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Diseases

Treating chronic diseases through lifestyle

Cytokine Storm, Virus Activation, and Electromagnetic Radiation
6 months ago

Cytokine Storm, Virus Activation, and Electromagnetic Radiation

Our genetic material is frequently filled with virus-derived genetic elements.  As part of this dynamic network of microorganisms that inhabit the body, interactions with bacteria and other microbial agents …
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Italy’s Department of Civil Protection: Only two confirmed deaths because of COVID-19
7 months ago

Italy’s Department of Civil Protection: Only two confirmed deaths because of COVID-19

There is a great difference among the registered deaths with or because of the virus. According to the  Department of Civil Proteccion officials in Italy, the numbers are as …
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Health Status and the Role of Nutrition on SARS-CoV / Covid-19
8 months ago

Health Status and the Role of Nutrition on SARS-CoV / Covid-19

The vast majority of cases in China — 87% — were in people ages 30 to 79, the China Center for Disease Control reported In February of 2020, based on data from …
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Probiotics 101
2 years ago

Probiotics 101

Keeping the resident population of bacteria and other microbes in our intestinal tract balanced and beneficial is essential for good health, especially during and after taking a course of antibiotics. …
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Diseases of Affluence 3,500 Years Ago
2 years ago

Diseases of Affluence 3,500 Years Ago

For many years, Dr. John McDougall has called conditions like heart disease, cancer, and diabetes, “diseases of affluence.” Only the affluent can afford to eat the rich Western diet with …
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Pills or Plants? The Hard Facts on Nutrition and Sexual Health
3 years ago

Pills or Plants? The Hard Facts on Nutrition and Sexual Health

The last time I checked, the heart is about 3 feet above the genitals… so what is a cardiologist doing counseling patients on sexual performance?  In the nearly 30 years …
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Sun Avoidance Worsens Health Outcomes
4 years ago

Sun Avoidance Worsens Health Outcomes

It’s Spring: the time of year when I’m asked almost every day about sun exposure, sunscreens, and other related questions. There are some points about which we all agree: sun …
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Calcium: Plant vs. Dairy
4 years ago

Calcium: Plant vs. Dairy

The number one source of calcium in the standard American diet is dairy products. The number one source of saturated fat, however, is also dairy products. Dairy products also constitute …
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Bone Broth and Magic Beans
4 years ago

Bone Broth and Magic Beans

We are, it seems, unendingly as enthusiastic about dietary magic du jour as ever Jack was about his beans. And now it turns out that we have something else in …
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Soy and Breast Cancer Mortality
4 years ago

Soy and Breast Cancer Mortality

Researchers looked at data from the Shanghai Breast Cancer Survival Study, which involved 5,042 breast cancer survivors between the ages of 20 and 75.  During four years of follow-up, 534 …
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Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie
4 years ago

Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

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Recipe Type: Naked! Low fat, Whole Food, Plant-based, Vegan, Organic, Sustainable.

Approved for: Diabetes, Cancer, Heart Disease, High Cholesterol, Weigh Loss, Athletics, Optimum Health.

Free of: Animals, Eggs, Dairy …
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The Truth about High Blood Pressure!
4 years ago

The Truth about High Blood Pressure!

High blood pressure, also known as “hypertension,” is the number one reason people visit their doctor in the United States. Each year, more than 100 million doctor visits are made …
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Organic Meats Are Not Health Foods
4 years 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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Turmeric Curcumin and Pancreatic Cancer
4 years ago

Turmeric Curcumin and Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is among the most aggressive forms of human cancer with a very high mortality rate. It represents the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States …
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Foods for Cancer Prevention
4 years 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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The Fish Tale of Omega 3s
4 years ago

The Fish Tale of Omega 3s

Well, the common mythology is that in response to anecdotal reports of a low prevalence of coronary heart disease among the Inuit people, Danish researchers Bang and Dyerberg traveled to …
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How a Plant-based Diet Healed My Body from Multiple Sclerosis
4 years ago

How a Plant-based Diet Healed My Body from Multiple Sclerosis

There was nothing subtle about my first encounter with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). It crippled me from the waist down with painful pins-and-needles and forced me to use a wheelchair to …
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Mammography is Unjustified
4 years ago

Mammography is Unjustified

The Cochrane review1 on screening mammography and an accompanying editorial2 published in the October 20, 2001 issue of the Lancet have created an emotionally charged stir in the medical business and many responses …
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The Link Between Acne & Cancer
4 years ago

The Link Between Acne & Cancer

Acne is an epidemic skin disease of industrialized countries, reaching prevalence rates of over 85 percent of teenagers. In nearly half of American men and women, acne continues even after adolescence and …
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Produce, Not Pills, for Beautiful Skin
4 years ago

Produce, Not Pills, for Beautiful Skin

Kale works better at boosting antioxidant levels in the skin than synthetic beta carotene, lutein, and mixed carotenoid supplements.

