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Cutting Fat Reduces Body Fat Better Than Cutting Carbs

Article by PCRM. Reducing fat in your diet is better for weight loss than restricting carbohydrates, according to a new study published by the National Institutes of Health. Researchers monitored the diets of 19 obese men and women at the Metabolic Clinical Research Unit at NIH headquarters in Bethesda, Md. Participants stayed at NIH for two two-week periods. They ate a diet that restricted calories by reducing total fat on one visit and total carbohydrates on the other visit.

Is Pasta Making You Sick?

From the introduction to Wheat Belly: Is Modern Wheat Causing Modern Ills?

It’s time for the breakup talk: “It’s not me; it’s you.” Wait. Isn’t the cliché the other way around? Not when you’re parting ways with wheat. At least, not according to William Davis, MD, author of the best-selling book Wheat Belly. He contends that humans haven’t changed but wheat has. As he sees it, alterations to this mainstay food crop, particularly to gluten proteins, translate to an increased incidence of chronic health problems among people who consume wheat.

Food Is Medicine: The Scientific Evidence

Article on the Food Is Medicine Series
Hippocrates said it best: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Food IS Medicine: The Scientific Evidence is the first of a three-volume series compiled by Brian Clement, PhD, Director of The Hippocrates Health Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida. This comprehensive database features the most provocative and noteworthy of tens of thousands of scientific studies that have been per-formed worldwide affirming the fundamental role that unprocessed, unheated plant-based food plays in disease recovery and prevention.

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