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Michael Greger, MD

Michael Greger, MD
Anybody following our popular blogs will notice that we often, and highly, promote the work of Michael Greger, MD who scours the Medical Literature and makes videos which can be found on his web site at NutritionFacts.org .  We mostly know Dr. Greger because of his videos but the fact is that he is also...
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How Long Does it Take to Feel Great on a Plant-Based Diet?

How Long Does it Take to Feel Great on a Plant-Based Diet?

This is a great article by Lindsay Nixon from Happy Herbivore! In response to her question, her readers shared their stories when making the transition to a whole-foods, plant-based diet. Many times we will experience withdrawal symptoms, as mentioned in her article. These symptoms can be mistakenly interpreted as "not getting enough protein, or nutrients." So it's important that we know about the detox symptoms before we start a nutrient-rich, plant-centered diet.

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Big Bald Mike Loses 142 lbs In 18 Months

Big Bald Mike Loses 142 lbs In 18 Months

I had been living in overalls for years and was at 571 lbs. Mike despairingly emailed his friend who put him in contact with Dr. Carney and her husband Sean. Dr. Carney agreed to help Mike under the condition that he would come to their office and eat with them every day for a week.

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Junk Food Desensitizes Reward Centers of the Brain

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Why Have We Become Food Addicts?

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Dr. McDougall's Success Stories of Star McDougallers

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Dr. McDougall's Success Stories of Star McDougallers

This page is a listing of many really great and encouraging stories from people who have had tremendous success following the plant-based whole-foods low-fat diet as advocated by John McDougall MD. You can spend HOURS here watching videos. There is something for everyone here. We will later be blogging some of these specific videos while blogging on specific topics. We really appreciate, and highly recommend that everybody read the book by Dr. McDougall entitled The Starch Solution. To view the page of Star McDougaller's success stories click here.

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Susie's Crohn's Disease in Remission

Susie's Crohn's Disease in Remission
I was looking for a doctor that could provide comprehensive care for me emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually. When visiting the doctor in the past each ailment was dealt with on a physical level with no regard for my emotional, mental, or spiritual state. I was recommended different pills or surgeries to fix my physical...
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My Beef with Meat Promotional Video

My Beef with Meat Promotional Video
Enjoy this lighthearted promotional video of Rip Esselstyn introducing his new book "My Beef with Meat". If you enjoyed reading his first book The Engine 2 Diet then you will love My Beef with Meat. In this book he works to dispel misconceptions that most people have. Rips Books Include: The Engine 2 Diet and...
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Kay: More Energy, Inspiration, and Insight; Less Cholesterol

Kay: More Energy, Inspiration, and Insight; Less Cholesterol
I met Dr. Carney during a breakout session at a health check fair San Marcos. As a health coach, I was interested in how she mentioned food was a major factor in your health and that really grabbed my attention. Within a year, I became plant-based and since then, I've referred many people to her....
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Elana Slashes Diabetes Risk and Gets Fit

Elana Slashes Diabetes Risk and Gets Fit
I was interested in finding a plant-based doctor, and had heard about Dr. Linda Carney through some people that I had met, including Engine 2 Diet's Rip Esselstyn. I knew she would really understand what I was trying to do, wouldn't try to talk me out of it, and that we were on the same...
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Laura Avoids Hysterectomy

Laura Avoids Hysterectomy
A little over five years ago, I began looking for a primary care physician who could see me for checkups, yearly blood-work, or if I was sick with a cold. My husband was looking for a doctor, and Dr. Linda Carney was in the local area. When we saw the phrase, "Primary Care Extraordinaire", we...
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Shaela Improves Allergies and Gains Energy

Shaela Improves Allergies and Gains Energy
I was interested in the vegan lifestyle and we lived right down the street from Dr. Carney's office. I didn't want to be treated as a number, but as a person. I've always had a preference for female doctors and after going to her website and seeing that she was vegan, I felt that going...
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