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Childhood Diet Linked to Asthma

Childhood Diet Linked to Asthma

Over 8 percent of children are affected by asthma which involves inflammation and narrowing of the airways. I used to be one of them. As a child I suffered from recurrent asthma that occasionally had me going to the hospital. I was sure it was just the luck of the draw. I had inherited some...

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Childhood Obesity Creates Future Health Problems

Childhood Obesity Creates Future Health Problems

Childhood obesity rates continue to climb, especially in the United States. Parents who are overweight tend to raise children that are also overweight. Childhood obesity increases a child's risk of developing serious health problems, including heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea and cancer. Switching your child to a whole-food, nutrient-rich, plant-based diet not only provides...

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How Stomach Receptors Help us Lose Weight

How Stomach Receptors Help us Lose Weight

The food industry has become very successful at developing irresistible, highly-palatable foods that seduce our taste buds. Because today's food has had its components taken apart, scientifically re-formulated, and put back together (with the addition of salt, sugar and fat into a "food-like" product), the majority of Americans have unknowingly turned into food addicts. As...

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Stomach Emptying Device for Weight Control?

Stomach Emptying Device for Weight Control?

Back in the 1970s, the popular Carol Burnett Show did a recurring sketch making fun of daytime soap operas. The name of the parody, "As the Stomach Turns," was itself a playful poke at a popular afternoon soap of the era. Who would have guessed that the title of the classic comedy sketch would very...

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What Will Your Last 10 Years Look Like?

What Will Your Last 10 Years Look Like?

How we spend the last years of our lives can largely be determined by what lifestyle choices we made during our earlier years. Research indicates that although we may have a genetic family history of heart disease, cancer, etc., these conditions are largely preventable with diet and lifestyle measures. These lifestyle measures play a significant...

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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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Reduce Cancer Risk With Cruciferous Vegetables

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When it comes to the health and nutritional benefits of cruciferous vegetables, the science is clear. The wide array of nutrients found in these vegetables are beneficial in the prevention of various chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, Alzheimer's disease, and cancer. Now a new study has added to the (already larg...

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Red Meat Increases Stroke Risk

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Some people cherish the taste of a delicious red meat based meal so much that they feel they just can't survive without it. For others... not so much. Those people who belong to the first group should be interested in the findings of a recent study that found a positive correlation between high red ...

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Drinking to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

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Many of us cannot go a day without drinking a can or bottle of some sugary beverage. A Gallup Poll revealed that nearly 48% of Americans consume sugar-sweetened beverages every day. So if everyone is taking sugary drinks, these beverages must be cool, refreshing and healthy, right? Not exactly. A major study warns that habitual intak...

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Be a Part of the Plant-Pure Nation Movement!

Be a Part of the Plant-Pure Nation Movement!

Have you ever wanted to shout, "What is the truth?!" as you sift through the conflicting health advice available on the internet and elsewhere? If so, then you'll want to watch PlantPure Nation. This documentary will not only show you the truth about how to achieve optimal health, but will help explain WHY it's so difficult...

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Using Diet to Prevent and Treat Breast Cancer

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In 1982, Dr. John McDougall published the very first study accepted in a scientific journal regarding diet and the treatment of breast cancer. He believes that the rich Western diet causes breast cancer, and a change in diet makes a huge difference in its outcome. However, Dr. McDougall says we will never hear this from our...

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Have we Lost the Ability to Choose on our Own?

Have we Lost the Ability to Choose on our Own?

Our taste preferences and emotional attachment to food begin during the very first years of childhood. As a result, our adult food choices are based on learned principles that we have been exposed to throughout our lives. Hearing the same information repeated over many years (and from many different sources) also reinforces these beliefs. For...

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