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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

Read More: david kessler, food addiction

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

Read More: frequent urination, sleep disorder

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

Read More: engine 2 diet, health, heart disease, rip esselstyn, video, weightloss

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

Read More: diet, jeff novick, nutrient density, weightloss

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

Read More: diabetes, recipes

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

Read More: cola, heart disease, high fructose corn syrup, soda

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

Read More: deep fried, junk food, obesity

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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Who's watching what we eat?

Los Angeles Times | September 11, 09 at 10:45 PM

Read More: fda, food safety

Who's watching what we eat?

The federal agencies that are supposed to safeguard the nation's food have long resisted calls, including those from us, for merging into a single food authority. Amid the peanut-product salmonella outbreak, though, it's hard to imagine how their objections can...

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Vitamin D hope in prostate cancer

BBC | Emma Wilkinson | September 11, 09 at 10:31 PM

Read More: prostate cancer, vitamin d

 Vitamin D hope in prostate cancer

Vitamin D is an effective treatment for prostate cancer in some patients, a UK study suggests.A once daily dose reduced PSA level - an indicator of severity of disease - by as much as half in 20% of patients.There has...

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Dr. Campbell Responds to Dr. Mercola

vegsource.com | T. Colin Campbell, PhD. | September 11, 09 at 08:23 PM

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Dr. Campbell Responds to Dr. Mercola

For background, it should be noted that Dr. Mercola's views, when he says that the China Study is "seriously flawed", parallel very closely those of the Weston A Price Foundation (WAPF), a Washington-based agricultural lobbying group. They assert, among other...

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VegSource TV

August 2, 09 at 08:08 AM

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VegSource TV

Congratulations! You have stumbled on one of the most valuable pages on the Internet. The information in the videos here can change your understanding of health and literally save your life. Each year VegSource puts on its HEALTHY LIFESTYLE EXPO....

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Why America's Favorite Meat Faces Trouble

ABCNews.com | Amy Tennery | June 23, 09 at 08:10 PM

Read More: chicken foodborne illness

Why America's Favorite Meat Faces Trouble

America's favorite meat is in a foul state these days. Just a few years ago, chicken became the most produced meat in the United States, yet the sector today is struggling. Pilgrim's Pride, the nation's largest poultry producer, filed...

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Foods That Defeat Diabetes

Marie Oser | March 6, 08 at 09:28 PM

Read More: diabetes, marie oser, recipes

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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Flawed studies on breast cancer and dietary fat

T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. | November 6, 06 at 09:04 PM

Read More: breast cancer, colin campbell, the china study

What the mainstream media doesn't want you to know. The recent study that low fat diets don't prevent breast cancer in a large cohort of women now confirms similar results of another large study, the Nurses' Health Study at Harvard....

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T. Colin Campbell's Response to Questions Raised About the Book, "The China Study. Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health"

T. Colin Campbell, PhD. | October 12, 06 at 07:26 AM

Read More: china study, colin campbell, mercola, weston price

T. Colin Campbell's Response to Questions Raised About the Book, "The China Study. Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health"

Sales of our book, "The China Study...", co-authored by me and my son, Tom, have exceeded our expectations. With no formal public relations campaign, no recipes, no menus and many scientific references, we were cautioned by some in the publishing...

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