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The Evolution Beyond The Revolution
7 months ago

The Evolution Beyond The Revolution

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the difference between revolution and evolution.  This conversation is part of The Food Revolution Summit, which is put on by The Food Revolution …
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Diseases of Affluence 3,500 Years Ago
8 months 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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Meat Consumption leads Earth to ‘cease to support human life’ by 2050, report warns
11 months ago

Meat Consumption leads Earth to ‘cease to support human life’ by 2050, report warns

The human population has reached 7.6 billion and could number 9 billion or 10 billion by midcentury. All those people will need to eat. A report published Wednesday in the journal …
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Bone Broth and Magic Beans
2 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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Dr. McDougall’s 10 Favorite One-Liners
3 years 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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Foods for Cancer Prevention
3 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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Raising Children On A Plant-based Diet
3 years 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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10 Reasons We Don’t Need GM Foods
4 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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Muscling Out The Meat Myth
6 years ago

Muscling Out The Meat Myth

The myth took root in the belief that we could get our strength, our agility, and our ability to soar to unimaginable heights if only we consumed the flesh and …
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Naked Interview: John Robbins
6 years ago

Naked Interview: John Robbins

Robbins became a household name after the publication of his book, Diet For A New America, a groundbreaking work that lifted the lid on the cruelty involved in the factory …
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Becoming Heart Attack Proof
6 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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Athletes & The Protein Myth
6 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.

I get my protein from beans, nuts, seeds, greens and grains. …
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Got Truth? The Dairy Industry’s Junk Science
6 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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7 Reasons to live naked
6 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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The Plant-Based Athlete Demystified
7 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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5 Tips For a Non-Toxic Lifestyle
7 years ago

5 Tips For a Non-Toxic Lifestyle

1. BUY ORGANIC! Organic foods have significantly fewer synthetic chemicals plus more nutrients! Healthy plants and animals will help you be healthy too.  Avoid refined sugars, processed foods (especially canned …
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Redefining the Wellness Paradigm
7 years ago

Redefining the Wellness Paradigm

Health is not cultivated in one day. Nor is illness. We don’t suddenly wake up well or succumb to sickness.  Life, illness and wellness is a journey we cultivate. Our …
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