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Go Green for a Healthy Glow!

Go Green for a Healthy Glow!
Meet Alex, a handsome young college student who dared to be different. Like most college students living away from home, Alex had gained some weight eating the typical college fare of unhealthy foods. Alex was in his sophomore year of college when he was inspired to watch the documentary Forks Over Knives.Alex began to change...
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Avoid Dairy to Prevent Type-1 Diabetes

Avoid Dairy to Prevent Type-1 Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious disease and is the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S. Having diabetes doubles the risk of having a stroke or heart attack. In fact, stroke and heart attacks "account for 84% of diabetes-related deaths." Many other complications include kidney failure, blindness, nervous system damage, gangrene in the lower limbs (which lead to amputations), increased risk of cancer (especially colorectal cancer), and even premature death.

Although these statistics are troubling, Dustin Rudolph Pharm.D. offers several steps parents can take to help prevent their children from developing type-1 diabetes in his article, "Type 1 Diabetes - Avoiding Dairy Is Key To Prevention."

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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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Q&A With Pediatrician Jay Gordon MD

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How do You Spell Relief?

How do You Spell Relief?
How do you spell relief? Many people would respond by singing their answer, "R-O-L-A-I-D-S" to the tune of the famous 1970's advertising slogan which sold Rolaids, a popular antacid tablet. But, as you can see in the illustration above the best way to fight acid indigestion is to only eat in the blue zones. Taking antacids don't...
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Lauren Erin Lawson
Can a person who has had an ulcer (H.pylori) discontinue using omeprazole if eating only from the blue zones?
Friday, 03 February 2017 20:09
Linda Carney MD
It depends. If a person is on prednisone, they need omeprazole no matter how small the dose of steroid. Also, 6 weeks of omepraz... Read More
Friday, 03 February 2017 20:28
Christine Marie Scalfo
Do you have any recommendations for GERD that persists on a plant-based diet?
Wednesday, 26 December 2018 14:58
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Is Your Child's Diet Healthy?

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Healthy Diets Start in the Womb

Healthy Diets Start in the Womb
This is a very interesting article written by Kristin Wartman from The New York Times. She explores several reasons why it's important for parents to feed their children healthy food right from the start....even while in the womb. Children quickly learn and develop different taste preferences and emotional attachments to the food that they are...
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Incidence of Teen Stroke on the Rise

Incidence of Teen Stroke on the Rise
Stroke is no longer considered a disease of old age. Strokes are now occurring in younger people as well. Dr. Joel Fuhrman says that, "These diseases come about due to the accumulated effects of years of poor diet and lifestyle habits. As the standard American diet has deteriorated, these damaging effects are amplified and have...
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McDougall Diet for Pregnancy and Children

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Meat Hormones Linked to Infertility

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Brain Parasites in Meat

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