Casein

Casein is the principal protein in milk. It’s found in the milk of all mammals, and, oddly enough, is often found in food items marked ‘non-dairy.’ While the term ‘non-dairy’ might mislead you into believing that the product in question is milk-free, it’s actually a ...Read More

Sugar is a Major Cause of Heart Disease

The U.S. government has released their 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines, and one of their top recommendations is that all Americans limit their intake of added sugars to no more than 10% of their daily calories. I was thrilled to see that they’re finally acknowledging that ...Read More

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