Archive for the ‘Stroke’ Category

Save our Troops!

Tweet The article has been available since August of 2012 but I missed it for some reason. The men and women of arguably the greatest fighting force on earth are killing themselves in unprecedented numbers, at least according to the statistics kept. “Suicide is the toughest enemy I have faced in my 37 years in […]

Posted on February 5, 2013 at 7:50 pm by Charles · Permalink · One Comment
In: Cholesterol, Depression, Pemmican, Populations, Stroke

Fat but Not My Fault

Tweet I read an interesting article today on MSNBC. If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time and you perhaps have chanced upon Gary Taubes’s marvelous work, Good Calories, Bad Calories, you’ve learned that weight regulation is within the exclusive control of hormones. Indeed, the hormone insulin plays the key role as […]

Posted on June 23, 2010 at 11:59 am by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Cancer, Diabetes, Diet, Disease, Heart Disease, Obesity, Stroke, Tweet

Weekend Notes: Folic Acid Supplementation Does not Work and Mark Wahlberg loses weight restricting carbohydrates

Tweet I’ve never been a fan of supplements. Instead, I think any nutrients should come from whole foods. Studies have linked low blood levels of a chemical lowered by folic acid to reduced rates of stroke. However, folic acid supplements don’t seem to prevent strokes, according to a review of clinical trials involving more than […]

Posted on May 14, 2010 at 6:09 am by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Exercise, Heart Disease, Stroke, Tweet

High-Fat Diet Increases Stroke Risk – Really?

Tweet For some reason, people still don’t get it. In the latest headline, the answer is found in the opening paragraph, yet for some reason, people still want to demonize fat. Look at this: Eating a lot of fat, especially the kind that’s in cookies and pastries, can significantly raise the risk of stroke for […]

Posted on February 28, 2010 at 8:02 am by Charles · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: Diet, Disease, Heart Disease, Stroke

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