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The Best and Worst Health and Fitness News From The Week

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Time for the best and worst Health and Fitness News from the week. This weeks edition: the Paleo recipe of the week featuring glulten free chocolate strawberry shortcake, six reasons you’re bad at squats, how exercise can help your gut bacteria, tomatoes and their ability to help your heart, how statins increase the risk for diabetes, and much much more…

The Great Cholesterol Myth – A Book Review

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The Great Cholesterol Myth

There are some great health and fitness books out there and every time I come across one I feel like it would be useful if I shared it with you. I recently finished up The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Your Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease – And The Statin-Free Plan That Will.

The Philosophy Behind The Book

This book is written by Johnny Bowden, Ph.D., C.N.S. (a board certified nutritionist) and Stephen Sinatra, M.D., F.A.C.C (a Cardiologist). In case you haven’t been around for the last twenty years or so, heart disease has edged its way to one of the top killers. One of the big things that first came on the scene as a major cause of heart disease was high cholesterol. As heart disease worse its way to becoming one of the United States’ top killers, so did its profitability.