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Everyone Else is Doing It!

Everyone Else is Doing It!
If you've already decided what you're making for dinner, did any of the following points guide your decision - taste preference, convenience, familiarity, and nutritional or religious/ethical beliefs? Because most people don't have the time or interest in studying the scientific literature, our nutritional beliefs (especially those regarding animal products) are formed without giving them...
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Food Processing Made Simple

Food Processing Made Simple
Some of the "Healthiest" foods that are being recommended to us are often 'Very Highly Processed' according to our understanding regarding how food is processed. This even happens in the world of "Raw Foods" where the definition of "Raw" is sometimes in conflict with our definitions of "Processed". Before anybody runs off thinking we do...
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Today's Children Not Expected to Outlive Their Parents

Today's Children Not Expected to Outlive Their Parents
Losing a child is every parent's worst fear. No one would argue that nurturing and protecting our children to the best of our ability should be one of our highest priorities. We make sure our children get enough sleep, do their homework, brush their teeth, limit their TV exposure, and enroll them in sports. Yet...
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M.O.D.E.R.N Diet Destructive to Human Beings

M.O.D.E.R.N Diet Destructive to Human Beings
So often we think of MODERN as good, or even best, and often it is when we consider technological advances  and all that technology has done for us (although there are negative effects as well). Nevertheless, the one place where  MODERN is decidedly NOT best, or even remotely good for us, is in our  MODERN...
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Diet May Reduce Severity of Seasonal Allergies

Diet May Reduce Severity of Seasonal Allergies
The prevalence of food allergies, asthma, hay fever, and eczema seem to be increasing every year around the world, even doubling, tripling, and quadrupling. Why the increase? No one knows for sure, yet reducing the amount of meat in the diet may decrease the risk of allergic diseases . A recent study in Poland conducted...
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Using Diet to Prevent Colon Polyps

Using Diet to Prevent Colon Polyps
Colon cancer, is the second most deadly cancer. Approximately 180,000 new cases are diagnosed each year in the United States and Europe. Dr. John McDougall says that colon cancer "is a disease primarily of people consuming a diet high in meats (including poultry and fish), dairy products, and fats; and low in fruits and vegetables."...
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I had removal of polyps yesterday and my question is, are there any meats or other proteins that you can eat to prevent polyps? I ... Read More
Wednesday, 01 July 2015 09:39
Linda Carney MD
I am sad to hear that you discovered polyps within you, but am relieved that you had them removed yesterday. Animal proteins in o... Read More
Wednesday, 01 July 2015 14:42
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Reduce Cancer Risk by Avoiding Dairy

Reduce Cancer Risk by Avoiding Dairy
The incidence of cancer continues to rise at an alarming rate. Currently, one out of every two men and one out of every three women have cancer; so most likely, you have a family member or close friend that has some form of cancer. " In 2014, there will be an estimated 1,665,540 new cancer...
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Is Olive Oil Really "Heart Healthy?"

Is Olive Oil Really "Heart Healthy?"
Olive oil is as American as baseball and apple pie. Its monounsaturated omega-3's have long been touted for being "heart healthy." But if olive oil ready did protect our hearts from heart disease, then why do one out of every three Americans die from it? Perhaps it doesn't really protect our hearts after all. Clever...
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Hi, I have a question. I am on my way to be full vegeterian and I am learning step by step to include less animal products in my d... Read More
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 01:15
Sean Carney
It is best of course to avoid yogurt altogether. Dairy products are not recommended. Here is a search on this site with a lot of r... Read More
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 15:59
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Whole Plant Food Diet Suppresses Cancer Cells

Whole Plant Food Diet Suppresses Cancer Cells
A team from the  Nathan Pritikin Research Foundation conducted a study which took blood samples from various groups of people that ate different diets. Their blood was then dripped onto cancer cells growing in a petri dish. The results demonstrated  how "...blood of those on a vegan diet was dramatically less hospitable to cancer" after...
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Phytic Acid in Grains? No Problem!

Phytic Acid in Grains? No Problem!
One of the concerns we hear about eating grains and legumes from the low-carb, high-protein advocates is that grains/nuts/legumes contain a compound called "Inositol hexaphosphate (IP-6)" or better known as the anti-nutrient phytic acid or phytate. Unfortunately, this compound has received a lot of both unwarranted and unfavorable publicity. Phytate is a naturally occurring compound...
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Thank you for the article! I agree phytic acid has been overly demonized.Per your discussion about diets... We followed Fuhrman's ... Read More
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 18:37
Sean Carney
Hello Paul,I am sad to hear that your family has not enjoyed the health that you desire for them. I am also sad to hear what your ... Read More
Thursday, 07 May 2015 20:52
Wow. My and my husband's experience has been just the opposite. We are both the healthiest and feel the best we have felt in man... Read More
Friday, 08 May 2015 09:44
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Win the War on Coffee Addiction

Win the War on Coffee Addiction
Coffee, Java, Espresso, Mocha, Frappuccino, Cafe Latte.... These names of coffee no doubt produce a pleasing aroma to many. Coffee's ability to enhance mood, physical activity, and mental performance makes it a widely consumed beverage. Many popular coffee drinks boast over 500 mg of caffeine, yet caffeine's just one of the thousands of different substances...
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Current Protein Recommendations Flawed

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What does your typical diet look like for one day? If you answered bacon and eggs for breakfast, turkey and cheese sandwich for lunch, and chicken fried steak for dinner, you're not alone. Basing every meal around an animal-based protein source is believed to be a necessary component in the human diet. Dr. Michael Klaper...
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