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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Treating Parkinson’s Disease With Diet

Treating Parkinson’s Disease With Diet

caffeine consumption both in Asian and Western populations appears to protect against the development of Parkinson’s disease but what if you already have it a new study found that giving folks the equivalent of about two cups of coffee a day worth of caffeine significantly improve symptoms of the disease of course it’s only so […]

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Paleopoo: What We Can Learn from Fossilized Feces

Paleopoo: What We Can Learn from Fossilized Feces

“Paleopoo: What We Can Learn from Fossilized Feces” In the U.S. we tend to get less than 20 grams of fiber a day, only about half the minimum recommended intake. But in populations where many of our deadliest diseases are practically unknown — in rural China and rural Africa — they’re eating huge amounts of […]

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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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Plant-Based Diets for Diabetes

Plant-Based Diets for Diabetes

“Plant-Based Diets for Diabetes” I’ve talked about the role meat may play in increasing the risk of diabetes, and the potential protective role of healthy plant foods. But plant-based diets not only appear to guard against getting diabetes in the first place, they may successfully treat the disease better than the diabetic diets patients are […]

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Why Deficient Raw Vegans Become Meat Eaters

Why Deficient Raw Vegans Become Meat Eaters

This is John Kohler with Ok Raw.com and we have another exciting episode for you, this one is very important to me because I see It happen a lot in the raw foods arena. Recently I was at the Woodstock food festival and I met a brilliant young lady named Jolita brilliant, and Jolita brilliant […]

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Flaxseed vs. Prostate Cancer

Flaxseed vs. Prostate Cancer

“Flaxseed vs. Prostate Cancer” Why is there such a huge disparity in prostate cancer rates? The incidence of clinically malignant prostate cancer is highest in African-Americans— some 30-fold greater than in Japanese men, and 120 times greater than seen in Chinese men in Shanghai. Well, in general, the Western diet is one in which animal […]

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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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Fighting Inflammation in a Nut Shell

Fighting Inflammation in a Nut Shell

“Fighting Inflammation in a Nut Shell” Do all these anti-inflammatory plant foods actually have an impact on inflammatory disease mortality, though? A recent study out of Australia reported the results of following about 2,500 older adults and their diets for 15 years. During that time, about 200 died of inflammatory diseases. And so, the researchers […]

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Crohn’s Disease and Diet Patterns: Will Anything Help?

Crohn’s Disease and Diet Patterns: Will Anything Help?

– There’s a lot of misinformation online about treating Crohn’s disease. Unlike the low FODMAP diet for IBS, there is no real cure for Crohn’s disease. However, studies show that there are some diet changes that can really help with treatment and preventing recurrence, and that’s what I’m looking at in this video. (bell rings) […]

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