Mediterranean Diet – Were the center Disease Statistics Problematic

 

Ep 1: Dr Aseem Malhotra The Pioppi Diet, fat fearing & a reason to stand up every 45 mins

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FILE:MEDITERRANEAN DIET LOWERS HEART ATTACK RISK

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Mediterranean diet can cut risk of heart attack: Study

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Heart Attack Survivor Rejects Mediterranean Diet As Heart-healthy

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LIVE IT: Reduce Risk of Heart Disease with a Mediterranean Diet

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Let Food Be Thy Medicine

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Despite serious problems in the way the study was conducted, their conclusions are the same: A Mediterranean diet can cut the risk of heart attacks and strokes by about 30 percent in those at high. The Mediterranean diet and similar plant-based nutrition plans appear to reduce heart disease risk by up to 20 percent, an analysis published Monday by JAMA Internal Medicine has found. The study found that people eating the Mediterranean diet supplemented with olive oil were 30 percent less likely to experience a heart attack, stroke, or death from cardiovascular causes. We’ve been hearing about the benefits of a Mediterranean diet for years, and now authors of a major study long cited for suggesting its heart-healthy benefits said the research was flawed.

The. The Mediterranean diet, when supplemented with lots of olive oil or nuts, could cut a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease by a third. It’s rare to see an effect size that big, even in studies.

Ischemic heart disease and the Mediterranean diet. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2014; 16:491. doi: 10.1007/s11886-014-0491-6 Crossref Medline Google Scholar; 92. Sleiman D, Al-Badri MR, Azar ST.

Effect of mediterranean diet in diabetes control and cardiovascular risk modification: a. Several studies have documented an inverse association between adherence to the Mediterranean diet and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), but little data are available on the relationship between Mediterranean diet and risk of stroke. Interest in the Mediterranean diet began in the 1960s with the observation that coronary heart disease caused fewer deaths in Mediterranean countries, such as Greece and Italy, than in the U.S. and northern Europe. Subsequent studies found that the Mediterranean diet is associated with reduced risk factors for cardiovascular disease. This style of eating can play a big role in preventing heart disease and stroke and reducing risk factors such as obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure.

There is some evidence that a Mediterranean diet rich in virgin olive oil may help the body remove excess cholesterol from arteries and keep blood vessels open. Here’s an easy-to-understand primer on what to eat (and when) on the Mediterranean Diet. Your heart will love you for it!

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A very large prospective study completed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States showed that the Mediterranean diet was associated with reduced all-cause and causespecific mortality including deaths due to both cancer and cardiovascular disease (CVD) (Mitrou et al 2007).

“Herbs and Natural Supplements Inkling: An Evidence-Based Guide” by Lesley Braun, Marc Cohen
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by Lesley Braun, Marc Cohen
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The risk of major cardiovascular events was reduced by 30% in the Mediterranean diet and olive oil group and by 28% in the Mediterranean diet and nuts group at 4.8 years of follow-up, at which point the trial was stopped on the basis of these results.

“Preventive Nutrition: The Comprehensive Guide for Health Professionals” by Adrianne Bendich, Richard J. Deckelbaum
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by Adrianne Bendich, Richard J. Deckelbaum
Springer International Publishing, 2016

Additional studies later confirmed the association of Mediterranean diet with decreased incidence and prevalence of chronic diseases, mainly cardiovascular disease, in countries where it was consumed.

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A large prospective cohort study showed adherence to the Mediterranean diet was associated with a decrease in incidence of fatal and nonfatal coronary heart disease (CHD) in initially healthy middle-aged individuals.

“Understanding Pathophysiology E-Book” by Sue E. Huether, Kathryn L. McCance
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by Sue E. Huether, Kathryn L. McCance
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A pivotal trial, the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease with a Mediterranean Diet (PREDIMED) study randomized participants at high risk of CVD to either a Mediterranean diet supplemented with olive oil or nuts or a low fat diet.

