There have been recent articles on the internet that state that cholesterol is no longer believed to be the cause of heart and vascular disease. Those that continue to claim that animal products are good for you (paleo, keto, Joe Rogan, etc) are rejoicing, but they could not be more wrong. SCIENCE is clear on the inflammatory effect animal products have on the body….
Even among the athletic community, it is becoming increasingly clear that going plant-based improves athletic performance and recovery…
At FoodTherapyMD, juicing is an important part of how we use food as medicine. But picking a juicer can be confusing….
“Nutritional” shakes such as Ensure and Boost have no place in a healthy diet, and are actually disease promoting. There are better, plant-based alternatives for those that need nutrients.
First, let me address the issue of genetics and cardiovascular disease. Yes, there is certain genetic information that you inherent from your parents that can increase (or decrease) your chances of developing heart disease. But genes ALONE are not responsible for your illness.
Diets can be complicated, but transitioning to plant-based eating doesn’t have to be ” all or nothing”…