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Matthew Lederman, MD

Matthew Lederman, MD
Dr. Lederman, an Internal Medicine physician, has strived to eliminate medication and reverse diease in his patients through diet and lifestyle changes.  He is coauthor, with his wife Alona Pulde MD, of Keep it Simple, Keep it Whole and he has appeared in Healing Cancer and Forks Over Knives where the work of Dr. Lederman...
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Neal Barnard, MD

Neal Barnard, MD
Dr. Barnard has authored many nutrition books and conducted research on reversing diabetes though diet in conjunction with Georgetown University. He founded the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) in 1985, a group which promotes preventitive medicine and encourages high standards for ethics and effectiveness in reasearch. PCRM also introduced the New Four Food Groups...
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Pam Popper, PhD

Pam Popper, PhD
Pam Popper PhD worked with us on the first lifestyle programs in 2010 and 2011. It was wonderful to become friends with Pam. We certainly found her perspectives very thought provoking and insightful. She is a naturopath, a nutritionist and is recognized as an expert on nutrition, medicine and health. Pam is a woman on...
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T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D

T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D
Dr. T. Colin Campbell PhD, Nutritional Biochemistry, Cornell University has been a leader in the study of nutrition for many decades. He is an honest scientist whose research led him to repudiate all that he previously believed regarding the role of nutrition and health. Dr. Campbell, along with his son, is the author of the...
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Julieanna Hever, MS, RD, CPT

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD, CPT
Known as The Plant-Based Dietitian, Julieanna Hever has written several books including The Complete Idiots Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition and serves as a nutritionist columnist for VegNews Magazine. Outside of her private practice in Los Angeles, Julieanna Hever has been a guest on numerous television and radio shows, including Dr. Oz, and is published in journals,...
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Chef AJ

Chef AJ
Chef AJ, author of Unprocessed, has followed a plant-based diet for over 33 years. With her unique ability to create healthy foods that taste great, she teaches how to easily bring more fresh fruits and vegetables into a diet to prevent and reverse many lifestyle diseases. Chef AJ is a chef and culinary instructor in...
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Will my children get enough calcium on a Starch-Smart® diet?

A Starch-Smart® diet supplies adequate levels of calcium for growing children and can be started as soon as solid food is introduced. A well planned, Starch-Smart® diet provides optimal nutrition and powerful protection against childhood illness and chronic disease later in adulthood.  When consuming a diet rich in whole foods, beans, nuts, seeds, legumes, intact...
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Alona Pulde, MD

Alona Pulde, MD
Alona Pulde's health care knowledge spans the globe. With a Masters degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Emperor's College in Southern California and a Doctor of Medicine degree from Albany Medical College, her holistic approach combines the Eastern and Western practices of health and wellness. She and her husband, Matt Lederman, MD, are co-authors of...
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Douglas Lisle, PhD

Douglas Lisle, PhD
We were privileged to meet Doug Lisle, who came to Austin, Texas to speak at a few lifestyle programs, including one we helped with in Hawaii. He is a gifted speaker. We know that he speaks at numerous weekend immersion programs. Douglas is a coauthor of the book The Pleasure Trap, which was featured in...
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Genetics and Lowering Cholesterol

Genetics and Lowering Cholesterol
Although an individual may have a genetic weakness for high cholesterol and it runs in their family, a plant-based diet is capable of lowering cholesterol to an acceptable level. Dr. Joel Fuhrman uses a nutrient-dense, vegetable based plan to reverse heart disease and lower cholesterol in his patients. Dr. Fuhrman emphasizes that, "Nutrition is such...
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Wow. This article sounds very hopeful to me. I have high blood cholesterol level caused by (probably) a genetic problem since I wa... Read More
Thursday, October 01 2015 00:26
Sean Carney
I am encouraged that you are encouraged! :-) For some more articles on similar topics you may want to check out this search for ot... Read More
Wednesday, October 14 2015 09:45
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Neil Nedley, MD

Neil Nedley, MD
Dr. Neil Nedley authored Proof Positive, which promoted nutritional and lifestyle therapies to treat and prevent heart dsiease, cancer, hypertension, diabetes, kidney failure, high cholesterol and many other diseases. He is President of Weimar Center of Health and Education, which runs a residential lifestyle center, academy and college outside of Sacramento, California, and also the...
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Statin Drugs and Cholesterol Reduction

Statin Drugs and Cholesterol Reduction
Heart disease has become our nation's number one killer, with coronary heart disease being the most common type of heart disease, causing more than 385,000 deaths per year. This results in a heart attack occurring within every 30-40 seconds. Having a high cholesterol level is one of the main risk factors contributing to heart disease....
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Question in regards to statins- I understand that those who have had a cardiac event would be the ones who benefit from the statin... Read More
Tuesday, May 17 2016 12:56
Sean Carney
That is a great question, Kathleen. Thank you for posting it. In order to answer it, Dr. Carney is inviting you to come in and bec... Read More
Tuesday, May 17 2016 17:34
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