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NEWSTART Lifestyle Club

NEWSTART Lifestyle Club
This site is NOT technically a forum as we were not able to find a discussion forum component to the site. But, we wanted to make you aware of it just the same. The Newstart Club is an free support site that is operated by The Weimar Center of Health and Education who are the...
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McDougall Discussion Board

McDougall Discussion Board
Dr. McDougall's Health and Medical Center provides a lively Discussion Board with a free membership. There is also extensive involvement with Jeff Novick, RD who even has a section of the discussion board intended specifically for you to get your questions answered by him. The site also has many Testimonies and Success Stories for your...
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Fuhrman Member Center

Fuhrman Member Center
Dr. Fuhrman runs a Member Center as a subscription based service. The Member Center provides a wealth of knowledge and he is personally involved as are his Staff Physicians. The Member Support Center is located on his main web site. This is very much a for pay service with the costs increasing as services also...
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What benefits can I see from walking regularly?

Dr. John McDougall lists a few of the benefits associated with walking regularly in his article: "Achieve 100% Health with Exercise""Although dietary changes will take you a long way to being completely healthy, you will need some exercise to improve your fitness and well being. Exercise, as simple as a daily walk, can benefit you."You...
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What about back pain and exercise?

If you suffer from back pain, it's always best to consult your personal physician before starting an exercise routine. Dr. John McDougall offers some advice concerning back pain and exercise in his April/May 1999 McDougall Newsletter. Click on the link to view the entire article."Regular exercise may be the most potent weapon against back pain....
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Is there hope for Multiple Sclerosis patients to improve?

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a dreaded disease that reduces life expectancy and quality of life. Conventional medical wisdom is that there is no cure. The available medications can have adverse effects and not be well tolerated. Many people seek alternative treatments out of a sense of desperation. MS is a neurological disorder caused by an...
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Eden Valley Institute

Eden Valley Institute
Offering both 10- and 18-day live-in sessions, patients will receive a personalized treatment plan upon careful evaluation on their first day. By following the NEWSTART principles of nutrition, exercise, water, sunlight, temperance, air, rest, and trust in divine power, patients will see an improvement in their health quickly. Situated in the foothills of the Rocky...
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Farms2Forks Weekend

Farms2Forks Weekend
Farms2Forks Weekend is a collaboration between Forks Over Knives and The Engine 2 Diet running weekend programs conducted in various locations where participants are treated to a crash course in plant based nutrition with live seminars and demonstrations from some of today's leading plant based speakers. This is a very intense program and Dr. Carney's...
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What is Calorie Density and Why is it Important?

"Calorie density" is a term that describes a common sense dietary approach that not only ensures excellent nutrition, but also promotes lifelong weight management. When using this approach, we can increase the amount of food on our plates while the caloric content decreases. This optimizes the nutritional value of our meals, aids in satiety, and...
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What are the benefits and risks of taking statins to lower high cholesterol?

Although statins can benefit those high risk patients with significant history of coronary disease; for the majority of patients, a Starch Smart diet proves to be just as effective at lowering cholesterol. High risk patients that would benefit from statin lowering medications are those that have had a previous heart attack, stroke, or an angioplasty...
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Do I need to supplement vitamin B12?

It is recommended that most adults take a 500 mcg sublingual daily, or take 1,000 mcg swallowed, to ensure that they don't develop a vitamin B12 deficiency. Nutritional yeast and enriched non-dairy milks do have B12, but the amount may not be sufficient for those with absorption issues, or for those over age 50, or...
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TrueNorth Health Center

TrueNorth Health Center
Founded in 1984, TrueNorth Health Center seeks to restore and maintain optimum health of their patients. Their team includes medical physicians, oesteopaths, chiropractors, naturopaths, psychologists, massage therapists, chef, and many others who work together to provide their patients superior care during their stay. By avoiding all animal products, added oil, salt, and sugar, patients see...
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