Go Green for Life: Following a Plant Based Diet

Research shows that our typical meat-based Western diet that we consume today may increase the risk of heart disease, compared with diets high in fruits and vegetables. A new study now presents the potential health benefits of following a plant-based diet and why physicians should consider recommending plant-based diet to all their patients, especially those…

New study suggests eating red meat may increase risk of Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Factors A new study published June 17, 2013 in JAMA Internal Medicine showed that eating red meat over prolonged period of time increased the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. The study followed several men and women participants for four years and found that those who ate half a serving (about…

New Study Finds Eating More Animal Products and Unhealthful Foods Leads to Worse Aging

Can your diet in midlife predict your risk of disease and worsen future aging? A Whitehall II study, published in the American Journal of Medicine, conducted in London analyzed data gathered from 5,350 adult participants’ dietary patterns to assess risk of disease. After a mean 16-year follow-up using scored dietary patterns and the Alternative Healthy…

The Raw Food Movement

A raw food diet is scientifically proven to be good for you! The raw food movement is a diet based on the belief that the most healthful foods for the body are uncooked foods. Recent science now proves that cooking not only destroys enzymes in foods and degrades certain nutrients, but also chemically changes the…

Alkaline Diet for Body Balance

Discover the wide range of health and longevity benefits that come from a balanced alkaline diet. Many people don’t know that several of the foods we regularly eat have a negative effect on our alkaline body balance. The human body is naturally an alkaline environment, with a blood pH of 7.4 to 7.6. However, when we…