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August 19, 2013

A diet warning siren that rings true

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Ada —

Who would do that? According to Dr. Lundell, when it comes to inflaming arteries involving the heart, you and I do that when we consistently feast on low-fat, polyunsaturated fats and carbohydrate-laden foods. 

Processed foods like sweet rolls, potato chips and fries taste great going down but eventually result in inflammation. Nor is Dr. Lundell a fan of other processed foods and for the same reasons. They lead to heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and Alzheimer’s. He is equally disdainful of processed foods made using corn oil or soybean oil. 

What he does promote is consumption of grass-fed beef and colorful fruit and vegetables, i.e., complex carbohydrates. Therefore, if you want to avoid heart trouble and all the ailments associated with it, Dr. Lundell’s advice is to stop eating so-called low-fat fare and stick to more natural foods. 

When it comes to food warnings, this one rings true. Will America respond to his warning siren? 

Time will tell.

 

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