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Summer Cookout? Where's the Beef?

Summer Cookout? Where's the Beef?

Summer is a great time of year for family and friends to gather for fun outdoor activities including back yard cook outs. But before you light up the grill, you may want to read about the dangers associated with barbecued meat. The 2009 Meeting of the American Association of Cancer Research discussed how consuming barbecued meat...

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Protect Your Children From Future Disability

Protect Your Children From Future Disability

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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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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97% of People Are Deficient in This Nutrient

97% of People Are Deficient in This Nutrient

Protein is the most valued of all nutrients, making it a popular and controversial topic of conversation. Most everyone following a plant-based diet has been asked the question, "Where do you get your protein from?" This question comes from the misunderstanding that only animal products contain protein, and that it is the gold standard "complete...

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Using Diet to Cut off Blood Supply to Tumors

Using Diet to Cut off Blood Supply to Tumors

The incidence of cancer continues to rise at an alarming rate. In 2014, cancer accounted for nearly 1 out of every 4 deaths, and was the second most common cause of death in the US. So, quite likely, you have had a family member or close friend with some form of cancer. The American Cancer...

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Avoiding Fried Foods Reduces Cancer Risk

Avoiding Fried Foods Reduces Cancer Risk

"Would you like fries with that?" You may want to skip fried foods the next time you eat out after seeing the research linking these foods to cancer development. Dr. Michael Greger demonstrates in the video below, (as well as the following highlighted link) how deep fried foods are associated with cancers of the breast, pancreas, lung, mouth and throat, esophagus, larynx, kidney, ovary, and the endometrial lining of the uterus. Researchers also discovered that "...eating French fries, fried chicken, fried fish, and doughnuts was associated with about a third greater odds of prostate cancer, and after stratifying for tumor aggressiveness, found even slightly stronger associations with more aggressive disease, suggesting that regular intake of deep-fried foods may contribute to progression of prostate cancer as well."

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Plant Food Programs Cancer Cell Death

Plant Food Programs Cancer Cell Death

Blood samples from various groups of people that ate different diets were dripped onto cancer cells growing in a petri dish. Photographs taken of the petri dishes of the various groups revealed impressive results for those eating a whole plant food diet. Actual cell apoptosis (programmed cell death) can be seen in as little as...

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Dairy Protein Promotes Cancer

Dairy Protein Promotes Cancer

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. One out of every two men and one out of every three women will be diagnosed with cancer sometime during their lifetime. Fascinating research demonstrates how milk protein (casein) raises our levels of a powerful cancer-promoting growth hormone called Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1, (IGF-1) which has been...

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Healthy Food = Healthy Colon

Healthy Food = Healthy Colon

We're sure you will agree that colon polyps aren't exactly a popular topic of conversation. However, because they increase our risk of colon cancer (and over 35% of those eating the typical American diet have polyps) it's important for us to discuss them. Notice in the above graph from Dr. T. Colin Campbell's China Study,...

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Incredible Egg? or Incredible Marketing?

Incredible Egg? or Incredible Marketing?

Scrambled, fried, hard boiled, or poached - there's a way to prepare eggs to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. I'm sure many people have fond memories of eating bacon and eggs for breakfast with their families on weekend mornings. Eggs are heavily advertised as being an excellent source of protein, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants...

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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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Unscrambling the Truth About Eggs

Unscrambling the Truth About Eggs

Are eggs really that "incredible" or are the industry's marketing strategies "incredible?" You might be surprised to learn how big industries use clever marketing strategies to boost the sale of their products. One technique that Dr. John McDougall talks about is called "unique positioning," which involves highlighting a particular nutrient which is plentiful in the product....

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