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Fat Increases Prostate Cancer Development and Mortality Risk?

Fat Increases Prostate Cancer Development and Mortality Risk?
There are a countless number of diets being promoted these days. Unfortunately most are not healthy while a whole-food, plant-based no-oil diet is definitely best. When it comes to the issue of prostate cancer, there is one type of food in the diet that has been consistently shown to increase both prostate cancer development and...
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Whole Grains Like Oats and Barley Reduce Cholesterol

Whole Grains Like Oats and Barley Reduce Cholesterol
For individuals dignosed with high levels of cholesterol in the blood (hypercholesterolemia), reducing blood cholesterol concentrations is extremely important. Out of control cholesterol levels can lead to serious health problems , such as atherosclerosis , heart attack , stroke , and coronary artery disease . And in some cases, the damage cannot be undone. However,...
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Beat Type 2 Diabetes By Eating More Legumes

Beat Type 2 Diabetes By Eating More Legumes
Rankings for best movie, best album, best songs, best college basketball teams, and best NFL teams are quite popular in the United States. However, one set of rankings that do not make waves in the media but should be calling for our attention are rankings regarding the best foods to protect us from diabetes. On...
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Is Cow Milk Designed for Humans?

Is Cow Milk Designed for Humans?
In 2012, about 212 billion liters of cow's milk was consumed globally. A huge proportion of the 212 billion liters was consumed in America. The average American consumes 375 pounds of dairy products every year and 1 out of every 7 dollars spent in grocery stores in the United States goes for the purchase of...
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Dear Dr. Carney,Thanks for the work you do in promoting a plant-based lifestyle. I recently saw your article titled “Is Cow Milk D... Read More
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 21:38
Sean Carney
Hello Amy,What you have said seems very right and I believe that we will need to write a bit of a correction to our blog post so I... Read More
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 21:55
Hello Sean,I would probably just remove the points about the four-chambered stomach making cattle better equipped to digest milk f... Read More
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 22:52
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Breast Cancer Risk Increases with Alcohol Consumption

Breast Cancer Risk Increases with Alcohol Consumption
There are many reasons why consuming alcohol is not a smart decision. Studies have shown another reason why women should stay away from alcoholic drinks: it increases breast cancer risk. Breast cancer is the number one leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women. According to the World Cancer Research Fund International, nearly 1.7 million new...
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Three Health Benefits of Not Drinking Alcohol

Three Health Benefits of Not Drinking Alcohol
Out of the approximately 7 billion people living in the world, nearly 2 billion people consume alcoholic drinks ! This means more than 1 in 4 persons are consumers of alcoholic beverages. While this number is good for the financial health of companies in the alcohol business, it does not translate to good health for...
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Eating Pickled Foods Increases Stomach Cancer Risk

Eating Pickled Foods Increases Stomach Cancer Risk
Pickled foods are foods that have been preserved in an acidic medium. Almost any food item can be pickled, including fruits, meat, and vegetables. The preservative medium used in processing most pickled foods usually contains vinegar, salt, nitrite, nitrate, and seasoning. Salt, nitrate, and nitrite have been linked with the development of stomach cancer. Pickled...
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Health is the Prize at the End of the Rainbow

Health is the Prize at the End of the Rainbow
"Eating a rainbow" is a popular technique for making nutrition fun for children. Kids are encouraged to eat a wide variety of colorful foods like red watermelon, orange carrots, yellow peppers, green beans, blueberries, and purple grapes — a rainbow of colors. The technique works for adults, too. Thinking of food in terms of a...
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Blood-Sugar Simplified

Blood-Sugar Simplified
Guest Blogger Contribution.
While the biological mechanisms of blood-sugar control are indeed complicated, the basics are quite simple: blood-sugar is an equilibrium between supply and consumption. Sugar, specifically glucose, is biology's primary fuel. The drawing above illustrates how blood-sugar is a simple balance between sugar intake and the "burning" of it as a fuel. Consuming foods...
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Are Plant Foods Low-Fat or No-Fat?

Are Plant Foods Low-Fat or No-Fat?
Because I emphasize a low-fat version of a whole-food, plant-based diet, some people may think that I consider all fat a bad thing. That's absolutely untrue. The human body requires fat. Our bodies use fat for for energy, to help us absorb certain vitamins and minerals, and to build the membranes of our body's more...
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Sue Louise Gilmore
Love this! No such thing as a no-fat diet if we get enough calories. Totally amazed me the first time I learned that even lettuce ... Read More
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 18:20
Chris Dove
There are no "good" fats. Only "essential" fats in adequate quantities.
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 19:50
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Is the Standard American Diet Child Abuse?

Is the Standard American Diet Child Abuse?
A proposed Italian law has put the spotlight on the merits of a vegan diet for children. In four cases in recent months, Italian children have been hospitalized for micronutrient deficiencies purportedly related to the vegan diet fed them by their parents. The proposed law recommends prison sentences for up to four years for parents...
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Estrogen Levels Lower With Fiber-Rich Foods

Estrogen Levels Lower With Fiber-Rich Foods
"The problem is that the Westernized diet is delicious, easy and fast. It fits into the modern lifestyle," says Stephen O'Keefe, MD , professor of nutrition at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. But this fast, easy diet is lacking in fiber. More than 90 percent of the US population ages two and over are...
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Your link in the article to the PlantPure Nation frozen foods doesn't work: https://shop.plantpurenation.com/foods/index.php I was... Read More
Saturday, 17 February 2018 07:57
Sean Carney
Thank you Donna Lepley for making us aware of the broken URL. I have fixed it now and am grateful.
Sunday, 18 February 2018 20:57
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