2 months ago

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The Case Against Processed Vegetable OilsSTORY AT-A-GLANCE• Some of the most damaging components in our modern diet are processed vegetable oils, as they contain excessive amounts of oxidized omega-6 linoleic acid, a polyunsaturated fat (PUFA). The biological damage they cause is even worse than that caused by refined sugar and high fructose corn syrup• Many chronic metabolic and degenerative diseases, including age-related macular degeneration, are caused by a preponderance of industrial vegetable oils in the diet• Vegetable oils degrade to extremely toxic oxidation products when heated, including cyclic aldehydes, which contribute to the development of heart disease and neurodegenerative diseases• Two common stealth sources of harmful PUFAs are conventionally farmed chicken and pork. These animals are routinely fed grains such as corn. As a result, the meat becomes high in omega-6 linoleic acid, as corn is loaded with this type of fat• Replacing processed vegetable oils (and the foods that contain them) with healthy fats can go a long way toward boosting your health and reducing your risk of chronic diseaseThis article was previously published October 31, 2020, and has been updated with new information. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

Healthier U
Fall is upon us and the days are getting shorter...we are therefore making some changes to our "Historic Walking Group" schedule.Schedule:Mondays - 5:15 at Merchant's Square in Colonial Williamsburg (we moved the start time from 6:15 to 5:15.Wednesdays - 7pm in front of the movie theater in Newtown...STAYING THE SAME.Saturdays - The time is the same - 9am. WE ARE MOVING LOCATION. We will meet in Colonial Williamsburg, the same as on Mondays (in front of the old W&M Bookstore ... See MoreSee Less
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4 months ago

Healthier U
Facebook is being difficult this morning let’s try my own Facebook page ... See MoreSee Less
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4 months ago

Healthier U
I’m having trouble doing a live feed this morning so if you’re interested in stretching with me go to the elite health and fitness Facebook page and we will get started shortly ... See MoreSee Less
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