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James Gandolfini entertained millions of people with his many roles as an actor and he is especially well known as Tony Soprano from the HBO hit, The Sopranos. We don’t know if he had a family history of heart disease or if he was every diagnosed with coronary heart disease (CAD) but one could easily […]
This is good information to have! A new report issued by the President’s Cancer Panel recommends eating produce without pesticides to reduce your risk of getting cancer and other diseases. And according to the Environmental Working Group (an organization of scientists, researchers and policymakers), certain types of organic produce can reduce the amount of toxins […]
I spent two years (2002 – 2004) researching trans fat and it’s effects on health. It was the topic for my master’s thesis and it fit well with my interest in heart disease. It’s a metabolic disaster and should be COMPLETELY OUTLAWED. At the time of my writing legislation was passed and on January 1st 2006 trans fat […]
As many of you know, this site encourages everyone to closely consider diet and lifestyle before as main alternatives to drug therapy. I will blog more about his in the coming days with some very credible information for you to consider. In the meantime, Dr. McDougall adds his credible information with this article. I couldn’t […]
Does a Plant-Based Diet Leave Your Body Deserted of Nutrients? Myths, Misunderstandings & Miscommunications The words “vegan,” “macrobiotic” and even “vegetarian” can sometimes carry a negative connotation such as diets lacking in real sustenance, deprived of nutrition and dispossessed of any real value. However, these fears are generated more from the concerns of a misled […]
GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, are organisms such as bacteria, fish, insects, mammals, plants and yeast whose genetic makeup has been altered through genetic engineering procedures. Merging DNA from different species, creates unconventional animals, bacteria and plants that are not naturally found in customary crossbreeding or even in natur. Provisions grown through GMOs can […]
Saturday’s class was great. Students were serious about learning; plus, we had fun making nutrient dense food and dining “al fresco” at the end of class!