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This is a place for new members to introduce themselves and be welcomed. We would love to hear from you. What is your story? How did you become interested in plant based nutrition? What led you to joining us? How did you hear about us? How can we help you? How can you help us? et...
I am looking for information regarding smoked paprika and its effect on the body. Can you direct me to any studies?...
Is it possible to have lupus if you have redness on your cheeks and the bridge of your nose but don't have any other lupus symptoms? My skin rash has improved since going oil free and avoiding tree nuts. But sometimes I wonder if I have lupus. I'm wondering if I should have some ...
Hi Dr. Carney Friends! I just came across this site and am hoping for some nutritional allies and to gain more knowledge in the field of nutrition. I am a relatively new mother (I have a 2 year old) and am a vergitarian of about 4 years now and want specifically in this post to ...
I have a friend whose daughter has kidney disease. The doctor thinks it may be FSGS. Wondering if there is any lifestyle related treatments that can help her. She had a kidney transplant but her body has recently rejected it. So it is back to dialysis. Wondering if there are othe...
Hello Dr. Carney,  I was wondering if you might have documented proof or know of anyone personally who has documented proof (128 Slice CT Heart Scan) of their coronary blockage reversal after being on a healthy plant-based diet? Thank you, Jay...

Sad story

Found this story on CNN:https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/30/health/rising-drug-costs/index.html This story is so sad on so many levels - even beyond the insulin price gouging subject of the article. I find it sad that his control is so poor that he needs an alarm to alert him of hyp...
It's good to see national news is starting to figure it out. Saw this on CNN yesterday: https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/31/health/heart-disease-statistics-report/index.html I like Dr. Esselstyn's exhaustive list of veggies to eat. Enjoy, Ken  ...
My son has had a severe stomach flu. We then discovered he is dealing with a stomach ulcer. I've been following an ulcer-healing way of eating that involves no nuts, citrus, or spicy foods. But he told me this morning, he's worried he's still losing weight (lost weight during the...
I had my gall bladder removed almost 10 years ago. I am wondering if the body can't digest fats very well when we don't have one. I know when my gb was diseased, it had trouble digesting fats. I've found I have flareups in a skin rash on my face when I get too much natural fats--...
Are there any success stories here on healing the leaky gut? I need some encouragement, I think. How long does it normally take to heal and recover? I saw a post--not here--where a doctor advised eating rice at least once a day for healing. Would this help? We do love brown rice ...
Has anyone had difficulty bringing down LDL even though you are following a whole food-plant based diet and getting regular exercise? What has helped you bring your numbers down?...
I have heard a number of whole food, plant-based doctors advocate that WFPB eaters should avoid using protein power, even plant-based powders.  Is there any research that anyone can cite showing negative effects of using plant protein powder?  I have plant-based friends...

White dots on gums

Hello,I noticed for a time now, about 3months...that I have 2 bigger spots on teeth and a couple of little ones smaller. Really small...Do you know what it can be?Thanks!...
Is it harmful to take a pain reliever when you're dealing with the flu? I've been staying away from NSAIDs to help in healing my gut but I am dealing with the flu and wondering if it would be safe to take one? I've been eating right, getting light exercise, and taking hot baths....
Hey all. I still have weight to lose, but for the past two months I've plataued and cant seem to lose anything. been at this same weight. When I first started, as expected, I lost 30 lbs. I was hoping you all had some advise. I wish I could say it's fat turning to muscle, bu...
A friend of mine has gastroparesis. He has type 2 diabetes. I am wondering if there are any natural remedies that can help alleviate this diabetes complication....
Hello everyone, I was wondering if metabolic damage real. It is a topic heavily discussed in the high-carb vegan community. Metabolic damage is the damage caused by long term calorie restriction, either through dieting or eating disorders. People who have a history of calorie res...
Do you know of any research related to meal spacing--intervals between meals? Or how eating on a regular schedule benefits our health? ...
I have a dear friend suffering with polycystic kidney disease. Very poor as well. She is on dialysis 3X a week. I know that a plant based diet can improve kidney function in general, but wondering if you know if this would help this type of kidney disease. She has had very poor h...
I'm in my twenties, male and have been the same weight so it can't be anything to do with any of that, so could they be any reason why I still keep getting stretch marks?...


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