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Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis Success Stories

Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis Success Stories

Doctor John McDougall featured ten patient success stories that have cured their severe and near disabling inflammatory (mostly rheumatoid) arthritis. These stories are typical examples of results that can be obtained when following an aggressive unrefined, starch-based plant-food diet regime. They have not been selectively chosen as the "best case scenarios." Autoimmune disease is a serious...

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Ruth Heidrich Beats Breast Cancer

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Ruth Heidrich, PhD, discovered she had an aggressive type of breast cancer (when she was in her 40's) which had already spread to her bones, one lung, and liver. She had the lump removed but refused chemotherapy and radiation, and instead signed up for Dr. John McDougall's dietary research study.

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Lisa's Daughter Resolved Chronic Ear Infections

Lisa's Daughter Resolved Chronic Ear Infections

Lisa's daughter was almost two when she began to have recurrent ear infections. She went to see two Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Doctors that suggested that her daughter have tubes surgically inserted into both ears. Lisa wasn't comfortable with this recommendation, so she began to search the Internet for alternative treatments. She discovered Dr. Joel...

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Big Bald Mike Loses 142 lbs In 18 Months

Big Bald Mike Loses 142 lbs In 18 Months

I had been living in overalls for years and was at 571 lbs. Mike despairingly emailed his friend who put him in contact with Dr. Carney and her husband Sean. Dr. Carney agreed to help Mike under the condition that he would come to their office and eat with them every day for a week.

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Century Challenge

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Guest Blogger Contribution.
I, Ken Thomas, hereby presents the Century Challenge to one and all. What is the Century Challenge?The Century Challenge is adopting the effort in pursuit of the goal of arriving at your 100th birthday with independent vitality. ​Requirements for Winning the Century Challenge Upon your 100th birthday, you must: Be ind...

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These are a Few of our Favorite Things: Patient Testimonials!

These are a Few of our Favorite Things: Patient Testimonials!

It is truly a joy to see people off of their medications because they no longer need those medications. Seeing them no longer suffering from the results of diseases previously on their list makes me as happy as it makes them. When patients are able to check off yet another disease that has come under...

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Bonebreaker Interview on Happy Herbivore

Bonebreaker Interview on Happy Herbivore

We are always grateful for grateful patients, especially when they are giving a shout-out to Dr. Carney in popular online interviews!  This one I want to share for quite a few reasons.  First and formost is that Mike is the unlikeliest person you would ever think of as adopting a plant-based animal-friendly lifestlye.  He goes...

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Diet Offers Relief From Autoimmune Conditions

Diet Offers Relief From Autoimmune Conditions

Debbie Cockrell spent many years suffering from numerous health conditions including pneumonia, depression, breast cancer, bronchitis, sinus problems and considerable crippling pain from her rheumatoid arthritis. She would wake up crying, with terrible joint pain, convinced she was dying. She took a powerful immune system suppressing drug, which made her "crash hard and feel very...

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Dr. McDougall's Success Stories of Star McDougallers

Dr. McDougall's Success Stories of Star McDougallers

This page is a listing of many really great and encouraging stories from people who have had tremendous success following the plant-based whole-foods low-fat diet as advocated by John McDougall MD. You can spend HOURS here watching videos. There is something for everyone here. We will later be blogging some of these specific videos while blogging on specific topics. We really appreciate, and highly recommend that everybody read the book by Dr. McDougall entitled The Starch Solution. To view the page of Star McDougaller's success stories click here.

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Sheila Lewis Chose Diet Instead of Bypass

Sheila Lewis Chose Diet Instead of Bypass

Shelia Lewis was diagnosed with cardiovascular disease at the age of 46. Tests revealed that she had congestive heart failure, along with hypertension, and an 85% blockage of one of her coronary arteries. Instead of choosing an invasive procedure such as bypass surgery, she made an appointment with Dr. Baxter Montgomery, a cardiologist in Houston, Texas.  Dr. Montgomery reverses heart disease using a whole-food, nutrient-dense, plant-based diet. After only 5 months on a plant-based diet, Sheila's repeat heart catheterization procedure showed that the blockage had completely disappeared.

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