Health & Nutrition: Fat-Focus


A new article “Health and the Nutrition Connection: Focus on Fats and Cholesterol” released earlier today–apparently on World Diabetes Day. That was coincidental but quite appropriate. The article talks about the “cholesterol problem” by explaining its history in brief, and then explains what cholesterol really is and why the blood test you take to get your cholesterol reading is faulty.

Two important questions are asked:

  1. Does our cholesterol knowledge tell us anything about CVD?
  2. Does saturated fat (or any fat) have anything to do with cholesterol?

The article explains how cholesterol is made from carbohydrates and fats have nothing to do with it. This is a very important information. Because if cholesterol is made from carbohydrates, why are we blaming saturated fat? Also, what exactly is saturated fat?

All of these and more are explained in this long article and brought down to the level of an average reader–no science degree required, I swear.

I hope you enjoy it. Please share.

Comments are welcome, as always


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New Book Releases on Migraines!


Fighting the Migraine Epidemic: A Complete Guide. How to Treat & Prevent Migraines Without Medicines” is released!

Fighting the Migraine Epidemic: Complete Guide

Fighting the Migraine Epidemic: Complete Guide


Both e-book and paperback are available around the word.

Thank you for sharing! Consider buying it as a gift to a migraineur you know! If you are a migraineur, please join our Facebook migraine group. If you are a healthcare provider or scientist who would like to learn more about what we do and why, please join our newly created group specifically for healthcare providers and scientists.

Comments are welcome, as always!


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Nutritional Time Bomb Series


Well here is goes, part 1 of a series I am starting on nutrition. I think the introduction of the article is telling:

“I seldom watch television but for some reason nearly every time I do, the same commercial pops up. It goes something like this: a couple of women are sitting on a bench, chatting, when a guy walks up to them and asks if they have T2D (the answer is “yes”) and then he asks if they know that T2D can cause heart disease. The women act very surprised since they didn’t know. Why did they not know? And how come the pharmaceutical companies know that people don’t know?This commercial always makes me pause because it is so clear that we do not know what is happening to us.

We all know the scary statistics: the CDC admits that 9.3% of US adults are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (T2D) as of 2010. The key word here is diagnosed. That is because more people are not diagnosed but have T2D than those who are diagnosed. It is estimated that over 30% of the population has T2D only they don’t know they have it. So one must ask a few questions:

  1. Why do so many Americans have T2D?
  2. Why don’t so many Americans know that they have T2D?
  3. What causes T2D?
  4. How does T2D start, why, and when?
  5. Can T2D be prevented?
  6. Can T2D be reversed or at least put to remission?

So let me be the one who tries to explain. The topic is not easy to explain so I am breaking it up into several parts, each at a different level of depth. In part 1 of this series, I will begin by discussing what nutrients are and how they connect to T2D. This will help explain why so many Americans do not know they have T2D and why they remain undiagnosed.”

To read more, please read the article on HormonesMatter, where I am a scientist blogger. I will keep you updated on part 2 and if there is more after, once those are also published.

What I want All Americans to Know

I want all Americans to know that they are not sick because of their own doing. Their bad health has nothing to do with eating too much and exercising too little. American are not lazy! But Americans are being misled by the nutritional guidance system–including dietitians (but then they themselves are being misled).

Scientists stuck in old dogma are not helping the situation but making it worse. I also hold them accountable and the academic journals that so eagerly publish all the false information but with the current peer review system block all new science from coming to the surface. Shame on them!

The epidemic is so huge  and so based on faulty nutritional guidelines that it is rare to find a doctor or a nurse who is not obese herself/himself. The problem, therefore, is not the doctors but the entire healthcare system, the USDA, the ADA, the AHA, and the NIH.

It is time for Americans to pay attention to what they are doing and not just blindly listen to their doctors and follow dietary guidelines that are all wrong. Learn for yourself based on your research what the truth is and what the lies are and why. And then change you life and become a healthy person who is medicine free.

Please share! Thank you!

Comments are welcome, as always.


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Migraine and Insulin Resistance

What Every Migraineur Should Know

Indeed, no one tells migraineurs the biggest risk of all: insulin resistance (IR) and type 2 diabetes (T2D). Why don’t doctors tell them? Most likely because they don’t know. As some of you know, I specialize in migraines because I am a migraineur (I should say “I was” since I can prevent every migraine now) and because I am a scientists, so I am in a perfect spot for conducting migraine research–on people and not lab rats.

