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Cancer screening? Saving Lives or Making Money?

J Morris Hicks | March 5, 12 at 08:49 AM | Health

 A little of the first---a whole lot of the second Finally, a thoughtful member of the medical community speaks out---in a recent Op-Ed in the New York Times and in a  recent video; both of which are featured in this blog. I...

Vegan Prize Fighter---Timothy "Desert Storm" Bradley

J Morris Hicks | February 29, 12 at 12:00 PM | Celebrities, Health

Read More: strongest animals in the world eat only raw plants, vegan athletes

That's right, vegan prize fighter and it's not an oxymoron. On June 9, the undefeated (28-0) Desert Storm will fight the defending welterweight champion, Manny Pacquiao, in Las Vegas. And for at least three months leading up to the fight, Timothy will eat...

Want more protein from milk? Rat's milk is your answer.

J Morris Hicks | February 24, 12 at 01:27 PM | Health

Read More: cows milk for humans, Dr. Walter J. Veith

  Last weekend, I posted a video by Dr. Walter J. Veith entitled "Sitting on a Time Bomb." Since then, I have discovered another one of his educational videos. It is entitled "Udderly Amazing" and features 80 minutes worth of...


J Morris Hicks | February 20, 12 at 04:38 AM

Want to be healthy? Listen to Dr. T. Colin Campbell, NOT David Zinczenko, the editor of Mens's Health and the author of Eat This, Not That. Dr. Campbell tells you the truth about nutrition---Mr. Zinczenko makes a ton of money posing as someone who...

Pork tales continue; when does the madness end?

J Morris Hicks | February 15, 12 at 04:38 AM | Animals

Read More: animal suffering, factory farms, gestation crates

Apparently not anytime soon I don't know which is worse---the horrors inflicted on our environment, our health or the poor animals that suffer their entire lives so we can enjoy our Egg McMuffin. But today, I want to talk...

A tiny few eating a perfect diet? -- or truly changing the world?

J Morris Hicks | February 6, 12 at 03:49 AM | International

Read More: changing the world with diet

  Dr. T. Colin Campbell -- author of The China Study and the world's leading authority on health promoting, plant-based nutrition. Keeping the "big picture" in mind Back in November, while meeting with Dr. Campbell in his home, he reiterated...

Seeking "common ground" with Dr. David Agus

J Morris Hicks | January 31, 12 at 04:21 AM | Health

Read More: david agus, statin drugs, the end of disease

  A more difficult task than I envisioned His new book, The End of Illness (Free Press, 1-17-12) is off to a good start, currently selling in Amazon's top fifty. I haven't read the book yet, but I did watch a 17-minute...

Where is Warren Buffett? In the 5% or the 95%?

J Morris Hicks | January 24, 12 at 08:30 AM | Celebrities, Health

Read More: Warren Buffett diet, Warren Buffett TIME article

  Everyone knows that Warren Buffett is in the highest levels of the 1%; in fact, he is our wealthiest American---and the third wealthiest in the world. But what about the 5% and the 95%? I am talking about the...

My Top Ten Reasons why Americans might be eating less meat

J Morris Hicks | January 14, 12 at 06:28 AM | Health

Read More: americans eating less meat, what is driving the move to plant-based foods?

Mark Bittman of the New York Times brought us plant-based eaters some good news this week; (See link to article below my signature) he reported that Americans are definitely beginning to eat less meat. After declining for several years, the Department...

The hostile and divisive health care debate

J Morris Hicks | January 12, 12 at 04:58 AM | Health

Read More: health care reform, ObamaCare

  So much energy wasted -- yet our health continues to worsen Relax, I am not going to waste much time debating health care reform, but I would like to tell you about a recent experience. Last month, I met...

Gout; the "disease of kings," becoming commonplace...

J Morris Hicks | January 5, 12 at 06:44 AM | Health

Read More: gout, plant based solution to gout, reverse gout with diet

  Increasing 1000 percent in the experience of one podiatrist. One of my blog readers has been a podistrist for 33 years. Here's what he had to say at the end of my blog post about gout.  When I first...

In the quest for "vibrant health," weight-loss is just a bonus

J Morris Hicks | December 29, 11 at 05:59 AM | Health

Read More: home A1C test for diabetes, home cholesterol test

  We have begun conducting "4Leaf Challenges" for clients such as businesses, clubs or churches. The challenge consists of a group of ten or more participants who agree to eat at the 4Leaf level (over 80% of their daily calories...

Happiness = Healthy Body + Healthy Mind

J Morris Hicks | December 23, 11 at 06:32 AM | Health

Read More: aristotle, happiness, healthy body healthy mind

And this post is all about the "mind" part of the equation. While visiting in Florida last week, my girlfriend Ruth shared a book with me that I read while I was there: What Happy People Know, How the new...

Off his meds for Christmas...a heartwarming story from Florida

J Morris Hicks | December 17, 11 at 05:07 AM | Health

Read More: reversing heart disease with diet

Living proof that chronic heart disease can be reversed in weeks Earlier this week, I received a note from a reader who wanted to share the wonderful disease-reversing experience of her 56-year-old husband, Mark. She planted the seeds of...

The Dollars and "Sense" of Plant-Based Eating

J Morris Hicks | December 9, 11 at 03:30 AM | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: cost of plant based eating, subsidies for meat and dairy

  What about the cost of plant-based eating? On the surface it would seem to cost a lot more than our standard meat, dairy and egg diet. And since most people never get beneath the surface, the perceived high cost of...

Proselytizing. No fun for anyone -- some simple guidelines

J Morris Hicks | December 2, 11 at 11:47 AM | Lifestyle

Read More: proselytizing diet

Last week, a reader posted a personal account of a recent visit with her meat-eating family in Iowa. It turned out to be a depressing experience for her, prompting her to opt out of the next family gathering to...

"Winged Migration" -- celebrating the magnificent bird; not eating it.

J Morris Hicks | November 28, 11 at 01:57 PM | Animals

  What's a documentary about birds got to do with our diet? In a word, it's all about harmony. The theme of our book and this blog is all about health, hope and harmony. As we return to the natural diet for...

How funny is a child with high cholesterol? Pretty funny on SNL.

J Morris Hicks | November 23, 11 at 03:21 AM | Health

Read More: children cholesterol, healthy KFC

Please stay safe on this busiest travel day of the year; Happy Thanksgiving from New England! Last week, I blogged about the new recommendations from our National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute that we begin testing children for high...

Thanksgiving; giving thanks for vibrant health and more.

J Morris Hicks | November 18, 11 at 12:03 PM | Health

Read More: healthy Thanksgiving eating, vibrant health Thanksgiving

Like the 4th of July and many of our other holidays, Thanksgiving is all about food -- and for 95% of our nation's population, it's all about the wrong food. But for the past few years, my family has...

Protecting our children. And not just from predators.

J Morris Hicks | November 14, 11 at 04:43 AM | Health

Read More: protecting children from sexual predators, protecting our children

  How about protecting them from their top killers? Asked yesterday about the horribly sickening story this past week at Penn State, President Obama said that hopefully it would help people get their priorities in order; particularly as it relates...