If dietary carotenoids contribute to a normal healthy skin color, why …
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Brain Cancer, a Diet Shift, and the Birth of Naked Food
4 years ago

Brain Cancer, a Diet Shift, and the Birth of Naked Food

One day, he woke up with a light headache that wouldn’t go away. We thought it was stress, life, and the need for a vacation! After a couple of weeks, …
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California Labels ‘Roundup’ as “Cancer Causing”
4 years ago

California Labels ‘Roundup’ as “Cancer Causing”

Under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, usually referred to as Proposition 65, chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm are required to be …
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Conventional Strawberries Rank #1 With Most Pesticides
4 years ago

Conventional Strawberries Rank #1 With Most Pesticides

Nearly all strawberry samples—98 percent—tested by federal officials had detectable pesticide residues. Forty percent had residues of 10 or more pesticides and some had residues of 17 different pesticides. Some …
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Sunny Days, Skin Cancer, and Vitamin D
5 years ago

Sunny Days, Skin Cancer, and Vitamin D

Have you ever wondered how something as natural and omnipresent as sunlight could hurt you?  Over eons of evolution (or by Divine creation, if you choose) people have been exposed …
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Plant-Based Diets Best for Breast Cancer Survival
5 years ago

Plant-Based Diets Best for Breast Cancer Survival

A plant-based diet may prove best following the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, according to a review published in The Permanente Journal. Researchers investigated long-term lifestyle choices and their …
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Reversing Colon Cancer With Food
5 years ago

Reversing Colon Cancer With Food

In 1970, British physician Dennis Burkitt observed that a high-fiber diet reduces diseases of the digestive tract. He observed that in countries where diets are high in fiber (that is, …
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Naked Smoothie: Pink Anti-cancer Power
7 years ago

Naked Smoothie: Pink Anti-cancer Power

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Approved for: Diabetes, Cancer, Heart Disease, High Cholesterol, Weigh Loss, Athletics, Optimum Health.

Free of: Animals, Eggs, Dairy & …
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Naked Food Spotlight: Nuts
7 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
7 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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Naked Smoothie: Cancer Crusher Goodness
7 years ago

Naked Smoothie: Cancer Crusher Goodness

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Recipe Type: Naked! Low fat, Whole Food, Plant-based, Vegan, Organic, Sustainable.

Approved for: Diabetes, Cancer, Heart Disease, High Cholesterol, Weigh Loss, Athletics, Optimum Health.

Free of: Animals, Eggs, Dairy …
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Naked Spotlight: Sea vegetables
7 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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Naked Food Spotlight: Leafy Greens
7 years ago

Naked Food Spotlight: Leafy Greens

Dark leafy green vegetables have an extraordinary amount of antioxidants and health promoting nutrients with very few calories. Eating dark green leafy vegetables on a regular basis can provide anti-aging …
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Can We End Alzheimers?
7 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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Naked Food Spotlight: Asparagus
7 years ago

Naked Food Spotlight: Asparagus

Asparagus is a very good source of fiber, folate, vitamins A, C, E and K, as well as chromium, a trace mineral that enhances the ability of insulin to transport …
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Naked Food Spotlight: Berries
7 years ago

Naked Food Spotlight: Berries

Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, goji, acai, currants, and golden berries have one of the highest antioxidant capacities among all fruits, vegetables, spices, and seasonings.  Berries have been associated with the …
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Blood Detoxifying + Alkalizing + Cancer Preventing Smoothie
7 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
7 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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Disease, Nutrition, & Alkalinity
7 years ago

Disease, Nutrition, & Alkalinity

There are many factors that can affect the human body, ranging from simple colds to cancer. There are, however, two main types of diseases: infectious and non-infectious.

Infectious diseases are …
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Naked Food Spotlight: Turmeric
7 years ago

Naked Food Spotlight: Turmeric

Let’s start by saying that we shouldn’t consume only superfoods. Although these are nutrient powerhouses packed with large doses of antioxidants, polyphenols, vitamins, and minerals, all plant-foods have a great …
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Casein and Cancer
7 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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Kidney Cleanser Juice
7 years ago

Kidney Cleanser Juice

What the kidneys do.

The kidneys process more than 150 quarts of blood each day to separate out the body’s waste. Small units inside the kidneys, called nephrons, host a …
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Seaweed: Super-wise Your Meals
7 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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Got Truth? The Dairy Industry’s Junk Science
7 years ago

Got Truth? The Dairy Industry’s Junk Science

Previous studies have shown similar findings. Studies of young women published in the journals Bone and Pediatrics show that bone density was bolstered by physical activity, but that increased calcium …
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Smoothies: Sipping your way back to health
7 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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Eight Must-Knows For Avoiding GMO
7 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
8 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
8 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
8 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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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Starch
8 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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Killer Performance Smoothie
8 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
8 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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Phytochemicals And Reversing Disease
8 years ago

Phytochemicals And Reversing Disease

Phytochemicals are natural compounds found in fruits and vegetables. They are substances that don’t fall within any other categories – they are not vitamins, proteins, carbohydrates, fats or minerals.  Their …
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20 Common Foods with High Antioxidant Levels
8 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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