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What you need to know about cholesterol—Total and LDL


This is an area in which I will be guilty of oversimplification. But even oversimplified, it will vastly outstrip your doctor’s focus on total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and statin drugs. Unfortunately, most doctors have fallen for the marketing disguised as statin drug “research,” paid for by the drug industry. Statin drugs do indeed provide a very small benefit—but with substantial health (and financial) costs.

The Truth About Hypoglycemia

Many people who experience uncomfortable, even dangerous, episodes of low blood sugar–hypoglycemia–are told to drink juice or eat something sweet to bring blood sugar back up. This is VERY BAD ADVICE that takes you closer and closer to diabetes, especially since people who experience this effect are at high-risk for type 2 diabetes and are often already pre-diabetic.

Virtually all hypoglycemia is preceded by HYPERglycemia, i.e., high blood sugar. The solution is therefore to not chase low blood sugars, but to not allow high blood sugars to occur in the first place.

Everything You’ve Been Told About Weight Loss Is Wrong

Cut your calories. Move more, eat less. Eat more healthy whole grains–It’s ALL wrong. Everything you’ve been told about losing weight is wrong.

In fact, conventional dietary advice is great for GAINING weight. So we do the opposite of conventional advice in the Undoctored lifestyle.

Undoctored: Why Health Care Has Failed You and How You Can Become Smarter Than Your Doctor
Available in all major bookstores and Amazon

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More about Virtue Sweetener

Because I wanted a benign and healthy way for followers of the Wheat Belly lifestyle to recreate dishes such as chocolate chip cookies, cheesecake, and pies with none of the health problems of grains or sugars, I helped Wheat-Free Market develop its Virtue Sweetener  product.