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Industrial Carcinogens in Animal Fat

Industrial Carcinogens in Animal Fat

Scientific evidence demonstrating the dangers associated with consuming animal-based diets continues to mount, as newer studies confirm these findings. There are several components in meat and dairy products that raise risk factors for developing serious illness. Among them are industrial carcinogens which concentrate in animal fats. The video below by Dr. Michael Greger reveals compelling...

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What Will Your Last 10 Years Look Like?

What Will Your Last 10 Years Look Like?

How we spend the last years of our lives can largely be determined by what lifestyle choices we made during our earlier years. Research indicates that although we may have a genetic family history of heart disease, cancer, etc., these conditions are largely preventable with diet and lifestyle measures. These lifestyle measures play a significant...

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What’s Wrong With Eggs?

What’s Wrong With Eggs?

Scrambled, fried, hard boiled, or poached - there seems to be a way to prepare eggs to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. I'm sure many of you have fond memories of eating bacon and eggs for breakfast with your families on weekend mornings. Eggs are a comfort food. When asked what is wrong with eggs I sometimes flippantly reply "besides the yolk, the whites and the shell?" But, seriously, let's delve a little deeper...

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Discovering Dairy Alternatives

Almonds With Almond Milk There are many alternatives to Dairy Milk

Most of us grew up believing that milk plays an important role in the development of strong bones and teeth. Studies reveal however, that the countries that consume the most dairy products have the highest incidence of bone fractures. In contrast, those countries that consumed the least amount of dairy had the lowest incidence of bone...

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Diet and Cancer Research

Diet and Cancer Research

Cancer is currently the second leading cause of death in America, following very closely behind heart disease. And like heart disease, many cancers can be prevented through dietary and lifestyle interventions. I am pleased to share with you some excellent resources offered by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). The Food For Life Cancer Project Diet and Cancer page examines factors that contribute to the development and progression of various cancers and how a whole-foods, nutrient-dense, plant-based diet can reduce the risk of developing cancer. This is an excellent place to become acquanted with foods that prevent cancer and to browse the their latest resources

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Nitrites in Processed Meats Cause Cancer

Nitrites in Processed Meats Cause Cancer

Nitrites, found in processed meats like ham, bacon, and hot dogs are potent chemical carcinogens. This may explain why hot dog consumption has been associated with the two leading types of pediatric cancers. While this is now considered common place with even the World Health Organization warning us, it was not always understood or accepted.

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Dairy Hormonal Interference

Dairy Hormonal Interference

Excessive consumption of milk is associated with a host of western lifestyle diseases. It is not a 'natural food'. Drinking milk is only natural for any species during infancy, and never into adulthood. Add to this the fact that human beings are the only species that drinks hormonal mammary gland fluids from another species and...

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Colin Campbell Explains Cancer Growth

Colin Campbell Explains Cancer Growth

Cancer is divided into stages. The first stage is initiation. This is where cancer starts, with genes which may become capable of producing cancer cells as they divide. Then the promotion stage may take years in order for the cancer to grow enough to be detected. Nutrition is important here as what we eat can promote the cancer cells to grow. In particular, animal protein is the food substance that Dr. Cambell's research discovered best turned on the cancer ability to grow. 

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Dairy & Sexual Precocity

Dairy & Sexual Precocity

Even though soy milk does not have feminizing effects on men, many men are afraid to consume soy products due to its "phytoestrogen" content.  Phytoestrogens are compounds which are similar to the female hormone estrogen. Men should be aware that cow's milk, actually does contain high levels of estrogen hormones.

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John Mackey, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, Plant-Based Diet Presentation

John Mackey, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, Plant-Based Diet Presentation

This is an excellent 27 minute presentation given by John Mackey of Whole Foods Market.  He explains the benefits associated from eating a whole-food, nutrient-dense, plant-based diet.

To view a previous Whole-Foods Market, Engine-2 Immersion that John Mackey spoke of, click here.  

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Sick Before Their Time: More Kids Diagnosed With Adult Diseases

Sick Before Their Time: More Kids Diagnosed With Adult Diseases

Medical experts predict that today's children will be the first generation that will not outlive their parents. This is partly due to the sharp rise in obesity among American children. Steven Kenneth Galson, former US Surgeon General, states that the obesity epidemic is a result of "an increasingly sedentary lifestyle and poor nutrition."

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Health Concerns about Dairy Products

Health Concerns about Dairy Products

According to the Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine, "Many Americans still consume substantial amounts of dairy products—and government policies still promote them—despite scientific evidence that questions their health benefits and indicates their potential health risks." A few of the risks associated with dairy consumption include an increased incidence of cancer, heart disease, acne, osteoporosis, gastrointestinal...

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