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    Wednesday, October 17, 2018

    5% more people given PCSK9 inhibitor evolocumab (Repatha) died from cardiovascular causes
    4% more people given PCSK9 inhibitor evolocumab (Repatha) died during 2.2 years (444 vs 426 deaths)

    Tuesday, October 16, 2018

    400 mg increase in daily potassium intake associated with 40% lower risk of stroke death over 12 yrs

    Sunday, October 14, 2018

    Statins do NOT increase cancer survival, may increase risk of death 7%
    Raw vegetables, roughly 1-2 ounces per day, associated with 8% lower risk of death over 10-18 years
    Raw vegetables, 1.8 to 3.5 ounces per day, associated with 15% lower risk of death over 10-18 years

    Saturday, October 13, 2018

    Two sugar-sweetened beverages per day associated with 43% greater risk of diabetes in women
    Artificial sweeteners associated with 33% increased risk of diabetes

    Sunday, October 07, 2018

    People consuming more olive oil and fruit were 54% less likely to be depressed

    Wednesday, October 03, 2018

    Antidepressant withdrawal symptoms in more than half (56%) of people coming off of them
    Antidepressant withdrawal symptoms “severe” in nearly half (46%) of people who experience them
    Antidepressant withdrawal symptoms include anxiety, insomnia, nausea, dizziness, headaches, tremors
    Antidepressant withdrawal can cause long-term or even permanent sexual dysfunction
    Antidepressant withdrawal from citalopram (Celexa): severe dizziness, vomiting
    Antidepressant withdrawal: shakes, suicidal thoughts, hallucinations, mood swings notes one user
    Antidepressant withdrawal according to one user: agitation, insomnia and mood changes
    Antidepressant withdrawal: 2 months of hell, massively harder than expected
    Antidepressant withdrawal: 2 years to get off of paroxetine (Paxil)

    Friday, September 21, 2018

    People whose cholesterol levels decrease are at an INCREASED risk of death!
    There is no association between total cholesterol and the degree of atherosclerosis

    Sunday, September 16, 2018

    Men with higher total cholesterol levels were 18-29% less likely to get Parkinson’s
    Men with higher LDL cholesterol levels were 20-28% less likely to get Parkinson’s
    Women with higher total cholesterol levels were up to 7% less likely to get Parkinson’s
    Women with higher LDL cholesterol levels were 2-12% less likely to get Parkinson’s

    Tuesday, August 21, 2018

    New book: The Three Best Ways to Lose Weight

    Friday, August 17, 2018

    Book: The Case Against Statins

    Monday, August 06, 2018

    People on a low-fat, high-carb diet had less anxiety and depression than those on low-carb diet

    Saturday, August 04, 2018

    Hibiscus tea lowered blood pressure by 7 points from 129 to 122 mmHg in Tufts University study
    Hibiscus tea lowered blood pressure from 139/91 to 124/80 mmHg
    Hibiscus tea lowered blood pressure by 11% in people with mild hypertension
    Potassium-enriched salt reduces cardiovascular mortality in elderly men by 41%

    Friday, August 03, 2018

    Women consuming 4500 mg of potassium per day vs 1560 mg were 59% less likely to die during 7.6 years
    Women consuming 4500 mg of potassium per day vs 2700 mg were 15% less likely to die during 7.6 years
    Men consuming 5400 mg of potassium per day vs 1840 mg were 55% less likely to die during 7.6 years
    Men consuming 5400 mg of potassium per day vs 3350 mg were 22% less likely to die during 7.6 years

    Thursday, August 02, 2018

    People consuming the most potassium relative to sodium had a 30% lower risk of ischemic stroke
    People consuming the most potassium relative to sodium had a 37% lower risk of hemorrhagic stroke
    People consuming the most potassium relative to sodium had 22% lower risk of cardiovascular disease
    People consuming the most potassium relative to sodium had a 14% lower risk of death from any cause

    Wednesday, August 01, 2018

    Prolonged use of statins associated with a 18% increased risk of lung cancer
    Prolonged use of statins associated with a 23% increased risk of colorectal cancer
    Prolonged use of statins associated with a 29% increased risk of bladder cancer

    Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    SlimFast shakes cause 15.6 lbs weight loss in three months
    SlimFast shakes cause 11% weight loss for two years
    SlimFast shakes cause 8.4% weight loss for four years

