The Safety of Heme vs. Nonheme Iron

The Safety of Heme vs. Nonheme Iron

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Food as Medicine: Preventing and Treating the Most Common Diseases with Diet

Food as Medicine: Preventing and Treating the Most Common Diseases with Diet

“Food as Medicine: Preventing & Treating the Most Dreaded Diseases with Diet” Good evening. For those of you unfamiliar with my work, every year I read through every issue of every English-language nutrition journal in the world so you don’t have to. [Laughter, applause.] Every year my talks are brand new because every year the […]

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Kempner Rice Diet: Whipping Us Into Shape

Kempner Rice Diet: Whipping Us Into Shape

“Kempner Rice Diet: Whipping Us Into Shape” Franklin Delano Roosevelt brought us through the Great Depression and World War II. Who knows how history would have been different had he not died in his fourth term as President from a massive stroke. In the following days and months, we learned that Roosevelt had suffered from […]

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[Preview] Saving lives and healthcare dollars — John Schoonbee, MD

[Preview] Saving lives and healthcare dollars — John Schoonbee, MD

So, why should nutrition matter to us? Here, you can see cause of death in different regions around the world, Europe at the bottom, the Americas are the second group over there and then you can see these pie charts. And when you look at the pie charts, when I saw this for the first […]

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How to Counter the Inflammation of Aging

How to Counter the Inflammation of Aging

“How to Counter the Inflammation of Aging” One of the most recognized consequences of aging is a decline in immune function, illustrated by vulnerability to dying from the flu, poor response to vaccinations. But about 20 years ago a paper was published showing that the immune cells of 80-year olds produced significantly more pro-inflammatory signals, […]

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Why You Should Care About Nutrition

Why You Should Care About Nutrition

“Why You Should Care About Nutrition” Does it really matter what we eat? Well, the good news is, we have tremendous power over our health destiny and longevity— the majority of premature death and disability is preventable with a healthy enough diet. It’s. . . the. . . food. Most deaths in the United States […]

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The Mediterranean Diet or a Whole Food Plant-Based Diet?

The Mediterranean Diet or a Whole Food Plant-Based Diet?

recent studies have shown that higher Mediterranean diet adherence scores are associated with a significant reduction in risk of death heart disease cancer and brain disease but the problem with population studies like these is that people who eat healthier may also live healthier and so how do we know it’s their diet is the […]

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Which Parts of the Mediterranean Diet Extended Life?

how am I having a few nuts to one’s daily diet in this case about four walnuts almonds and hazelnuts cut one stroke risk nearly in half well all of the nuts are plant foods and has such packed with antioxidants raising the antioxidant level of our bloodstream resulting in lower fat oxidation and free […]

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Low-Fat or Whole Food?

Low-Fat or Whole Food?

“Low-Fat or Whole Food?” A plant-based diet is best — but what kind of plant-based diet? A review last year looked at all the randomized controlled trials to date. Using a meat-eating group as the control, it compared people eating like a Mediterranean-style diet that minimizes meat, versus a meat-free diet, versus a meat-, dairy- […]

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