Despite a growing consensus that cardiovascular disease is a diet-related illness, many physicians are still ill-prepared to advise patients on what they should eat that can best protect them from a heart attack or stroke.
The Vancouver Sun discusses Dr. Neal Barnard, his research, and how your diet can help prevent Alzheimer’s.
A new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that those who followed a vegetarian diet were 32 percent less likely to develop ischemic heart disease than those who did not follow the diet.
A multinational group of scientists tracked the health and eating habits of bacon-loving Brits, wurst-munching Germans, jamon aficionados in Spain, as well as residents of seven other European countries and found that people who ate a lot of processed meats — more than 20 grams a day, the equivalent of one thin strip of bacon — were much more likely to die of heart attacks and stroke and also had a higher cancer risk.
Katie Manning of Mind Body Green writes on how a few changes to her diet, like limiting her dairy intake, helped change her health for the better.
Lower your risk of stroke, heart attack, and many forms of cancer while reducing your medication intake
Plant-based diets come with many benefits including preventing (and curing!) disease while increasing your life expectancy and fertility.
After personally experiencing the health benefits of a raw food vegan diet, Curt Griffing opened Raw Food Central to help educate others about his diet.
The lead researcher, Suzanne Judd, a nutritional epidemiologist at the University of Alabama, said her study is the first large-scale effort to look at stroke and a diet of such foods as fried chicken, fish, bacon, ham, and sweet teas.
Dr. Michael Milazzo says taking on a plant-based diet to prevent, stabilize, or reverse coronary heart disease is no more extreme than cracking open your chest for bypass.