    Monday, July 30, 2018

    Skim milk powder meal replacement for 2 meals per day causes weight loss of 24.2 lbs in six months
    Skim milk powder meal replacement causes weight loss of 23.8 lbs in one year
    Whey protein meal replacement for 2 meals per day causes weight loss of 20.9 lbs in 6 months
    Whey protein meal replacement causes weight loss of 21.8 lbs in one year

    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    People who used beta blockers in a Diabetic Clinic weighed 19.6 lbs more than non-users
    People who used beta blockers in a Hypertension Clinic weighed 37.9 lbs more than Non-Users
    Beta blockers reduced diet-induced thermogenesis by 50%
    Beta blockers reduced fat oxidation rate by 32%
    Beta blockers reduced weekly habitual activity by 34%

    Thursday, July 12, 2018

    Men taking prescription antihistamines weigh 20.9 lbs more than men not taking these drugs
    Women taking prescription antihistamines weigh 9.7 lbs more than women not taking these drugs

    Tuesday, July 10, 2018

    Long-term treatment with antibiotic caused weight gain of 4 to 29 lbs in one-fourth of patients

    Monday, July 09, 2018

    People eating 3 oz almonds w/ 1,000 calorie diet lost 43 lbs in 6 months vs 27 lbs w/ complex carbs

    Sunday, July 08, 2018

    74-85% of alcoholics sober & stable 3.5 years after nutritional therapy, Joan Mathews Larson PhD

    Saturday, July 07, 2018

    Food allergies are the most common cause of depression notes Joan Mathews-Larson, PhD

    Friday, July 06, 2018

    One ounce of dark chocolate per day lowered blood pressure 6 mm Hg, fasting blood sugar 8 mg/dl

    Thursday, July 05, 2018

    Saunas 2-3 times per week associated with 20% lower risk of Alzheimer’s
    Saunas 4-7 times per week associated with 65% lower risk of Alzheimer’s

    Wednesday, July 04, 2018

    Sauna use 2-3 times per week associated with 24% lower risk of death over 20 years
    Sauna use 4-7 times per week associated with 40% lower risk of death over 20 years

    Tuesday, July 03, 2018

    Each additional annual blood donation was associated with a 7.5% lower risk of death

    Monday, July 02, 2018

    Men who donated blood were 88% less likely to have a heart attack over 9 years

    Sunday, July 01, 2018

    People drinking 17 oz of water before meals 3X per day lost an average of 9.5 lbs

    Friday, June 29, 2018

    200 prescription drugs used in US list depression or suicidal symptoms as possible adverse effects

    Monday, June 25, 2018

    L-carnitine reduces all-cause mortality after a heart attack by 27%
    L-carnitine reduces ventricular arrhythmias after a heart attack by 65%
    L-carnitine reduces development of angina after a heart attack by 40%
    L-carnitine reduces heart failure after a heart attack by 15%
    L-carnitine reduces death after a heart attack, minimum effective dose 2,000 mg per day
    L-carnitine reduces death after a heart attack, optimum dose 6,000 to 9,000 mg per day

    Sunday, June 24, 2018

    Psychiatric drugs have caused disability rates to skyrocket notes Robert Whitaker

    Friday, June 22, 2018

    Side effects of antidepressants as reported by patients

    Sunday, June 17, 2018

    People taking amitriptyline for depression were 1.7-times more likely to commit suicide over 5 years
    People taking escitalopram (Lexapro) for depression were 2.3-times more likely to commit suicide
    People taking citalopram (Celexa) for depression were 2.6-times more likely to commit suicide
    People taking fluoxetine for depression were 2.6-times more likely to commit suicide over 5 years
    People taking sertraline (Zoloft) for depression were 2.9-times more likely to commit suicide
    People taking paroxetine (Paxil) for depression were 4-times more likely to commit suicide
    People taking trazodone for depression were 5-times more likely to commit suicide over 5 years
    People taking venlafaxine (Effexor) for depression were 5.7-times more likely to commit suicide
    People taking mirtazapine (Remeron) for depression were 9.5-times more likely to commit suicide

    Saturday, June 16, 2018

    Women consuming 2 diet drinks per day were 30% more likely to have cardiovascular event over 8.7 yrs
    Women consuming 2 diet drinks per day, 50% more likely to die from cardiovascular disease over 8.7 y
    Women consuming 2 diet drinks per day were 30% more likely to die over 8.7 years

