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No Body Needs Milk

No Body Needs Milk

Thanks to countless millions of dollars in advertising, almost everybody thinks they need milk. Over the past several decades, cow’s milk and its byproducts have come to be seen as an essential part of the diet of most Americans. Milk and milk products such as cheese, yogurt, ice cream, whey, kefir and butter have been effectively promoted by the Unified […]

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Beans and the Second Meal Effect

Beans and the Second Meal Effect

The so-called “lentil effect” or “second meal effect” describes the remarkable effect of beans to help control blood sugar levels hours or even the next day after consumption. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/beans-and-the-second-meal-effect/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Cardiologist Prescribes Vegan Diet for Himself, Urges Patients to do the Same

Cardiologist Prescribes Vegan Diet for Himself, Urges Patients to do the Same

“It’s going to be a little bumpy because we’re disturbing our culture, what we’re used to. When I was young, we used to save the bacon grease in a can. The thing I say is, be easy with each other. Be gentle. Give yourself some room … The gentler you are with yourself, the more likely you are to get […]

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Meat consumption linked to increased risk of diabetes

Raising your daily red meat intake by just a half a serving a day might increase the risk of getting Type-2 Diabetes by almost 50%, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on June 17. The findings apply to both processed red meat, such as lunch meat and hot dogs, and unprocessed red […]

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More Risks Shown for Oral Diabetes Drugs

Commonly prescribed diabetes medications have been linked to risk of pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer, according to recent publications. The drugs include exenatide (Byetta), liraglutide (Victoza), sitagliptin (Januvia), and possibly other similar medications. Reports from Dr. Peter Butler of UCLA and Drs. Sonal Singh and Jodi Segal of Johns Hopkins University describe these adverse effects in the journals Gastroenterolgy, JAMA Internal […]

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Statistics: The United States of Disease

Statistics: The United States of Disease

Chances of winning the Megamillions jackpot: 1 in 258,890,850 Chances of getting Cancer in the U.S.: 1 in 2 men; 1 in 3 women Cancer is the number two cause of death in the US close behind Heart Disease. Half of all men and one-third of all women in the US will develop cancer during their lifetimes. The median age of […]

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Eggs Harmful to Health

Eggs Harmful to Health

Eggs increase the risk for heart disease and diabetes, according to a new meta-analysis published in Atherosclerosis. Researchers reviewed 14 studies and found that those who consumed the most eggs had a 19 and 68 percent increased risk for developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes, respectively, compared with those who ate the fewest eggs. For those who already had diabetes, the […]

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Exposure to Mercury from Fish Leads to Increased Risk of Diabetes

Exposure to Mercury from Fish Leads to Increased Risk of Diabetes

People exposed to mercury in young adulthood are more likely to develop diabetes later in life, according to a new study published by the American Diabetes Association. Researchers followed 2,875 Americans for an average of 18 years. Those who were exposed to the most mercury were 65 percent more likely to develop diabetes, compared with those who had the least […]

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Meet Your Meat

Meet Your Meat

VIEW VIDEO: Eating animals: meat, poultry, fish, eggs and dairy causes Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease and all of our other chronic and infectious diseases. On the other hand, eating plants: vegetables, fruits, beans and grains prevents Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease and all of our other chronic and infectious diseases. 10 Reasons Not To Eat Beef 10 Reasons Not To Eat Pork […]

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National Public Health Association Releases Its Top Advocacy Priorities for 2014

The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, today released its top legislative public health priorities for 2014. These priorities range from efforts to promote health to efforts that prevent diseases like Diabetes and Heart Disease. “These priorities are not merely suggestions but critical necessities for the health of our nation,” said NACDD Legislative Committee Chairman, David Hoffman. Diabetes for example, […]

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