Industrial Food and Medicine are Killing You

Vegetable oils are better called industrial seed oils, P.D. Mangan reminds us, since they’re made from seeds, not vegetables, and require an industrial process to make them in any volume: The manufacturing process for vegetable oils involves pressing at high pressure, and extracting more oil using solvents such as hexane, a volatile hydrocarbon similar to…

via Industrial seed oils seem positively dangerous to health — Isegoria

Great comment as well from Slovenian Guest with link to this study:

http://www.pharmaceutical-journal.com/20203046.article?clearcache=1

Insulin resistance: the main culprit

Using the lowering of LDL-C as a surrogate marker, accomplished through either diet or medicines, has proven to be, at best, inconsistent and, at worst, misguided. Furthermore, using weight or body mass index (BMI) as a surrogate marker has been uniformly ineffective. While some people lose weight acutely through self-imposed dieting, they routinely gain it back, often with worsening of their metabolic state.

Bonus: I just saw how to share posts from my reading list. Nice.

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