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Fighting the Blues With Greens?

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A Child Needs a Healthy Diet to Build a Healthy Brain

A Child Needs a Healthy Diet to Build a Healthy Brain

The Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health published a recent study that followed the diets of nearly 4,000 children from birth to over eight years of age. The study found that "Toddlers who ate a nutrient-rich diet full of fruits and vegetables had higher IQ scores when they reached 8 years of age compared to the toddlers who consumed processed foods full of fat and sugar. The foods that the toddlers ate had a dramatic long term effect on their brain function."

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Nutrition Instead of Drugs to Treat Autoimmune Diseases

Nutrition Instead of Drugs to Treat Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune diseases afflict more than 23 million Americans, and is one of the leading causes of death for women under the age of 64. Prescribing drugs that suppress the immune system is the most common approach used for treating autoimmune conditions. These powerful drugs, however, come with serious side effects. These drugs can increase the risk of lymphoma, leukopenia, cancer, liver disease, and fatal infections. Thankfully, studies have shown that nutritional excellence can be used as an effective and safe treatment for autoimmune conditions, without the side effects from potentially dangerous drugs.

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Obesity Trends Animation Placed on Newly Launched DrCarney.com Site

Obesity Trends Animation Placed on Newly Launched DrCarney.com Site

We are greatly saddened by the increasing obesity trends in America knowing that obesity is a precursor to unnecessary disease, suffering and premature death. Millions of people are effected! After clicking through the Obesity Trends slides from the CDC one can only wonder where we will be ten years from now. It is scary to think about. That, coupled with the increasing tendency for medical care to be rushed, if available at all, and we can see a time of great suffering coming on the United States that will be unprecedented. When we lose our health we have pretty much lost everything.

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Protein Overload

Protein Overload

A whole-foods, Starch-Smart® diet supplies more than enough protein to meet our daily requirements. "Protein Overload" is an excellent article written by Dr. John McDougall. He explains that "A little protein is good, but more is not better. Protein consumed beyond our needs is a health hazard as devastating as excess dietary fat and cholesterol. Unfortunately, almost everyone on the typical Western diet is overburdened with protein to the point of physical collapse. The public has almost no awareness of problems of protein overload, but scientists have known about the damaging effects of excess protein for more than a century." 

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Debunking the Anti-Soy Myths

Debunking the Anti-Soy Myths

Soy has been a controversial topic, especially on the internet. Much of this inaccurate information "lacks responsible scientific integrity," and has been generated by the president of a popular foundation that promotes lard, organ meats, raw milk, and butter as being healthy, nutrient dense foods.

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Study Shows Seventy Percent of Americans Take Prescription Drugs

Study Shows Seventy Percent of Americans Take Prescription Drugs
Seventy percent of office visits involve prescription drug therapy. Tens of thousands of patients die every year due to unintentional drug overdose, drug interactions, or from the side effects from these drugs. Since the majority of today's office visits reflect lifestyle driven diseases, many of these visits/prescriptions could be reduced or even eliminated if the...
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Dietary Guidelines: Advisory Committee Conflicts of Interest

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Can Lack of Sleep Actually Cause Me to Gain Weight?

Can Lack of Sleep Actually Cause Me to Gain Weight?
Going to bed two hours before midnight offers numerous health benefits. One benefit of getting adequate sleep is that it can help us to maintain a healthy weight. Dr. Joel Fuhrman's article,  Can lack of sleep actually cause me to gain weight?  highlights a study which concluded that sleep deprivation alters hormones which can lead...
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Avoid the Negative Effects From Dairy by Choosing Plant Foods for Calcium

Avoid the Negative Effects From Dairy by Choosing Plant Foods for Calcium
Calcium is a mineral found in the ground and is absorbed by the roots of plants.  Contrary to what the dairy industry wants us to believe, whole plant foods contain sufficient amounts of calcium to support every stage of our life after infancy. (Mother's milk is recommended for the first two years of life.) Consider...
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MIKE
what about raw, organic, non-homogenized milk from grass fed only, cows? i have read about people who tried vegan diets & started ... Read More
Sunday, 02 December 2018 20:58
Ken Thomas
MIKE posted: what about raw, organic, non-homogenized milk from grass fed only, cows? i have read about people who tried vegan die... Read More
Monday, 03 December 2018 04:55
Sean Carney
Thank you Ken, JoAnn, and Marky,I am so grateful for your answers and hope now that others searching on Google and other search en... Read More
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How to Help Prevent Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

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How To Reduce Dietary Antibiotic Intake

How To Reduce Dietary Antibiotic Intake
According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, antibiotic resistance is one of the world's most pressing public health threats. Dr. Michael Greger explains that a plant-based diet is the best way to avoid "antibiotic-laden foods" and that eating animal products exposes us to antibiotics residues on a daily basis. A recent study measured...
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