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Diet Linked to Heart Disease Reduction During War

Diet Linked to Heart Disease Reduction During War
Wartime history provides us with important information regarding the correlation between animal-based diets and morbidity-mortality rates as documented in the references below. The first reference highlights Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. He explains how deaths from coronary artery disease plummeted during World War II, from 1939-1945. The Germans confiscated all of the livestock and farm animals...
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Tuesday, 24 November 2015 00:40
30 deaths per 10,000 people? 0.3% down to 0.24% Am I reading that right? Seems insignificant either way.And what about a loss o... Read More
Thursday, 26 April 2018 09:31
Sean Carney
Hello John, Can you tell me which page you are reading from? I am not finding the numbers you are quoting in this blog post. Tha... Read More
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What Your Arteries Want You to "NO"

What Your Arteries Want You to "NO"
Heart disease kills one out of every 3 Americans. Will you or your family members be one of them? Chances are, if you consume the typical American diet, you could very well be at high risk for a fatal heart attack. Educating ourselves is the first step towards reducing our risk for cardiovascular disease. As...
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Vegans Have Lower Cholesterol

Vegans Have Lower Cholesterol
Vegans have lower body weights as well as cholesterol levels, according to a recent study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition and reported by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine:   "Those who consume vegan diets have better cholesterol levels than people who eat meat, fish, dairy, and/or egg products, according to a...
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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
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Bypass-Angioplasty Procedures Not Effective

Bypass-Angioplasty Procedures Not Effective
Chances are, several of your friends or family members have heart disease. Sadly, heart disease is our nation's leading cause of death for both men and women. Eighty-one million Americans suffer from cardiovascular disease, with 831,000 deaths each year, resulting in a heart attack every 34 seconds. You may have heart disease as well and...
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Are You "Dying" to Lose Weight?

Are You "Dying" to Lose Weight?
High-protein, low-carbohydrate diets, such as the Atkins diet, have become very popular, but is it possible to safely lose weight on such a diet without damaging our health? Dr. Joel Fuhrman addresses this concern in his article, The Atkins Cancer Revolution, and convincingly argues: "You can lose some weight on the Atkins diet plan, but...
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Meat Consumption = High Risk of Disease

Meat Consumption = High Risk of Disease

Studies continue to demonstrate potential health risks associated with eating animal products, as shown below - written by the Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine. (PCRM)

"Red and processed meat products increase women's disease risk, according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers from Harvard analyzed the diets and blood of 3,690 participants from the Nurses' Health Study and found that as total red meat consumption increased, C-reactive protein (CRP, a biomarker of infections and diseases including heart disease and cancer), hemoglobin A1c (an indicator of diabetes risk), and stored iron (a mineral which in excess is associated with heart disease, cancer, and diabetes) also increased. Weight and calorie intake also increased with increased intake of red and processed meat products."

"Consumption of red and processed meat products is associated with increased risk of death, according to a new review published by the American Journal of Epidemiology. Researchers looked at nine studies with years of follow-up ranging from 5.5 to 28 years to calculate a 23 percent increase in mortality risk for those consuming the most processed meat and a 29 percent increased risk for those consuming the most total red meat, compared with those who consumed the least. Other studies have shown a similar link with red and processed meat products and mortality as well as links to heart disease, cancer, and diabetes."

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Obesity Increases All-Cause Mortality Rates

Obesity Increases All-Cause Mortality Rates
According to a study published in the American Journal of Public Health , overweight adults have a significantly higher incidence of premature death and CVD (cardiovascular disease). "Compared with normal-weight adults, obese adults had at least 20% significantly higher rate of dying of all-cause or CVD. These rates advanced death by 3.7 years (grades II...
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Animal-Based Diet Turns Our Blood Fatty

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How Bad Can Just One Meal Be?

How Bad Can Just One Meal Be?
Holidays come and go, yet the effects from eating poorly, even temporarily, have adverse consequences on our health. We may rationalize that "It's just a few meals, how harmful could they be?" You may be surprised to learn that the majority of heart attacks occur during the holiday season, covering the weeks of Christmas through...
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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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