I have a hard time accepting lab rats with migraines where a migraine is caused by scientists so they can study migraines. Not because they are rats and we don’t actually know what they feel when they experience a migraine (if they even can experience that), but because migraine is not just a pain in the head and it is not possible to cause a migraine in a brain that is not preset to be a migraine brain. This needs a tad more explanation that you can read here, in an article I wrote in May of 2017.

Ironically rats and all wild animals have “migraine brain” setup but they don’t experience migraines for a reason: they need to use that brain the right way with all of its sensitivities and special features. All wild animals have a sensitized hyper alert brain (like migraineurs do–this is explained in the article I linked to) else they are food for another animal. I have trouble with scientists causing pain to anyone who has not consented to such, even if that is a lab rat. Furthermore, since migraine is a series of events that fall like dominoes, ending up in a migraine, the scientists causing pain to rats are not really causing migraines just a headache.

IR and T2D Shake Hands with Migraineurs

Just about every scientific journal article on migraines connects migraines with metabolic syndrome (both IR and T2D are part of that syndrome), but they always write “mechanism not yet understood.” However, the mechanism is actually quite clearly understood–at least by me. So let me share just the basics now as the whole concept is going to be explained in great detail in the extended edition of my original book (which I am told is missing page numbers now after I fired my publisher–sorry about that; the new extended edition will have page numbers).

In short: migraineurs have a different brain; it is always on alert; it is hyper sensitive with its sensory organs (hence the sensitivity to smells, sounds, light, etc.,); it uses more voltage (that is bigger voltage and more often); it needs a different electrolyte concentration to make it function; and it sports over 1000 genetic variances, of which the first 40 or so are related to the brain’s voltage control mechanism (ionic channels), ATP issues with solute carriers variance (this is glucose), insulin issues (here is the IR connection), and mitochondrial variations (some more energy difference).

Thus migraineurs are predisposed to not handle eating glucose or fructose (in other words not just sugar but fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes, and all grains are trouble foods for migraineurs) very well. When migraineurs stop eating these foods, their migraines vanish! Eating foods high in glucose and fructose for easy access (candies and sweets) or those types of carbs that very fast convert to glucose (grains, starches–rice, potatoes, tapioca, all underground-grown veggies, legumes), high sugar containing food (fruits, juices, and prepared foods of any kind), are all trouble for migraineurs because of their genetics. In my migraine group on Facebook I recommend to all of my migraineurs to use a glucose meter and to run an initial test to see if they have glucose problems–so far every migraineur who tested does have at least IR and some T2D. I also have a second migraine group where we use the ketogenic diet for migraine. In that group both glucose and beta hydroxybutyrate (blood ketones) must be tested regularly.

Most medicines that migraineurs get cross the blood brain barrier. They all cross using the glucose metabolic processes that are not functioning well in migraineurs. Therefore, the medicines migraineurs receive end up causing IR and then later T2D. Unfortunately all medicines that are prescribed for migraines will do this, including those that are cardio vascular, such as Propranolol, because these also cross the blood brain barrier.

I am starting a series on HormonesMatter about IR and T2D and though the series will not be specific to migraineurs, it is important for all migraineurs to also read it. When the first of the series airs I will post a link here for all to read.

Comments are always welcome!


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A New Disruptive Technology: Self-Healthcare

Disruptive Self Cure?

I have been trying to come up with an expression that is equally powerful to Disruptive Technology but is in relation to self-healthcare. I cannot find an expression that is so succinct and powerful yet the expression of Paradigm Shift doesn’t express the disruption that the awakening of the unhealthy are now experiencing, changing what grocery stores sell, what fast food chains can put into their foods, what doctors are visited, and what medicines are taken. The change is dramatic but only minuscule compared to what is yet to come.

The New Nutritional Paradigm

In case you are not familiar what I am talking about, read this article I wrote a week ago about how individuals without any medical degree take charge of their health, reverse type 2 diabetes mellitus, obesity, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, arthritis, allergies, asthma, PCOS, seizures, migraines, even cancer, and many more. There are several options to choose from but every single person who has made health improvement has done so by stopping all medicines and dropping all doctors and, instead, changed the type of nutrition they eat.

This is an impossible economic situation for markets that depend on the Standard American Diet (SAD) consumption. We face a global economic crash and face lots of ethical issues if the changes come from the “top”. This subject came up in a conversation with a Facebook friend, who is new to the concept and was interested in the economics of it all. So, what is happening, what is the concept, and why do we face an economic crash and ethical dilemma? To understand this, I first introduce you to some of the nutritional changes.

