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Heart disease: there is a cure

Michael Greger MD | October 14, 2011 | Health

Read More: Bill Clinton, China Study, Dr. Esselstyn, Dr. Ornish, heart disease, Medicare, plant-based diet, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, Tomato Effect, USDA

Decades ago, it was proven that heart disease could be reversed with a plant-based diet. And yet hundreds of thousands of Americans continue to needlessly die. Why the disconnect? That's the subject of this morning's NutritionFacts.org video-of-the-day The Tomato Effect.......

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Breast Cancer and Diet

Michael Greger MD | September 26, 2011 | Health

Read More: acrylamide, alcohol, anabolic steroids, apples, beans, black beans, breast cancer, broccoli, cabbage, cancer, dairy, estrogen, exercise, flax seeds, folic acid, garlic, heterocyclic amines, hormones, industrial pollutants, kale, Kimchi, leeks, meat, melatonin, multivitamin, mushroom, onions, plant-based diet, prostate, puberty, soy foods, strawberries, Tamoxifen, tea, turmeric, vegetables, women's health

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a concept invented more than 25 years ago by Imperial Chemical Industries with the curious mantra "Early Detection Is Your Best Prevention." Of course early detection (by definition) doesn't prevent breast cancer......

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Erectile dysfunction and diet

Michael Greger MD | September 14, 2011 | Health

Read More: cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease, erectile dysfunction, meat, plant-based diet, sexual function, stroke

      One of my more risqué NutritionFacts.org videos, today's video-of-the-day Rosy Glow, touches on the relationship between erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular disease. Arteries are arteries, whether they're supplying blood to the heart or to other vital organs. And......

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The Engine 2 Diet by Rip Esselstyn - Book review

Jess Parsons | September 12, 2011 | Health

Read More: animal foods, diabetes, dr esselstyn, dr t colin campbell, heart disease reversal, men, nutrition, obesity and the food we eat, plant-based diet, rip esselstyn, stroke, weight-loss

OK, so from the first chapter about firefighters, leaps from a burning apartment building, screams and injuries, it’s obvious this isn’t your typical vegan diet book.  Heck, it’s obvious from the cover!  Engine 2…  This book is unique in......

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Vegan B12 deficiency: putting it into perspective

Michael Greger MD | August 25, 2011 | Health

Read More: Bill Clinton, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, obesity, plant-based diet, supplements, vegan, vitamin B12

As excitement builds towards the premiere this Saturday at 8 and 11pm ET of CNN's new documentary The Last Heart Attack—documenting Bill Clinton's attempt to reverse his heart disease through diet—pundits are eager to point out the downsides. Yes, eating......

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Can antioxidant-rich spices counteract the effects of a high-fat meal?

Michael Greger MD | August 23, 2011 | Health

Read More: antioxidants, chicken, cinnamon, cloves, Coca Cola, eggs, ginger, greens, lettuce, oregano, Penn State, plant-based diet, spices, triglycerides

In this month's Journal of Nutrition, researchers at Penn State report on their experiment in which overweight men were fed a high-fat (chicken) meal with or without a healthy dose of herbs and spices such as cinnamon, cloves, ginger,......

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NutritionFacts.org officially launched!

Michael Greger MD | August 22, 2011 | Health

Read More: animal products, Caldwell Esselstyn, cancer, Dean Ornish, diabetes, heart disease, last heart attack, Michele Simon, Nancy Chute, obesity, plant-based diet, Sanjay Gupta, surgery, vegan

Though bumped last night due to developments in Libya, the new CNN documentary The Last Heart Attack features Bill Clinton’s attempts to reverse his heart disease with a plant-based diet. In From omnivore to vegan: The dietary education of......

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Growing Old Wrinkle Free

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | April 13, 2011 | Health

Read More: antioxidants, phytochemicals, plant-based diet, skin aging, skin cancer, wrinkle

Oh no!  What's that staring you back as you look into the mirror this morning?  It couldn't be yet another tiny crinkle in your forehead determined to push you into senility could it?!  Wrinkles... the one thing that nobody......

