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Blog Archive for August 2013

Healthful Fish Is a Myth

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013   Dr. Neal Barnard   animal products

 
 

Terri MacLeod of Access Hollywood and I recently discussed just how toxic fish can be. Since there are many myths about fish being healthful, I want to share Ms. MacLeod’s column on bad fats and fish:

Healthy Hollywood is still reeling over the idea that fish might not be the best thing for your diet.

After years of eating and loving fish, I was in shock when vegan guru and author of “Power Foods For The Brain,” Dr. Neal Barnard, compared fish to a “low tar cigarette.”

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Plant-Based Prescription for Blocked Arteries

Tuesday, Aug 06, 2013   Dr. Neal Barnard   heart disease

 
 

Former President George W. Bush’s prognosis is good following his surgery to open a blocked artery, and we wish him a quick recovery. If there is a silver lining to a public figure’s health struggle, it is that it brings a serious issue back into public awareness. What people need to know is that heart disease is not caused by age or genes for the most part. Rather, it comes from things we can control, with meaty diets and smoking at the top of the list.

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