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Plant Food Programs Cancer Cell Death

Plant Food Programs Cancer Cell Death

Blood samples from various groups of people that ate different diets were dripped onto cancer cells growing in a petri dish. Photographs taken of the petri dishes of the various groups revealed impressive results for those eating a whole plant food diet. Actual cell apoptosis (programmed cell death) can be seen in as little as...

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Dairy Protein Promotes Cancer

Dairy Protein Promotes Cancer

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. One out of every two men and one out of every three women will be diagnosed with cancer sometime during their lifetime. Fascinating research demonstrates how milk protein (casein) raises our levels of a powerful cancer-promoting growth hormone called Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1, (IGF-1) which has been...

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Animal Protein "Turns On" Cancer Genes

Animal Protein "Turns On" Cancer Genes

This is a very powerful ten-minute video clip featuring Dr. T. Colin Campbell. He discusses how our dietary choices can either "turn on" or "turn off" cancer cell growth. Dr. Campbell's groundbreaking discovery came when he explored the relationship between nutrition and cancer while conducting a study in the 1980's in rural China called the China...

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Low Plant Food Intake = Increased Rate of Disease

Low Plant Food Intake = Increased Rate of Disease

Everywhere we look, we are confronted with the outcomes of recent studies which tout the benefits of low-carb high-protein diets, saturated animal fats, coconut oil...and the list goes on. Because of this, we thought it would be helpful to start circulating the results of scientific studies which reveal the opposite to be true.  Show Me...

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Plant Foods = Lower Rates of Disease/Mortality

Plant Foods = Lower Rates of Disease/Mortality

Everywhere we look, we are confronted with the outcomes of recent studies which tout the benefits of low-carb high-protein diets, saturated animal fats, coconut oil...and the list goes on. Because of this, we thought it would be helpful to start circulating the results of scientific studies which reveal the opposite to be true. Show Me...

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Eating Chicken Promotes Male Feminization

Eating Chicken Promotes Male Feminization

What are Phthalates?  Consuming foods that contain Phthalates during pregnancy promotes genital abnormalities in male infants. Phthalates are chemical compounds that are used in a wide range of consumer products, including pesticides, paints, and PVC plastic. Consumers can also be exposed to these chemical compounds through dietary sources, as cited in a report published in...

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Weight Gain Attributed to Eating Meat?

Weight Gain Attributed to Eating Meat?

One of the many benefits of consuming a plant-centered diet is that it reduces body fat and helps us maintain a healthy weight. Studies confirm that individuals consuming diets based on animal products have more abdominal fat and higher BMI's than their plant-based counterparts. Because meat, dairy and eggs are higher in calories, it's assumed...

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Eat Tomatoes for a Healthy Heart!

Eat Tomatoes for a Healthy Heart!

Red is a Heart-Healthy Color Red foods like tomatoes, watermelon, sweet red peppers, red grapefruit, and papaya all contain a powerful, heart-healthy carotenoid called lycopene. According to an article by Dr. Joel Fuhrman, You Say Tomato--We Say Lycopene, a Protective Carotenoid, 85% of lycopene in the American diet comes from tomatoes. While fresh tomatoes are...

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Why do we Crave High Glycemic Foods?

Why do we Crave High Glycemic Foods?

When I do a lecture series, the last of my sessions is titled "Why We Do What We Do?" That's the fun one because I see hope on people's faces. Through the series, the audience has been listening intently. They've heard the science of eating plants for health, strength, and energy. They've seen the studies...

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McDougall Diet for Pregnancy and Children

McDougall Diet for Pregnancy and Children

Dr. John McDougall has very generously made his "Advanced Study Weekend" presentation on Pregnancy and Children available for public viewing on YouTube. The Weekend Study took place March of 2013 in Santa Rosa, California. This one hour presentation covers many topics regarding pregnancy, such as infertility, dietary recommendations, morning sickness, and weight gain. You'll enjoy watching...

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Should we be Concerned about Phytic Acid?

Should we be Concerned about Phytic Acid?

Inositol hexaphosphate (IP-6) is the scientific name of what is commonly known as phytic acid, or simply "phytate." Phytate is a naturally occurring phytochemical found in grains, legumes, and nuts. It is often referred to as an "anti-nutrient." However, this label is severely misleading according to many, many scientific studies. Did you know that phytic acid...

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Calcium Pills may Increase the Risk of Heart Attack

Calcium Pills may Increase the Risk of Heart Attack

Heart attack, stroke, and sudden death — side effect warnings you don't see on the back of a calcium bottle. If you did, you might not purchase the product. Indeed, if this warning was listed, supplement manufacturers would certainly suffer a great loss. At the same time, many health-conscious individuals don't hesitate to take supplements...

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