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

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