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Animal-Based Diet Turns Our Blood Fatty

Animal-Based Diet Turns Our Blood Fatty

Our nation's current epidemic of chronic disease is not due to our genetic family history or the consequence of aging, but rather caused by poor diet and lifestyle choices. This is particularly true concerning heart disease. Heart disease rates rise and fall in direct proportion to the percent of animal fat consumed in the diet...

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Alcohol Consumption Increases Risk for Cancer

Alcohol Consumption Increases Risk for Cancer

The following information was taken from the article 9 Cancers That are Increased by Drinking Alcohol written by Dustin Rudolph PharmD, or better known as The Plant-Based Pharmacist and author of The Empty Medicine Cabinet. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in America, taking the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients each year. Despite...

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Who has Heart Disease? Everyone?

Who has Heart Disease? Everyone?

Heart Disease Kills One Out of Every Three People - Will You be Next? The statistics are distressing. Heart disease is our nation's leading cause of death for both men and women. "More than 1.5 million people will have a heart attack this year, with about 1 million deaths as a direct consequence of heart attacks....

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Don't Drink Your Calories!

Don't Drink Your Calories!

If you've been trying to lose weight and haven't been successful at it, the below video by Chef AJ (author of Unprocessed) may help you achieve your weight loss goals. Chef AJ does a wonderful job of explaining how eating foods in their "whole form" promotes satiety by providing both volume (bulk) and intact fiber....

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Fatty Foods Dull our Dopamine Reward System

Fatty Foods Dull our Dopamine Reward System

Like the tobacco industry, today's food manufacturers have discovered how to separate foods and put them back together again with super-saturated concentrations of sugar, fat and salt so that they produce effects similar to that seen in drug addiction. This addictive combination keeps customers coming back for more. These flavors "seduce our taste buds" by...

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How Industries Keep You Coming Back for More

How Industries Keep You Coming Back for More

"Bet you can't eat just one!" Many of you may remember this popular slogan for a potato chip commercial from the 80's. What may surprise you is what measures the food industry takes to insure that you "can't eat just one." In the video clip below, Michael Moss,  Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter for the New...

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Effects of Sugar Similar to Drug Addiction

Effects of Sugar Similar to Drug Addiction

Anyone who consumes the typical American diet will tell you how hard it is for them to cut back on refined sugar products. In the video below Dr. Greger states that diets high in refined sugar products have often been "compared to drug addiction." Recently, PET scans (image technology that measures brain activity) "showed decreased...

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Fiber's Role in Preventing Breast Cancer

Fiber's Role in Preventing Breast Cancer

What is Fiber and What is its Purpose Besides "Keeping us Regular?" The word "fiber" may bring many thoughts to our minds. Helping us "stay regular" would be the most prominent thought for most of us. This is certainly true; however, fiber plays a much larger role in the prevention and reversal of disease. Its role in...

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Eat Orange to Fight Breast Cancer!

Eat Orange to Fight Breast Cancer!

"Orange is the New Pink this Breast Cancer Awareness Month" Pink ribbons are everywhere - symbolizing October as National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Thousands of products are heavily marketed with the promise that a small portion will be donated to breast cancer research. However, Dr. Neal Barnard suggests that "Women across the country should swap their...

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10 Ways to Minimize Developing Breast Cancer

10 Ways to Minimize Developing Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in American women and the second leading cause of death. It's estimated that 1 in every 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Although there are many factors which contribute to cancer, Dr. Joel Fuhrman's article, Ten Strategies for Preventing Breast Cancer explains how we...

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Prevent-Reverse Disease With a Plant-Based Doctor

Prevent-Reverse Disease With a Plant-Based Doctor

Large population studies confirm a direct correlation between the rates of chronic illness and the percent of animal products consumed in the diet of that population. As the percentage of animal and processed foods rise, so does illness - cancer, heart disease, autoimmune, and diabetes, just to name a few. For this reason, diets based on animal...

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Are You Eating Like Royalty?

Are You Eating Like Royalty?

A review of the best scientific literature establishes beyond reproach that the majority of disease seen by medical professionals today is a direct result of our quest for, and reliance on, animal-source food. This is no surprise to Dr. John McDougall, who has seen thousands of people thriving on plant-based diets and has yet to...

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