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Protect Your Heart With Starch-Based Diet

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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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Fiber's Many Unknown Benefits

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Forks Over Knives Livestream Q&A

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True Hunger vs Toxic Hunger

True Hunger vs Toxic Hunger

Let's pretend it's lunch time. You're in a meeting and it won't end until 2:00, two hours past the time you're used to eating. How do you feel? Are you experiencing "stomach grumbling, headaches, light-headedness, irritability, fatigue, and inability to focus?"

At 1:00, are you now hoping no one will notice your nervousness, confusion, shaking, and anxiety? Most of us would assume that these uncomfortable symptoms are associated with hunger, since eating relieves the discomfort. Dr. Joel Fuhrman explains in his article that conventional wisdom would agree these are hunger symptoms, but Dr. Fuhrman disagrees. He says, "People are consistently led by these symptoms to consume more calories than they require and this widespread overeating behavior has led to an epidemic of obesity and a continual rise in preventable chronic diseases. Understanding the motivation behind overeating behaviors could be a key factor in reversing these trends."

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Walnuts and Male Fertility

Walnuts and Male Fertility
Infertility affects between 10-15% of couples who are trying to conceive, of which 30-60% of cases can be attributable to male infertility. Improving dietary factors for both men and women has been shown to increase the changes of conception.  For example, Dr. Fuhrman says that, "Certain micronutrients are thought to contribute to male reproductive fitness....
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Meat Hormones Linked to Infertility

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Brain Parasites in Meat

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Just Say No to Candy!

Just Say No to Candy!
Dr. Joel Fuhrman has written an excellent article regarding our culture's obsession using rich, disease-promoting foods for celebrating special occasions, especially for Halloween. Dr. Fuhrman states in his article, "As parents we must protect our children from harm and give them the best opportunity in life to have a happy and healthy future. Science suggests...
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Doctors Know Little About Nutrition

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No One Needs to Eat Meat for Health

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