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  • The Benefits of Whole Grains

    Whole, intact, grains can be an essential component of a whole-food, nutrient-dense, Starch-Smart® diet. A whole grain consists of all three parts of the kernel, which are the bran, germ, and endosperm. When any of these are removed in processing, then...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/food-matters/the-benefits-of-whole-grains
  • Whole Plant Food Diet Supports Longevity

    You would probably agree that some of the best advice ever given to us came from our mothers and grandmothers, especially when they told us to eat our vegetables. Studies confirm that those who consume a diet rich in fruits and vegetables live a longer...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/whole-plant-food-diet-supports-longevity
  • Are You Eating Like Royalty?

    A review of the best scientific literature establishes beyond reproach that the majority of disease seen by medical professionals today is a direct result of our quest for, and reliance on, animal-source food. This is no surprise to Dr. John McDougall,...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/are-you-eating-like-royalty
  • Exercise Your Power to Choose Health

    We often hear the term "lifestyle diseases" bandied about. But what are these diseases? Lifestyle diseases are defined as those negative, chronic health conditions which are brought on by our choices about food, exercise, and the use of substances like...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/exercise-your-power-to-choose-health
  • Linda Carney, MD

    Dr. Carney became a vegetarian at nine years of age when a new step-father entered into her life who did not eat meat. The vegetarian philosophy she was raised with included the eating of dairy products, plenty of eggs, processed foods, fake meat...

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  • Macho Trucker Takes Plant-Based Diet on the Road

    Meet Bobby Andersen...a robust, macho and very likable long-haul trucker that's demonstrating how eating a 100% whole-food, plant-based diet doesn't have to be hard -- even on the road. Men like Anderson, who choose to eliminate meat/dairy/eggs from...

    https://www.drcarney.com/articles/macho-trucker-takes-plant-based-diet-on-the-road
  • Why do Animal Products Cause Inflammation?

    The beneficial anti-inflammatory properties of a Starch-Smart® Diet come from the avoidance of inflammatory foods such as animal products , as well as the inclusion of micronutrient-rich, whole plant foods. Plant foods are a rich source of...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/science-inspired/why-do-animal-products-cause-inflammation
  • Avoid Dairy to Prevent Type-1 Diabetes

    Diabetes is a serious disease and is the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S. Having diabetes doubles the risk of having a stroke or heart attack. In fact, stroke and heart attacks " account for 84% of diabetes-related deaths ." Many other...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/avoid-dairy-to-prevent-type-1-diabetes
  • Sugar- and Artificially Sweetened Beverages and the Risks of Incident Stroke and Dementia: A Prospective Cohort Study.

    ​A significant increase in the risk of stroke, dementia, and Alzheimer's disease is associated with high intake of artificially-sweetened beverages. The purpose of this study was to assess the correlation between the consumption of soft drinks and the...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/disease-conditions/stroke/sugar-and-artificially-sweetened-beverages-and-the-risks-of-incident-stroke-and-dementia-a-prospective-cohort-study
  • Incredible Egg? or Incredible Marketing?

    Scrambled, fried, hard boiled, or poached - there's a way to prepare eggs to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. I'm sure many people have fond memories of eating bacon and eggs for breakfast with their families on weekend mornings. Eggs are heavily...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/incredible-egg-or-incredible-marketing
  • Avoiding Fried Foods Reduces Cancer Risk

    "Would you like fries with that?" You may want to skip fried foods the next time you eat out after seeing the research linking these foods to cancer development. Dr. Michael Greger demonstrates in the video below, (as well as the following highlighted...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/avoiding-fried-foods-reduces-cancer-risk
  • Cannabis Use and Acute Coronary Syndrome

    Cannabis use may elevate the risk of developing several cardiovascular diseases, including cardiomyopathy, angina pectoris, myocardial infarction (heart attack), and cardiac arrest. This study examined whether cannabis use is an influential factor for...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/lifestyle-choices/cannabis/cannabis-use-and-acute-coronary-syndrome
  • Misleading Ads Promote Cardiovascular Disease

    Approximately 20 years ago, the American Heart Association, along with several consumer groups, and the Federal Trade Commission, executed successful legal action which urged the egg industry to stop misleading and false advertising that eggs "had no...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/science-inspired/misleading-ads-promote-cardiovascular-disease
  • Seven Ways Salt Impacts our Health

    With respect to sodium intake, the best advice may be to wait until we're seated at the table to shake on the salt -- if we choose to salt our food at all. Most of us like the flavor of salt. If we haven't been diagnosed with high blood pressure, is...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/science-inspired/seven-ways-salt-impacts-our-health
  • Isn't Some Cholesterol Actually Healthy?

    Cholesterol is a naturally occurring, waxy substance primarily synthesized by the liver. Cholesterol is necessary to form cell membranes, to produce hormones like testosterone and estrogen, to transform sunlight into Vitamin D which helps build our...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/isn-t-some-cholesterol-actually-healthy
  • Antioxidant-Rich Foods Dilate Arteries

    In 1998, a pivotal discovery earning the Nobel Prize in Medicine, led to the discovery of a "miracle molecule" called Nitric Oxide (NO) . The Nitric Oxide molecule is a gas which is produced inside the endothelial lining of all blood vessels. The...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/science-inspired/antioxidant-rich-foods-dilate-arteries
  • Smoking Promotes Impotence

    Cigarette smoking is an established risk factor for erectile dysfunction, also known as impotence. In fact, in 2014, the acting surgeon general of the United States added erectile dysfunction to the list of health problems that can be caused by smoking....

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/condition-related/smoking-promotes-impotence
  • Plant-Based Medical Center Opens in Washington, DC

    The Barnard Medical Center has opened its doors this month in Washington, D.C., offering integrated nutrition and medicine at all visits. As a health care center dedicated to plant-based disease prevention and recovery, Barnard Medical shines a...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/plant-based-medical-center-opens-in-washington-dc
  • Animal Protein Damages Kidney Function

    We hear it all the time: protein. If we're hungry midafternoon, our coworker wonders if we didn't include enough protein in our lunch. If we say we're feeling tired lately, our sister asks if we're eating enough protein. If we twist our ankle, our...

    https://www.drcarney.com/articles/animal-protein-damages-kidney-function
  • Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis Success Stories

    Doctor John McDougall featured ten patient success stories that have cured their severe and near disabling inflammatory (mostly rheumatoid) arthritis. These stories are typical examples of results that can be obtained when following an aggressive...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-testimonial/severe-rheumatoid-arthritis-success-stories

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