This is an important article, a must read and well documented. Before the advent of modern medicine this population was living in a golden age of nutrition and were able to actually live as long or even longer than we do today with 10% of the degenerative disease that affects us. And they weren't using any supplements!
Unfortunately Physicians receive scant amount of nutritional information in medical school
This recent article (accepted in January 2015) is a response from over 91% of all the medical schools in the U.S. It shows how little nutrition is appreciated by the medical community; hardly any hours are devoted to studying nutrition. It's a shame that many people completely trust their healthcare to someone who barely studies nutrition and never supplements.
This guy’s doctor told him he had six months to live. The guy said he couldn’t pay his bill. The doctor gave him another six months. Henny Youngman
Here's a video explaining the poor state of affairs when it comes to doctors and nutrition (even though I don't agree with Dr. Greger's conclusion of what the best diet is)
If you really like to lose weight, you can start immediately!
If you rub your forearm briskly for a few seconds, 300,000 skin cells will come off of it. By age 70, you will shed 105 pounds of skin.
Somewhere along the way war was declared on saturated fats and has not really let up among the medical establishment. But is the war fair and scientifically based? I don't think so and many others agree with me. Unfortunately the war has left many casualties and will continue to until this myth is overturned. Here are a couple of articles plus video explaining this. Would you like to learn about the cholesterol myth? Read this article.
Here's a video that you might like also that describes how we got into this situation in the first place (from the documentary "Fathead").
Would you like to know more in depth information on intermittent fasting? Here and here are everything you would want to know plus more, certainly much more informative than my useless ebook!
Here's a comprehensive site with everything you could possibly want to know about the low carb/keto diet, looks like Atkins was right!
Nutrient Density Ratings
This is the system developed byDr. Joel Fuhrman, called ANDI (aggregate nutrient density index) ranking plant food according to nutrients/calories. Used by Whole Foods
Here's an invaluable video showing the importance of fruits and vegetables