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In a large study of Americans, those who followed the Mediterranean diet had significantly lower all-cause mortality rates, especially from heart disease and cancer deaths (Mitrou et al., 2007).

“Health Promotion and Aging: Practical Applications for Health Professionals” by David Haber, PhD
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Mediterranean peoples have a lower incidence of heart disease, cancer and digestive disorders, and this can be attributed directly to diet and life-style in general.

“Food and Society in Classical Antiquity” by Peter Garnsey, P. A. Cartledge, Cambridge University Press
from Food and Society in Classical Antiquity
by Peter Garnsey, P. A. Cartledge, Cambridge University Press
Cambridge University Press, 1999

A higher degree of adherence to the Mediterranean diet was associated with a lower likelihood of death from any cause as well as death from cardiovascular disease or cancer.

“Sports Nutrition for Health Professionals” by Natalie Digate Muth, Michelle Murphy Zive
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by Natalie Digate Muth, Michelle Murphy Zive
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This is based on observations carried out since the late 1950s that demonstrate a low incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) in residents of Mediterranean countries such as Greece and Southern Italy who have adhered for millennia to the typical Mediterranean dietary styles.

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by Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy, Sherma Zibadi
Elsevier Science, 2013

The Mediterranean diet may be an important factor in keeping rates of coronary heart disease low and hence improving overall life expectancy (Gjonca and Bobak 1997).

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by Lisa F. Berkman, Ichiro Kawachi
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  • Wonder who were there Cretins who gave thumbs down. Big Pharma, Big Food executives who are directly responsible for the current pandemic of modern chronic diseases that could be deemed as a genocide to support their despicable need for profit at the cost of human suffering and lives.

  • It’s a pleasant surprise to hear doctors talking about diets. Many seems to equate the Ornish diet to the end all heart disease, but it is just one of the four lifestyle changes that Dr. Ornish requires. Even with the other lifestyle improvements (quit smoking, exercise, and relieving stress), the reduction in arteries occlusion was minimal. I think we focus too much on diet and often times forget that not addressing all four of the factors create inflammation which in turns causes poor arterial health that leads to heart disease and stroke. The million dollar question is how are we able to do all of the above?

    I was a low fat vegan for a few years, but I smoked cigarettes, held 2 relatively stressful jobs, and didn’t get much exercise. I’m looking at heart bypass surgery in three weeks. That’s the reality of my life that I can’t change. I’ve stopped smoking cigarettes and will implement more walking in my daily routines. Unfortunately, I have at least 15 more years of working. Hopefully, doing some of these will give me a better chance at old age. BTW, I am only 48.

  • It is sad that ancient Indian and ancient Chinese way of treatment are the ONLY ways mentioned in healing. What about the African way, which precedes all these other ancient ways? People don’t even talk about Hippocrates having learned all he knew from Africans, the ancient Egyptians, not the present Egyptians who we all know are NOT the descendents of the ancient Africans who occupied that area and influenced the whole of Africa, and the world, with their unprecedented knowledge. Nobody talks about that anymore. Sad.

  • My own colleague was diagnosed with high cholesterol and had been placed on medications. Seafoods aren`t on his diet plan thus a choice to be in this way is not hard for him. Taking this cholesterol guide “Hοzantο Axy” (Google it) is the ideal choice for him. Soon after a few weeks his levels have reduced and also the tablets are really easy to get. They just do not leave an aftertaste..

  • To answer the man’s question about high blood pressure. I cut out all processed foods, junk foods, sugars, starches, starch veg, grains, pasta, artificial sweeteners, fast foods. If it comes in a box or package, I don’t eat it.

    I eat only whole foods: unadulterated meats and fish, eggs, whole above-the-ground vegetables, some fruits, berries are best, plain nuts, pickles, olives, avocado. Also intermittent fasting daily, some extended fasting, too.

    I did this to reverse type 2 diabetes, but my blood pressure returned to normal and I got off all prescription drugs. Went from obese to normal weight.

