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All The Blogs -- January 2012

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Why The Law of Attraction Doesn't Work For Most People

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 7, 2012 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: forgiveness, happiness, Law of Attraction, LOA, making money, prosperity, success

The Law of Attraction doesn't work for most people because despite what they consciously strive for, despite what thoughts they keep in the forefront of their conscious mind, despite all their proactivity, practice, persistence and perseverance, they have an unconscious...

Michael Greger MD

Ask the Doctor: Q&A with Michael Greger, M.D. (Week 15)

Michael Greger MD | January 7, 2012 | Health

Read More: ALA, annato, artificial coloring, dyes, e. coli, flax, green tea, hibiscus, hormones, hydrogen peroxide, kidneys, lisinopril, pasteurized, prostate cancer, raw milk, saffron, skim milk, stroke, Tuberculosis, turmeric, whole milk, World Health Organization

This is another sampling of the more than 750 comments and questions I’ve responded to on the site (so far!). Please feel free to leave any follow-up questions here or on any of the hundreds of videos on the more than a...

Michael Greger MD

EPA dioxin limit has National Chicken Council worried products could be declared "unfit for consumption"

Michael Greger MD | January 5, 2012 | Health

Read More: American Meat Institute, cardiovascular disease, chicken, diabetes, dioxin, endometriosis, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, fish, fish oil, Food and Drug Administration, International Ice Cream Association, menopause, mercury, metabolism, National Cheese Institute, National Chicken Council, PCB, pregnancy, salmon, testosterone, thyroid

Dioxin, industrial pollutant of Agent Orange infamy, has been called “the most toxic compound synthesized by man.” Not only is dioxin considered a known human carcinogen, adverse health effects may include cardiovascular disease, diabetes, endometriosis, early menopause, reduced testosterone and thyroid hormones, altered metabolism and immune...

J Morris Hicks

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

J Morris Hicks | January 5, 2012 | 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...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Purpose. Passion. Practice. Persistence. Step Up To The Plate And Take Your Best Shot

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 4, 2012 | Lifestyle

Read More: forgiveness, happiness, inner peace, prosperity, relationships, self-fulfillment, self-help, success

Many people are afraid to go after their dreams, to take action, to implement.... out of fear that they will fail, look stupid, feel shamed, and have to acknowledge that they weren't good enough... Bottom line: You won't know if...

John Davis

Were there Vegans in the Ancient World?

John Davis | January 4, 2012 | International

We seem to be getting an increase in those silly lists of ‘famous historical vegans’, nearly all just nonsense and wishful thinking.  I’ve seen some recently claiming Pythagoras, Plato, and many others from ancient Greece and Rome were vegans, blindly...

Janice Stanger, PhD

Eight Key Questions to Ask Before Going on a Diet

Janice Stanger, PhD | January 2, 2012 | Health

Read More: diets, weight loss, whole foods plant-based diet

And Why the Best Diet Is No Diet At All Going on a diet is a serious decision. The eating plan you choose will impact your health, appearance, quality of life, self-image, and self-confidence. With so many diet choices, it’s...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

End Self Sabotaging Behaviors Getting in the way of your Happiness, Success & Inner Peace

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 2, 2012 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: acceptance, end self sabotage, forgiveness, happiness, inner peace, love, success

Most of us don't get what we want in our lives because we sabotage ourselves: We procrastinate. We resist. We don't follow through. We don't do the things that we know are in our best interests. The end result is...

Jess Parsons

5 Productive New Year's Workouts

Jess Parsons | January 1, 2012 | Health

Read More: fitness, frugal, garden, healthy body healthy mind, kids, New Year's resolution

Resolved to have a fitter New Year?  Here are some holiday workouts that leave you with more than just an endorphine rush. Caution:  Don't try all of these workouts in one day without medical advice. Try on all the...

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.

Make This New Year's Weight Loss Resolution Permanent

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | January 1, 2012 | Health

Read More: New Year's resolution, plant based diet, weight-loss

It’s that time of year again. The holiday cookies, decadent pies, and elaborate Christmas feast are sadly over and those extra pounds around the waistline are now on everyone’s mind. With 2012 now upon us it’s time to make good...