Our Twisted Health Blog

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Part of My Story

Due to people making assumptions, I want to clear the air.  I’m extremely health conscious.  I have done a lot of research on the topic after following the ‘everybody knows’ approaches.  ‘Everybody knows’ approaches...

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Lies About Salt

Salts, like natural fats, have gotten a bad reputation.  It’s blamed for things like high blood pressure.  While it may slightly elevate blood pressure momentarily, it is not the cause of chronic high blood...

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Bacon Cheese Soup

Since nearly all canned soups are full of wheat, sugar, and other processed ingredients, we had to find a way to make our own.  This is a keto (hflc) friendly soup, as well as...

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Cooking Oils

In the health community, we’re told we should use certain oils to cook with over others.  Not many people explain why some oils are better than others.  Instead of taking the ‘everybody knows’ approach...

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The Gallbladder

I used to have gallbladder attacks.  I ate a low-fat diet as directed by doctors (yes, plural).  I continued to have attacks, except more frequently even with the low-fat diet.  I was even told...

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Gut Microbes

The gut is the brain of your body, including your actual brain. Gut microbes are the bacteria (flora) in the gut (mainly large intestines).  Your gut microbes, whether you know it or not, control...

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Tanning

Did you know that when you are under UV rays, you are causing DNA damage?  Tanning is the body’s defense against UV rays.  When you tan, your body is changing your melanin (skin pigment) in order...

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Butter or Margarine

When I was in 7th grade, my home eco teacher asked us what the difference was between butter and margarine.  Honestly, I didn’t know at the time.  My family used margarine and called it...

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USDA Revamp on Fats and Cholesterol

The government is starting to make a change in a better direction.  Though, it still isn’t fully accurate. Natural fats (like that from animal sources, avocados, olives, coconuts) saturated fats (extra source) – not trans...