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Embarking On A Vegan Diet to Save My Husband's Life

TheDenverChannel.com | Jennie Castor | November 10, 09 at 07:18 AM

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Embarking On A Vegan Diet to Save My Husband's Life

DENVER -- My husband Dave and I started this experiment on Sept. 17 after much thought. Our first step was to visit our family doctor for a full physical including detailed blood work. This way we hope to have an...

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Dr. John McDougall is right - low carb diets make you cranky, low-fat makes you happy

ABCNEWS.COM | COURTNEY HUTCHISON | November 10, 09 at 05:02 AM

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Dr. John McDougall is right - low carb diets make you cranky, low-fat makes you happy

This truth is simple and is, therefore, easy to explain. You must eat to live.  But the choice of what you eat is yours. There is an individual, specific diet that best supports the health, function, and longevity of each...

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The Starch Solution

VEGSOURCE.COM | DR. JOHN MCDOUGALL | November 10, 09 at 04:10 AM

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 The Starch Solution

Introduction to New McDougall Book -- The Starch Solution   The following article is the first chapter to my new book. Please read it with a critical eye and send your comments back to me at drmcdougall@drmcdougall.com. You are...

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Lowering Cholesterol Good For Your Heart -- And Prevents Cancer

Health.Com | November 9, 09 at 09:37 AM

Lowering Cholesterol Good For Your Heart -- And Prevents Cancer

Most people know that healthy cholesterol levels can help protect your heart. But new research suggests another potential benefit: a lower risk of developing some types of cancer. In fact, low total cholesterol is associated with about 60 percent less...

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American Cancer Society: Just Say No to Mammograms and PSA Tests

DrMcdougall.com | John McDougall MD | November 8, 09 at 09:18 AM

American Cancer Society: Just Say No to Mammograms and PSA Tests

Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society told the New York Times on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 , "We don't want people to panic, but I'm admitting that American medicine has overpromised when it comes to...

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Exercise Not Tied To Preschool Obesity -- It's the FOOD, stupid...!

CBSNEWS.COM | November 6, 09 at 05:49 PM

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Exercise Not Tied To Preschool Obesity -- It's the FOOD, stupid...!

Organized efforts to get preschoolers moving appear to have little influence on whether or not they become overweight, new research suggests.Preschool-aged children in a Scottish study who participated in regular exercise sessions did develop better motor and movement skills than...

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Study: Music Is Good For Your Heart

CNN.com | Val Willingham | November 6, 09 at 03:46 PM

Study: Music Is Good For Your Heart

If you didn't catch the white coat and the stethoscope, you might take Dr. Mike Miller for a middle-aged rocker, roaming the halls of the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.Playing or listening to music can create a feeling...

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Obesity responsible for 100,000 cancer cases annually

CNN.COM | Matt Sloane | November 6, 09 at 12:47 PM

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Obesity responsible for 100,000 cancer cases annually

More than 100,000 cases of cancer each year are caused by excess body fat, according to a report released Thursday in Washington. Researchers with the American Institute for Cancer Research looked at seven cancers with known links to obesity and...

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California senators consider action on sweetened beverages

LATIMES.COM | Mary MacVean | November 6, 09 at 11:31 AM

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California senators consider action on sweetened beverages

Now that public officials and health authorities have recognized the growing problem of obesity, the question is what to do about it. Today, over several hours, California legislators heard testimony about sugar-sweetened soft drinks as they consider possible legislation. It...

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The Axis of Food Evil: Fat, Sugar and Salt

CBS News | November 5, 09 at 08:13 PM

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The Axis of Food Evil: Fat, Sugar and Salt

Ex-Surgeon General Says Restaurants Overload Foods with Ingredients We Crave, But They're Just Selling What We Desire The next time you come down with a case of the munchies, consider calling on Dr. David Kessler. He and Serena Altschul recently...

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A Few Brave MDs Quit After Doctor Group Sells out to Coke

Contra Costa Health Services | November 5, 09 at 08:01 PM

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A Few Brave MDs Quit After Doctor Group Sells out to Coke

More than 20 doctors joined Contra Costa Health Services Director Dr. William Walker on October 28 at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez to protest the new partnership between the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Coca-Cola...

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How Junk Food Diet 'Can Give You Depression'

The Independent | Jenny Hope | November 5, 09 at 07:55 PM

How Junk Food Diet 'Can Give You Depression'

Eating junk food can make you depressed, doctors have warned. Those who regularly eat high-fat foods, processed meals, desserts and sweets are almost 60 per cent more likely to suffer depression than those who choose fruit, vegetables and fish.  Researchers...

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Going At Night

Dole.com | November 5, 09 at 07:17 PM

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Going At Night

Too Many Bathroom Trips May Signal Health Trouble An overactive bladder can be a bother -- particularly when it wakes you several times a night. Now disturbing new research links frequent nighttime urination to increased mortality among the elderly. Japanese...

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Looking for health in all the wrong places

Douglas Lisle, Ph.D., and Alan Goldhamer, D.C. | November 5, 09 at 04:47 AM

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Looking for health in all the wrong places

Understanding the most elementary and most elusive principle of health! In the late 1800s, a young Scottish physician was experiencing difficulty in establishing his medical practice. With extra time on his hands, the young man turned his remarkable mind to...

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Reflections on the Weston A. Price Foundation

John Robbins | November 4, 09 at 08:16 PM

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Reflections on the Weston A. Price Foundation

Weston Price was an American dentist who traveled around the world, camera and film in hand, in the late 1920s and early 1930s. An entire chapter in my latest book, Healthy At 100, is devoted to his work.Price specifically sought...

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The Engine 2 Diet

November 4, 09 at 08:19 AM

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The Engine 2 Diet

Austin Texas firefighter, Rip Esselstyn, made a bet with a fellow firefighter, JR: if JR would just eat the way Rip ate for 28 days, then at the end of 28 days JR's cholesterol would come down from 344 to...

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Were Low Fat Diets a Failure? (VIDEO)

November 4, 09 at 07:53 AM

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Were Low Fat Diets a Failure? (VIDEO)

LIGHTEN UP - Weighing In On the Weight DebateHigh protein diets became popular because the low fat diet everyone went on in the 1980's was such a miserable failure.At least that's the conventional wisdom used to sell Atkins, South Beach...

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Foods That Defeat Diabetes

VegTV | Marie Oser | October 22, 09 at 05:39 AM

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Foods That Defeat Diabetes

The epidemic of obesity rages on, and diabetes--it's evil twin, is also on the rise. Type 2 diabetes, once called adult onset diabetes, has been renamed, because this chronic metabolic disorder is now showing up in young children. Diabetics have...

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Fructose-Sweetened Beverages Linked to Heart Risks

New York Times | NICHOLAS BAKALAR | September 12, 09 at 10:18 PM

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Fructose-Sweetened Beverages Linked to Heart Risks

Some research has suggested that consumption of high-fructose corn syrup, used as a sweetener in a wide variety of foods, may increase the risk of obesity and heart disease. Now, a controlled and randomized study has found that drinks sweetened...

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Deep-fried cupcakes? This Is Why You're Fat

Daily Dish | September 11, 09 at 10:52 PM

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Deep-fried cupcakes? This Is Why You're Fat

Do you like to look at pictures of "deliciously gross food" such as this cupcake that has been deep fried and then drenched in chocolate syrup and topped off with sprinkles? Well, someone out there does. Within three days of...

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