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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…

My Blood Test Results After Two Months On A Vegan Diet

Update January 12, 2016:  see the one year results here. As you can see, I had a substantial reduction in risk factors after just 9 weeks of eating a low fat vegan diet and exercising 30 minutes a day 3 days a week.  These are fasting blood test results, taken after 12 hours without eating.  Look at…

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,…

Doctors Who Fill Your Head With Lies And Deception

Dr. Mark Hyman has this to say about low fat diets, “In a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (i) Dr. Ludwig correctly points out that careful review of all the studies on dietary fat and body fat — such as those done by Dr. Walter Willett of the Harvard School of…