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Is a Dietary Deficiency Disease?

William Harris, M.D. | December 3, 03 at 09:44 PM

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The incidence of Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD) appears to have gone up over the past fifty years. It's not clear whether there has been an absolute increase or whether it's just because the US population is growing older, but...

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San Diego Sushi Tuna Found High in Mercury

November 6, 03 at 07:06 PM

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Toxic Tuna Trend Means Women and Children Must Avoid Tuna A recent undercover investigation of San Diego's top sushi restaurants is adding to the bad news about high levels of mercury in tuna. The investigation found that 1 in 5,...

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More Evidence of Fatty Food Addition

Professor John F. Banzhaf III | November 6, 03 at 06:13 PM

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May Provide Basis for Fast Food Legal Liability for Failure to Warn Editor's Note: It's sad that rats are suffering in order to demonstrate what is already patently obvious - humans are in denial about their bad diets. Neal Barnard...

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Lessons in Confusion

thomas campbell, nutrition, false advertising | Thomas M. Campbell II | November 6, 03 at 04:56 PM

Many of you probably already know that Amazon.com is not just a seller of books. In fact, you know that you can buy almost anything from the online mega-store, including electronics, toys, games, gourmet food, kitchen and houseware items, apparel,...

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Getting fit not just for the Holidays - but for life

John Allen Mollenhauer | November 6, 03 at 04:45 PM

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Editor's Note: VegSource highly recommends the lifestyle program created by John Allen Mollenhauer and associates. It's enlightening and fun, not to mention a tremendous bargain. To learn more be sure to visit www.mytrainer.com. Hi. I'm John Allen Mollenhauer, founder of...

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Specialized Medical Resort Offers 19-day Lifestyle Medicine Program Where Those with Type 2 Diabetes Restore Their Health

November 6, 03 at 03:42 AM

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Hundreds of people struggling with Type 2 Diabetes travel to the beautiful Arbuckle mountains in southern Oklahoma to regain hope and restore their health. They team up with lifestyle physicians and educators for 19 days to learn the causes of...

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Tea Time

Sandy Laurie | November 5, 03 at 11:44 PM

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Legend has it that in 2737 BC, tea was discovered by the Chinese Emperor Shen Nung. A scholar and herbalist, the Emperor was sitting beneath a tea tree as his servant boiled some drinking water. Leaves from the tree fell...

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It's the Calories, Stupid

July 6, 03 at 04:31 PM

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Sometimes we hear that fat intake has declined over recent years, yet the population gets more obese, and people conclude that carbs are to blame, and fat isn't a bad guy. There are a few silly diets based on this...

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McDonald's Leading the Way, but Hasn't Gone Far Enough Yet

Samuel S. Epstein, M.D. | July 1, 03 at 03:38 AM

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Commendably, responding to growing concerns that the routine use of antibiotics in meat production has resulted in their decreased effectiveness for treating infectious diseases, McDonald's Corporation has demanded that its suppliers phase out antibiotic growth promoters by the end of...

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Are You Vegan? Great! Now Get Even Healthier

Jeff Nelson | March 4, 03 at 06:08 PM

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I've been vegan for what -- 7 years now? One thing that I never really experienced after going vegan was a dramatic drop in my cholesterol. Whenever I've had bloodwork done during the past several years my cholesterol has generally...

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High Blood Pressure: Learning to Live Without It

Alan Goldhamer, D.C | January 6, 03 at 01:09 AM

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Editor's note: To see Dr. Goldhamer's most recent published study showing water fasting can reverse high blood pressure, click here. Jeff and Sabrina have both done water fasts at Dr. Goldhamer's clinic and recommend a medically-supervised water fast at his...

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Making Sense of Fats and Oils

Brenda Davis, R.D. | July 26, 02 at 12:42 AM

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For healthy vegetarians, cutting down too much on wholesome, high-fat plant foods poses several problems. QUESTION: What are the best fats and oils for vegetarians and vegans, and is it always better to follow a low fat diet? BRENDA DAVIS:...

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On Slavery, Silk, Carrageenan, Animal Studies and Soymilk Makers

Jeff Nelson | March 26, 02 at 09:10 PM

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Update: Interested in soymilk makers? Click here to learn about the best! For about a year now, Robert Cohen, who has given himself a character name of "Notmilk Man," has been on a one-man jihad to find any pretext he...

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New York Times: Reality Check Needed

T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. | November 28, 00 at 09:12 AM

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November 28, 2000 -- Here's a story about public science that I find alarming. On October 26, 2000, I submitted a Letter to the Editor of the New York Times, hoping it would be published. It was not. I lost.There...

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Dietary Pattern Research

Martin Root, Ph.D. | November 14, 00 at 10:32 PM

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People do not eat isolated foods or individual nutrients. We tend to eat our food in meals and our meals tend to come from a dietary pattern that we grew up with. Only when we make dramatic changes in our...

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Protein Powders, Pills, and Poppycock!

Ruth E. Heidrich, Ph.D. | November 5, 00 at 10:42 PM

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Protein Powders, Pills, and Poppycock!

One of the most frequent questions I get from athletes is how to get more protein. In their minds they are thinking that if they stuff more protein into their mouths, that it magically goes to their muscles and...

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Go Organic to Help Avoid Parkinson's Disease

November 5, 00 at 09:02 AM

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New research adds to previous evidence that pesticides may cause Parkinson's diseaseThe results of a study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience add weight to previous studies implicating pesticides as a cause of or contributor to Parkinson's disease.In the study,...

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Colon Cancer and Diet: Devil in the Details

VegSource.com | Marty Root, Ph.D. | November 5, 00 at 08:53 AM

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The New England Journal of Medicine published two reports concluding that high fiber supplements and a low-fat high-fiber diet did not protect against recurring adenomas polyps, a precursor of colon cancer. These results are disappointing in light of the high...

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Cancer Researchers Hail New Twin Study On Primary Role of Diet, Lifestyle upon Cancer Risk

November 5, 00 at 08:46 AM

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In light of an important study appearing in an issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), researchers associated with the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) reminded the public that cancer is a disease that is largely preventable...

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Folate in the Foliage

Marty Root, Ph.D. | November 5, 00 at 07:55 AM

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Folate in the Foliage

On a windy cloudy day it is fun to lay on your back and watch the clouds go by. They change shapes and with a little imagination one can see lions that become cars and then turn into Leonardo DiCaprio...

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