    One caveat, you can’t ever go back to eating the old way. This is a permanent life change for me which gave me excellent health. From poor health to excellent health by dietary changes. It is wonderful.

  • THEY ALL need to hit the gym and the weights, thats whats missing. I’ve just learned that life lesson looking at them all. You cant just eat good, you have to train your body with resistance exercise. I mean, just look at their bodies, I rest my case ya fat ass honour

  • You really want to lose weight and keep it off. Stop eating out. Eat organic. Stop buying processed food. Stop drinking milk, yogart and butter. Buy grass fed and finished butter. Grass fed and finished beef. Buy organic veggies they are not sprayed with Monsanto Weed Killer. Organic fruit. But cold pressed extra virgin olive oil and extra virgin coconut oil. No other processed oils that clog arteries. Buy einkorn flour no processed flour. All my craving stopped no more depression no more breakouts. No more hard bowel movements. I never felt better in my life. I was not trying to lose weight but slowly started losing excess body fat as a by product of eating right now i do not miss eating out at all. And the food has so much flavor. Hamburger tasts like hamburger. Veg have flavor. Fruit is sweet. Stop buying food that is made to kill you off early. Diets do not work. This is a life style that works. No tying of stomach. Walnuts, brown basmanti rice, avocados, do not buy any packaged organic food that has added unorganic ingredients. Maple syrup, raw honey, stevia with nothing added to it.

  • Nice to see the general perspective is eat unprocessed and chemical free food thus eat better. Many years ago the saying was “You are what you eat.” Finally this is beginning to become a reality. Game changers….they are all very well informed and speak of a promise of healing by doing what we all love and need….eating.

  • Is Custokebon Secrets helpful to lost tons of weight? I have learn a lot of good stuff about Custokebon Secrets (just search it on google).

  • I didn’t go to sleep, I just skipped to the next one. Really! Sound cutting in and out, kids eating in a cafeteria talking, someone making a hamburger? Come on! Skip!

  • How can people afford organic???????Perhaps you should be a congressman! The congress thinks if you lost your job with the shut down you only need $1,200 for 5 months….. Congress gave themselves $47,000 raise for life, and $1,200 to wage slaves for 5 months once!!!.. Now average $900 to $1200 a month for social security checks!!! Congress gave themselves $47,000 raise for life, and $1,200 to wage slaves for 5 months once!!!.. Now maybe in many months wage slaves may get another $1,200 for????? So how can you live on $240 a month, $60 a week??? But a congressman struggles to live on $18,500 a month/ $4,269.24 a week before tips!!! “FOR LIFE”, But remember grandma is bankrupting the USA with her little Social Security check $300 to $700 a month…..

  • Dr Richard Bernstein, in his seminal book “Dr Bernstein’s Diabetes Solution”, first published in 1997, advocates a total daily intake of 20g carbohydrate, from non starchy vegetables, and adequate protein and fat. There is a nice paragraph with the heading “The big fat lie”. Why has it taken twenty three years for the rest of the medical profession to start catching up?!

  • All these people Are Sel ected Muppet ActWhores Following 33 degree CON Troll Freakmason Satanic Agenda Criminal e LI tes Cult Clubs Half Truth Scripts. Hand Signals and arms going all over the place means Sel ected ActWhores. None Of Them Are Healthy and Are All Mystical.

  • I purchased pollock and cod at Walmart. It was not too expensive and today I cooked it in olive oil with peppers, tomatoes, onions, lemon pepper, and wine. It was very good! I am going to try to eat a small fish a day. Thanks for the video!

  • Eat beef liver, everything your body needs once a week carnivore diet is the way to go, vegetables cause cancer been scientificly prooved

  • Get back to nature. If you know how to grow food advertise your services, start a group on FB. Everyone needs to have food growing. Growing food is like printing your own money.” R. FInley
    Food shortages will be coming. Please prepare and join with your neighbors to create a sustainable neighborhood.

