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Sugar Sweetened Beverages Raise Gout Risk

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A recent study shows that men who drink soda every day are 45% more likely to suffer from gout, a painful type of arthritis. Another study published in the Journal of American Medical Association reveals that the chances of suffering from gout were two times higher in women who regularly consumed two or more cans of soda per day...
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Three Reasons to Eat a Low-Fat Vegan Diet

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Following a dietary pattern that promotes the consumption of low-fat, plant-based foods may help ward off a host of chronic diseases. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), chronic disease is the leading cause of death and disability in the United States, killing over 1.5 million Americans every year. About 45% of the pop...
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Sugary Beverages Boost Chronic Kidney Disease Risk

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Many studies have been conducted on the role of diet in both the prevention and development of chronic kidney disease. Sugary beverages are one type of drink that has been comprehensively studied. So a question that could be going through your mind right now is, can sugary beverages increase the risk of developing chronic kidney disease?A team...
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Statins May Increase Parkinson’s Disease Risk

Parkinson's Disease Responds to Whole Foods Plant Based Nutrition
Statin drugs are supposed to control your cholesterol levels. Manufacturers claim that statins reduce your risk of having stroke and heart attack, although actually that is questionable. Preventing myocardial infarction and cerebrovascular attack is the main reason millions of Americans take them. However, the findings of a...
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Canned Foods May Promote Breast Cancer

Even Plant-Based Canned Foods May Contain BPA
Caned goods that are not labelled BPA-free can raise the body's level of estrogen in non-detectable ways. This includes the estrogen at the cellular level of males as well as females. Notable canned foods include baked beans, cream of mushroom, canned fish, ham, tomatoes, tuna, sardines, and soup. While enjoying popular can...
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So where can we find BPA-free canned foods? Is there such a thing?
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 15:20
Linda Carney MD
There are some companies out there that use BPA free cans. Here is an article I just found with a list of some of them:http://www.... Read More
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 15:50
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Fruits and Vegetables Slash Osteoporosis Risk

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Around the world, people who are unaware of dairy's risks are still consuming milk and other dairy products in a mistaken attempt to meet the calcium needs of their body. Calcium is abundant in beans and leafy green plant foods, which nourish without the harm that cow's milk products inflict on the human body. Calcium ...
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Denise Rose
And let's also promote movement that stresses our bones so new bone can be created. One thing I do is take walks with a weight ves... Read More
Monday, 09 July 2018 16:05
Sean Carney
Indeed. We do also need some weight bearing exercise. :-)
Monday, 09 July 2018 18:03
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Three Cancer-Promoting Foods

Meats, Dairy, Eggs, Processed Foods, and Other Cancer Causing Products
Each year, 12.7 million people discover that they have cancer and 7.6 million persons die from this disease yearly. Cancer is responsible for 1 out of every 6 deaths recorded worldwide, making it the second leading cause of deaths globally. Unfortunately, the number of cancer cases is expected to rise by about 50% over the next two decades. So what...
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Drinking to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

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Many of us cannot go a day without drinking a can or bottle of some sugary beverage. A Gallup Poll revealed that nearly 48% of Americans consume sugar-sweetened beverages every day. So if everyone is taking sugary drinks, these beverages must be cool, refreshing and healthy, right? Not exactly.A major study warns that habitual intake...
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Isothiocyanates Reduce Breast Cancer Risk?

Cruciferous Vegetables are High in Isothiocyanates
Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in American women after skin cancer. The American Cancer Society estimated that over 300,000 Americans will develop breast cancer in 2018. Unfortunately, the number of breast cancer cases in the United States is expected to rise by 50% by 2030, according to the National Cancer Institute. Ho...
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Dietary Flavonoids Diminish Lung Cancer Risk

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Eating fish can increase your risk of getting lung cancer. About 1 in 15 men and 1 in 17 women may get lung cancer at some point in their lives. These numbers include both smokers and non-smokers, though smokers have a higher risk of developing lung cancer. This year, more than 200,000 persons are expected to be diagnosed with lung cancer in t...
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Statin Use Increases Cataract Risk

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If you walk into your doctor's office with a high cholesterol number, there is a great chance that you will walk out with a statin drug. Having an avalanche of cholesterol floating in your blood increases your risk of developing stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure, skeletal muscle damage, coronary heart disease, and heart attacks. Statins ar...
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Russell Prentice
I can attest to the assertion found above. I arrived in the US in 95. I had generally good health and no diabetes and no one in... Read More
Monday, 28 January 2019 13:38
Linda Carney MD
I am sad that this happened to you, and will continue to help as many people as I can to avoid going through what you did. Thank y... Read More
Monday, 28 January 2019 13:41
Russell Prentice
Thank you. I can't tell you how happy I am to have found you and everyone here. I am on the road to recovery
Monday, 28 January 2019 13:47
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My Diabetes Confession

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On Sunday, June 17, 2018 I gave a talk at the ATX Alive potluck meeting titled, "My Type-1 Diabetes Confession". The talk was to tell my story about how I discovered the Whole Foods Plant-Based Low-Fat Oil-Free diet. I thought I would share the text of that talk here:My Type-1 Diabetes ConfessionEveryone in this room i...
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