Why You Should Avoid Eating Pork

No matter how you think about it, pigs are a rather dirty animal. They are considered the scavengers of the farm (created to eliminate any waste on the farm), often eating anything they can find. This includes not only bugs, insects, and whatever leftover ...Read More

Plant-Based Diets and Artery Function

The improvement of arterial function on a whole food, plant-based diet appears so pronounced that cardiac patients can achieve a 90% reduction in angina attacks. Doctor’s Note Wait a second, though. The Ornish program involves a number of other healthy lifestyle interventions such as ...Read More

Who Says Eggs Aren’t Bad For You…

Freedom of Information Act documents reveal that the U.S. Department of Agriculture warned the egg industry that saying eggs are nutritious or safe may violate rules against false and misleading advertising. Doctor’s Note For more peeks behind the egg industry curtain see: Eggs and ...Read More

Sugary drinks increase cancer recurrence and death

  We’ve heard for years that “sugar feeds cancer”, but the cancer treatment industry doesn’t seem to think so. In fact, oncologists commonly encourage patients to go home and eat whatever they want. Cancer centers have coke and snack machines in their lobbies, and some even ...Read More

Cheese Mites and Maggots

Cheese manufacturers use spider-like insects and fly larvae to impart particular flavors and aromas to certain cheeses. Doctor’s Note Cheese manufacturers may also add aluminum to cheese to improve sliceability (see Aluminum in Vaccines vs. Food), just as the poultry industry adds arsenic to the ...Read More

The truth about decaf coffee

Millions of Americans drink decaf coffee to get that perfectly bitter taste without all the jitters. But does decaf really have no caffeine? What’s the difference between “decaffeinated” and “naturally decaffeinated”? And are the chemicals used to strip the caffeine from coffee safe? To ...Read More