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Obesity as Disease
7 months ago

Obesity as Disease

There is a certain irony in the nearly immediate juxtaposition of the rare introduction of a new FDA-approved drug for weight loss (Belviq) to the marketplace, and the recognition of …
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Dr. McDougall’s 10 Favorite One-Liners
8 months ago

Dr. McDougall’s 10 Favorite One-Liners

We live in a world of witty one-liners and sound bites, which I find useful for conveying my dietary messages. I suggest that people keep repeating them over and over …
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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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Raising Children On A Plant-based Diet
1 year ago

Raising Children On A Plant-based Diet

I am often asked about raising children who consume a strict plant-based diet. Here are some common questions, followed by my answers.

Q. Do children who are raised on a …
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12 Best Sources of Plant-Based Protein
1 year ago

12 Best Sources of Plant-Based Protein

People have been led to believe that protein is such an essential nutrient that one must actively pursue foods that contain high amounts of it, even when those foods, such …
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10 Reasons We Don’t Need GM Foods
2 years ago

10 Reasons We Don’t Need GM Foods

By Claire Robinson, MPhil, Michael Antoniou, PhD, and John Fagan, PhD for the Non-GMO Project

1. GM crops do not increase yield potential

Genetically modified (GM) crops do not increase …
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Naked Food Spotlight: Legumes
3 years ago

Naked Food Spotlight: Legumes

Legumes are abundant in soluble fiber, a property that lowers cholesterol and triglyceride levels. With a low glycemic index, beans contain a remarkable blend of complex carbohydrates and protein. About …
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Naked Food Spotlight: Nuts
4 years ago

Naked Food Spotlight: Nuts

*People with advanced heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or diabetes should substantially limit (4-5 nuts a day max.) or entirely avoid the consumption of nuts and oils. 

Weight loss
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The True Fight Against Breast Cancer
4 years ago

The True Fight Against Breast Cancer

Women are terrified of breast cancer, and unfortunately, the cancer industry uses that fear to motivate women to agree to get mammograms. Women are told that the key to a …
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Does GMO equal IBS?
4 years ago

Does GMO equal IBS?

Genetically Engineered Foods could be the root cause of your digestive disorder.

If you are one of the approximately 70 million Americans who suffer from a chronic digestive issue, then …
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Naked Spotlight: Sea vegetables
4 years ago

Naked Spotlight: Sea vegetables

Sea vegetables contain 90 percent calcium and magnesium. These super veggies also boast organically-bound vegetable iodine which is necessary for proper thyroid and brain function, sleep, a healthy weight and …
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The Pursuit of Nakedness
4 years ago

The Pursuit of Nakedness

It seems we’re always in the pursuit of something.  Life, work, family, and relationships are all part of our existence.  They are also the foundation and a reflection of who …
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Italian Bean Balls
4 years ago

Italian Bean Balls

Print Yum Naked Recipe: Italian Bean Balls

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 12-15 bean balls

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Addictive By Design: Junk Food
4 years ago

Addictive By Design: Junk Food

I almost joined Michael Moss, the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist whose work on addictive junk food recently graced the cover of the paper’s magazine, on MSNBC’s Morning Joe
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The Benefits Of A Plantiful Pregnancy
4 years ago

The Benefits Of A Plantiful Pregnancy

Your diet during pregnancy and breastfeeding will influence your baby’s taste for foods when solids are introduced. Another benefit of optimal nutrition is that you will be in great shape …
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Blood Detoxifying + Alkalizing + Cancer Preventing Smoothie
4 years ago

Blood Detoxifying + Alkalizing + Cancer Preventing Smoothie

The benefits of this smoothie are endless. Here are just some of the reasons why we love it.

Benefits of Kale: High in iron. Per calorie, kale has more …
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Becoming Heart Attack Proof
4 years ago

Becoming Heart Attack Proof

Here are the facts. Coronary artery disease is the leading killer of men and women in Western civilization. In the United States alone, more than half a million people die …
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Naked Recipe: No-bake Cacao + Goji Super Cookies
4 years ago

Naked Recipe: No-bake Cacao + Goji Super Cookies

Preparation time: 10 min. Cooking time: 8 min*. Yield: 25 servings. Recipe developed by the Naked Food Chefs.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups oats
  • 3 organic bananas
  • ½ cup coconut, shredded

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Casein and Cancer
4 years ago

Casein and Cancer

Many studies, including a 2009 paper available in the National Institutes of Health library, have concluded that consumption of dairy products may be linked to breast cancer.

