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Healthy Diets Start in the Womb

Healthy Diets Start in the Womb

This is a very interesting article written by Kristin Wartman from The New York Times. She explores several reasons why it's important for parents to feed their children healthy food right from the start....even while in the womb. Children quickly learn and develop different taste preferences and emotional attachments to the food that they are...

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Incidence of Teen Stroke on the Rise

Incidence of Teen Stroke on the Rise

Stroke is no longer considered a disease of old age. Strokes are now occurring in younger people as well. Dr. Joel Fuhrman says that, "These diseases come about due to the accumulated effects of years of poor diet and lifestyle habits. As the standard American diet has deteriorated, these damaging effects are amplified and have...

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Dr. Michael Klaper Answers Common Questions

Dr. Michael Klaper Answers Common Questions

You will enjoy the below 26 minute video of Michael Klaper MD. Dr. Klaper speaks passionately about his past, and how his memories of growing up on a dairy farm influenced him towards transitioning to a more compassionate and health-supporting diet. A few of the topics Dr. Klaper covers are: Cow's milk was designed as...

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Women's Health Concerns

Women's Health Concerns

Heart disease, osteoporosis, autoimmune diseases, obesity, and breast cancer are some of the common conditions that affect the lives of women. However, in his Women's Health article, Dr. Joel Fuhrman states that, "These conditions are largely preventable with healthy lifestyle measures." I have to agree. For this reason, I frequently blog, write articles, and give presentations regarding Women's Health. Would you...

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Fatty Diets Linked to Cancer and Early Death

Fatty Diets Linked to Cancer and Early Death

The Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine just released the results from this study under their "Breaking Medical News" column. The article states: "Diets high in saturated fats and sugar may increase your risk of death from gastrointestinal cancers, including stomach and esophageal, according to a presentation at the American Institute for Cancer Research Annual Research...

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The Art of Selling Slow Poisons

The Art of Selling Slow Poisons

If you need a passionate, unreserved examination of facts regarding the "poisons" contained in animal foods in order to motivate you, you'll find what you're looking for in this article written by Dr. John McDougall. Dr. McDougall holds nothing back. He uses a direct approach, addressing the concerns regarding meat, dairy and eggs. Dr. McDougall...

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An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away!

An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away!

Pink Lady. Braeburn. Ginger Gold. Fuji. Red Delicious. Gala. It's fall and farmer's markets abound with apples. Your refrigerator produce drawer should likewise be overflowing with these powerful packages of nature's nutrients! Science backs up the many health benefits of consuming apples. Apples reduce the risk of some cancers, particularly lung cancer.  As if that...

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Eat, Don't Toss Those Apple Peels!

Eat, Don't Toss Those Apple Peels!

Many people are unsuspectingly throwing away a valuable resource in the fight against cancer. Apple peels have been found to be effective against the proliferation of cancer cells. Dr. Michael Greger's video, Apple Skin: Peeling Back Cancer, shows an amazing phenomenon. We see cancer cells disappearing when bathed in drops of apple peels blended with water. The...

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Beans, Beans the Magical "Cholesterol Pill"?

Beans, Beans the Magical "Cholesterol Pill"?

Beans are an important part of a Starch-Smart® diet. Their rich fiber content helps to fill us up, keeping us fueled and satisfied until the next meal. Now, we can add heart health to the growing list of bean benefits. Scientific studies prove that a daily serving of beans can lower our LDL and total cholesterol levels....

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Is the Fructose in Fruit Bad for Us?

Is the Fructose in Fruit Bad for Us?

We've all heard that fructose is the sugar in fruit. But high fructose corn syrup contains 55% fructose... and we all know that we should avoid this highly refined sugar. So it begs the question, is the sugar (fructose) in fruit bad for us? Dr. Michael Greger cuts through the confusion in the below video,...

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Can a Plant-Based Diet be Used to Detox?

Can a Plant-Based Diet be Used to Detox?

The New Year brings with it an opportunity to think about ways in which to improve our lives. Eating healthier and losing those unwanted pounds is the most common New Year's resolution. In an attempt to start fresh, and "cleanse" the body, many turn to different methods of "detoxing." Each method promises successful weight loss...

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How do these Diet Experts Measure Up?

How do these Diet Experts Measure Up?

Obesity rates continue to climb and have resulted in a global epidemic of overweight and obese adults. In fact, it's estimated that nearly 80% of Americans are overweight. This tragedy has generated much controversy regarding what constitutes a healthy diet -- and in terms of weight loss -- which one produces the best results. Indeed,...

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