In 1993 the New England Journal of Medicine came out with a very well-research report stating that 70% of our diseases are lifestyle related, and that eight of the nine leading causes of death here in America are lifestyle related. Now, what
In line with the old concept of disease as something imposed from without, an attackingentity, medical men and the public have been taught to think of causation in terms of germs,viruses, parasites; resistance as the capacity of the body to marshal its
It’s widely believed that humans only started eating grains between 7,000 and 12,000 years ago when agriculture was invented. It proved very useful because grains grow easily and can store through the winter. Unlike other tubers and root vegetables, which also grow
Cholesterol is a vital component of our cells, which is why our body makes all that we need. For most Americans eating a conventional diet, plaque accumulates inside the coronary arteries that feed our heart muscle. This plaque build-up, known as atherosclerosis,
If you swallow something poisonous like Draino, you’ll vomit immediately. You might be sick for a few days, but you probably won’t die. If you take the same amount and inject it into your bloodstream – you’re finished! What’s the big difference?
Lead is one of the toxins found in meat, but half of our dietary exposure probably comes from plant foods. Dietary modelling studies in Europe suggest that vegetarians would be exposed to about the same amount of lead compared to the general