  • ☀️�� making fresh food should be a part of the healing process. You are not ready to go home before ����‍♂️ some hospitals use the green areas around to grow veggies and teach people How to Cook, as they recover. Some are able to grown the organic greens with supervison. Happy Gardening all the best ����‍��

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  • People make fun if new diet but this basically IT. Corona is caused by eating snakes. Y’all listen to bible genesis diet = live long

  • After President Dwight Eisenhower suffered a heart attack, a culprit had to found. The sugar lobby and Big Tobacco had enough clout to have a campaign of misdirection to pin the blame on fat consumption, and the sugar lobby paid for research to promulgate that storyline.

  • In 2004, I had bladder cancer and underwent surgery but when cancer started coming back, I did Dr. Max Gerson’s organic juices and organic foods treatment plan and the cancer went away. That was 16 years ago. I stuck with eating organic foods and the bladder cancer never came back. I am healthier now than I have ever been and can vouch that beneficial organically grown foods are good medicine.

  • Interesting however many people with food issues are going towards pure carnivore and eliminating vegetables and fruits and nuts and grains with excellent results. Extremely simple and beneficial. Carnivore is the ultimate elimination diet. If you’re looking at this video because of food and digestion issues then consider the carnivore diet. A simple diet of meat and water is extremely nutritious and nutrient dense and very well tolerated by many people. Meat heals despite the common misconception that meat is inflammatory. After experiencing the healing of a pure carnivore diet, you can then re introduce other foods one by one. Many people don’t bother though because they find that the carnivore diet is all they need.

  • I am happy we as a people are going back to eating right and getting back into nature. Good luck to all of you and God bless you all.

  • People stop stressing, this world is not our home, this life is short and is over in the blink of an eye, eat as healthy as you can, treat everyone fair and put jesus first in every thing you do, the soul comes before the body

  • Why is there a bottle of oil right there?! Seconds in, and the image is already confused. Fats should only be consumed in foods when they’re whole states, like nuts and seeds (I’d say avocados from a health perspective, but not from a green one. They have to travel too far to reach too many customers, so they’re best left alone). Loving all the veggies though.

  • Thanks for the video; I am very happy what I saw. I follow the Starch Solution strictly so I’m pretty biased since I saw very stark improvement quickly. I was pleased to see these doctors give very good advice. The Starch Solution is like the Dean Ornish diet, mentioned in this presentation, in a way that it is what many deem ‘radical’ but it has extremely good results.

    Of course, many of the unhealthy foods are designed for maximum addictiveness and that is a big reason people can’t stop. I believe that moderation of such addictive foods works for a select few, lucky people but most cannot. I chose to quit them altogether. This also allows my taste to become acclimated to a new level of taste.

    I have been lucky to have a life situation living alone, with plenty of time and lower amount of stress, plus plenty of sleep, which lends itself to avoiding very unhealthy foods.

    For people that are willing to do what it takes all the way to stop heart disease, the whole food-plant based diets work, I feel: Caldwell Esselstyn, Dean Ornish, Nathan Pritikin, John Mcdougall. Good luck to you all staying healthy.

  • a short recap: everyone agrees to eat a whole foods, plant based diet consisting of mostly organic foods, while Zen (whom I termed “Mom w/o her medical degree”) incessantly argues with doctors & other medical professionals that health can only be achieved through her way.

  • Glad some Doctors still have deep respect Hippocrates. (“Let food be thy medicine, and let medicine be thy food.”) “Medical science is only in its infancy, yet it has shown that our natural diet is that which grows out of the ground. The people will gradually develop up to the condition of this natural food.” Bahai Faith

  • Thanks Aseem, I accept what you have been saying.what bewilders me is the traditional Indian Parsi diet, which is hi in saturated fats, meat and and eggs, yet the longevity of the members of this community defies dietary logic.

