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Red Meat, Gut Bacteria and Heart Disease

Red Meat, Gut Bacteria and Heart Disease
Research indicates that eating red meat increases the risk of death from cardiovascular disease. This is consistent with the results from the Nurses' Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-up study , that involved 120,000 people. It was estimated that "each serving (100 grams) of red meat raises the risk of cardiovascular death by 18 percent."...
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The Benefits of Whole Grains

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Diet for a New America With John Robbins

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Aspirin Benefits Without the Risks

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Sheila Lewis Chose Diet Instead of Bypass

Sheila Lewis Chose Diet Instead of Bypass

Shelia Lewis was diagnosed with cardiovascular disease at the age of 46. Tests revealed that she had congestive heart failure, along with hypertension, and an 85% blockage of one of her coronary arteries. Instead of choosing an invasive procedure such as bypass surgery, she made an appointment with Dr. Baxter Montgomery, a cardiologist in Houston, Texas.  Dr. Montgomery reverses heart disease using a whole-food, nutrient-dense, plant-based diet. After only 5 months on a plant-based diet, Sheila's repeat heart catheterization procedure showed that the blockage had completely disappeared.

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Caldwell Esselstyn MD Ends Coronary Artery Disease

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

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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,...
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Have you found a link between dairy and chronic pain? I've suffered from foot pain, mainly my left foot around the inner ankle, f... Read More
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 09:00
Linda Carney MD
Hi Amy, Thanks for your question, and for sharing your experience. Yes Dairy is linked to pain of many types, especially chronic.... Read More
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High Blood Pressure: A Symptom, Not a Disease

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Is Your Food a Medicine or Poison?

Is Your Food a Medicine or Poison?

Every meal we consume affects our health either in a positive or negative way.  If our diets consist mainly of heavily processed foods and animal products, rich in saturated fats, oils, salt and sugar, we are creating an environment that encourages chronic degenerative disease.

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Heart Disease Starts in Childhood

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