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Human Genes Can Be Turned On and Off by Diet

Human Genes Can Be Turned On and Off by Diet
Heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's, cancer; it runs in your family, so you are doomed to get these diseases as well, right? That's what scientists once believed, but intriguing new evidence offers us hope. Dr. John McDougall explains that scientists are now discovering that "Good genes are 'turned on' by a healthy environment, just as 'bad...
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Why Did You Quit Eating Meat?

Why Did You Quit Eating Meat?
Many of you are familiar with Dr. John McDougall, & that he suffered a stroke when he was only 18 years old. His diet was like that of any typical American teen, full of highly saturated animal fats, processed foods and dairy. After many years of research, Dr. McDougall changed his diet to one that...
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Treating Multiple Sclerosis With Diet

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Male Fertility and Diet

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Diet and Osteoporosis, The Broken Bone Business

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Misleading Ads Promote Cardiovascular Disease

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Breaking the Food Seduction Book

Breaking the Food Seduction Book
For those of us that have already made the switch to a whole-food, nutrient-dense, Starch-Smart® diet, I think we would mostly agree that cheese was the hardest food item to remove from our diets. It melts so nicely, and makes everything taste so much better, right? Remember how wonderfully satisfying it was, and how it...
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Dr. McDougall Says Humans are "Starchivores"

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Animal Fat Increases Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Animal Fat Increases Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease
A 2013 study conducted on populations that were 65 years or older in Japan, and eight other countries including India, China and Brazil showed that,  "As animal fat and calorie consumption increased, so did obesity rates and prevalence of Alzheimer's disease." These findings were  published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. A previous study in...
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How a Plant-Based Diet Improves Fertility

How a Plant-Based Diet Improves Fertility
We have heard many success stories about infertile couples who have been able to conceive a child after switching to a whole-food, nutrient-dense, plant-based diet. According to this article by Dr. Joel Fuhrman, "Approximately 7.3 million women in the U.S. have impaired ability to become pregnant, and 10-17% of couples experience infertility or subfertility at...
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Eating Beans Lowers Cholesterol

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Can Diet Prevent Cataracts?

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