  • It was nice to hear what little time they gave to the two attempting to address the toxicity in our food… wanted to hear more. Unfortunately the talking head on the left was in need of an audience:(

  • I’m willing to be a Lab rat for this people if any of them is interested in helping me manage my food intake and overall health to help me get myself off from Dialysis….it’s seems that they really know what they are talking about…

  • Roxanne M is rightworst food is in hospitals. Do your Pharmacies selling sweets/candies? We do in Australia. I always think “hmm, let’s get something for next time, haha!”

  • I also learned on a first aid course I attended at Uni that if you are having a heart attack and there is no one to assist you you should start self help (after contacting first responders) by coughing to massage the heart muscle like CPR, and breathing deeply.

  • in India they don’t wish to change the system because of financing to the village grampanchyate by centre.
    This stuff used which we think to be menure but it finds it’s way to the market and makes money for the village heads.
    organic they are not interest becz it does not attract money.
    I have an organic farm at Barasat baikantapur Kolkata. john.

  • I grew up in Jamaica ���� and this is the practice we have food is medicine. This type of belief was given to us by our ancestors from Africa �� thousands and thousands of years ago NOTHING NEW.

  • Mmmmm….Dunno if I trust the organic vegetarian farmer….Those extra 100 pounds tells me shes hiding something… and by that I mean a cherry pie under the chair.

  • Cayenne pepper is great pesticide. Using copper tape around the perimeter of the garden, will stop slugs and crawling insects. 1:3 ratio of vinegar:water is a great herbicide. There are hundreds of safe solutions to pest and weeds. Our great grand parents used all of them.

  • When you think about it governments want us to keep eating ourselves to death because they make so much revenu from it, can you imagine the impact on the economy if the majority of society decided to eat like the people of Pioppi do. I eat one meal a day, high fat, protein and minimal carbs, ive reversed my type 2 diabetes and I feel great. I think it stinks rotten to the core that GPs are selling out there ethical obligation in order to market the drugs to make the drug companies richer without any kind of accountability, how can this be right with all the new research and evidence out there, shouldnt there be a complete over haul of treatments? my GP advised me against fasting and only eating once a day, he put my sudden reversal of everything down to Metphormin but unknown to him I hadnt been takeing it, when I told him this he was lost for words.

  • The silent discrimination in the US is deeper than you think. It is not just black and white. In a program like this, the long vilified Chinese cooking in the US let them ignored to invite a Chinese Herbalist/nutritionist to be there? Chinese has the same long history in food as India. The very names of the food as “sweet and sour”, “hot and sour” are straight forward curing food, other than taste, everything is targeted for parts of the body to absorb, thus cure and balance. And Chinese is not included in “Integrative Nutrition”, but ironically quoted indirectly by the doctor who frankly admitted Hippocrates learnt from ancient India and China? All media only works to vilify China they cannot distinguish the ruling political party from the normal Chinese people, the ancient philosophy, or the contribution. This is blind, deep and silent discrimination.

  • Unbelievable stuff, I am a pediatrician and it feels had I been a Internal medicine or GP I would be criminally negligent towards patients by advocating the opposite of what should be eaten as therapeutic Way to resolve most chronic disease. I’m researching for my own diagnosis of insulin resistance and discovered how flawed the system has been and still is. Would have never known otherwise. My colleagues in other fields need to seriously change their ways.

  • In the U.S. I found one commercial bread that does not contain added sugar-Oroweat Jewish Rye All other breads taste too sweet to me. Cold pressed olive oil is great, but most olive oil in the supermarket have been adulterated with seed oils.

  • This diet is anything but fullproof. Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn did a 10 year study of diet and shows how to end coronary disease, stroke and heart attack for good. Moderation can kill and it always has to a certain percentage of the population.

  • It’s so good to see medical experts like Dr. Malhotra making such sensible, accessible connections between nutrition and health. He deconstructs myths with class. He’s not preachy and he doesn’t pull rank. He makes sense!

    I particularly like that Dr. Malhotra talks about food instead of isolated nutrients.

