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Why do we get Addicted?

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Americans seem to be addicted on everything. People still smoke, they are also addicted to sugars, fast food, fried foods, fats, etc. All of which are bad for us and we know it. So why do we still do it? I think our brains have an incredible ability to stay alive. We typically don’t think we are going to die until we have a disease. Young people never think about mortality, nor should they. We all believe we are immortal at least for the near future. This is why people smoke or eat poorly. We don’t really believe it will affect us. If it does down the road, science will have a cure for it. I have news for you … THERE ARE NO CURES BEING DEVELOPED! A cure to cancer, heart disease, Parkinson, Alzheimer’s, etc. would mean a loss of billions to the drug industry. So it is very unlikely any cures will be discovered soon. They would love a pill that will keep you alive but not cure the disease.

It would seem we don’t really care about our health or at least don’t think about it until it is too late. It is sad since so much suffering and death could be avoided with simple life-style changes.

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Coconut Oil – Good or Bad?

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English: Coconut oil in solid state

English: Coconut oil in solid state (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Dr Greger says it may help Alzheimer’s but it is one of the rare plant foods with saturated fats. Beef and coconut oil have high fat levels and can raise your LDL levels. If you have someone with Alzheimer’s then try using it and see if it helps.  If it doesn’t don’t stay on it as it can increase cholesterol levels. Unlike animal fats coconut oil does NOT spike inflammations after consumption.

Read about your health and what you can do to make it the best!

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My book, Food for Thought – An Epigenetic Guide to Wellness” is available in Paperback, hardcover as well as eBook. The eBook version sells for between $5 and $10 on Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com . You can see how epigenetics and nutrigenomics affects all of us. Our bodies are programmed to react to changes in the environment which is hormones but is also diet, thinking, belief, stress and exercise. How we eat and what we believe really do affect our health. The book has 205 references on this important biological study. You can change your health and live happier. Read the book, look at the references and change your life for the positive.

This BLOG is based on my book and continues to bring updates as they happen. We are told diseases like diabetes can not be cured but that is NOT true. Doctors are curing it with diet. You can as well. You can live cancer free, heart disease free, Parkinson’s free, Alzheimer’s free dementia free and many more. You have the power … USE IT!

Food For Thought - An Epigenetic Guide to Wellness

Food For Thought – An Epigenetic Guide to Wellness

Alzheimer’s Disease May start early in Our Lives

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English: PET scan of a human brain with Alzhei...

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My brother-in-law Ray, brought me another interesting story on our genetics and epigenetics. NIH Public Access suggests epigenetics and environmental conditions play a role in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). They say the disease may start early in life and may increase with oxidation and environmental conditions. Being epigenetic related, we should be able to change it but we don’t yet have a lot of information on this relationship.