Disruptive Nutritional Changes

The SAD nutrition in brief: lots of grains, lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, little meat and fish with fat removed, avoid red meat, eat little vegetable oil, everything low-fat. In the latest update of the official USDA guideline an egg a day is now permissible and milk is also back next to “My Plate” but skim or low-fat. Over 50% of the calories are recommended t be consumed from carbohydrates (grains, fruits, vegetables, sugar, juices, sweets, nuts, and seeds).

Other nutritional paradigms turned the plate and reordered the percentages of what one eats. Here I list only one of these nutritional methods, with which I am most familiar, since I practice it myself: the ketogenic Diet (not really a “diet” but that is how they decided to call it). In the ketogenic diet the focus is on getting most of the calories from fat, eat minimal carbs, and even protein is consumed in moderate amount. Red meat is encouraged because of its high animal fat content, fatty fish, butter, whole fat products in general, zero grains, minimal fruits (if any), very low carbohydrate vegetables chosen only for their fiber, lots of eggs, heavy cream, and while milk is not on the menu for the ketogenic diet, I actually drink whole fat A2 milk and am perfectly remaining in ketosis.

However, the disruption is not just the nutrition choice difference though that is turning what we buy up-side-down quite a bit. The more serious disruption enters from the health benefits the changed nutrition provides. So let’s compare the two nutrition types head on.

Nutrition Comparison: Hazards vs Benefits

First, there are 3 nutrition groups (macronutrients or macros): carbohydrates, proteins, and fat. Of the three, the two essential macros are protein (essential amino acids) and fat (essential fatty acids). Carbohydrates are not essential. Essential means we must eat it because our body cannot make it but carbohydrates provide glucose that we can create by our body. If tomorrow all carbohydrates dropped off the planet earth, we would flourish like they never existed. If protein or fat dropped off the planet, we would perish. Thus carbohydrates, the non-essential nutrient, should be consumed least, if any at all.

The SAD nutrition, since it recommends eating most of our nutrition from carbohydrates, is a problem on many levels—taken from the Dietary guidelines 2015-2020.

Macronutrient Benefits Hazards
Carbohydrates ≥ 50% Vitamin C, fiber Everything else—detailed below
Saturated Fats < 10% None Saturated fat is missing—see rest below
Protein ??% Amino acids Too much protein; some percent of protein converts to glucose. See more below
<2300 mg sodium a day None Low salt has shown to be harmful for health

Since there is not enough room in the chart, I explain each individually.

Carbohydrates: carbohydrates convert to glucose in the body, which is taken to cells via insulin. Insulin’s primary role is not glucose management. It primary role is as growth hormone, hormone signaling, and energy storage. With the onslaught of constant carbohydrates, insulin is overloaded.

Insulin must place glucose somewhere, so much of the extra carbohydrates end up in the liver as fat, which then causes insulin resistance, leading to high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, compromised cardiac health, obesity, arthritis, allergies, skin disorders, asthma, knee and back problems, migraines, Alzheimer’s disease, etc.

Saturated Fats: the black sheep of nutrition, which is the most valuable nutrition. Saturated fat has been twisted out of reality by a fake heart-health movement derived from fraudulent science after the 1960s by Ancel Keys’ charm; it spread around the world like wildfire, causing obesity, diabetes, and other metabolic diseases like a plague.

Protein: For some odd reasons the amount of recommended protein is not mentioned in the USDA nutrition guide.

Sodium: One of the most important essential minerals in the human body, without which there is no life. Several studies have shown that while there is no maximum for the best amount of dietary sodium, there definitely is a minimum below which it kills more than it helps. The USDA’s recommended ≤ 2300 mg for young adults is borderline unhealthy (too low) and the recommended 1500 mg for the elderly is at the cusp of what comes with an increased cardiovascular risk. The same study showed that consuming 5,000-6,000 mg sodium (that is 2-2.5 teaspoons a day and 2-2.5 times the USDA recommended maximum) is ideal for both healthy and sick and the healthy benefit from even more sodium; the study checked all the way to 12,000 mg sodium (that is 5 teaspoons of salt) a day and people’s longevity kept increasing.

