Blog Entries Tagged as diabetes

  • May
  • 21

Are You Suffering From Crestor Complacency?

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Let’s have a show of hands: Have you ever heard people brag about how they don’t have high cholesterol but fail to mention that it’s because they are on drugs to lower their cholesterol? It turns out that this state of denial isn’t just an occasional cocktail party conversation annoyance—it’s a bona fide trend, according to a …

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  • Nov
  • 7

Would You Give Your Right Arm (or Leg) for a Steak?

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The man sitting in my office had just undergone his third amputation in as many years. First, doctors amputated his right foot after a blister refused to heal and gangrene set in. Then, they cut off the leg just below the knee. Now, he had graduated to “AK” (above the knee). He was losing his leg, inch …

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  • Nov
  • 23

Fighting the Big Four: Diabetes

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In a recent post, I explained how four of the biggest health problems facings Americans—heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and cancer—can be prevented, and in the case of some diseases, even reversed, by exercising and eating healthy animal-friendly foods. In this post, I want to focus on type 2 diabetes, a debilitating and potentially deadly disease that has …

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  • Nov
  • 9

A Doctor Warns: Never Eat These Three Foods

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When asked what one food he would ban if he could, PETA’s chief medical adviser, Dr. Neal Barnard , responded with three: hot dogs, bacon, and ham. We’ll let him tell you why!

In an interview with Forbes magazine, the bestselling author and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine cited those three processed meats as foods that no one, especially children, should ever eat.

In 2007,” …

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  • Sep
  • 9

Slice Your Diabetes Risk in Half: Go Vegan!

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Here’s yet another reason to observe Meatless Mondays … and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thurs—well, you get the idea. A new Harvard School of Public Health study shows that eating processed meats and red meat can increase one’s risk of type 2 diabetes—a potentially deadly condition that can cause blindness; heart, eye, and kidney problems; and nerve damage and affect circulation in the legs—by …

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  • Oct
  • 16

Yes, It’s True: Humans Aren’t Meant to Eat Meat

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Ever since I first went vegetarian, I’ve heard comments like, “Eating animals is natural. Humans are omnivores, and we’ve eaten meat for thousands of years.” I usually respond by talking about the suffering of animals and explaining that just because something is supposedly “natural” doesn’t mean it’s right. After all, many people used to think that it was natural to enslave …

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