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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
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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 from...
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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 not...
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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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Is There a Blood Test for Too Much Estrogen?

Is There a Blood Test for Too Much Estrogen?
"But my blood test says my estrogen level is FINE!" Imagine how many times women have told me that. Often a patient says it with palpable frustration in her voice. She's already seen her OB/GYN and been told there's no problem with her hormone levels. But since she is still experiencing symptoms like heavy monthly...
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Milk Makes Estrogen Levels Rise

Milk Makes Estrogen Levels Rise
Moo-ve over, Reality; we've gotta make room for the dairy producers. And the dairy producers have a version of reality they'd really like us to believe. The California Milk Advisory Board has launched a beautiful new marketing campaign, "Return to Real." The commercials feature real farmers on real farms. The gentle music, natural lighting, and...
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Hi dr. Carney, its very interesting article.i got this from a friend. Would you mind to answer some of my questions, please? 1.cou... Read More
Saturday, 30 December 2017 00:44
Sean Carney
Thank you Deborah. Dr. Carney is grateful for your reply. :-)
Saturday, 30 December 2017 05:27
Deborah
Hi Goldie;Until Dr. Carney has the chance to respond, here are some more of her articles that may help you answer your questions. ... Read More
Saturday, 30 December 2017 11:09
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Eating Meat Raises Estrogen at Cellular Levels

Eating Meat Raises Estrogen at Cellular Levels
We see the evidence of over estrogenization all around us. Men and women, boys and girls in modern society are all suffering. Over estrogenization is closely related to the amount of excess weight we carry. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 70 percent of adults are overweight, and nearly 38 percent...
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Cure Cancer by Eating Meat? (Beware of Clickbait)

Cure Cancer by Eating Meat? (Beware of Clickbait)
Have you ever been tempted to click on the link to an article whose title contained an outrageous proposal? Beware the lure of Clickbait. The titles of these articles suck us in with annoying half-truths. Each time we click, the site earns ad revenues. Judging from the rise in the number of misleading clickbait articles...
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Recalling What's in Chicken Nuggets

Recalling What's in Chicken Nuggets
Here's another good reason for eating plants. Today, Tyson issued a recall of its five-pound bags of chicken nuggets because pieces of hard plastic were found embedded in the meat. The US Department of Agriculture calls it a Class 1 recall, indicating a health hazard capable of causing serious, adverse health consequences, or death. Of course, we...
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Don't Worry... Be Healthy!

Don't Worry... Be Healthy!
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Do you consider yourself health conscious? Do you ever worry about getting enough nutrients? It seems common for the health conscious to seek out foods with the best and most nutrients.In the beginning of my Type-1 diabetes journey, I was completely clueless about nutrition. I knew of the words "protein" and "vitamins", but didn't...
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Eating to Avoid Debilitating Alzheimer's Disease

Eating to Avoid Debilitating Alzheimer's Disease
"Dad is 81 now. His once-brilliant mind has been ravaged by dementia. He doesn’t know my name. He rarely says two sentences in a row that make any sense," writes Grammy-award winning singer/songwriter Amy Grant. Her father was once a respected radiation oncologist. Alzheimer's has changed not only his life, but the lives of the...
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