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About Dr. Neal Barnard, MD

Clinical researcher and author Neal Barnard, M.D., is one of America's leading advocates for health, nutrition, and higher standards in research. As the principal investigator of several human clinical research trials, whose results are published in peer-reviewed medical and scientific journals, Dr. Barnard has examined key issues in health and nutrition. Neal Barnard is the founder and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM).
Latest Posts | By Dr. Neal Barnard, MD
No more Diets: The Secret to Permanent Weight Control
5 months ago

No more Diets: The Secret to Permanent Weight Control

Many people believe that to lose weight they must go on a low-calorie diet. That often means starving oneself until the diet is no longer tolerable. Other people believe that …
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Organic Meats Are Not Health Foods
7 months ago

Organic Meats Are Not Health Foods

So-called organic meats are sold as a means for people to reduce their exposure to hormones and chemical toxins. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) states that animals raised …
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Foods for Cancer Prevention
9 months ago

Foods for Cancer Prevention

According to the National Cancer Institute, as much as 80 percent of all cancers are due to identified factors, and thus are potentially preventable. Thirty percent are due to tobacco …
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Plant-based Diets for Children: Right from the Start
11 months ago

Plant-based Diets for Children: Right from the Start

Children raised on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes grow up to be slimmer and healthier and even live longer than their meat-eating friends. It is much easier to build …
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Best diet for weight loss?
2 years ago

Best diet for weight loss?

A vegetarian dietary pattern may be the most effective for weight loss, according to a meta-analysis published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Researchers at Harvard, in conjunction with …
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Can We End Alzheimers?
4 years ago

Can We End Alzheimers?

Alzheimer’s disease is the fastest growing health threat in the United States, according to a 2013 landmark report from researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Fighting Debilitating Memory …
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Got Truth? The Dairy Industry’s Junk Science
4 years ago

Got Truth? The Dairy Industry’s Junk Science

The 2012 report in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine must have rattled the dairy industry. Authored by Kendrin Sonneville from Harvard University, the study tracked fracture rates in …
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Naked Recipe: Zesty Cranberry Sauce
5 years ago

Naked Recipe: Zesty Cranberry Sauce

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/2 cup orange juice concentrate
  • 2 ripe pears, finely chopped
  • 1 medium apple, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange …
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Start a New Thanksgiving Tradition with the Three Sisters: Corn, Beans, and Squash
5 years ago

Start a New Thanksgiving Tradition with the Three Sisters: Corn, Beans, and Squash

Many of you are already planning your Thanksgiving dinner with relatives and friends. But it’s not too late to invite the Three Sisters: corn, beans, and squash. Three Sisters recipes …
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