
Suspicious0bservers - YouTube
Suspicious0bservers – Earthquakes | Space Weather | Cosmology – Your Mind is Your Weapon
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