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Dietary fiber as a wide pillar of colorectal cancer prevention and adjuvant therapy

Adequate intake of foods high in fiber may favor the prevention of colorectal cancer.

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Habitual Coffee Consumption Increases Risk of Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma: A Mendelian Randomization Study

Consistent consumption of coffee may raise an individual's likelihood of suffering from glaucoma.

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Phytochemical consumption and the risk of teratozoospermia: findings from a hospital-based case-control study in China

Teratozoospermia is less likely to affect men who regularly consumed high amounts of foods packed with phytochemicals.

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Antidepressants: Bad for the Bones

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Many doctors prescribe antidepressant medications if patients insist or if physicians know of too few other tools in their toolbox when it comes to treating depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorders, and menstrual symptoms, such as hot flashes and night sweats. No surprise; more than 10 million prescriptions are dispensed a...

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Registration Open for PlantPure Summit 2016

Registration Open for PlantPure Summit 2016

"There are two kinds of cardiologists, vegans and ones who haven't read the data," says Kim Allan Williams, MD, Immediate-Past President of the American College of Cardiologists. Dr. Williams is just one of 40 speakers taking part in PlantPure Summit 2016. Scheduled for September 7 - 16, this free, online webinar will shine a spotlight...

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Dr. Carney Speaking for PlantPure Summit 2016

Dr. Carney Speaking for PlantPure Summit 2016

Please Accept a Free Viewing of "Why We Do What We Do - Controlling Cravings" to Celebrate Dr. Carney Being Invited to Speak at PlantPure Summit 2016 Note: This free offer has been extended until the end of September because we did not want to compete for the video viewing audience of PlantPure Summit 2016....

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Food is Powerful Medicine

Food is Powerful Medicine

"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." These are wise words spoken by Hippocrates, an ancient Greek physician, that is "considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine." The Hippocratic Oath which is named after Hippocrates, outlines medical ethics for doctors and is still used today. Part of the oath reads: "I will prescribe regimens for the good of my patients according to my ability and my judgment and never do harm to anyone."

Sadly though, "medical care and errors" has become the third leading cause of death in the U.S. It is estimated that over 400,000 deaths per year are associated with medical error. Examples of this include infections in hospitals, unnecessary surgery, hospital errors, adverse reactions and interactions to prescription drugs, administration of the wrong drug to the wrong patient, and wrong diagnosis. The good news is that we can avoid many of these unnecessary treatments contributing to these statistics when we eat a health-supporting diet.

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Dr. Carney Encourages Live-in Lifestyle Programs

Dr. Carney Encourages Live-in Lifestyle Programs

Live-in Lifestyle programs are an exciting way to experience first hand the benefits of an All Plant Diet. Dr. Carney appears in this video to discusses her previous duties at a week-long local health improvement program at the time called The Engine 2 Immersion which is run by Rip Esselstyn. Look for Doctor Carney for thirty...

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Whole Grains Instead of Drugs?

Whole Grains Instead of Drugs?

Evidence acknowledging the benefits of including whole, intact grains in our diets continues to increase. A recent study revealed that consuming just three servings of whole grains a day achieves the same benefits as taking blood pressure medications. According to Dr. Michael Greger's above video, consuming whole grains "...appears as powerful as high blood pressure...

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Researchers Conclude Blood Type Diet is "Nonsense"

Researchers Conclude Blood Type Diet is "Nonsense"

The popular "Eat Right for Your (Blood) Type" diet developed by the naturopathic Norwegian physician Dr. Peter D'Adamo, regards ABO blood type as the most significant factor in recommending distinct diets for each individual's blood type needs. For instance, those with Type O blood are like hunters and should eat a lot of meat, and...

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Coffee Negatively Affects Sleep

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Want to improve the quality of sleep and enjoy peaceful rest at night? Stop the consumption of caffeinated products, such as coffee and soda (no matter how early you drink them). This is the message of a study that evaluated the effect of caffeine on the efficiency, quality, and duration of sleep. For this study, scien...

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Getting Milked Out of Money and Health?

Getting Milked Out of Money and Health?

Got Milk? Of course you do ... if you're a typical American. National Public Radio reports that the average American consumes 630 pounds of dairy a year according to U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics. In fact, the same statistics tell us that in total food consumption, Americans are eating 1,996 pounds of food each year,...

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