Now the table for a standard medium level ketogenic diet:

Macronutrient Benefits Hazards
Carbohydrates < 5% Reduces insulin, reverses diseases; detailed below none
Saturated fats: at liberty Important for fat soluble vitamins none
All fats ≥ 80% Ketogenic diet burns fat as fuel none
Protein: 0.6 – 1 gr per lean kg Essential amino acids Some convert to glucose
Sodium: at liberty Burning fat expels water and salt none

Carbohydrates: Since carbs are not essential nutrients, they are not needed at all. What is useful is fiber; carbs are great source for that and some vitamins, such as C, that though can be eaten from organ meat, since most people dislike organ meats, they need to supplement. There is no other need for carbohydrates. Eating more carbohydrates than one needs leads to insulin resistance. And how much carbohydrates do we need? Zero.

Saturated fats: it is important to note that there is no fat that is only saturated fat. All fats are made up of saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated fats. Those fats that are higher in saturated fat (coconut oil, for example) are not going to clog any artery up. That was a terrible misunderstanding of the metabolic process. What clogs the arteries up is inflammation caused by sugar.

Fats in general: Eating fat doesn’t make you fat any more than eating grapes will make you into grapes. Again, we must consider the metabolic processes and also must consider that every single cell in our body has a fat-based cell membrane and that our brain is over 70% fat, forming the myelin, insulation, for proper voltage transfer by brain cells. 25% of the body’s cholesterol is also in the brain.

Proteins: Some percent of protein converts to glucose—it is unclear what percent since everywhere I read I find different information. However, protein also adds other undesired elements, such as too much glutamate (glutamic acid), which can be harmful as it is not essential.

Sodium: In ketosis we burn fat and the byproduct is water. As the water is urinated out, we also lose salt. In the ketogenic diet you need to drink more water and consume more salt than on the SAD diet. Now that we understand why people switch to LCHF or ketogenic (or paleo or many similar) diets, let’s look at the disruptive forces.

Disruptive Ethical Forces

Let me start with the ethical concern since that is easier: as we have started to demonize carbohydrates and people started to reverse all their ailments, we can see that the consumption of carbohydrates is harmful. Therefore, we can no longer ship grains and similar carbohydrates to starving nations. Knowing that grains are terrible for our health, how can we send it to starving, famine, or disaster stricken nations in good consciousness? If they are causing illness for us, what gives us the right to make them also sick? Do we drop cows, chickens, and eggs from airplanes? That is not possible. This is a political question that cannot be resolved so no government can officially announce that carbohydrates (particularly grains) are the devils even if everyone knows in our country that they are.

Disruptive Economic Forces

I can see a global economic crash. That is because if the officials demonize sugar, vegetable oils, and grains from top-down, every single major company in business that is in the business of manufacturing sugar, or grains, or vegetable oils will suffer huge losses. Every single major food company is manufacturing processed foods, 80% of which are made of these nutrients.

We also have entire new industries created to handle those who get sick on the SAD diet: pharmaceuticals, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, hospitals, medical centers, drug stores, nurses, nursing homes are all created as a result of illnesses caused by eating grains, sugar, and vegetable oils. If 80% of the businesses are in the business of making what makes us sick, and they stop, the number of diseases drop exponentially–it is not a linear change.

To give you an example: quitting grains, sugar, and vegetable oils, usually stops allergies, arthritis, reverses non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, reduces or cures asthma, reverses pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes, anxiety, obesity, all metabolic diseases, prevents some forms of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, prevents some cancers, etc. So as you see, stopping 3 things can eliminate dozens of health conditions.

The loss in the need for medical care is exponential. This then has a domino effect for the lack of need for doctors, drugs (pharmaceuticals, drug stores, pharmacists, nurses, nursing homes, etc.,), placing half the nation into the unemployment line… Is this feasible? No, it is not. So here is where the wealth of the economy clashes with the health of the people.

However, there is a solution. It is slower but much more efficient: grassroots. Forget about top-down directions, having the government make any changes in its nutrition recommendation.

People educate themselves via blogs, like this, and books, and heal on their own. They pass on the word to their family and friends and they pass on to others. This has already cured thousands of migraineurs, took them off all medicines, they stopped sugar, grains, vegetable oils as well. Grassroots movement can provide an exponential change. A note from a doctor I received a copy of:

“It is with great reluctance that I am sending you this message that, as of July 1, 2017, I will be permanently closing my office… A significant portion of the care is provided by communication via telephone or email for which my office is not set up. Hence my current style of practice is becoming outdated for the present times.”

