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WHAT ARE THE MAIN FUNCTIONS OF OMEGA-3?

WHAT ARE THE MAIN FUNCTIONS OF OMEGA-3? The main function of the essential omega-3 is for the production of prostaglandins. These are the regulators of blood pressure, kidney function, blood clotting, inflammatory responses, nerve transmission and are also required for the production of hormones, cell maintenance, supple skin and various digestive functions. In addition, a […] Read more

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IS BUTTER BETTER THAN MARGARINE?

IS BUTTER BETTER THAN MARGARINE? Butter is a natural food, it contains no trans fatty acids in the natural state. Margarine does contain trans fatty acids. Once heated, butter is no better than margarine as the fats will be converted into free radicals. Butter is made from cream and milk, a rich source of saturated […] Read more

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WHAT IS THE MAIN FUNCTION OF THE THREE GROUPS OF LIPIDS?

WHAT IS THE MAIN FUNCTION OF THE THREE GROUPS OF LIPIDS? Mono-unsaturated lipids, such as olive oil, hazel nuts, almonds and macadamia nuts, are used by the body for energy, for the breakdown of cholesterol and they are also stored as body fat in the adipose tissues. Mono-unsaturated oils are the best to use in […] Read more

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MEAT—OBESITY, BACTERIA & FREE RADICALS

MEAT—OBESITY, BACTERIA & FREE RADICALS The ideal balanced diet requires 75% fresh foods and 25% cooked foods. Nearly all cooked foods are acid forming. Meat is one of the most acid forming foods. When the blood is in an acid state it can lower the immune system’s ability to protect and heal the body. Excess […] Read more

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MEAT—SUBSTANCES/LOW CALCIUM

MEAT—SUBSTANCES/LOW CALCIUM Uric acid from meat is a problem as it builds up in the bloodstream, forming sharp crystals. The white blood cells attempt to rid the blood of the uric acid crystals; however, they are unable to digest the uric acid crystals and sadly the white blood cells are destroyed in the process. The […] Read more

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WHAT ARE THE ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS?

WHAT ARE THE ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS? There are two essential lipids required from the diet, as they cannot be produced by the body and are required for numerous vital body functions. The two essential lipids are: alpha linolenic acid, also referred to as omega-3; and linoleic acid, also referred to as omega-6. Omega-3 and omega-6 […] Read more

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WHAT FOODS PROVIDE THE UNSATURATED AND SATURATED LIPIDS?

WHAT FOODS PROVIDE THE UNSATURATED AND SATURATED LIPIDS? As can be seen from the chart, the main mono-unsaturated foods are almonds, cashews, hazel nuts, macadamias, pecans, pistachios and olive oil. Olive oil supplies 76% of the lipids as monounsaturated. Refer to section entitled as Olive Oil for details on the benefits of olive oil. The […] Read more

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HOW DO I REDUCE BLOOD CHOLESTEROL NATURALLY?

HOW DO I REDUCE BLOOD CHOLESTEROL NATURALLY? To reduce blood cholesterol naturally, it is advised you: 1. Restrict the intake of foods that contain high cholesterol. 2. Restrict the intake of foods rich in saturated fats (butter, cheese, chocolate, meat and sausages, etc.). 3. Reduce the intake of foods that have a moderately high glycemic […] Read more

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