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Our Tax Dollars Subsidize Unhealthy Foods

Michael Greger MD | June 25, 2015 | Health

Read More: American Egg Board, animal products, beans, chicken, Coca-Cola, corn, corn syrup, cost savings, dairy eggs, empty calories, factory farming practices, Farm Bill, farmers, feed additives, fish, fruit, grains, industry influence, marketing, meat, Medicare, milk, National Cattlemen's Beef Association, National Dairy Council, National Pork Producers Council, pork, poultry, seafood, soda, soy, standard American diet, subsidies, sugar, tobacco, turkey, vegetables

Why do food companies sell junk? Because unhealthy commodities are highly profitable. This is in part because of their "low production cost, long shelf-life, and high retail value," which create perverse incentives for industries to market and sell more......


Heart disease: there is a cure

Michael Greger MD | October 14, 2011 | Health

Read More: Bill Clinton, China Study, Dr. Esselstyn, Dr. Ornish, heart disease, Medicare, plant-based diet, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, Tomato Effect, USDA

Decades ago, it was proven that heart disease could be reversed with a plant-based diet. And yet hundreds of thousands of Americans continue to needlessly die. Why the disconnect? That's the subject of this morning's video-of-the-day The Tomato......


What Personal Development Lessons Can We Learn From The Catholic Church, Newt Gingrich, The Rapture, and Arnold Schwarzenegger?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | May 25, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: Arnold Schwartzenegger, Catholic Church, Harold Camping, May 21, medicare, Newt Gingrich, personal development, social engineering, The Rapture

Last week the Catholic Church released a report claiming that the sexual abuse problems with their priests is partly due to the promiscuity and free love consciousness of the ‘60s. This is clearly inappropriate. The sexual abuse problems with their......


How We Can Eat Our Way Out of the Deficit

Janice Stanger, PhD | February 21, 2011 | Health

Read More: Congressional Budget Office, deficit, health insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, Warren Buffett, whole foods

Surging Health Care Costs Come Right Out of Your Pocket The health care costs draining your personal budget come in two pieces: the amount you see directly as health care, and the hidden costs embedded in taxes, salary you don’t......