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Doctor Barry Sears

Dr. Sears Comments:

Excellent point on olive oil and fish oil vs. saturated fats that is found in the correction to the widely quoted article that led to the media report that saturated fats are good. The data demonstrate that saturated fats cause inflammation, whereas olive oil and fish oil have more anti-inflammatory fats.
Doctor Barry Sears

Dr. Sears Comments:

That's great, but you need a better treatment.  That treatment is high-dose fish oil.
Doctor Barry Sears

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Alzheimer's patients are easy targets for over prescription of drugs since many of those drugs reduce their aggression making them more docile and easier to take care of in a nursing home.
Doctor Barry Sears

Dr. Sears Comments:

This is a consequence of fetal programming in which hyperinsulinemia can leave epigenetic marks in the DNA of the fetus that predisposes them to obesity, diabetes, and diabetes.  Much of this is explained in my new book, “The Mediterranean Zone,” coming out in the fall.
Doctor Barry Sears

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How anyone can think the still increasing obesity rates are a good sign is beyond belief.
Doctor Barry Sears

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I would call their "high-dose" barely beyond a placebo dose.
Doctor Barry Sears

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Exercise increases dopamine production. It makes more sense than drugs.
Doctor Barry Sears

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The "low-fat" group mentioned in the article was essentially the Zone Diet, not a ketogenic diet like the ketogenic Atkins diet.
Doctor Barry Sears

Dr. Sears Comments:

The secret is how to eat fewer calories without hunger and fatigue. That is the promise of anti-inflammatory nutrition. By reducing calorie intake, it is also better for the environment. 
Doctor Barry Sears

Dr. Sears Comments:

It's not the fruits, but the polyphenols in the fruits that are important.  As to why, I explain this greater detail in my new book, “The Mediterranean Zone,” coming out in the fall.