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9 Ways to Enhanced School Performance

9 Ways to Enhanced School Performance
Can a Starch-Smart® diet improve school performance? As parents, we want to ensure that our children are performing up to their potential. Making sure they eat a nutrient-rich diet packed full of fruits and vegetables is one way to improve our children's IQ scores as well as improve their attention spans. A study published in...
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Good post thanks for sharing nice information.
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 00:07
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Can Lower Back Pain be a Warning Sign of Clogged Arteries?

Can Lower Back Pain be a Warning Sign of Clogged Arteries?
Do you suffer from lower back pain? If so, you're not alone. Low back pain is the second leading cause of disability in Westernized countries with a lifetime prevalence of 84%. Chronic low back pain afflicts 1 in every 5 people and 1 in 10 experiences disabling back pain. Although there are multiple factors which...
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Can Diet Influence the Onset of Early Puberty?

Can Diet Influence the Onset of Early Puberty?
An alarming trend is taking place in the United States today that's affecting the health and wellbeing of our children. The rate at which our children are going through puberty has increased significantly between 1997 and 2010. Before the 20th century, the average age of puberty in girls was 16 or 17 . The age of...
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Can a Plant-Based Diet Prevent/Treat Kidney Stones?

Can a Plant-Based Diet Prevent/Treat Kidney Stones?
Kidney stones affect approximately 1 in 11 people in the United States, although only 1 in 20 were affected 20 years ago. The incidence of kidney stones has been rising steadily after World War II and affects more men than women. Anyone who has passed a stone knows how painful it can be. Typically, those...
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Denise Rose
Dr. Carney,This is a great informative article. Hoping you can answer a question: If a person who had a kidney stone while eatin... Read More
Friday, 18 May 2018 16:25
Linda Carney MD
Hi Denise,Great questions, and so complicated to answer.How many high-oxalate foods a person (who is new to a whole-food low-fat o... Read More
Friday, 18 May 2018 16:45
Denise Rose
Ok, thanks Dr. Carney for your reply. Wish it wasn't so complicated to assess but that's life! Will pass on your response. Best t... Read More
Friday, 18 May 2018 17:27
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NFL Player David Carter Proves Carnivorous Skeptics Wrong

NFL Player David Carter Proves Carnivorous Skeptics Wrong
Psychological studies show that men from Western cultures associate consuming meat with masculinity, virility, high testosterone levels/libido, power and physical strength. The belief that meat is a superior masculine food permeates most gyms, athletic events and bodybuilding websites. Yet despite the growing evidence supporting plant-based nutrition and how it enhances athletic performance, shortens recovery time, boosts...
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The Scoop on Poop

The Scoop on Poop
For most people, discussing bowel function can be almost as painful as being constipated! Although it is an embarrassing topic for many, most people are concerned whether or not their bowel habits are normal. If you're curious about this topic, you've come to the right place. We address the most frequently asked questions and will...
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Just a big thank you for sharing this information. Helped ease my mind a lot. I have discovered the plant based/vegetarian diet wo... Read More
Monday, 07 September 2015 10:58
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What Factors Influence Testosterone Levels?

What Factors Influence Testosterone Levels?
Commercials promoting testosterone therapy for men are becoming increasingly popular. These commercials target men who are experiencing symptoms of muscle loss, fatigue, weight gain, depression, difficulty concentrating, low libido, elevated lipid levels and the inability to respond during sexual activity. Without a doubt, strength, aggression, virility, passion, and a competitive attitude are highly desirable traits for...
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Great post!!
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 23:33
Denise Rose
Personal anecdote. My 62 year old husband eating a WFPB diet for the last 3 years has no problems with ED. Might be interesting if... Read More
Saturday, 09 September 2017 16:15
Deborah
My 62 year old husband has been eating low-fat whole foods vegan since 1985... also zero issues with ED, or any other vascular iss... Read More
Saturday, 09 September 2017 17:21
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Is Your Diet "Rich" Enough to get Gout?

Is Your Diet "Rich" Enough to get Gout?
Gout - the "Disease of Kings" -  The incidence of gout has risen considerably in the last 40 years, affecting millions of men and women in the U.S. Gout is a type of painful inflammatory arthritis which is often referred to as the "disease of kings" because it was seen long ago in affluent classes such...
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Sara Celeste Shannon
Are the cause gout and psuedogout the same? If no, what treatment do you recommend for pseudogout?
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 17:26
Linda Carney MD
No, Sara, gout is caused by a different crystal than is pseudogout, but both pseudogout as well as gout are inflammatory arthropat... Read More
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 17:38
Sara Celeste Shannon
Thank you Dr. Carney. That makes a lot of sense and I'm passing it along to my friend who is suffering with this condition. I wo... Read More
Wednesday, 25 April 2018 18:22
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How do our Food Choices Promote Autoimmune Conditions?

How do our Food Choices Promote Autoimmune Conditions?
Autoimmune disease affects more than 23.5 million Americans and is a serious condition in which the body's own immune system attacks healthy cells within the body, believing that they are foreign substances. This condition can affect one or more parts of the body and is the leading cause of death in women 65 years or...
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Is Diet Superior to Drugs in Lowering Blood Pressure?

Is Diet Superior to Drugs in Lowering Blood Pressure?
High blood pressure (hypertension) is the leading reason for patients to visit their doctors. It affects the majority of Americans over the age of 65. (Nearly 1 out of every 3 adults in the U.S. and roughly 37% of Americans suffer from prehypertension.) Because hypertension is associated with an increased risk of heart failure, stroke,...
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Some common herbal remedies are used in Asia to treat high and low blood pressure includes taking turmeric juice, neem leaf juice,... Read More
Monday, 08 June 2015 22:10
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Could Erectile Dysfunction Save Your Life?

Could Erectile Dysfunction Save Your Life?
Cardiovascular disease is the  leading cause of death in the U.S ., (killing  one out of every three persons ), so it's no surprise that men in the U.S. have the highest percentage of Erectile Dysfunction (ED), since ED is indeed a cardiovascular disease. By the time a man is 40 years of age, half have...
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Thank you for the detailed information on the impotence known as erectile dysfunction. Great post and will share on FB.
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 04:27
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Can Two Tools Make Diet Change Easy?

Can Two Tools Make Diet Change Easy?
How to Make Changing Eating Habits Easy? We understand that change does not always come easy. This is especially true for dietary change. We have experienced this for ourselves in our own lives and in the lives of people we counsel. Hundreds of people struggling to change their food habits have been freed to succeed...
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Lori Witkop
Everyone doing a whole foods recommends the stainless steel (which I own) but I also own a cast iron arsenal. Is there a reason n... Read More
Wednesday, 04 July 2018 05:28
Sean Carney
There is concern that the iron from the cast iron pans could contribute to Alzheimer's disease. You can do Google searches to find... Read More
Wednesday, 04 July 2018 06:14
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