Science

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Low Fat Diets Fueling The Obesity And Heart Disease Crisis?

Are low fat calorie restricted diets fueling the obesity epidemic and increased rates of heart disease?  That’s the claim put forth by a recent meta review in the journal OpenHeart.  The scientists state: Focusing on total energy consumed, as opposed to nutritional value, has been exploited by the food industry, which has added sugar to…

The Coolest Disability On The Planet

It’s called Williams Syndrome.  I heard this come up on an episode of House and it piqued my interest enough to dig a little deeper.  WS is a genetic disorder that’s inherited at birth. It’s caused by a lack of having a few specific genes.  The disorder leads to an elfin appearance and a below average…

Got Problems With Your Weight? Try Doing This For A Week

As my regular readers know, I’ve been eating a vegan diet for a while now because of the information I learned about the disease causing potential of animal products.  Further, research shows that vegans are the only group of people who have BMIs classified as being within the “normal” range.  There has also been recent…

The Thunderbolts Project Patreon Campaign Starts Today!

The Thunderbolts Patreon Page Today, we ask for your support to continue and to expand our outreach through our highly successful YouTube Channel and other tools in development through a newly established Patreon campaign. This could mean the addition of special podcasts and video presentations featuring a wider range of EU-related topics. Contributors who subscribe to…

Mr. Universes Going Vegan

The current reigning Mr. Universe, Barny Du Plessis, and the former 1977 winner, Jim Morris, have both made the transition to an entirely plant based diet, and their commentary on the results they’ve achieved after transitioning are nearly identical. Du Plessis says, “I’m getting leaner and bigger (as a vegan). I’m a 107 kilos now, leaner…

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…

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…