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  • Just Say No to Candy!

    Dr. Joel Fuhrman has written an excellent article regarding our culture's obsession using rich, disease-promoting foods for celebrating special occasions, especially for Halloween. Dr. Fuhrman states in his article, "As parents we must protect our...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/just-say-no-to-candy
  • Healthy Diets Start in the Womb

    This is a very interesting article written by Kristin Wartman from The New York Times. She explores several reasons why it's important for parents to feed their children healthy food right from the start....even while in the womb. Children quickly...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/healthy-diets-start-in-the-womb
  • Deciding Which Direction is Best

    Conflicting "scientific studies" regarding what characterizes a healthy diet saturate our media daily. For example, it's been well established that saturated animal fat promotes chronic disease, yet due to popular (and misguided) news reports this fact...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/deciding-which-direction-is-best
  • Take the New Year Health Challenge!

    Happy New Year! The holiday season is always a joyous time of year, especially when family and friends fill our homes to celebrate! And of course no holiday festivity would be complete without the many hours of preparing and sharing a delicious meal,...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/how-to/take-the-new-year-health-challenge
  • How Not to Die by Michael Greger MD

    If you are familiar with the work of Dr. Michael Greger , you know how passionate he is about digging through complicated scientific research linking diet and disease. My blogs and articles feature many videos from his website, NutritionFacts.org . Dr....

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/how-not-to-die-by-michael-greger-md
  • High-Fiber Diets Reduce Type 2 Diabetes

    Diabetes is a growing global public health epidemic. The number of people suffering from diabetes has risen from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014 worldwide. Sadly, this figure is expected to rise to about 642 million by 2040 . Type 2 diabetes...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/condition-related/high-fiber-diets-reduce-type-2-diabetes
  • HDL: Is Higher Really Better?

    One of the ways to predict the risk of cardiovascular disease is by having regular blood tests done that includes a blood lipid profile. This test includes not only the total cholesterol, but also the HDL (high-density lipoprotein) and LDL (low-density...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/hdl-is-higher-really-better
  • Getting Milked Out of Money and Health?

    Got Milk? Of course you do... if you're a typical American. National Public Radio reports that the average American consumes 630 pounds of dairy a year according to U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics. In fact, the same statistics tell us that in...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/getting-milked-out-of-money-and-health
  • Avoid the Negative Effects From Dairy by Choosing Plant Foods for Calcium

    Calcium is a mineral found in the ground and is absorbed by the roots of plants. Contrary to what the dairy industry wants us to believe, whole plant foods contain sufficient amounts of calcium to support every stage of our life after infancy....

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/avoid-the-negative-effects-from-dairy-by-choosing-plant-foods-for-calcium
  • 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...

    https://www.drcarney.com/resources/live-in-programs/eden-valley-institute
  • Crunching the Science on Juicing

    Juicing fruits and vegetables was once considered the healthiest of the health trends. Many of us have invested in a juicer, and if we haven't, we probably know friends, family members, or coworkers who have. Those "into" juicing talk about all the...

    https://www.drcarney.com/articles/crunching-the-science-on-juicing
  • WHO States Red/Processed Meat Linked to Cancer

    Once again the media outlets have been "rocked" by news on nutrition: the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that processed meat and red meat consumption are associated with cancer. In a press release dated October 26, 2015 , the WHO stated that...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/science-inspired/who-states-red-processed-meat-linked-to-cancer
  • Vegans Have Lower Cholesterol

    Vegans have lower body weights as well as cholesterol levels, according to a recent study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition and reported by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine: "Those who consume vegan diets have...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/vegans-have-lower-cholesterol
  • Medical Care = Third Leading Cause of Death

    "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." These are wise words spoken by Hippocrates , an ancient Greek physician that is "considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine." The Hippocratic Oath which is named after...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/medical-care-third-leading-cause-of-death
  • Part III: Do Plant-Based Diets Need Supplementing?

    Iron. Iron is a necessary mineral in our diet that can be found in both meat and plants; however not all iron is created equal. Iron comes in two forms: heme iron which comes from animal products and non-heme iron which comes from plant sources. Whole...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/part-iii-do-plant-based-diets-need-supplementing
  • Don't men have to eat meat to maintain strength and masculinity?

    For most men, consuming meat (protein) is associated with " muscle, vitality, strength, power, energy, vigor, aggressiveness, and liveliness. " This image comes from clever marketing tactics, promoting the sale of meat as superior protein that sustains...

    https://www.drcarney.com/faq/men-s-health-questions/don-t-men-have-to-eat-meat-to-maintain-strength-and-masculinity
  • Current Protein Recommendations Flawed

    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...

    https://www.drcarney.com/articles/current-protein-recommendations-flawed
  • How to Eat a Balanced WFPB Diet

    What is a balanced diet? A diet that supplies the proper proportions of all the nutrients necessary for health is considered a balanced diet. But despite our best efforts to eat healthfully, many of us worry that maybe we're not getting enough of...

    https://www.drcarney.com/articles/how-to-eat-a-balanced-wfpb-diet
  • Insulin Resistance Insulin Sensitivity

    As a Type-1 Diabetic and due to the manner in which I learned to manage it, Insulin Resistance became a passionate topic for me as it is a fundamental element of metabolic control. I learned that the lower the insulin resistance, the less insulin I had...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/condition-related/insulin-resistance-insulin-sensitivity
  • Sugary Beverages and Rising Stroke Risk

    Every 40 seconds, a person suffers from a stroke and every 4 minutes, someone dies from a stroke in the United States. Stroke is the number one cause of long-term disability and the number five cause of deaths in the US, killing more than one hundred...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/condition-related/sugary-beverages-and-rising-stroke-risk

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