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Cured Foods May Boost Glioma Risk

Neuroepithelial Tumors
Millions of people worldwide consume cured and processed meats. Many studies have suggested a link between the consumption of these cured foods and the development of high blood pressure (hypertension), heart disease, esophageal cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, colorectal cancer, and stomach cancer. A team of resea...
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Fatty Foods May Increase Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Pancreatic Cancer Illustration
Pancreatic cancer is a predominantly fatal form of cancer in adults. It is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, and by 2020, it is expected to surpass colorectal cancer as the second leading cause of deaths from cancer in the United States. Pancreatic cancer is so deadly that 9 out of 10 patient...
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3 Steps to Making Type-1 Diabetes a Health Advantage!

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Guest Blogger Contribution.
Type-1 Diabetes can be a debilitating disease - OR, it can be used as a tool for elevating health and vitality. In my experimental studies of Type-1 diabetes, striving to survive it, I eventually discovered something quite remarkable. Using Type-1 Diabetes as a tool means that I didn't just survive the disease; I actua...
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Happy Vegan Couple: Banana-Oat Pancakes Cooking Video

Banana-Oat-Pancakes
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 Georgie made Denise these pancakes on her 65th birthday because she loves them so much. Out of several pancake recipes we tried, this is our absolute favorite. Oats make up the predominant ingredient and there are no oils in the recipe.  We adapted this recipe from one we found in Dr. Neal Barnard's boo...
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Sean Carney
Those pancakes sure do look delightful. :-)
Monday, 17 July 2017 09:33
Denise Rose
I hope you'll try them Sean and see for yourself.
Monday, 17 July 2017 22:13
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Happy Vegan Couple: Mac n Cheese Cooking Video

Happy Vegan Couple: Mac n Cheese Cooking Video
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 We have a great plant-based version of mac n cheese to share with you. We have adapted this recipe from one in the terrific book, "The Cheese Trap" by Dr. Neal Barnard, Director of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. This version is chock full of colorful veggies and the cheesy flavored sauce is amazin...
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Sean Carney
This is the first attempt at creating a template for recipe sharing. I am very thankful that Denise Rose asked about posting their... Read More
Monday, 10 July 2017 20:27
Denise Rose
Thank you Sean. You did an awesome job figuring out how to display our Happy Vegan Couple cooking video. Georgie and I look forwar... Read More
Monday, 10 July 2017 20:51
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Ken's Engineered Type 1 Diabetes Whole Food Plant Based Low Fat Lifestyle

Ken in His Engineering Lab
Previous experiences with my doctors were extremely difficult because they wanted to control my Type 1 diabetes by prescribing specific medication doses and defining what I should eat. But, none of that was working. I felt extremely diseased and disabled. I was kind of terrified from all that and so decided to apply the techniques of my profession:...
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Marky Yvanovich
That is absolutely one of the best success stories I have ever read. It is full of discovery and adventure and hope. I need to g... Read More
Monday, 03 July 2017 12:18
Linda Carney MD
Thank you Marky!We feel the same way about Ken's story. I personally have learned so much from Ken and his wife, that I have used ... Read More
Monday, 03 July 2017 12:36
Sean Carney
Marky,You are so right. This is one of the most important stories we have ever published. i hope it can be shared far and wide and... Read More
Monday, 03 July 2017 14:27
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Preserved Vegetables Up Nasopharyngeal Cancer Risk

Preserved Vegetables Up Nasopharyngeal Cancer Risk
Every year, thousands of people worldwide are diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, about 3,200 Americans were diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer in 2015. The incidence rate of nasopharyngeal cancer is quite low in the United States comparatively, but this cancer is common in other parts of the world...
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Sue Louise Gilmore
I'm glad that home canning or freezing veggies didn't have the same effect!
Friday, 03 August 2018 18:40
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Alcohol Intake Boosts Gout Risk

Gouty Arthritis Uric Acid Crystals
About 2 billion people in the world consume alcoholic drinks. Americans spent approximately 219.52 billion dollars on alcoholic beverages from 2006 to 2015. To the people manufacturing alcoholic beverages, these are great figures, healthful to their bottom line. While alcoholic beverage producers are smiling to the bank, the con...
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Chris Dove
So the purines in legumes are not a problem??
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 08:25
Sean Carney
Interesting question Chris,I suspect it might because the fiber has not been removed that the purines in whole foods are beneficia... Read More
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 08:43
Chris Dove
Seems that it's a matter of purine concentration. Animal products and beer (high). Plant foods (low)http://www.webmd.com/arthritis... Read More
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 09:04
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Shirley Loses Weight Loss Surgery, Pounds and Pills

Shirley Before And After
I started to think that I needed to do something to improve my health in January of 2016 when I went to the doctor and took the Boston Heart Test. It consists of 3 full pages of tests. I did not understand all the numbers but I did understand that my numbers were way out of range. I had wanted to have a gastric bypass surgery but they told me that ...
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Marky Yvanovich
I can read success stories like these all day. They never get old.
Monday, 26 June 2017 11:11
Sean Carney
Me too. I am working on another one that I hope to have done soon and have some more people to interview. They are time consuming ... Read More
Monday, 26 June 2017 11:39
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Statins Promote Skeletal Muscle Damage

High Cholesterol Thermometer Bursting
Millions of people take statins to reduce their cholesterol levels and cut down their risk of heart attack. Statins are a class of drugs often prescribed by doctors to help lower plasma concentrations of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol. Some of the types of statins available via prescription include atorvastatin (Lipitor), Fluvastatin (Le...
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Linda Carney MD Interview by Lee Fulkerson Director of Forks Over Knives for PlantPure Summit

Dr. Carney was privileged to be interviewed by Lee Fulkerson, director of Forks Over Knives, during PlantPure Summit 2016. She was one of many excellent speakers. Her interview is embedded below: 
To watch the video interviews of the other presenters check out the Plan...
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Sugary Beverages Add to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Sugary Beverage with Stack of Sugar Cubes
Sugar-sweetened beverages are the largest single source of added sugar in the diet of most Americans. They supply about 36% of added sugar in the American diet, and consume a large portion of the grocery budget of many families. In 2013, US households spent an estimated $14.3 billion on sugar-sweetened beverages. This figure is a big boost to the f...
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