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Whole Grains Slash Stroke Risk

Stroke Risk Foods
Each year, more than 790,000 Americans suffer at least one stroke which occurs when blood supply to certain areas of the brain is cut off. Without oxygen-rich blood, brain cells get damaged and can die within a few minutes. This results in disabilities and in most cases death. Stroke is the 5th leading cause of death i...
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Smoking Promotes Bladder Cancer

Bladder Cancer Stages
Cigarette smoking can increase the risk of developing bladder cancer in both men and women, says a study conducted by researchers at the National Cancer Institute. The findings of this study published in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) are based on the medical data of 281,394 men and 186,134 women comparing smoking habit with the...
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My father has just had a surgery. His bladder had to be removed because of a carcinoma. He is 94 years old and stopped smoking whe... Read More
Tuesday, December 17 2019 16:08
Linda Carney MD
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Processed Meats Linked to Male Infertility

Processed Meats Overlooked When Discussing Male Infertility?
Does bacon cause infertility on the father's part? Could sausage make a man less fertile? The harmful effects of processed meats are well documented. Processed meats have been linked to increased risk of cancer, diabetes, stroke, obesity, heart disease, respiratory ailments, and liver disorders. Now data from a recent study titled "M...
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Dietary Fiber May Help Ward off Endometrial Cancer

Dietary Fiber May Help to Avoid an Endometrial Cancer Diagnosis
More women are being diagnosed with endometrial cancer than ever before. The National Cancer Institute reports that Europe and North America have the highest incidence of endometrial cancer globally. "Endometrial cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women in the United States and the incidence has been increasing," says Leah Mechanic (Ph.D, M...
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Hormones, Energy and Fitness Presentation

Four Hormone Similarities Illustrated
​On Sunday Oct 19th, 2019, Dr. Carney gave a talk at the ATX Alive Potluck. For those of you not yet aware of it, ATX Alive is a PlantPure Community formed as a result of an appeal made at the end of the video PlantPure Nation and is the Austin Texas Local PlantPure Community. The talk by Dr. Carney was titled "Food, Mood, and W...
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Soy Foods Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Reduce Your Risk of Clogged Arteries Leading to Heart Failure
In 2017, a study that evaluated the relationship between soy food consumption and cardiovascular disease risk revealed that individuals can fend off cardiovascular disease by consuming generous portions of soy foods regularly. The study analyzed nutritional and medical data from 17 published studies. At its conclusion, it was found out that consumi...
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Can Plant Foods Protect Against Prostate Cancer?

Prostate Cancer Cells Illustration
Going vegan could protect men against prostate cancer. This is the findings of a study published in the Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. A total of 60 prostate cancer patients and 60 healthy subjects were assessed by their dietary patterns and observed for prostate cancer incidence. Men who followed a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and...
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Beat Back Oral Cancer With Fruits and Vegetables

Eat Fruits and Vegetables to Reduce Oral Cancer Risk
Every hour of every day, someone dies from oral cancer in the United States. Oral cancer is the 6th most commonly diagnosed malignancy in the US and results in about 8,000 deaths annually. Consuming more fruits and vegetables could be one secret towards avoiding this deadly cancer. According to a study that investigated the association between...
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Grilled Meats Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Diabetes Type 2 Diagnosis Risk is Raised by Eating Grilled Meats
Each year, diabetes remains near the top of the list of America's most serious health problems. More than 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes type 2 annually and this metabolic disorder kills more people in the United States every year than road accidents, AIDS, or breast cancer combined. Unfortunately, diabetes fo...
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Enjoy Milk? Shattering News!

Drinking Milk Does Not Build Strong Bones
For years, the media and health practitioners have told us that milk is the answer to stronger bones, but now we know that idea is false. Milk contains high amounts of calcium. Although calcium is required for building and maintaining strong bones and teeth, drinking milk weakens bones.  Because of the calcium in milk, the Natio...
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MIKE
i can see where relying solely on milk can cause bone loss, due to the fact that it takes a lot more than calcium to make bones st... Read More
Thursday, September 12 2019 22:04
Sean Carney
Mike, Estrogen levels rise whether the milk is organic or not and whether the cow was grass fed or not. I will share with you som... Read More
Friday, September 13 2019 11:21
Deborah
Hi Mike. If I may add a bit to what Dr. Linda & Sean Carney have said about dairy, there are a number of serious concerns about c... Read More
Friday, September 13 2019 12:28
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Dr. Carney Speaking at Plant Fit Summit

Join us for the Plant Fit Summit
We are pleased to have had Dr. Carney invited as a speaker for the Plant Fit Summit. We are equally pleased to invite you to participate in the Plant Fit Summit running from August 31st to September 9th, 2019. Dr. Carney is one of the many great speakers.  So, why might you be interested? Today's modern diseases, ...
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Statins Increase Peripheral Neuropathy Risk

Human Nerve Cells and Peripheral Neuropathy
Statins are among the biggest selling drugs in the United States. Millions of Americans pop these cholesterol-lowering pills every day to reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke. Unfortunately, statins have been associated with a wide range of side effects, including headaches, confusion, liver damage, memory loss, and elevated risk of type 2...
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What about RedYeast Rice? Does this supplement have the same effect as prescribed statins? Please comment as I am currently taking... Read More
Thursday, August 08 2019 12:09
Linda Carney MD
Red Yeast Rice contains the original statin marketed as Mevacor, which is how this pharmaceutical product was discovered.
Thursday, August 08 2019 13:05
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