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  1. Beat the Odds of Getting Alzheimer's By the age of 85, nearly half of all Americans have developed Alzheimer's, says Neal Barnard, MD. This progressive disease of the brain steals memories and breaks the connections to the important people in our lives. Dr. Barnard understands the devastating effect of Alzheimer's better than most. His parents and all four of his...
  2. Fiber Stops the Merry-Go-Round of Recirculation We know fiber is "good" for us, but what does it actually do? Fiber plays many roles in our health. For one, it stabilizes our blood sugar which helps stabilize our energy and moods. Easier  trips to the bathroom  also come courtesy of fiber bulking up body waste. But did you know that fiber...
  3. What Does a Plant-Based Dinner Plate Look Like? "I have really been thinking about . . . how best to describe the principles of a healthy diet , and I think, plant-centered, minimally processed, calorie dilute, low SOS [salt, oil, sugar] & variety, really sums it all up," says Jeff Novick, MS, RD . But what does that look like when we...
  4. Plant-Based Medical Center Opens in Washington, DC The Barnard Medical Center has opened its doors this month in Washington, D.C., offering integrated nutrition and medicine at all visits. As a health care center dedicated to plant-based disease prevention and recovery, Barnard Medical shines a spotlight on the lifestyle-induced illnesses that plague our nation. Yet as a full-service medical facility, Barnard Medical...
  5. Opiate-Like Chemicals in Cheese are Physically Addictive If you eat a diet based on whole plant foods, what food item was the most difficult for you to give up? Although most people assume that meat would be difficult to leave off of their plates ( especially for men ), nearly everyone says that cheese was actually much more difficult to eliminate...
  6. Are Omega-3 Supplements Necessary? “Contrary to popular belief, we didn’t see any benefit of omega-3 supplements for stopping cognitive decline,” said Emily Chew, M.D., who led a clinical trial involving over 4000 patients.  Published in 2015 , the results of the 5-year study were in line with several other studies which show no benefit to taking supplemental omega-3....
  7. Protect Your Prostate from Cancer Prostate Cancer is Very Common Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death for men. The Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine reports that "Prostate cancer is the fourth most common malignancy among men worldwide, with an estimated 400,000 new cases diagnosed annually. Epidemiologic evidence strongly suggests that  dietary factors play a major role...

 

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