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6 Foods to (Almost) Completely Remove From Your Diet

Posted by joe rigs on Wednesday, October 30, 2013, In : Health 


1. Vegetable Oils (including soybean, canola and corn oils)


Why: These oils are loaded with rancid and inflammatory polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). They’re not only a cause of inflammation, but also oxidative stress, obesity, neurological disorders and more.

What to choose instead:
Opt for healthy, natural fats like butter, olive oil or coconut oil. These fats and oils are packed with nutrients and can even protect you from disease. You can even choose natural fats like lard or tallow wh...

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It's all about macros... and everything else.

Posted by joe rigs on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, In : Get your mind right 

Beware of anyone who takes an extreme stance against a single macronutrient, and blames it for all the health problems in the world. 


Fat does not cause heart disease.

Protein does not cause cancer.

Carbohydrates do not cause diabetes. 

In and of themselves, none of these are THE cause for anything. 

Fat, protein and carbohydrates from really crappy and processed foods will contribute to health issues but even that is only one part an equation that also includes sleep, stress, environ...


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Dietary Shocker! (not really)

Posted by joe rigs on Thursday, February 7, 2013, In : Health 
“New” study concludes that PUFA's ( specifically omega 6 in this case), not saturated fat, is associated with heart disease as well as death from all other causes.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/02/130205200239.htm

This is certainly no surprise to many of us. We've known for a while that omega-6 is highly inflammatory, and inflammation is the underpinning of heart disease (and pretty much everything else). Still, the conventional "wisdom" has been to reduce saturated fats and i...
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Joe Rignola, HHC, FDN Joe Rignola is an author, Certified Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist and Health Counselor. More importantly, I hate talking in the 3rd person. I'm really just a guy who took control of my own health and overcame several ailments including metabolic disorders, digestive issues, depression and ADD. Actually, my recovery from ADD however is questionable.