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Water...finite, essential, precious and unnecessarily wasted by humans

J Morris Hicks | April 3, 2011 | Green, International

Read More: plant-based diet, water conservation, water pollution

How so? According to my research since 2002, the single biggest source of human squandering of our water supply is how we have chosen to eat in the western world. And there is no doubt in my mind that......

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Type 2 Diabetes - Squash It In Its Tracks!

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | March 30, 2011 | Health

Read More: diabetes, exercise, intramyocellular lipids, mitochondria, nutrition, Obesity, plant-based diet, type 2 diabetes

It's the disease that's becoming more and more prevalent among westernized cultures.  Diabetes, along with the obesity epidemic that's fueling it, is growing rampant and the numbers behind the illness are almost too large to wrap your mind around.......

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Ketosis & The Low-Carb Diet Calamity

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | March 16, 2011 | Health

Read More: atkins diet, cancer, gluconeogenesis, heart disease, high protein diet, ketosis, low-carb diet, plant-based diet

We've all seen the hype surrounding the Atkins diet.  It's everywhere you look - in magazines, on supermarket shelves, in television ads, and possibly even in your healthcare provider's office.  It's so popular that maybe you've even tried it or......

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Weight Loss - Your Recipe For Success

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | December 29, 2010 | Health

Read More: heart health, losing weight, New Year's resolution, Nutrition, plant-based diet, weight loss

It's that time of year again.  You know the time that everyone and their neighbor vows to once again put weight loss as their #1 New Year's resolution.  Isn't it amazing how those pounds seem to magically creep up on......

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Acid/Base Balance - How Do Your Favorite Foods Stack Up?

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | December 1, 2010 | Health

Read More: acid/base balance, acidic foods, alkaline foods, animal-based diet, calcium, methionine, osteoporosis, plant-based diet

Many of us go about our daily routines of eating our favorite foods without giving it a second thought.  It never crosses our mind to think about how the acidic or alkaline nature of these foods affect our overall health.......

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Crohn's Disease - The Effect of Diet, Vitamin D, and More

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | November 19, 2010 | Health

Read More: autoimmune disease, Crohn's disease, heminthic therapy, inflammatory bowel disease, Omega-3 fatty acid, plant-based diet, probiotics, vitamin D

Crohn's disease is an autoimmune disease that is characterized by chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract that can occur anywhere from the mouth to the anus.  It affects nearly 500,000 people in the United States and is typically first......

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Plants are Nutrient Factories

Janice Stanger, PhD | August 22, 2010 | Health

Read More: antioxidants, carotenoids, phytochemicals, plant-based diet, Vitamin A, whole foods

Animals Are Nutrient Consumers Plants are the base of earth's food chain, using solar energy to fuel nutrient manufacture. These green factories effortlessly put together the complex carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, and phytochemicals that animals need to survive and thrive.......

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Consumption of eggs and poultry with skin double risk of prostate cancer recurrence

Joel Fuhrman MD | February 2, 2010 | Health

Read More: plant-based diet, prostate cancer

Approximately 1300 men who had been diagnosed with prostate cancer were followed for two years to document their dietary patterns and recurrence or progression of their disease.  In this study, two specific animal foods were found to be risky -......

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It's the Start of the New Year, the Start of the New Decade, and the Start of My Sixties. Some Simple Strategies for Staying Healthy and Happy. At Least I Can Hope!

The Healthy Librarian | January 22, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: Blue Zones, Dan Buettner, DASH Diet, Dr. David Jenkins, longevity, plant-based diet, prevention of chronic disease, resolutions, veganism

Author Dan Buettner has scoured the Earth -- not for the fabled Fountain of Youth -- but for the key to a happy old age. He spent five years visiting areas of the world where people tend to live longer,......

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