1.  “Casein, which …
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Athletes & The Protein Myth
4 years ago

Athletes & The Protein Myth

The biggest misconception is that one can’t build muscle, or get any muscle development without meat and dairy consumption.

The number one question I think that most plant-based eaters get …
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Seaweed: Super-wise Your Meals
4 years ago

Seaweed: Super-wise Your Meals

Forget the super-size and move towards “super-wise” dining. When it comes to sea veggies, size definitely does not matter.  If you are looking to add superfoods that pack a real …
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Naked Recipe: Quinoa Pear Pecan Salad
4 years ago

Naked Recipe: Quinoa Pear Pecan Salad

This is an easy yet full of protein recipe suitable for anyone! Enjoy! Chefs’ Note: If you suffer from heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or have a nut …
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Kids + Kale – And ways to make them love it
4 years ago

Kids + Kale – And ways to make them love it

What? Is she serious? Kids and Kale? (Yup, I’d be thinking the same thing you probably are right now). Oh yeah, and Spinach and Chard and the list of every …
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Naked Recipe: Bulgur + Garbanzo Flair
4 years ago

Naked Recipe: Bulgur + Garbanzo Flair

Recipe developed by the Naked Food Chefs.

In addition to being a high alkalinity seed, quinoa has protein, fiber, and a great variety of nutrients. Yep, it’s actually a seed. …
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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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Smoothies: Sipping your way back to health
4 years ago

Smoothies: Sipping your way back to health

When we talk about smoothies, we are referring to the action of blending whole foods such as fruits, vegetables, seeds, herbs, and nuts in a high power blender.  Blending is …
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7 Reasons to live naked
4 years ago

7 Reasons to live naked

The World Health Organization has determined that dietary factors account for at least 30 percent of all cancers in Western countries and up to 20 percent in developing …
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Eight Must-Knows For Avoiding GMO
4 years ago

Eight Must-Knows For Avoiding GMO

1. GMOs Can Enter Your Food Supply in Many Ways Genetically modified organisms (GMO) entered our food supply nearly 20 years ago, coinciding with the beginning of the astounding decline …
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Seven Wonders of the Beet World
5 years ago

Seven Wonders of the Beet World

As a vegetarian I’m always keen to find out how I can maximize vitamin/mineral intake within my diet. So after speaking with an acupuncturist about improving my blood circulation and …
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5 Flu Fighting Foods Your Kids Will Love
5 years ago

5 Flu Fighting Foods Your Kids Will Love

Flu season is best navigated by a good dose of common sense and a good helping of nutritive foods to keep you and your family healthy. As a family holistic …
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10 tips to eating less meat and dairy – and sticking with it
5 years ago

10 tips to eating less meat and dairy – and sticking with it

Most people are surprised when I tell them that I have never eaten meat in my life.  I was raised without it and never had an interest in eating meat …
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The Plant-Based Athlete Demystified
5 years ago

The Plant-Based Athlete Demystified

The notion of a vegetarian or vegan athlete still seems to bring to mind bewilderment, controversy and general skepticism. Scientific evidence has revealed the benefits of a plant-based diet on …
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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Starch
5 years ago

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Starch

1. All large populations of trim, healthy people, throughout verifiable human history, have obtained the bulk of their calories from starch. Examples of once-thriving people include Japanese, Chinese, and other …
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McCartney: Meat Free Monday to help the planet
5 years ago

McCartney: Meat Free Monday to help the planet

Everything we do, take, eat, or buy has a carbon footprint, and therefore an impact on climate change. Food production is, in fact, a major contributor. Agriculture as a whole …
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Labels Matter! We have the right to know
5 years ago

Labels Matter! We have the right to know

Naked Food Magazine supports the Just Label It Campaign and the right to know what’s in our food.

Studies show that more than 90% of Americans support mandatory labeling …
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Killer Performance Smoothie
5 years ago

Killer Performance Smoothie

Here is a killer performance smoothie recipe for both men and women that will give you stamina and energy, while improving your physical and emotional well-being at the same time. …
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REVOLT! vs. Hydrogenated Oils
5 years ago

REVOLT! vs. Hydrogenated Oils

THE REASON: The consumption of hydrogenated and partially hydrogenated oils (also called trans fatty acids) is a cause of diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease.

THE WORST: Canola oil.  Why? It’s …
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20 Common Foods with High Antioxidant Levels
5 years ago

20 Common Foods with High Antioxidant Levels

So how about those antioxidants?  What are they and how do they affect us?  Antioxidants are substances that may protect cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as …
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