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John Mackey, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, Plant-Based Diet Presentation

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Beans, Greens, Squash and Yams

Beans, Greens, Squash and Yams
Many of you are acquainted with our memory-jogging slogan "Beans, Greens, Squash and Yams" which is a definition of Starch-Smart® categories of food staples rather than the mandating of a restricted diet.  In fact, the Starch-Smart® System of Dietary Care Extraordinaire encourages eating many varied and deliciously wonderful foods.  It is a program where you...
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Sick Before Their Time: More Kids Diagnosed With Adult Diseases

Sick Before Their Time: More Kids Diagnosed With Adult Diseases

Medical experts predict that today's children will be the first generation that will not outlive their parents. This is partly due to the sharp rise in obesity among American children. Steven Kenneth Galson, former US Surgeon General, states that the obesity epidemic is a result of "an increasingly sedentary lifestyle and poor nutrition."

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High Blood Sugar Levels Linked to Dementia

High Blood Sugar Levels Linked to Dementia

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that high blood sugar levels were associated with an increased incident of dementia. Over 2,000 men and women over the age of 65 were studied for 6-8 years. Those participants that had a blood glucose of 115, compared to 100, had a 15% increased risk of developing dementia. Prior studies done revealed that those with diabetes had an increased incidence, yet this study shows that non-diabetics with elevated glucose levels are at a higher risk as well. Read the article by PCRM here.

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Current Protein Recommendations Flawed

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What does your typical diet look like for one day? If you answered bacon and eggs for breakfast, turkey and cheese sandwich for lunch, and chicken fried steak for dinner, you're not alone. Basing every meal around an animal-based protein source is believed to be a necessary component in the human diet. Dr. Michael Klaper...
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Health Concerns about Dairy Products

Health Concerns about Dairy Products
According to the Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine, "Many Americans still consume substantial amounts of dairy products—and government policies still promote them—despite scientific evidence that questions their health benefits and indicates their potential health risks." A few of the risks associated with dairy consumption include an increased incidence of cancer, heart disease, acne, osteoporosis, gastrointestinal...
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Have you found a link between dairy and chronic pain? I've suffered from foot pain, mainly my left foot around the inner ankle, f... Read More
Tuesday, May 10 2016 09:00
Linda Carney MD
Hi Amy, Thanks for your question, and for sharing your experience. Yes Dairy is linked to pain of many types, especially chronic.... Read More
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High Blood Pressure: A Symptom, Not a Disease

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The Ten Healthiest Packaged Foods

The Ten Healthiest Packaged Foods

The healthiest foods of course are those that are grown in a garden and consumed "in their natural form." However, there are some packaged foods that can be included in a healthy, Starch-Smart® diet. These foods are minimally processed, keeping their fiber and nutrient content intact. Jeff Novick gives us some guidelines to follow when we make a trip to the grocery store, in his article: "The 10 Healthiest Packaged Foods."

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Is Your Food a Medicine or Poison?

Is Your Food a Medicine or Poison?

Every meal we consume affects our health either in a positive or negative way.  If our diets consist mainly of heavily processed foods and animal products, rich in saturated fats, oils, salt and sugar, we are creating an environment that encourages chronic degenerative disease.

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Fighting the Blues With Greens?

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Gladiators Were Vegan

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Gladiators were slaves, and very expendable ones at that. Of course they would not eat much meat. Romans did not feed slaves meat ... Read More
Thursday, October 22 2015 02:05
Sean Carney
Paul, Here are a few web sites you might want to check out regarding vegan athletes: http://www.greatveganathletes.com/ http://www... Read More
Thursday, October 22 2015 09:32
Sean Carney
Hello DS, We really appreciate your comments. Of course being compared to Weston Price does sting a little bit but if we have offe... Read More
Wednesday, November 18 2015 09:12
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