  • Its still astonish me just how a lot of people have no idea about Custokebon Secrets (look on google search engine) despite the fact that a lot of people lost tons of weight with it. Thanks to my pal who told me about it. I’ve lost tons of fat.

  • I love this. Very very good information. I never grew up much meat and i finally decided to eating no meat but go back to nature and drink lots of water and eat fruits, vegetables, nuts and grains. Doctors are surprised regularly when they realize that I have no medical issues. I am on no meds and have never had a surgery. God is good. Thanks be to God.

  • I absolutely love what Zen said the one that’s wearing the burgundy Blazer she spoke truth when she said that the parents sometimes say that their kids don’t eat certain stuff but you have control over that and what you choose to buy and put in your house that is so true I used to tell people that all the time as a RBT at my clinic when my clients would say that their children only eat certain things and not veggies and fruits I would always try to explain to them that you have control over what your child put in their mouths and I would try to encourage the parents to add fruits and vegetables in their lunch boxes when they would bring them to the clinic its definitely a major problem in America

  • Many thanks, I been tryin to find out about “how to reduce heart attack” for a while now, and I think this has helped. Have you heard people talk about Meyhristian Astounded Mastery (do a google search )?

    It is a great one off guide for discovering how to deal with heart disease minus the headache. Ive heard some amazing things about it and my neighbour got excellent results with it.

  • This is how bad the quality of our food has become basically poisonous to certain people….we need to get back to home cooked meals and whole food non adulterated shit

  • Has anyone used the Custokebon Secrets to lost tons of fat? Just simply do a google search. On there you’ll find a great suggestions about how exactly you can lost a ton of weight. Why not give it a chance? perhaps it’s going to work for you too.

  • I found out the hard way too. I’m feel like I’m a poison detector too. Just noticed the pineapple gives me a headache now what did they do to the pineapple

  • I’m afraid Zoe Harcombe took the vegetarian research to the woodshed. Gram for gram, meat is far more nutritious in literally everything except Vitamin C. I’m all for balance and eating what is right for your body, but can the vegetarians please stop this propaganda that an all-veggie diet is the healthiest diet? The data is not there to support it.

    That being said, I love Kim Chi, Sauerkraut, Eggplant Pickles, Anato, Natural Yoghurt, and Sour Cream. They are excellent foods to break a fast with and prepare the gut for a more substantial meal. They’re very nutritious and generative. In my daily 20g net carb allowance, it’s those along with a small serving of broccoli, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, kale, spinach, collards, or mushrooms. I have never felt better in my life. My body fat is coming off, my muscle definition if improving, my blood work from sugars to lipids to vitamins is now the picture of metabolic healthiness.

    Now, in terms of GMO, outright banning them is stupid. There’s a right and wrong way to modify an organism. Golden rice is a good GMO. It provides nutrition to an otherwise very nutrient-poor grain central to a lot of Asian diets among the less finally well-off. What needs to be banned are GMOs which produce unnatural pesticides and lectins that most humans can’t handle.

    If I can modify a flax genome to produce a USEFUL Omega-3 oil in the seeds such as DHA or EPA (ALA is nearly useless to the body unless you eat TONS of turmeric), that’s an ethical, good GMO. Banning such a product for being artificially modified alone is ridiculous. We need more scalpels and fewer bone saws.

  • Lady lady all MG enough of your life story you trying to add it in every time you talk just talk about what happened and it what fixed it that’s all

  • sneak it in a sandwich LMAO x 2 sandwiches are not healthy but good effort home made /unpasteurized sour sauerkraut is good you can have 2 x thumbs up for that

  • I went from 250 pounds to 180 pounds in less than a year. I can help you do it too. Subscribe to my channel for health and weight loss support.

  • Endocrine disruptor’s come from many many, many sources. Food, whole plant food based is very very important. Look for those grown organic, and those that are nutrient dense from well managed soils-regenerative agriculture which is even beyond biodynamic.

