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How Not to Die from Cancer

How Not to Die from Cancer After Dr. Dean Ornish conquered our number-one killer, heart disease, he moved on to killer number-two. What happens if cancer is put on a plant-based diet? Ornish and colleagues found that the progression of early-stage prostate cancer could be reversed with a plant-based diet and other healthy lifestyle behaviors. […]

Last Day to Register for Fasting and Cancer Webinar

Last Day to Register for Fasting and Cancer Webinar Tomorrow is the last day to sign up for the final webinar in my 3-webinar series on fasting, that will take place on October 25 at 2pm ET (my birthday)! In this session, Fasting and Cancer, I will focus on fasting for cancer as both an adjunct […]

How Not to Die from High Blood Pressure

How Not to Die from High Blood Pressure High blood pressure is the number-one risk factor for death in the world. In the United States, it affects nearly 78 million people, one in three adults. As we age, our blood pressures get higher and higher, such that by age 60, high blood pressure strikes more […]

How Not to Die from Diabetes

How Not to Die from Diabetes We’ve known since the 1930s that type 2 diabetes can be prevented, arrested, and even reversed with a plant-based diet. Within five years of following the diet, about a quarter of the diabetic patients in that early study were able to get off insulin altogether. Plant-based diets are relatively […]

How Not to Die from Kidney Disease

How Not to Die from Kidney Disease Kidney failure may be both prevented and treated with a plant-based diet, and it’s no wonder: Kidneys are highly vascular organs, packed with blood vessels. Harvard researchers found three significant dietary risk factors for declining kidney function: “animal protein, animal fat, and cholesterol.” Animal fat can alter the […]

Final Fasting Webinar and New DVD

Final Fasting Webinar and New DVD I knew next to nothing about fasting until I did this deep dive into the medical literature for you. There are, by my count, 1,527 articles on fasting in English-language peer-reviewed scientific journals, and I read every single one of them… so you don’t have to!   I’ve compiled […]

Why a Resource Like NutritionFacts.org is So Necessary

Why a Resource Like NutritionFacts.org is So Necessary In a study of the dietary advice given by newspapers in the United Kingdom, “no credible scientific basis” was found for most claims. Indeed, “[m]isreporting of dietary advice…is widespread and may contribute to public misconceptions about food and health”—and potentially not only the public. Scientists like to […]

My Rent the Runway Experience

My Rent the Runway Experience I’ve loved playing dress up with beautiful and interesting clothing all my life. As a child, I would try on most of my mother’s closet — and when it came time for dance recital costumes, I was just in heaven. I vividly remember shopping for prom dresses with my mom — […]

Why is Extra Salt Injected into Meat?

Why is Extra Salt Injected into Meat? Why is the salt industry so powerful? It has its own PR and lobbying firms to play tobacco industry-style tactics to downplay the dangers of high salt intake, but salt is so cheap. How much money is the industry really making? As I discuss in my video Big […]