Michael Suede

Stop Screwing With Your Bacteria, You’ll Regret It

Research continues to emerge showing the vital role gut bacteria play in keeping us healthy.  Most people blindly assume that the food they consume is simply sucked through their intestinal walls after its been dissolved by bile and stomach acids.  However, this is only one small part of the story.  Right now, you have nearly 4…

What Causes Diabetes?

Dr. Michael Greger explains why the consumption of saturated fats from animal products destroys insulin producing pancreatic cells and leads to lipotoxicity (toxic fat) build up.  In controlled experiments, it has been shown that within hours of eating saturated animal fat, beta cell function, which is responsible for insulin control, is impaired.

Cop Blows 17 Year Old Unarmed Kid Away For Flashing High Beams

This is pretty much how things go with all aspects of government.  The most mundane and trivial of infractions can always result in a dead human being because ultimately all laws are enforced at the point of a gun.  Any failure to comply with a state functionary ALWAYS results in the escalation of violence until compliance or death results.  Now a kid is dead over some total bullshit, and the cop keeps his job so he has the opportunity to kill more unarmed kids in the future.

Scientists Think Diabetes, Eye Disease, Depression, Alzheimers and Heart Disease May All Be Related

A Daily Mail article recently proclaimed that scientists think diabetes, eye disease, depression, Alzheimers, atherosclerosis, and other related metabolic diseases all share a common link.  Guess what that link might be? Inflammation. This begs the question of what may be causing chronic low-grade inflammation in people who consume a Western diet.  The article doesn’t mention…

Solving a Colon Cancer Mystery

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States behind lung cancer.  Find out why this major killer of Americans is virtually non-existent in Africa (hint: it’s not the fiber!)

The Shocking Truth About Medical School Training

A recent survey of medical schools revealed that students receive less than 20 hours of training on nutrition over 4 years of medical school education.  Less than 27% of medical school programs offer a single course on nutrition.  This, despite the fact that the number one causes of death and disability in the US are…

My Blood Test Results After Two Months On A Vegan Diet

Update January 12, 2016:  see the one year results here. As you can see, I had a substantial reduction in risk factors after just 9 weeks of eating a low fat vegan diet and exercising 30 minutes a day 3 days a week.  These are fasting blood test results, taken after 12 hours without eating.  Look at…