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How the Calcium Paradox Baffles Bone Beliefs

How the Calcium Paradox Baffles Bone Beliefs
Diseases like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and atherosclerosis are rather hidden -- out of sight out of mind for many of us. But osteoporosis? We've all seen an older neighbor with a bowed back or known an elderly relative whose health quickly tumbled downhill after breaking a hip. The specter of our bones crumbling,...
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Norma Jean Gaston
Thank you for the great article!
Saturday, March 25 2017 22:47
Sean Carney
You are very welcome. Share it with others!
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Ruth Heidrich, not "Ruth Henricks".
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Could Mouth Ulcers be Caused by Dairy?

Could Mouth Ulcers be Caused by Dairy?
Aphthous stomatitis, or better known as mouth ulcers or canker sores, affect approximately 20% of the general population to varying degrees; many are plagued by recurring ulcers. These non-contagious, non-infectious sores usually last between 7-10 days, interfering with eating and drinking. Hitting these inflamed areas accidentally while chewing or brushing the teeth exacerbates the condition,...
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Super Foods Like Spirulina May be Toxic

Super Foods Like Spirulina May be Toxic
Many health-conscious Americans take a daily vitamin or herbal supplement in an attempt to improve their general health and wellbeing. After all, what harm can they do -- right? While health benefits from taking supplements are many times over-exaggerated, some supplements don't even contain what they list on the label and others contain ingredients that...
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Can We Trust News Reports about Medical Studies?

Can We Trust News Reports about Medical Studies?
Controversy sells. The media is always happy to report when the conclusions of a new study fly in the face of established beliefs. But the controversy and the short-lived news stories are too fleeting to include the voices of the medical and scientific community as they meticulously review the data, the methods, the math, and...
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Hoping for Health but Missing the Mark?

Hoping for Health but Missing the Mark?
"There was a party at work, but there was next to nothing I could eat except the Oreos. At least they were vegan!" I hear this sort of reasoning every day in my practice. And I totally understand it. For years, I was a tater-tot vegetarian and thought I was "healthy" because of my eating...
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Dr. John McDougall Offers Label Reading Advice

Dr. John McDougall Offers Label Reading Advice
Eating a whole-food, nutrient-rich, oil-free, plant-based diet focuses on consuming foods that aren't sold in a package or have a label. As Dr. Michael Klaper likes to say "Eat food as grown!" In other words, choose food items that are as close as possible to how they are found growing in nature. For instance, corn...
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Study Shows Ground Flax Seed Lowers Blood Pressure

Study Shows Ground Flax Seed Lowers Blood Pressure
Elevated blood pressure (hypertension) is an important risk factor associated with both cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease and is the most common medical diagnosis in the United States. Although most people believe that hypertension is a natural consequence of aging, hypertension is actually a symptom of diseased arteries caused by years of consuming a diet rich in saturated...
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Plant-Based Medical Center Opens in Washington, DC

Plant-Based Medical Center Opens in Washington, DC
The Barnard Medical Center has opened its doors this month in Washington, D.C., offering integrated nutrition and medicine at all visits. As a health care center dedicated to plant-based disease prevention and recovery, Barnard Medical shines a spotlight on the lifestyle-induced illnesses that plague our nation. Yet as a full-service medical facility, Barnard Medical treats...
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Increased Dietary Fat Causes Increased Diabetes

Increased Dietary Fat Causes Increased Diabetes
If you have Type II diabetes or prediabetes and wish to no longer be dependent on daily medications, there is hope. It will however, require effort on your part in the form of making lifestyle changes. Some of these lifestyle changes may appear, to some, be extreme--like no longer eating a typical "MODERN" diet. In...
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Can Eating Beans Inhibit Cancer Cell Growth?

Can Eating Beans Inhibit Cancer Cell Growth?
Let’s start with the conclusion: we should all eat beans. Every day. Beans help prevent chronic disease, and they provide us with necessary complex carbohydrates, fiber, protein, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Most every ancient culture of the world has depended on some form of legume as a staple in their diet. But how should we prepare beans in...
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Water Fast Shrinks Cancer and Other Fasting Studies

Water Fast Shrinks Cancer and Other Fasting Studies
Our bodies have a miraculous ability to heal from lifestyle related diseases! We should, however, stop doing the things which brought on our disease conditions in the first place. When we stop putting fuel on a fire, the fire goes out. This is how Lifestyle Medicine works. We identify the cause, then change the behavior. Sometimes...
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Using Joel Fuhrman's book "Fasting and Eating For Health" as my primary guide and watching online videos by Michael Klaper, MD, Jo... Read More
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Linda Carney MD
Wow Sally Z, What fantastic news! Thank you so much for your comment on this post. We are happy for your recovery. We were amaze... Read More
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Is Your Bad Breath Caused by Foods High in Sulfur?

Is Your Bad Breath Caused by Foods High in Sulfur?
Let's face it...halitosis, or bad breath...stinks! Approximately 60% of Americans complain of having bad breath. This common condition creates much social anxiety and can certainly hinder one's personal relationships. If you've searched the Internet for ways to alleviate this situation and your attempts at using mouthwash and breath mints have failed, you may be interested...
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