    Friday, June 15, 2018

    Chocolate lowers diabetes risk 7-41% in men

    Thursday, June 14, 2018

    People eating 5 servings of fruits and vegetables per day lived 3.1 years longer

    Wednesday, June 13, 2018

    People consuming most chocolate, 13% less likely to have stroke, 17% less likely hemorrhagic stroke
    People consuming the most chocolate were 10% less likely to have coronary heart disease

    Tuesday, June 12, 2018

    People consuming the most chocolate were 17% less likely to have a stroke over 10 years

    Sunday, June 10, 2018

    People who ate chocolate more than once a week were 48% less likely to get type 2 diabetes
    Statins increase risk of Type 2 diabetes 46% due to decreased insulin secretion and sensitivity

    Saturday, June 09, 2018

    Higher levels of dairy fat byproducts in people associated with 46% lower risk of diabetes

    Tuesday, May 29, 2018

    People eating roughly one egg per day were 18% less likely to die from cardiovascular disease
    People eating roughly one egg per day were 28% less likely to die from hemorrhagic stroke
    People eating roughly one egg per day were 12% less likely to have ischemic heart disease
    People eating roughly one egg per day were 14% less likely to have a major coronary event
    People eating roughly one egg per day were 10% less likely to have an ischemic stroke
    People eating roughly one egg per day were 26% less likely to have a hemorrhagic stroke

    Monday, May 28, 2018

    People given a statin had 25% more new cancers

    Sunday, May 27, 2018

    Women given a statin (pravastatin) had 12-times as much breast cancer

    Saturday, May 26, 2018

    Long-term statin use increases breast cancer 2-fold

    Tuesday, May 22, 2018

    Proton pump inhibitors (PPI’s) increase risk of major depression as much as 2-fold
    Proton pump inhibitors (PPI’s) increase risk of Alzheimer’s by 44%

    Monday, May 21, 2018

    7 servings of fruits and vegetables per day associated with 33% lower risk of death over 7.7 years
    2-3 servings of vegetables per day associated with 19% lower risk of death over 7.7 years
    2-3 servings of fruit per day associated with 10% lower risk of death over 7.7 years

    Sunday, May 20, 2018

    Less than one serving of nuts per week associated with 11% lower mortality over 7 years
    One to three servings of nuts per week associated with 25% lower mortality over 7 years
    Three or more servings of nuts per week associated with 29% lower mortality over 7 years
    Artificially-sweetened beverages associated with 3-fold greater risk of ischemic stroke
    Artificially-sweetened beverages associated with 2.9-fold greater risk of Alzheimer’s disease

    Saturday, May 19, 2018

    Men with cholesterol of less than 160 mg/dL 60% MORE likely to die vs 160-199 mg/dL over 5-13 years
    Men with total cholesterol of 200-239 mg/dL 18% LESS likely to die vs 160-199 mg/dL over 5-13 years
    Men with cholesterol of 240 mg/dL or greater 24% LESS likely to die vs 160-199 mg/dL over 5-13 years
    Women with cholesterol of less than 160 mg/dL 41% MORE likely to die over 5-13 years
    Women with total cholesterol of 200-239 mg/dL NO MORE likely to die vs 160-199 mg/dL over 5-13 years
    Women with total cholesterol of 240 mg/dL or greater were NO MORE likely to die vs 160-199 mg/dL

    Friday, May 18, 2018

    The one-fourth of women consuming the most coffee, 7% less likely to die compared to non-consumers
    The one-fourth of men consuming the most coffee, 12% less likely to die compared to non-consumers

    Thursday, May 17, 2018

    2.8 times more people given lovastatin died than those given a placebo (0.50% vs 0.18%)
    While statin use increased 68% (1999-2005), heart attacks increased 16%, strokes 45%!

