Do You Know What the Top Killer Is?

Let’s talk about one of the main killers today. It may be a bit of a surprise to you. Years ago, the main killer was disease. Infectious disease wiped out whole towns in many instances. With the advent of antibiotics, clean water. Sewers systems, clean streets and communities and fresh clothing, disease become less of a threat. Antibiotic maybe overused, but they definitely are a life saver.
Now things have changed. Noninfectious disease is responsible for most deaths. Heart disease, cancer, diabetes and lung disease are now the big killers.
What is lurking behind these deadly diseases? With the turn of the last century, corn and soybean were becoming the most widespread crops in the country. Thanks to government subsidizing (huh?!) these are the cheapest crops to grow. An entire industry exploded with corn and soybean. Fraudulent claims were made that saturated fats are bad for you. People fell into the lies and propaganda, thinking that saturated fats were responsible for heart disease. Butter and coconut oil got touted as bad, with vegetable oil being the savior. Vegetable does sound healthier, doesn’t it?
These polyunsaturated fats were supposed reduce the incidence of heart disease, but did nothing of that sort.
These unsaturated fats are unstable and they easily oxidize. This makes them break down during cooking, becoming rancid. Also, the commonly used unsaturated oils that we use are omega 6 fatty acids. When we eat omega 6 fatty acids in a concentrated form, we end up with serious health problems. They cause inflammation in our bodies. When they are processed and heated, they turn rancid, causing free radicals to go wild.
So, maybe it is time to throw out those overly processed canola, rapeseed, cottonseed, corn and peanut oil. Try animal fats, butter, coconut oil and avocado oil. Preferably eat butter and fats sourced from grass fed animals, not omega 6 grains and soy feed.

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