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  • Higher Intake of Fruit, but Not Vegetables or Fiber, at Baseline Is Associated With Lower Risk of Becoming Overweight or Obese in Middle-Aged and Older Women of Normal BMI at Baseline

    Habitual consumption of fruits is associated with reduced incidence of overweight and obesity in middle-aged and elderly women. This study examined the relationship between adequate intake of fruits and vegetables and the tendency of middle-aged and...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/lifestyle-choices/fruits/higher-intake-of-fruit-but-not-vegetables-or-fiber-at-baseline-is-associated-with-lower-risk-of-becoming-overweight-or-obese-in-middle-aged-and-older-women-of-normal-bmi-at-baseline
  • Low-Carb Theory Regarding Meat/Insulin is Flawed

    to rising obesity and insulin resistance rates, low-carb and Paleo diets have become a popular approach to the growing population of overweight Americans. As stated by Dr. John McDougall, "Advocates of high-protein diets explain the reason people are...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/low-carb-theory-regarding-meat-insulin-is-flawed
  • Eating You Alive

    Half of all adults in the U.S. struggle with chronic health conditions including cancer, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity, hypertension, Alzheimer's, arthritis and erectile dysfunction. Despite countless dollars spent on medical research, new...

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  • Lighten Up: Weighing in on the Weight Debate

    Weighing in on the Weight Debate Obesity is a worldwide health disaster; it's catching up to tobacco as the top preventable cause of death in the United States. With almost 70% of Americans overweight and/or obese, Americans are suffering, and confused...

    https://www.drcarney.com/shop/amazon-storefront/videos/lectures-seminars/lighten-up-weighing-in-on-the-weight-debate
  • Better Than Vegan: 101 Favorite Low-Fat, Plant-Based Recipes That Helped Me Lose Over 200 Pounds

    low-fat, whole-foods, plant-based dietary program. \He explains why he eats this way and how he gained the victory over his obesity. This book will encourage anybody who battles obesity and has gone on and on and off of a variety of diets. If there is...

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  • Sugared Beverages Increase Metabolic Syndrome Risk

    ​More than 75 billion dollars worth of soda is purchased yearly. Sugar-sweetened drinks not only drain the pockets of millions of Americans, but these beverages are a drain on the health of the nation as well. Heavy consumption of sugary beverages, such...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/sugared-beverages-increase-metabolic-syndrome-risk
  • Greater whole grain intake is associated with lower risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and weight gain.

    dietary fibers may confer significant protection against the development of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. This research work evaluated the association between the consumption of whole grains and dietary fiber and weight gain,...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/lifestyle-choices/whole-grains/greater-whole-grain-intake-is-associated-with-lower-risk-of-type-2-diabetes-cardiovascular-disease-and-weight-gain
  • Dietary fat and body weight control.

    High dietary fat consumption may increase the risk of weight gain and obesity. This research work was carried out to determine the relationship between dietary fat and body weight control. Researchers examined data from the National Weight Control...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/lifestyle-choices/high-fat/dietary-fat-and-body-weight-control
  • Big Industries Influence USDA Food Guidelines

    The majority of disease, disability and premature death seen by medical professionals today originates from a nutrient and fiber-deficient diet, which has led to an epidemic of poor health and astronomical health care costs . In fact, according to the...

    https://www.drcarney.com/articles/big-industries-influence-usda-food-guidelines
  • Has Eating a Low-Fat, High-Carb Diet Failed us?

    low-fat, high-carb recommendations have failed Americans terribly, thereby fueling an epidemic of chronic disease and obesity. As a result, instead of...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/has-eating-a-low-fat-high-carb-diet-failed-us
  • Weight Gain Attributed to Eating Meat?

    One of the many benefits of consuming a plant-centered diet is that it reduces body fat and helps us maintain a healthy weight. Studies confirm that individuals consuming diets based on animal products have more abdominal fat and higher BMI's than...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/science-inspired/weight-gain-attributed-to-eating-meat
  • Are all Carbs Bad?

    Obesity rates have skyrocketed and has grown to concerning proportions in the last decade. It's estimated that 80% of adults in the U.S. are overweight. In fact, due to rising obesity rates in children, doctors are seeing an alarming number of children...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/are-all-carbs-bad
  • Danger, Will Robinson, Nutrition Facts!

    Percentage of Calories from Fat (AKA Calorie Density) which is important information to aid people in combating our growing obesity epidemic. We have always wished for the Percentage of Calories from Fat to be ADDED to the Nutrition Facts label. Up...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/danger-will-robinson-nutrition-facts
  • Don't be a Processed Person

    habits. Another way we could "stop the madness" is by eliminating the subsidization of products that promote disease and obesity such as oils, meat, dairy, and many ingredients contained in processed foods. Protein from animal sources is not required by...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/don-t-be-a-processed-person
  • Q&A With Pediatrician Jay Gordon MD

    and vegetables How a plant-centered diet impacts children's developing brains and bodies Raw vs cooked vegetables Childhood obesity What to say to children when they want to eat the junk food that their peers are eating The video below was produced for...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/q-a-with-pediatrician-jay-gordon-md
  • Animal Fat Increases Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

    other countries including India, China and Brazil showed that, "As animal fat and calorie consumption increased, so did obesity rates and prevalence of Alzheimer's disease." These findings were published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. A previous...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/science-inspired/animal-fat-increases-risk-of-alzheimer-s-disease
  • Dietary meat fats and burden of cardiovascular disease risk factors in the elderly: a report from the MEDIS Study.

    This research work examined the association between dietary fats and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and hypercholesterolemia, in elderly people. Researchers reviewed dietary and clinical data obtained...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/disease-conditions/cardiovascular-disease/dietary-meat-fats-and-burden-of-cardiovascular-disease-risk-factors-in-the-elderly-a-report-from-the-medis-study
  • Sugary Drinks Linked to 180,000 Deaths Worldwide

    But how bad can they be? For some people the answer is "deadly." In fact studies indicate that one in every 100 deaths from obesity-related diseases is caused by sugary beverages. A study reported in the journal Circulation in...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/sugary-drinks-linked-to-180-000-deaths-worldwide
  • What Makes Us Sick?

    As their diets became more Americanized, they became sick and obese. Witnessing first-hand how animal-based diets promote obesity and chronic disease was a pivotal moment in Dr. McDougall's career. This observation also revealed how dietary and...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/what-makes-us-sick
  • Women's Health Concerns

    Heart disease , osteoporosis , autoimmune diseases , obesity , and breast cancer are some of the common conditions that affect the lives of women. However, in his Women's Health article, Dr. Joel Fuhrman states that, "These conditions are largely...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/women-s-health-concerns

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