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Matti Narkia

All-New Review of Uffe Ravnskov's The Cholesterol Myths - 0 views

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    "Cholesterol And Heart Disease - Just a Myth?

    A Review of Uffe Ravnskov's The Cholesterol Myths: Exposing the Fallacy that Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease

    August 21, 2008
    Reviewed by Chris Masterjohn

    Uffe Ravnskov's 2000 book The Cholesterol Myths was a blockbuster among skeptics of mainstream health and nutrition dogma. With the heavy credentials of an MD, PhD author, the book formed the impetus for a resurrection of once-popular cholesterol skepticism that eventually led to the formation of The International Network of Cholesterol Skeptics in 2003, of which Ravnskov is the spokesman."
Matti Narkia

Maybe Vitamin D Isn't The Answer After All - Dr. Len's Cancer Blog - 0 views

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    "We have been bombarded over the past couple of years with scientific articles suggesting that vitamin D is the key to improving many aspects of our health, including reducing the risks of dying from cancer.

    An article in this week's Journal of the National Cancer Institute reminds us that perhaps we should be a bit cautious in embracing vitamin D as "the answer" before we do more research.

    The report, from the National Cancer Institute and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, concluded that vitamin D levels in the blood were not related to overall cancer mortality.

    However, the study did find that higher levels of vitamin D were associated with a substantial decrease in the risk of dying from colorectal cancer, and possibly with a reduction in the risk of dying from breast cancer."
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