    Wednesday, May 16, 2018

    Does fasting reduce metabolism? No, notes Jason Fung, MD
    Does fasting cause muscle loss? No, notes Jason Fung, MD
    Does fasting cause low blood sugar? No, notes Jason Fung, MD
    Does fasting provoke overeating? No, notes Jason Fung, MD
    High levels of leisure-time physical activity associated with lower risk of 13 cancers

    Tuesday, May 15, 2018

    As sugar intake increases, the risk of dying from heart attack or stroke increases
    Carnitine, 3 grams per day, lowers total risk of death following a heart attack by 52%

    Monday, May 14, 2018

    Elevated bone lead levels associated with 25% greater risk of dying over 8.9 years
    Elevated bone lead levels associated with 42% greater risk of cardiovascular death
    Elevated bone lead levels associated with 87% greater risk of death from heart disease
    Men with highest one-third hair mercury levels were 38% more likely to die over 13.9 years
    Men with highest third hair mercury levels were 56% more likely to develop coronary heart disease
    Men with one-fifth highest mercury levels were 2.2X more likely to have heart attack

    Sunday, May 13, 2018

    EDTA chelation reduced risk of death, heart attack 18% over 5 years in those with prior heart attack
    EDTA chelation reduced risk of death by 43% over 1-5 years in diabetics with a prior heart attack
    Niacin lowers risk of heart attack or dying from a heart attack by an average of 25%
    Niacin lowers risk of stroke by an average of 26%
    Niacin raises HDL by an average of 20%
    Niacin lowers LDL by an average of 16%
    Niacin lowers triglycerides by an average of 20%
    Niacin lowers Lp(a) by an average of 28%
    Niacin lowers C-reactive protein (CPR) by an average of 24%

    Saturday, May 12, 2018

    Elderly men who consumed the most cocoa were 47% less likely to die over 15 years
    Elderly men who consumed the most cocoa were 50% less likely to die from CVD over 15 years

    Friday, May 11, 2018

    Eating chocolate 2X per week associated with 66% lower risk of cardiac death over 8 years

    Thursday, May 10, 2018

    Use of Viagra-type drugs associated with 31% lower risk of death over 7.5 years
    Use of Viagra-type drugs associated with 38% lower risk of heart attack over 7.5 years
    Women with normal blood pressure consuming less than 1925 mg potassium per day, 32% more strokes
    Women consuming less than 1925 mg potassium per day 14% more likely to die than those consuming more

    Wednesday, May 09, 2018

    Men and women consuming them most fiber, 26-29 grams per day, were 22% less likely to die over 9 yrs

    Tuesday, May 08, 2018

    Low cholesterol levels associated with 2.3 times greater risk of Parkinson’s disease
    Statins increase risk of Parkinson’s Disease by 58%
    Taking both a statin and a nonstatin to lower cholesterol increases risk of Parkinson’s by 95%

    Monday, May 07, 2018

    People consuming the most olive oil were 26% less likely to die over 13 years compared to nonusers
    People consuming the most olive oil were 44% less likely to die from CVD over 13 years
    Each 2 teaspoons of olive oil per day associated with 7% lower risk of dying over 13 years
    Each 2 teaspoons of olive oil per day associated with 13% lower risk of dying from CVD

    Sunday, May 06, 2018

    Drinking 3-5 cups of coffee per day is associated with 42% lower risk of suicide
    Drinking 3-5 cups of coffee per day is associated with 35% lower risk of dying from diabetes
    Drinking 3-5 cups of coffee per day associated w/ 31% lower risk of dying from neurological disease

    Friday, May 04, 2018

    Statin use is associated with a 1% to 12% increased risk of Alzheimer’s
    Each 100 mg of dietary cholesterol intake associated with a 10% lower risk of Alzheimer’s

    Thursday, May 03, 2018

    Increasing dietary magnesium by 100 mg per day associated with 10% reduction in the risk of death
    Increasing dietary magnesium by 100 mg per day is associated with 22% reduction in heart failure
    Increasing dietary magnesium by 100 mg per day is associated with 7% reduction in stroke
    Increasing dietary magnesium by 100 mg per day is associated with a 19% reduction in type 2 diabetes

    Tuesday, May 01, 2018

    Substituting 3% of animal protein with plant protein associated with 10% lower risk of death
    Substituting 3% of processed red meat protein w/ plant protein associated w/ 34% lower risk of death
    Substituting 3% of unprocessed red meat protein w/ plant protein, 12% lower risk of death
    Substituting 3% of protein intake from eggs with plant protein associated w/ 19% lower risk of death

    Thursday, April 12, 2018

    Drinking 3.5 to 7 ounces of alcohol per week associated with 6 month shorter lifespan
    Drinking 7 to 12.5 ounces of alcohol per week associated with 1-2 year shorter lifespan
    Drinking more than 12.5 ounces of alcohol per week associated with 4-5 year shorter lifespan
    Every 3.5 ounces of alcohol per week increases risk of stroke by 14%
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