Archive for July, 2020

American Heart Association Presidential Advisory on Dietary Fats

Coconut oil and Ghee are out Alarmed by the recent growth in unhealthy fat consumption, the American Heart Association (AHA) took the unusual step of issuing a “presidential advisory on dietary fats”.  The confusion created by some studies coupled with marketing tactics has resulted in a rapid rise in the use in cooking of previously […]

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Floyd, COVID-19 and Physicians of Indian Origin

Lasting solutions to Long term problems Current events offer a unique opportunity for physicians of Indian origin to make a major impact on the long-standing struggles in the life of Black America. The ground reality is combination of social, political and economic inequalities reflects ultimately in health disparities. What we can do to improve health […]

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Salt, COVID-19 and Mortality in Black America

“We are able to uncover complex control circuits that lead from salt intake to immune deficiency” …with these words Prof. Christian Kurts from the University of Bonn on March 25, 2020 joined a long list of scientists who have raised the alarm yet again to the dangers of dietary salt. This warning is especially timely […]

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Low Sodium low Blood sugar; reverse causation

Don’t salt your own food because you hear someone has low sodium. That could be a catastrophic mistake. You wouldn’t start eating plain sugar because you hear someone suffered hypoglycemia, would you? Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) usually occurs in someone who is already diabetic. You should treat that with sugar immediately, otherwise it could be […]

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