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Scientists Think Diabetes, Eye Disease, Depression, Alzheimers and Heart Disease May All Be Related

A Daily Mail article recently proclaimed that scientists think diabetes, eye disease, depression, Alzheimers, atherosclerosis, and other related metabolic diseases all share a common link.  Guess what that link might be? Inflammation. This begs the question of what may be causing chronic low-grade inflammation in people who consume a Western diet.  The article doesn’t mention…

Solving a Colon Cancer Mystery

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States behind lung cancer.  Find out why this major killer of Americans is virtually non-existent in Africa (hint: it’s not the fiber!)

The Shocking Truth About Medical School Training

A recent survey of medical schools revealed that students receive less than 20 hours of training on nutrition over 4 years of medical school education.  Less than 27% of medical school programs offer a single course on nutrition.  This, despite the fact that the number one causes of death and disability in the US are…

Second Strategy to Cooking Broccoli

A re-post from NutritionFacts.org.  Dr. Greger explains how to obtain maximum cancer destroying power from your broccoli. Doctor’s Note: Is that cool or what?! I love kitchen chemistry. Totally revolutionized my daily greens prep. For those new to the whole enzyme concept I’m sure this is a bit confusing. Make sure to watch the original…

How Low Carb Diet Doctors Pull The Wool Over Your Eyes

It all starts with the absurd diet recommendations put out by people like the CDC or the USDA and HHS.  These diet recommendations tell people to consume up to 35% of their diet from fat and up to 35% of their diet from protein.  Given that these recommended levels are what Americans have been consuming for decades,…