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  • Life Span or Health Span?

    "Good news, America: We're living longer!" trumpeted USA Today . "Life expectancy in the USA rose in 2012 to 78.8 years — a record high," said the paper, quoting statistics from the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And in a press...

    https://www.drcarney.com/articles/lifespan-or-healthspan
  • Can Diet Influence the Onset of Early Puberty?

    An alarming trend is taking place in the United States today that's affecting the health and wellbeing of our children. The rate at which our children are going through puberty has increased significantly between 1997 and 2010. Before the 20th century,...

    https://www.drcarney.com/articles/can-diet-influence-the-onset-of-early-puberty
  • Is Your Diet "Rich" Enough to get Gout?

    Gout - the "Disease of Kings" - The incidence of gout has risen considerably in the last 40 years, affecting millions of men and women in the U.S. Gout is a type of painful inflammatory arthritis which is often referred to as the "disease of kings"...

    https://www.drcarney.com/articles/is-your-diet-rich-enough-to-get-gout
  • Plant-Based Nutrition for Kids

    Adopting a plant-based diet for your family can be one of the best decisions that you can make for your child's health and wellbeing. The time and effort you invest in educating, planning and providing nutritious foods for your children will help...

    https://www.drcarney.com/articles/plant-based-nutrition-for-kids
  • Unscrambling the Truth About Eggs

    Are eggs really that "incredible" or are the industry's marketing strategies "incredible?" You might be surprised to learn how big industries use clever marketing strategies to boost the sale of their products. One technique that Dr. John McDougall...

    https://www.drcarney.com/articles/unscrambling-the-truth-about-eggs
  • What is Metabolic Syndrome?

    Metabolic syndrome is a term often mentioned these days when public health is discussed. We hear about it on the news and see it mentioned in blogs and articles. But have you ever wondered, "Exactly what is metabolic syndrome?" You're not alone. By...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/what-is-metabolic-syndrome
  • How do these Diet Experts Measure Up?

    Obesity rates continue to climb and have resulted in a global epidemic of overweight and obese adults. In fact, it's estimated that nearly 80% of Americans are overweight. This tragedy has generated much controversy regarding what constitutes a healthy...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/how-do-these-diet-experts-measure-up
  • Incidence of Teen Stroke on the Rise

    Stroke is no longer considered a disease of old age. Strokes are now occurring in younger people as well. Dr. Joel Fuhrman says that, "These diseases come about due to the accumulated effects of years of poor diet and lifestyle habits. As the standard...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/incidence-of-teen-stroke-on-the-rise
  • Why Dieting Doesn't Work but Eating Healthy Does

    Dieting - it doesn't seem to work, does it? Cutting back on portion size, counting calories, and using will power can only last so long before we're back to our old eating habits. By the looks of all the diet books available today, it would seem like...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/science-inspired/why-dieting-doesn-t-work-but-eating-healthy-does
  • Consumption of sugar-sweetened and artificially sweetened soft drinks and risk of obesity-related cancers.

    The odds of developing obesity-related cancers may be stacked against individuals who are avid consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages. ​This study examined the intake of sweetened beverages in relation to the development of obesity-related cancers....

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/lifestyle-choices/sugar-sweetened-beverages/consumption-of-sugar-sweetened-and-artificially-sweetened-soft-drinks-and-risk-of-obesity-related-cancers
  • Registration Open for PlantPure Summit 2016

    "There are two kinds of cardiologists, vegans and ones who haven't read the data," says Kim Allan Williams, MD , Immediate-Past President of the American College of Cardiologists. Dr. Williams is just one of 40 speakers taking part in PlantPure Summit...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/registration-open-for-plantpure-summit-2016
  • Overweight Girls at Risk of Early Puberty

    Girls in the United States are entering puberty at younger and younger ages says a study published in Pediatrics . Breast development is the first marker of the onset of puberty in girls. Researchers documented that in 2010, 10.4% of seven-year-old...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/overweight-girls-at-risk-of-early-puberty
  • Are You Suffering From "Food Poisoning?"

    Food Poisoning? When we hear the scary words "food poisoning," we usually think of a sudden illness caused by eating a "bad" microorganism in a single contaminated food. Dr. John McDougall shows that common chronic illnesses are also caused by eating...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/are-you-suffering-from-food-poisoning
  • Why John McDougall MD Recommends Salt Sugar Fat

    Yes, you read the title right! Dr. John McDougall recommends salt, sugar and fat! But before you run to the nearest store to load up on the double chocolate cream pies, please continue reading! This, of course, will be the only time you will see Dr....

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/why-john-mcdougall-md-recommends-salt-sugar-fat
  • Health Concerns about Dairy Products

    According to the Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine , "Many Americans still consume substantial amounts of dairy products—and government policies still promote them—despite scientific evidence that questions their health benefits and...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/health-concerns-about-dairy-products
  • Whole Grains May Protect Against Esophageal Cancer

    Esophageal Cancer is one of the most deadly cancers of the digestive tract. In the United States, it accounts for 1% of all cancers diagnosed in this country.The incidence of esophageal cancer has risen by more than 700% in the past four decades, making...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/condition-related/whole-grains-may-protect-against-esophageal-cancer
  • Heart Failure and a Plant-Based Diet. A Case-Report and Literature Review.

    A team of US doctors replaced the Western diet of 54-year old female patient diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, grade 3 obesity, and heart failure with depressed left ventricular systolic function with whole food plant-based diet (WFPB). After five and a...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/lifestyle-choices/whole-food-plant-based/heart-failure-and-a-plant-based-diet-a-case-report-and-literature-review
  • Physical Activity to Improve Erectile Function: A Systematic Review of Intervention Studies.

    of 160 minutes for 6 months contributes to decreasing erectile problems in men with ED caused by physical inactivity, obesity, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, and/or cardiovascular diseases."

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/lifestyle-choices/exercise/physical-activity-to-improve-erectile-function-a-systematic-review-of-intervention-studies
  • Say Goodbye to Acid Reflux!

    causes the contents in the stomach to travel up the esophagus. This may cause painful acidic burning of the esophagus. Obesity, pregnancy, and certain prescription medications can contribute...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/say-goodbye-to-acid-reflux
  • How Stomach Receptors Help us Lose Weight

    The food industry has become very successful at developing irresistible, highly-palatable foods that seduce our taste buds. Because today's food has had its components taken apart, scientifically re-formulated, and put back together (with the addition...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/health-issues/how-stomach-receptors-help-us-lose-weight

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