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From Sun to Plant to Plate

From Sun to Plant to Plate
As depicted in the Starch-Smart® Logo: Health is gained by eating foods deriving their energy directly from the Sun. This is the Starch-Smart® cycle of life! The closer we are willing to stick to this simple plan the better our health will be. The further we choose to stray from this simple plan the less health...
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Beans, Greens, Squash and Yams

Beans, Greens, Squash and Yams
Many of you are acquainted with our memory-jogging slogan "Beans, Greens, Squash and Yams" which is a definition of Starch-Smart® categories of food staples rather than the mandating of a restricted diet.  In fact, the Starch-Smart® System of Dietary Care Extraordinaire encourages eating many varied and deliciously wonderful foods.  It is a program where you...
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Starch-Smartish

Starch-Smartish
Ideally Suited for: Those wanting to increase their intake of fruits and vegetables while moving toward a more natural, whole-food diet without completely changing their current eating style. Calories from Fat: < 25% calories from fat. Vegetables: Vegetables provide protein, carbohydrates, fiber, and fat, as well as vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Adding them to your...
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Starch-Smart®

Starch-Smart®
Ideally Suited for: Those looking for a maintenance lifestyle that boosts energy and balances good nutrition with current preferences for flavors and seasonings. Calories from Fat: < 20% calories from fat. Vegetables: Eat several servings of cooked or raw vegetables at two meals each day. Vegetables come in several categories; try to get some of...
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Denise Rose
Dr. Carney, From a health perspective only, how do you address the evidence from the Adventist 2 study, that pescatarians lived l... Read More
Sunday, August 05 2018 13:19
Sean Carney
Hello Denise,Dr. Carney and I were just talking about this. We are actually a part of the Adventist Health Study and are aware tha... Read More
Sunday, August 05 2018 16:35
Denise Rose
Sean and Dr. Carney, A great, insightful response. I knew you'd have some analysis for me. All important questions about the veg... Read More
Monday, August 06 2018 13:47
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Starch-Smarter

Starch-Smarter
Ideally Suited for: For those wanting to optimize their health and longevity. Requires an openness to changing preferred tastes and habits for increased health benefits. Calories from Fat: < 15% calories from fat. Vegetables: Enjoy multiple servings of raw or cooked vegetables for breakfast and lunch. Include dark green, leafy vegetables at both meals for...
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Vibeke Vale
After 31 days of adhering 100% to Dr. John McDougall's Starch Solution, I am giving the Starch Smarter program a try. I will do t... Read More
Wednesday, February 05 2020 07:41
Sean Carney
We are looking forward to hearing about your progress. Thank you for letting us know.
Wednesday, February 05 2020 08:59
Sean Carney
We are going to be very interested to hear from you as you progress. :-)
Thursday, February 06 2020 12:41
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Starch-Smartest

Starch-Smartest
Ideally Suited for: For those wanting to stop or reverse a diagnosed disease condition or those wanting a cleansing diet to reset their taste buds. Calories from Fat: ~ 10% calories from fat. Vegetables: Vegetables should be a cornerstone of your strategy to restore health, and the basis of breakfast. Eat vegetables cooked or raw,...
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What might inflammation-causing spices be? That is, which spices cause inflammation?I tried searching your site for this informati... Read More
Monday, May 16 2016 21:39
Sean Carney
Some spices, especially when used in large quantities, appear to irritate the mucosa or swell the airways in some of Dr. Carney's ... Read More
Tuesday, May 17 2016 17:33
Cygal Gylman
Thank you Dr. Carney, for your advise and for the Starch-Smart. I will consider signing to get a consultation from you. Have a n... Read More
Saturday, April 08 2017 00:15
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