THE TRUTH ABOUT CHOLESTEROL

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THE TRUTH ABOUT CHOLESTEROL

By Dr. James Howenstine, MD.
February 20, 2005
NewsWithViews.com

Cholesterol is not really the villain portrayed in the pharmaceutical ads. It is actually a vital substance needed in every cell of the body as it is the chemical precursor from which the body produces bile acids, provitamin D3, male and female sex hormones, and adrenal hormones (hydrocortisone and aldosterone that regulates sodium and potassium balance). Cholesterol is needed to construct the important membranes which surround cells. Continue reading »

The Hierarchy of Nutrients

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Sep 032012
 

A Unique Perspective on Diet

The purpose of this section is to present a unique and simple way of looking at nutrition as it relates to experiencing a healthy lifestyle. This unique model is The Hierarchy of Nutrients. A hierarchy is a set of groups that are classified according to their level of importance. This offers an approach to categorizing foods and nutrients with the most integrity to those with the least integrity as they relate to maximizing nourishment. Continue reading »