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Baikal Tea in collaboration with Dr. Elie Klein, ND (Naturopathic Doctor, Toronto Canada).
Dr. Elie Klein, ND, has been helping people use less medication and cure causes of disease for over 20 years. He is sharing ground-breaking concepts of health we've never heard before, and explains them scientifically.
What I will show you next is one of the most common causes of all sorts of disease, from blood pressure, to heart attacks, and alzheimers. Applying what you learn next properly, will have a significant beneficial effect on your health.
We’ve discussed how oxidation works in the previous article. Let’s now discuss one of the major causes of such oxidation.
One of the most common culprits of oxidative damage that leads to plaque buildup is, and I bet you that most of you don’t know that. Vegetable oil. Vegetable oil, as simple as that. It causes hardening and narrowing of the arteries. This is the number one dietary culprit you have to avoid if you want to live long and happy.
Let's now discuss the most common misguided ideas that people have followed over the past several decades, close to a century, really.
First, we were told to stay away from animal fat–saturated fats which comes predominantly from animals. Then we were told to stay away from carbs and sugar. It’s bad for you...
So let’s analyze these graphs. U.S. animal consumption started measuring these things in the early 1900s. And as you can see, in the mid-forties, there’s been a steep decline in the consumption of Animal fat (the primary source of saturated fat at the time).
Great! So the fat consumption has gone down dramatically. Then, in more recent years, maybe the last two or three decades, there’s been a strong push against too much sugar and carbs. People are trying to do their best–listen to health authorities, try to follow health advice and try to take care of their health. The result of that is a steady decline in carb intake:
BUT! What had happened throughout the same period of time? The incidence of cardiovascular disease has gone up significantly, during that period of time:
And so, people have listened to health authorities about the reduction in saturated fat, and have also listened to health authorities about reducing carb intake. Since about the mid to late 1990s there has been a decline in the consumption of carbohydrates. While the incidence of obesity, in this particular case, continued going up. While the incidence of cardiovascular disease has gone up throughout the same period of time as well.
The only type of ingredient whose consumption patterns closely resembles the increase in the incidence of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, and chronic diseases is, right here:
Now you might ask yourself, what is PUFA? PUFA stands for polyunsaturated fatty acids. And the main source of polyunsaturated fatty acid is vegetable oil.
So there has been a dramatic increase in consumption of vegetable oil. Not just as a cooking oil in the kitchen to cook with, but also in all kinds of commercially made food. And that includes potato chips, pastries, donuts, even supposedly healthy muffins, are not so healthy if they’re made with vegetable oil, and most of them are. And, fried chicken, and even seemingly healthy snacks. Pea snaps. Vegetables are good for you, but not when they are cooked with this.
The consumption of vegetable oil per person, per capita has gone up dramatically. It’s the only thing that mirrors the rise in chronic diseases, particularly, cardiovascular disease, and of course, heart attack and stroke. That’s the stuff that causes excessive oxidation. This stuff here. This bottle, this vegetable oil. And the oil that is present in these types of foods.
And it is interesting that human body makes saturated fats and monounsaturated oils on its own, but doesn’t produce polyunsaturated oils on its own (doesn't product PUFA's).
And there’s a reason for that, because it’s predominantly harmful to the human body. Throughout your life, you’ve eaten margarine, you consumed different packaged snacks. You’ve eaten pastries, used Crisco, Mazola, canola, maybe sunflower seed. Even grape seed oils is very high in this. And you’ve eaten eggs and fries in restaurants. And they use veggie oil for all of that.
And so, continuous consumption of polyunsaturated fatty acids, makes it accumulate in your body. And when it accumulates in your body, it causes a whole lot of issues. It, it not only oxidizes, and causes damage to structures like the arteries. It damages other structures as well.
There are certain toxins that we are exposed to that are hard to avoid. But we can make decisions and choices related to the consumption of vegetable oil. And that’s going to have a huge impact on your health.
Hopefully, what I’ve shared with you so far can help you understand the importance of proper guidance. Has your doctor or cardiologist asked you to avoid vegetable oil because it is the most pervasive and harmful ingredient in your diet? Probably not. Right? So what else are you not being told? It might make you sick or put you at risk, and affect your, your life and your health for the worse.
Polyunsaturated fatty acids that are derived from vegetable oil, are the number one cause of cardiovascular disease, and all kinds of other diseases. So, consider yourself lucky, you belong to a very small group of people who’s aware of this, and you can do something about that.
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