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Do Vegetarians Live Longer Than Health Conscious Omnivores?

Proponents of Paleo and Low-Carb diets suggest that plant-based diets, particularly those rich in grains and legumes, promote disease, ultimately resulting in premature death. However, there is a subs...

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The Asian Paradox: End of the Line for Low Carb Diets?

The fact that the populations of many parts of Eastern and Southeast Asia have traditionally been slim while consuming a high carbohydrate diet, typically rich in white rice is often considered as a ‚...

Cracking Down on Eggs and Cholesterol: Part II

Cracking Down on Eggs and Cholesterol: Part II

Recently two meta-analysis papers were published addressing the findings from population studies of the association between egg intake and the risk of cardiovascular disease.1 2 Unfortunatel...

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Diet-Heart: A Problematic Revisit

In 2010, Jeremiah Stamler published the editorial Diet-heart: a problematic revisit in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition addressing a number of very serious flaws in a meta-analysis pape...

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Traditional Diets in Asia Pacific and Implications for Health, and the History of Disease Prevention

I previously reviewed the health of a number of primitive populations, including evidence from numerous preserved Inuit mummies that predate western contact, demonstrating that without consuming a mor...

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Debate with Dr. Colin Campbell in The Wall Street Journal

Dr. T. Colin CampbellA recent article in The Wall Street Journal, titled Would We Be Healthier With a Vegan Diet?, featured Dr. Colin Campbell explaining the health benefits of a plant-based diet and ...

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Forks Over Knives and Healthy Longevity: A Missed Opportunity for the Cholesterol Skeptics

This is the first part of a series of posts that addresses the science regarding plant based diets and the documentary Forks Over Knives and the very serious inaccuracies and omissions that ...

Forks Over Knives and Healthy Longevity: Perhaps the Science is Legit After All

Forks Over Knives and Healthy Longevity: Perhaps the Science is Legit After All

This is the second part of a series of posts that addresses the science regarding plant based diets and the documentary Forks Over Knives and the very serious inaccuracies and omissions that compromis...