DrCarney.com Blog

Health - Food - Science - Community

Fighting Breast Cancer With Chemo or Oatmeal?

Fighting Breast Cancer With Chemo or Oatmeal?

If you are a woman, what steps are you taking to prevent from being diagnosed with breast cancer? As Dr. John McDougall points out in the two-minute video below, most women believe that the best way to protect themselves is through early detection practices such as examining their breasts monthly along with keeping their yearly...

Continue reading
  26216 Hits

"Criminal Behavior of the Pharmaceutical Industry"

"Criminal Behavior of the Pharmaceutical Industry"

Dr. John McDougall has stated numerous times that he's "not trying to win a popularity contest" or be "politically correct." His passion for seeking and presenting valuable truths is highly commended. We applaud his boldness and dedication for exposing hidden practices in the health care industry. For example, in his September 2005 Newsletter, he recommends...

Continue reading
  7333 Hits

"Die Sooner with Good Looking Numbers"

"Die Sooner with Good Looking Numbers"

Sit down and brace yourself for this one, you're about to read truths about our health care system that will disturb you, but hopefully motivate you to make the transition to a whole-food, Starch-Smart® diet! One of the many reasons why we admire Dr. John McDougall so much is because he digs deep into unexplored...

Continue reading
  11741 Hits

Don't be a Processed Person

Don't be a Processed Person

You will absolutely enjoy watching the short video clips from the eye-opening documentary Processed People (from Veg Source) featuring interviews from many of our nation's leading health and nutrition experts. There are a total of 14 clips, each between one-two minutes in length. Plant-based health advocates such as John Robbins, Jeff Novick, Doctors John McDougall, Caldwell Esselstyn Jr., Jay Gordon, Joel Fuhrman, Pam Popper, Milton Mills, and Jeffrey Masson discuss what we can do to prevent becoming "Processed People."

Processed People is a 40-minute snapshot of how our nation's "health care system" has become a profit-driven "sick care system." This system has become very successful in selling sickness by adopting a pill or surgical procedure mentality to solve every health care problem.

Continue reading
  9917 Hits

Animal Fat Increases Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

Animal Fat Increases Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

According to The National Institutes of Health–AARP Diet and Health Study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, researchers concluded a positive correlation between pancreatic cancer and saturated fat, especially from animal products such as red meat and dairy. Researchers examined the association between fat from different food sources on over 500,000 individuals,...

Continue reading
  6623 Hits

Rich Roll Discusses Protein for Athletes

Rich Roll Discusses Protein for Athletes

Not a day goes by that Rich Roll isn't asked the same question, "But where do you get your protein?" Instead of getting his protein from steak, dairy, eggs and whey supplements like many athletes do, this 47-year old, accomplished vegan ultra-endurance athlete prefers to get his protein from whole plant food sources like beans,...

Continue reading
  11414 Hits

ALS Challenge Using Fruit-Veggies

ALS Challenge Using Fruit-Veggies

Many of you have seen and participated in the recent "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge." ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is a disease of the "nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord that control voluntary muscle movement. ALS is also known as Lou Gehrig's disease." Symptoms of ALS are listed here. ALS Ice Bucket Challenge "is...

Continue reading
  9400 Hits

The Empty Medicine Cabinet

The Empty Medicine Cabinet

We are pleased to introduce to you Dustin Rudolph PharmD, also known as The Plant-Based Pharmacist. Rudolph fulfilled his childhood dream to become a clinical pharmacist believing that conventional medicine (pills and procedures) would help sick patients become well. In 2009, he made the transition to a vegetarian diet, then one year later to a...

Continue reading
  8965 Hits

Dr. McDougall’s Ten Favorite One-Liners

Dr. McDougall’s Ten Favorite One-Liners

If you have recently made the transition to a whole-food, plant-based diet you will enjoy reading Dr. John McDougall's Ten Favorite One-Liners.  Here are a few topics Dr. McDougall addresses in his article: "Did you know..." The fat you eat is the fat you wear.Starches make you thin.Sugars do not ordinarily turn into fat.Sugar satisfies...

Continue reading
  5117 Hits

Whole Foods Market Endorses Plant-Based Diet

Whole Foods Market Endorses Plant-Based Diet

Driven by his passion to educate his team members how to regain their lost health, optimize their wellness, and prevent chronic disease, Co-founder and Co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, John Mackey has become a prominent educator and advocate for a whole-food, plant-based diet. John recently gave a presentation at Dr. John McDougall’s Advanced Study Weekend in Santa Rosa, California. The short video clip above highlights his thoughts regarding the Total Health Immersion programs that Whole Foods Market offers its team members.  (Dr. McDougall was the visionary that created these employee whole food immersion programs.) I have been privileged to be the Physician providing, Medical Supervision, as the Medical Director, for seven of these Whole Foods Market Health Immersion Programs!

Continue reading
  8063 Hits

How to Get a Good Night's Sleep

How to Get a Good Night's Sleep

Dr. Joel Fuhrman's article, New Information to Sleep on, reminds us that "in order to work optimally in our daily activities...sleep is a crucial component of excellent health." Rarely do we ever get a solid night's sleep - we toss and turn worrying about our lives, then fall to sleep just before the alarm clock goes...

Continue reading
  6654 Hits

Mushrooms Offer Protection Against Cancer

Mushrooms Offer Protection Against Cancer

Several types of cancers are hormone-sensitive, meaning they use female/male hormones to develop and metastasize. Most breast and prostate cancers are hormone-sensitive. In an attempt to stop the progression of cancer, pharmaceutical companies have designed drugs which slow down or block the effects of these hormones. These drugs stop female/male hormones from reaching the cancer cells. Tamoxifen...

Continue reading
  8603 Hits

Off Canvas Main Menu Display