Indeed. The underground movements already changed many grocery stores, restaurants, fast food places, and doctors’ offices of operation. This way it is bottom up effort that is changing the markets; market forces are created by the masses. This gives time for the economy to change without a crash and to refocus its effort to the wealth of the nation by things other than healthcare.

Comments are welcome as usual,


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We Totally Got Migraine Wrong


What is Migraine?

The answer is not pain.

I found that the majority of those who have no migraines or never met anyone with migraines know migraine as a pain in the head. The truth is pain is just one – and not even mandatory – aspect of migraines. For me, presenting the real definition of migraines equals to explaining the conclusions of my many years of research. It is also finding out the truth about my life since I am a migraineur.

It is refreshing to know the truth!

Migraine is the manifestation of an energy (voltage) shortage in the brain, caused by insufficient electrolyte quality. This actually makes migraine into a symptom. The insufficient electrolyte mix is caused by certain genetic variances that result in some electrolyte mineral deficiency. Therefore, the electrolyte imbalance is also a symptom. The direct cause of migraine lies hidden in critical genetic variances that should operate the voltage gated channels of neurons but cannot. Why not? This is the heart of migraine: migraineurs are glucose sensitive with a brain that lacks capability to handle the huge electrolyte disruption when glucose enters the brain cells. As we know, adaptation is an important part of evolution. It seems that a very large percentage of the human population was able to adapt to the dietary circumstances of contemporary life but people with the migraine-brains could not. I call the migraine brain an ancient brain that is not able to utilize glucose. Modern carbohydrate-rich diets overload this ancient brain with glucose. Migraineurs are not the only ones with this problem. People with seizures, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, and many more conditions, have very similar—if not the same—problem. Not every human can eat birthday cakes, potatoes, and toast for breakfast. Migraineurs cannot.

Read the whole story here:  Migraine: Do We Have It All Wrong?

Comments are welcome as always,


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Migraineurs are Helped by a Medicine-Free Protocol


I get new testimonials in my Facebook migraine group regularly. I only ask for permission to post those that contain no private information so I am not posting every day. But you should check them out frequently. All of them can be found in the migraine group.

A sample from today:

Returning to life:

“When I started this group I was so incredibly sick and had no clue what to do. I could barely work and spend time with my family. Thanks to Angela and all the supportive members of this group I have my life back. I’m off the Wellbutrin that I had been on for 14 years. I am taking no prescriptions at all. I even forgot the name of the migraine meds because I haven’t taken them in over a year. I love that I know how to listen to body and take better care of it. I did sprints yesterday followed by a six-mile walk. Two years [ago] I could not climb the stairs to my apartment because I was too weak. It has been a long journey but I feel great and wish it for everyone.”

–SM 4/9/2017

Please visit the testimonials page on my Stanton Migraine Protocol® site and share with migraineurs you know need help.

Contact me for more information.


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Trouble-Making in Genetics


An article I wrote was just published. It is sure to turn some heads, roll some eyes, and get the blood pressure up for some as well. I am a rebel and will say what needs to be said.

Read the article and share it to save migraine sufferers from those torturous medicines they are forced to take. There is no need to medicate migraine. We just simply need to understand what it is and learn how to prevent it. It is so simple.

Enjoy and comments are welcome here or there,


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The Forbidden Truth

This is a lecture that the opposition keeps on removing.

I don’t provide more information. Please watch the video. It is self explanatory also why the opposition keeps on removing it.

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Received a Threat for This Article

Silent Death – Serotonin Syndrome

An article I originally published 2 years ago, was re-published today because of its success and many comments with people who are/were affected. Please share to save lives!

I must add that I received a threat on this article (not published) from a person whose first name is the same as the doctor who misdiagnosed my mom and because of which she died! This article is about the real cause of her death, which I have confirmed by an independent autopsy.

Here is the threat message I received:

“You are a toxic, ignorant, keyboard warrior. You are facilitating a culture of doctor-hating. You are damaging society. It is my most empassioned mission to have you discredited. Please delete your website.

You’ll be hearing lots from me

John” (Typos left as in the original note!)

So, if for nothing else, share to get the information out just to get this person out of my face! Let the world know that clueless doctors do exist and they harm and kill people!

As for the threat: reported to the FBI!

Thanks for sharing with the whole world!

Comments, as usual, are welcome (threats will entertain FBI investigators!)


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