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Want to Live Long? Eat like the Japanese

The Japanese are the longest living people in the world and perhaps one of the healthiest. They have one of the lowest rates of obesity globally. And compared to the West, they have lower rates of heart disease as well. Now, it’s not … Continue reading

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Secrets of Okinawa: A Diet for Longevity

Okinawa is in the southern-most prefecture of Japan, straddling the East China and the Philippine Seas. With its white, tropical beaches and turquoise waters, it’s not what you usually imagine when you think of Japan. Besides being known as the … Continue reading

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Cancer and the New Biology of Water Book

When President Nixon launched the War on Cancer with the signing of the National Cancer Act of 1971 and

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6 Habits for Women’s Health

Knowledge is power when it comes to the leading women’s health issues, such as heart disease, breast cancer and infertility. When you understand the role of your diet and lifestyle and put recommendations into practice, you’re in a much better … Continue reading

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Reap The Health Benefits Of Tiny Marine Plants

Lately, several of my patients have asked me what I think about adding marine phytoplankton – tiny sea

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Is Your Diet Making You Feel Depressed?

In a society where obesity is so prevalent, it is hard to believe that nutritional deficiencies are fairly common. Simply put, we are overfed but malnourished. There is growing research showing a significant correlation of mental disorders, including depression, anxiety … Continue reading

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Who’s Eating More Plants? Youth Weigh In

29% of the general population and well over a third of millennials said they are “trying to eat more plant-based protein instead of meat-based protein,” and consumers of all ages are reducing meat portion sizes. Here are several key insights … Continue reading

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The Everyday Diet Secret Is Out

By now we know that what we eat makes a huge difference in our health. If I told you that there is one nutrient proven to maintain weight and lower the risk of heart disease and diabetes, I am betting … Continue reading

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Can Probiotics Help You Lose Weight?

Probiotics can help your stomach feel better, but can they “slim” your stomach too? It’s been hypothesized that gut bacteria influence weight. The overuse of antibiotics has been linked to weight gain, and studies have shown differences in the flora of … Continue reading

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Skipping Food? 6 Ways To Balance Your Nutrition

Specialized eating plans are no longer that “special.” In a recent Nielsen survey, 31 percent of responders said that they or someone in their household avoid certain foods because of a food allergy or intolerance. Other people exclude various foods because of … Continue reading

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