Dr. Neal Barnard explains why the consumption of animal fat and trans-fats are almost entirely responsible for dementia in old age. Rates of Alzheimer’s disease are approaching epidemic proportions around the world due to people adopting the rich western diet. On a side note, besides diet, marijuana can protect your brain.
Brenda Davis gives a great review of recent scientific literature on the effects of dietary choices. – News flash – soy consumption does not effect cancer risk, and may even be protective for both men when it comes to prostate cancer and women when it comes to breast cancer.
Dr. Michael Greger explains how his grandma was cured of end stage heart disease after being sent home to die, who then went on to live another 31 years. He also discusses the cause of insulin resistance and why people remain diabetic.
Dean Ornish, M.D., discusses reversing heart disease, prostate cancer and depression by making changes in diet and lifestyle. Virtually all patients that followed the low fat vegan program promoted by Ornish cured or halted progression of their disease. Further, there was a 50% improvement in mental health scores, comparable or better to what can be achieved using prescription antidepressants.
This lecture by Dr. Michael Greger will blow your mind. The evidence is so damning, so overwhelming, that it boggles the mind. If you have a “chronic” disease or know someone who does, you need to watch this lecture.
Dr. John McDougall crushes the Paleo and Atkin’s diet fads in this hour long lecture. Presented at the September, 2012, Advanced Study Weekend, at the Flamingo Resort and Spa, Santa Rosa, California.