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Health, diet, nutrition and longevity research at BestHealthSecrets.com will help you learn the facts about foods and the significance of dietary fats, carbohydrates, and protein. In addition, we’ll help you identify which vitamins, minerals, supplements, essential fatty acids, phytochemicals, flavonoids, amino acids, antioxidants, and other homeopathic medicines will actually benefit you.
Best Health Secrets is committed to research for scientifically valid changes in your nutrition, diet, and lifestyle for better health. There are no “before and after” pictures, no promises: just knowledge you can use to improve your health.
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Millions of Americans have desperately tried to lose weight, without success, following the low-fat, low-carb, or low-protein diet regimens endorsed by the government and some health organizations and promoted by the food industry. Obesity is a huge health problem and represents nothing less than a national health emergency.
The bad news is that there is no safe and effective drug or supplement that will produce healthy weight control. Now here is the good news about diet and nutrition – the same strategies that lead to good health will also help with weight control and slow the ravages of aging. It’s all about being healthy. The first step is building a solid health foundation.
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— Foods and nutritional supplements that lower cholesterol, reduce the risk of breast, colon, and prostate cancers, reduce heart disease, and prevent birth defects are more effective, cheaper, and less risky than prescription drugs. The FDA and the medical and pharmaceutical industries would have you believe that drugs are safe and supplements are not. On average, there are 90,000 prescription drug-related deaths each year in this country: You wouldn’t call that “safe.”
— Your body produces more cholesterol than you could ever consume from food, and contrary to everything you read, unprocessed dietary cholesterol has little effect on blood cholesterol levels. So enjoy that nutritious egg for breakfast. Find out how to control cholesterol safely.
— Do you use margarine as a healthier substitute for butter? Margarine, along with many snack products, contains most of the unhealthy trans-fats in our modern diet. Have you replaced saturated fat in your diet with “safer” polyunsaturated fats? They’re not so safe after all! Yet two kinds of fat can improve our health in many ways. One of those is Omega-3 DHA/EPA found in fish oil.
— One of the greatest dietary health risks is fructose, a component of sugar, a high-glycemic carbohydrate. Yet other carbohydrates are not only safe but very healthy. Learn how to eat wisely and enjoy healthy, plant-based foods. Follow our Best Healthy Diet.
— Popular painkillers like aspirin, ibuprofen, and acetaminophen can raise blood pressure in addition to better-known side-effects like stomach bleeding and liver disease. Tea, both black and green, is regarded as having health benefits due to the polyphenols it contains. Yet tea does not reduce blood pressure. On the other hand, dark chocolate does—as effectively as many prescription blood pressure drugs. Read more in our blog.