February 25, 2017
More fruit and veg might prevent nearly eight million premature deaths each year, researchers say.
Source: Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10-a-day – BBC News
February 21, 2017
Have you asked your doctor questions about nutrition and diet? Did your doctor discuss with you the importance of good nutrition? Probably not. Most doctors don’t have the training or education to effectively discuss nutrition with their patients. To bridge… Read more
Source: Forks Over Knives | The Plantrician Project: Educating Doctors and Nurses to Use Nutrition as Medicine
February 13, 2017
If physicians know of a treatment that could prevent and reverse disease, then it seems like that treatment should be the first-line method of care prescribed to patients. Researchers at Kaiser Permanente, one of the largest managed care organizations in… Read more
Source: What Diet Does the Nation’s Largest Health Plan Recommend?
January 27, 2017
“It is only when the last tree is cut down, the last fish is caught, and the last river poisoned, we will realize that we cannot eat money.”
Source: Why Going Vegan is the Greatest Thing You Can Do to Fight Global Warming | The Inertia
January 25, 2017
About one in eight Americans with normal blood pressure may have masked hypertension, a type of high blood pressure that can be difficult to diagnose, a new study finds.
Source: Hidden Heart Risks? Masked Hypertension May Affect 17 Million
January 24, 2017
I never had a weight problem until I turned 20 and put on a few extra pounds. I then dieted for the next 33 years of my life. I was on the cabbage diet, celery diet, boiled egg diet, toast… Read more
Source: Forks Over Knives | After Battling Type 2 Diabetes, My Lab Results Improved Dramatically in Just Six Weeks