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Statins Promote Skeletal Muscle Damage

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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 ...
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Sugary Beverages Add to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

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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 ...
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Callie's Cancer Part 3

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Guest Blogger Contribution.
Obviously, a blog about a house cat is hardly appropriate for a site dedicated to human health, but I feel that Callie's story is indeed significant to the human side of cancer. This post is Part 3 of Callie's Cancer blog that was posted on Monday, 22 August 2016 and of Part 2 that was posted on Wednesday, 25 January ...
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Sean Carney
Thank you Ken for keeping us updated on Callie. Quite the story. Quite the experience. Great read. :-)
Saturday, 17 June 2017 17:12
Marky Yvanovich
I enjoyed reading all three of Callie's blog entries. Very thought provoking, to be sure. Who would have even thought that a pla... Read More
Monday, 19 June 2017 12:34
Sean Carney
You can sure say that again. Amazing that the cats have been benefited. Years ago I ready the story of "Little Tyke" who was a lio... Read More
Monday, 19 June 2017 17:43
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High-fiber Diets Best for Avoiding Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis, a form of arthritis, is one of the leading causes of disability among adults in the United States. It is the most common joint disorder in the United States, with about 31 million adults estimated to be suffering from Osteoarthritis, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Osteoarthritis is a progressive degenerative disease cause by...
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From Survive to Thrive: Patty's Cancer Journey

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I followed Dr. Carney's blogs online for a long time before making my first appointment. Three years earlier I had become plant based due to a breast cancer diagnosis. That was an adjustment. I finally started to get into a groove with support groups and books I was reading but found myself disillusioned in a system that I did not want to be p...
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Sean Carney
We are so proud of Patty and count it a privilege to be a part of her health care solution. Patty has been a blessing to many peop... Read More
Sunday, 11 June 2017 16:42
Linda Carney MD
Thank you Patty, for sharing your inspiring story. Your fearless advocacy for WFPBNO (whole foods plant-based no oil) eating will... Read More
Monday, 12 June 2017 05:23
Ken Thomas
Patty!! Thank you for this awesome post!! Little did you know, during your deepest lowest times, that you were, in fact, on the pa... Read More
Monday, 12 June 2017 10:07
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Antioxidant Supplements Do Not Prevent Cancer

Antioxidant Supplements Do Not Prevent Cancer
Cancers are a deadly disease resulting annually in millions of deaths worldwide. In 2012, 8.2 million people were estimated to die from cancer globally, and more than half a million people were projected to die from cancer in 2016 in the United States. The fear of this deadly diagnosis influences many people to take me...
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Marky Yvanovich
I am against most supplements in general. I do take a 2500mcg B12 once a week since I don't have any dietary source of B12. One ... Read More
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 09:42
Deborah
Hi Marky;There are a bunch of research-based articles on turmeric here, FYI. https://nutritionfacts.org/video/turmeric-curcumin-p... Read More
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:57
Sean Carney
Thanks Deborah for that video. I have a feeling Mark is probably taking a capsule with turmeric powder in it. I know some people t... Read More
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:13
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Processed Meat Increases Colorectal Cancer Risk

Processed Meats Increase Cancer Risk
Colorectal cancer is a major public health burden, with 1.4 million new cases diagnosed worldwide in 2012 and over 130,000 new persons expected to develop the disease in 2017 in the United States. Many factors have been attributed as possible causes of colorectal cancer, including poor dietary choices and chemical carcinogens. Generous intake of pr...
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Sandra Never Expected to Become so Slender!

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My first medical appointment with Dr. Carney was on June 6th, 2016 but I had previous encounters with Dr. Carney through the ATX Alive PlantPure Potlucks starting many months prior to that. I had also met Dr. Carney earlier as she presented at some of the monthly ATX Alive potlucks in Austin which were organized by my sister Patty. In fact I attend...
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Ken Thomas
Sandra, I know what you mean about having to be patient with the people who are slow to believe. I have been mystified by this for... Read More
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 09:59
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Eat Fruits and Vegetables to Cut Colorectal Cancer Risk

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Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the world, with 1.4 million new cases diagnosed in 2012. Experts at the Continuous Update Project of the World Cancer Research Fund have predicted that the number of new cases will rise to 1.36 million for men and 1.08 million for women by 2035. At this rate, approximately 5-6% of...
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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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