Author Archives: GorillaFit

Air Pollution and Meat – Scientists find even more toxic carcinogens than previously discovered

Jan. 6, 2014 — Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered novel compounds produced by certain types of chemical reactions — such as those found in vehicle exhaust or grilling meat — that are hundreds of times more mutagenic than their … Continue reading

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AGEs Advanced Glycation End Products – Stop Aging

Many people are unaware of cooking and how it can increase aging and disease. I try to eat as much raw food or boil my vegetables when I can. Here is an interesting study that might help explain a bit … Continue reading

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Vitamin D not just a for Bones. Boost Your Immune System this Winter!

I recommend that everyone get their Vitamin D levels checked. I was low since I work indoors most of the year. Vitamin D is not just for your bones but so many different functions in the body. Get sun when … Continue reading

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Fiber the Powerful Antinutrient

This year, 2014 if there is one nutrient that I can’t stress enough for good health is FIBER. Yes that dreaded word, that antinutrient… but honestly it is so important for good human digestion and the millions of bacteria living … Continue reading

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Poor Levels of Vitamin D Can Lead to Brain Damage

Dec. 2, 2013 — A new study led by University of Kentucky researchers suggests that a diet low in vitamin D causes damage to the brain.In addition to being essential for maintaining bone health, newer evidence shows that vitamin D serves … Continue reading

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The Importance of Nut Consumption and Reduced mortality

  Nut Consumption Linked to Reduced Death Rate, Study Suggests Nov. 20, 2013 — In the largest study of its kind, people who ate a daily handful of nuts were 20 percent less likely to die from any cause over a … Continue reading

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“Correlation is not Causation”

Beginnings When it comes to nutrition many people will favor studies or books that support their personal ideologies on diet and nutrition. I on the other hand came from one side of the spectrum and ended up on the other … Continue reading

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