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 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
January 15, 2017
Can we finally put to rest the canard that marijuana has no medical value? And will someone tell Congress and the DEA?
Source: Scientists Release Definitive Study: Marijuana Is a Medicine | Alternet
January 1, 2017
People stop eating meat to lose weight, gain energy, reduce heart disease risk, and lots of other reasons. What happens to your body when you go plant based?
Source: 7 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat