Can I get off of cholesterol medication even though high cholesterol runs in my family?

Although some individuals may have a genetic weakness for high cholesterol and it runs in their family, a Starch-Smart® diet has been shown to be effective in lowering cholesterol to safe and desirable levels. Dietary and lifestyle choices play a remarkable role in influencing the expression of these genes. Genetic weaknesses may be present,...
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Can a Starch-Smart® diet help lower high cholesterol?

Elevated cholesterol, which is one of the risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease, kills over one million people every year. That's the bad news, the good news is that a Starch-Smart® diet can lower high cholesterol just as well or perhaps better than using statin medications. Dropping cholesterol levels can be seen in as little...
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What are the advantages for children eating a Starch-Smart® diet?

Adopting a Starch‐Smart diet for our family can be one of the best decisions that we can make for our childrens' health and wellbeing. Taking time to educate ourselves, plan, and provide nutritious foods can provide long-term future health benefits for our children, as well as possibly increasing their IQ's. Fruits, vegetables, grains, beans,...
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Is a Starch-Smart® diet safe for children to follow?

A Starch-Smart® diet is an excellent diet for children of all ages and can be started as soon as they are introduced to solid foods. Consuming a Starch-Smart diet not only provides superior nutrition, it also greatly impacts their future health. A well planned, plant-centered diet consisting of whole, unprocessed foods such as beans,...
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Can a Starch-Smart® diet help reduce the risk of prostate cancer?

Studies show that dietary factors play a major role in prostate cancer progression and mortality. Prostate cancer is a hormone sensitive cancer and is strongly associated with diets rich in dairy products , meats, and refined vegetable oils. Men who consume a high-fat, low-fiber, animal-based diet have higher testosterone levels and higher rates of...
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Will my children get enough calcium on a Starch-Smart® diet?

A Starch-Smart® diet supplies adequate levels of calcium for growing children and can be started as soon as solid food is introduced. A well planned, Starch-Smart® diet provides optimal nutrition and powerful protection against childhood illness and chronic disease later in adulthood.  When consuming a diet rich in whole foods, beans, nuts, seeds, legumes,...
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Don't men have to eat meat to maintain strength and masculinity?

For most men, consuming meat (protein) is associated with " muscle, vitality, strength, power, energy, vigor, aggressiveness, and liveliness. " This image comes from clever marketing tactics, promoting the sale of meat as superior protein that sustains masculinity. The truth is, a Starch-Smart® diet provides sufficient nutrients for men of all ages to thrive...
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