Beat the Odds of Getting Alzheimer's

Beat the Odds of Getting Alzheimer's
By the age of 85, nearly half of all Americans have developed Alzheimer's, says Neal Barnard, MD. This progressive disease of the brain steals memories and breaks the connections to the important people in our lives. Dr. Barnard understands the devastating effect of Alzheimer's better than most. His parents and all four of his...
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Alternative Medicine: Part 3

Alternative Medicine: Part 3
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This blog post is Part 3. For a better understanding, please pre-read parts 1 and 2. Webster's definition of Alternative Medicine: any of various systems of healing or treating disease that is not included in the traditional medical curricula of the United States and Britain. I feel certain that there are at...
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Alternative Medicine: Part 2

Alternative Medicine: Part 2
 
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Webster's definition of Alternative Medicine: any of various systems of healing or treating disease that is not included in the traditional medical curricula of the United States and Britain. But, what if a traditional medical curriculum is in error? Advancements in our society are built on top of previous advances. Each...
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Alternative Medicine: Part 1

Alternative Medicine: Part 1
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A few years ago I was checking out at a local grocery store where I was purchasing some organic apples. The checker asked me if the organic apples were as good as the real ones. I was struck in pause by the question before answering, " the organic apples ARE the real...
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Vegetable Consumption Being Sidelined

Vegetable Consumption Being Sidelined
Let's talk about trends. If you're a banana, a carrot, or a head of lettuce, the future isn't looking too bright for you right now. The Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBHF) commissioned a study and found that fruit and vegetable consumption has been trending down. According to the report, if the 50+ crowd...
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Keep it Simple Diabetes Care

Keep it Simple Diabetes Care
K.I.S.S. — Keep It Simple, Sweetheart* is a concept that reportedly comes from the U.S. navy. The story goes that a group of engineers were told to design an aircraft engine that would be repairable with just the basic tools that an average military mechanic would have under combat conditions. The phrase has been popularized to...
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Twins Demonstrate Diet Trumps Genes

Twins Demonstrate Diet Trumps Genes
"It's more about your daily choices than it is about your genetics," says Rosane Oliveira, DVM, PhD. Now the Founding Director of Integrative Medicine at the University of California Davis, Dr. Oliveira is a long way from where she started. A native of Brazil, Dr. Oliveira completed her master's degree and her PhD working with...
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Excellent video!! I get Dr Oliveira's newsletter regularly. It's nice to see her "in person" explaining her familial history. Than... Read More
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 21:17
Yes! Dr. Olivira, have you heard of Dr. Fuhrman? He teaches what you're saying as well. Check him out. He has been on the Dr. Oz ... Read More
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 16:16
Dr. Esselstyn says "Genes may load the gun, but diet pulls the trigger." This goes to prove him correct.
Thursday, 26 May 2016 08:41
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Breakfast Beans to Beat the Hangries

Breakfast Beans to Beat the Hangries
When I say " From Sun - to Plant - to Plate ," I really mean it. Not only should we eat plant food in as close to its original state as is possible and palatable, but the dawning of the morning sun should remind us to start the day with plant energy on...
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Getting Milked Out of Money and Health?

Getting Milked Out of Money and Health?
Got Milk? Of course you do ... if you're a typical American. National Public Radio reports that the average American consumes 630 pounds of dairy a year according to U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics. In fact, the same statistics tell us that in total food consumption, Americans are eating 1,996 pounds of food each year, which...
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Renew Your Immune System with Fasting

Renew Your Immune System with Fasting
Designed to protect us, our immune system is the superhero of the body, deploying white blood cells to battle the illnesses and infections trying to undermine our well being. To support our amazing immune system, we need optimal nutrition. But other lifestyle factors makes a difference, too. Choices such as lack of exercise ,...
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