  • People sure have a long way to go before the individual Joe realize one have to quit cooking food, poisoning food, overeating food, industrialize food production, poisoning ones skin, lungs and stomach through poisons such as chemicals, medical poisons, smoking, work chemicals…. the list is long. Most people are not even taught anything relible or of common sense these days, people are both scared crows and lazy fools. Most people today are simply put stupidly retarded when it comes to health, no wonder society is overfilled with disease and sickness of all sort. People have been lead into a rabbit hole of black and white thinking containing carelessness. People believe in dogms, rules and ideas and do so little out of sheer smart capacity. People are artificial eaters, eating brands, colors, emotions and characters. People build no character and contain absolutely no soul. The typical Joe is overfilled with gauging addictions steering hands and feets, people have a root cause to inner belief of our own pedestal of awareness, we are aware of our own outspoken excellence, we believe in stupidity, people make use of a lot of fix ideas and established words of mouth containing nonsense, we believe in mass, in numbers and in eye-candy, facts leads us, into lack of common sense and breaking points in life styles, we mirror ourselves in others, mirror images distort into crude causal points, most people do not want to realize the medical doctors or anyone else for that matter knows nothing more of health than the person themselves. People rely on auctority to such a degree that people are perfectly willing to become injured, seriously hurt or even killed in order to follow the tree bransches of auctoritarian health guideline, seriously people need to let go of shitty knowledge of all sort, people need to root to their own mind, start to think and let go of shit food for one, let go of retarded life styles, instead people need to start using ones intellect and common sense in order to grab hold of what health actually means. Health is simply put simple, people need to quit laching on to all the BS out there, instead think, feel and understand life, the creation and realize that health is as complicated as the surrounding world you consume. Stop being stupid. Begin by eating real, fresh and healthy food that wants you good, do you have a like and feel for it. Take care of your body and mind. Listen to your being. If more people feed themselves with less garbage health professionals could perhaps become what the medical community is no where near to be found, today health care is all like the auto industry: cheap, repetitive, superficial, emotional, recurrent, psychopathically dependent, parasitic, dangerous, irrelevant, stupid and never ending, you are a consumer in a currency exchange and the idea is to make you into a recurrent feeding mechanic. Just saying.

  • Interesting information. However, I have had a lot more success with a health turnaround by using the Wim Hof method (for inflammation) and eating sparingly through the day with a big blow out at night. When I was trying to turn things around through diet I was eating constantly albeit healthy/organic and I think that this is a huge part of the inflammatory problem. Zen comes across as a bit of a laser-eyed zealot but Dr Fagan/Saxe seem to talk a lot of sense.

  • so Lectins, natural pesticides, antinutrients, oxolates etc does not bother any of you? Plants are toxic for humans, organic or not.

  • this was all fascinating, thanks for posting it, I had to deal with this myself I grew up eating a lot of tomatoes, being Italian, my grandfather made me tomato and mayo sandwiches which I loved, but as an adult, I can’t eat them any more without feeling sick and itchy it finally dawned onme that the tomatoes I ate were grown organically in either my grandfather or great uncles’ gardens, organically, now tomatoes are largely imported and gassed to finish ripening I’m sure I’m allergic to that gas, luckily, all the best Italian food doesn’t contain tomatoes at all so I can still eat it

  • My opinion is that this man is the genuine article, a thoughtful and honest person.
    I have watched and read presentations by so many snake oil salesmen and self-proclaimed experts that my head feels like it’s going to explode sometimes. Aside from his book, which he only very modestly promotes, he’s not trying to sell us anything or push some self-serving agenda. To the contrary, he has dedicated his life to serving humanity through his intelligence and honesty.
    There is no one answer to health nor one magic potion that will deliver it, rather an overall approach to a healthy lifestyle. In my opinion, he has very pragmatically and intelligently presented the components of a healthy lifestyle. No extremism nor crackpot science, just intelligence, experience and common sense.
    Believing that the medical establishment can repair us after a lifetime of unhealthy habits is unrealistic, and this man knows it.