Low-fat Diets and Increased Insulin

The low-fat diet, that has been recommended to us over the past several decades, is very likely making us fatter and causing disease. While dietary fat intake has declined over the years in the US, total calorie intake has risen and as a result, the prevalence of obesity and type 2 diabetes has grown dramatically.

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A Chink in the Armor Brings Down the Castle

Most people don’t know that 70 - 80% of our immune system is located in our gut. It is our most vulnerable spot to keep nutrients in and pathogens out. There are several issues as to the consequences of an impaired digestive system: too little HCL and “Leaky Gut” Syndrome, Gut Flora issues, compromised beneficial microorganisms, and allergies.

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