Which Type of Protein is Better for Our Kidneys?

Which Type of Protein is Better for Our Kidneys?

“Which Type of Protein is Better for Our Kidneys?” Between 1990 and 2010 some of our leading causes of death and disability haven’t changed. Heart disease was the leading cause of loss of life and health then and remains the leading cause today. Some things got better, like HIV/AIDS, but others got worse, like chronic […]

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How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Diet

How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Diet

“How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Diet” High blood pressure ranks as the #1 risk factor for death and disability in the world. Previously, I showed how a plant-based diet may prevent high blood pressure, but what if you already have it? The American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the Centers […]

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Is Nutritional Yeast Healthy for Everyone?

Is Nutritional Yeast Healthy for Everyone?

“Is Nutritional Yeast Healthy for Everyone?” Thousands of years ago, some yeast floated down into our flour and drinks, and we were like hmm yummy, and we’ve been regularly exposed ever since. Not a problem for most people, but even non-disease causing microbes could potentially trigger autoimmune diseases like Crohn’s disease in people who are […]

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The Great Protein Fiasco

The Great Protein Fiasco

“The Great Protein Fiasco” There has been a history of enthusiasm for protein in the nutrition world. A century ago the protein requirements were more than twice what we know them to be today. This enthusiasm peaked in the 1950’s with the United Nations identifying protein deficiency as a serious widespread global problem. There was […]

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