Health & Nutrition

Diabetes Associations Recognize Plant-Based Diets 

Plant-based diets are the single most important—yet underutilized—opportunity to reverse the pending obesity and diabetes-induced epidemic of disease and death. Dr. Kim Williams, immediate past president of the American College of Cardiology, started out an editorial on plant-based diets with...
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Can We Stop Tooth Decay? 

If sugar consumption is considered to be the one and only cause of cavities, can we have any sugar? How much is too much?  Dental cavities may be humanity’s most prevalent disease, affecting 35 percent of the global population. The...
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Health & Nutrition

Eating for Stroke Prevention

Strokes are one of the leading causes of death and disability in the world. They are the most common cause of seizures in the elderly, the second most common cause of dementia, and a frequent cause of major depression. In...
Health & Nutrition

Treating Reflux in Kids with Diet 

Even those who test negative for cow’s milk allergy may have hypersensitivity reactions to dairy products. Excessive spitting up and vomiting in infants may be treated by putting them down on their left side after meals—of course, never when sleeping....
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When Is the Best Time to Floss? 

How good is the evidence that flossing is effective? According to randomized controlled trials, what is the optimal toothbrushing and flossing sequence?  “Over the years, it has been generally accepted that the use of dental floss has a positive effect...

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