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Policies to lower prices on fruits and vegetables may help save thousands of lives

Lowering prices on fruits and vegetables may be more effective in reducing heart disease than mass media campaigns over 15 years, according to an updated analysis presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology/Lifestyle 2016 Scientific Sessions. Dietary patterns that reduce fruit and vegetable prices by 10 percent through 2030 could lower the death rate from heart disease and stroke about …

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Paleo diet is dangerous, increases weight gain, diabetes expert warns

A new study has revealed following a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet for just eight weeks can lead to rapid weight gain and health complications. The surprise finding, detailed in a paper in Nature journal Nutrition and Diabetes, has prompted University of Melbourne researchers to issue a warning about putting faith in so-called fad diets with little or no scientific evidence. Lead author, …

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John Tozz – How Americans Got So Fat, in Charts

Americans should eat more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, while cutting back on added sugars, sodium, and saturated fat, according to new dietary guidelines published by the federal government Thursday. The guidelines, which influence school lunch menus and federal nutrition policy, also recommend eating more seafood in place of other proteins like meat, poultry, and eggs. Our poor nutrition has contributed to a generations-long national weight …

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Alexandra Jacobo – WHO Announces Processed Meat Causes Cancer

On Monday, the World Health Organization announced that they are now classifying processed meats are carcinogenic to humans. Bacon, ham and sausages were listed as ranking alongside cigarettes as a major causes of cancer. Processed meat has now been placed in the same category as abestos, alcohol, arsenic and tobacco. Red meat, including beef, pork and lamb, may also cause …

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Joseph Mercola – The Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee and Tea

If you’re thirsty, pure water is always a good bet for a healthy beverage. But if you’re looking for a beverage to sip and savor while you start your day, take a work break, or relax in the evening, water doesn’t always hit the spot. Fortunately, while there is no substitute for water (your body needs a healthy amount each …

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The Natural Nurse And Dr. Z – 08.25.15

The Natural Nurse Ellen Kamhi PhD RN, www.naturalnurse.com, interviews Registered Dietitian Beth Warren, author of Living a Real Life with Real Food: How to Get Healthy, Lose Weight and Stay Energized, – The Kosher Way! Beth is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and a New York State Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist with a private practice in Brooklyn, New York. Beth holds a Master of Science degree in Nutrition from Brooklyn College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Yeshiva University. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine (DIFM) and Nutrition Entrepreneurs (NE) practice groups, New York State Dietetic Association (NYSDA) and the Society of Nutrition Education (SNE). Beth is also a nutrition expert for healthprofs.com, a part of the Kosher Food Blogger and Around the Plate blogging communities and a certified PreventObesity.net leader. She serves on the nutrition advisory board for the food company Tryst Gourmet.
Along with conducting nutrition counseling in her private practice for both pediatric and adult clients, Beth is the nutritionist at the Morris I. Franco Community Cancer Center and the head sports nutritionist for the Sephardic Bikur Holim, a not-for-profit organization. She also works as a consultant for schools and businesses to help organize nutritious and delicious meals and snacks, perform workshops, health fairs and lectures for clients including The Macular Degeneration Association and the Sephardic Community Center.
Through research and clinical experiences in varied healthcare settings including working with children with food allergies, Autism and ADHD, elderly in nursing homes, patients in a hospital with diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, obesity, malnourishment, eating disorder or other medical conditions, Beth witnessed first-hand, the power of good nutrition in healing the mind and body. The commonality she discovered was the importance of cleaning up the diet as the foundation for healthy living. Good nutrition begins with eating real food. And real food is Beth’s real life. CONTACT:www.BethWarrenNutrition.com.

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Kali Holloway – Why We’re Sick and Tired of Wellness

In big-picture terms, wellness sounds like a pretty good idea right about now. Around the world, obesity rates [3] are climbing (astoundingly, the planet’s “1.6 billion overweight [4] and obese now outnumber the malnourished by nearly 2-to-1”). Noncommunicable illnesses such as heart attack and diabetes [5] have supplanted starvation and malnutrition as the world’s leading killers. Fast food proliferates [6] globally, …

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Is your Paleo diet making you irritable, depressed and sleep deprived? by Carolanne Wright

Struggling with mood swings, anxiety, brain fog or fatigue? If so, you may be GABA compromised. An important neurotransmitter that contributes to our overall sense of well-being, GABA production can become severely disrupted by chronic stress and during the dark winter months. Gut flora imbalance, environmental pollutants and pharmaceutical drug use are also associated with lowered levels. Those on a …

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7 Giant Lies About Red Meat Promoted by the Meat Industry By Martha Rosenberg

In 2005, the USDA rolled out a new food pyramid [3] reducing red meat’s place in a healthy diet. Recently, an advisory committee developing [4] the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which are revamped every five years, said Americans should eat less red meat and processed meat in favor of a “diet higher in plant-based foods.” Committee members wrote that a red meat-based diet “has a …