The Relationship Between Carbs and Stomach Acid

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Hydrochloric acid is produced only in the presence of proteins and is inhibited by sugars and starches. A high-carbohydrate diet significantly reduces the production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach. A lack of adequate hydrochloric acid means several major deficiencies related to digestion: [Read more…]

Your Body Needs Saturated Fats

Nutritional label with a focus on fats.

Saturated fat has been demonized for many years as a result of studies that show consuming saturated fat causes a temporary rise in cholesterol. It was then theorized that cholesterol was the major cause of heart disease. This theory has driven much of the erroneous nutritional advice throughout the past 40 years. Despite the negative press, saturated fatty acids are valuable for the following reasons: [Read more…]