Tag: vegetables

Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?

“Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?” Canned beans are convenient, but are they as nutritious as home cooked? And if you do used canned, should you drain them or not? This recent study, spilled the beans. The federal government recommends about a half a cup a day, counting them as both a protein and a vegetable,…


Carnitine, Choline, Cancer and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection

“Carnitine, Choline, Cancer and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection” Earlier this month, a research team at the Cleveland Clinic offered a novel explanation as to why meat intake may be related to mortality. “Numerous studies have suggested a decrease in atherosclerotic disease risk — heart disease our #1 killer –” “in vegan and vegetarian individuals compared…


How to Reach the Antioxidant RDA

[Music] to get up to our daily minimum of eight to eleven thousand antioxidant units a day all we have to do is eat lots of fruits and vegetables right well let’s see let’s say I ate a whole banana for breakfast in addition to whatever else I ate lunch include the typical American salad…


Eating More to Weigh Less

“Eating More to Weigh Less” What happens if you have people add fruit to their regular diet? Three apples or three pears a day as snacks between meals on top of whatever else they were eating. Fruit is low in calories, but not zero, so if you add food to people’s diets, even healthy foods…


Preventing COPD with Diet

“Preventing COPD with Diet” The top three killers in the United States are no longer heart disease, cancer, and stroke. That was so 2010. Stroke moved down to number 4. Number 3 is now COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; respiratory diseases like emphysema. We know we can prevent, and even help treat, the other top…


40 Year Vegan Dies of a Heart Attack! Why? The Omega-3 and B12 Myth with Dr. Michael Greger

January of last year Dave Thomas founder and spokesperson of Wendy’s hamburger fast food chain died he was 69 years old you know the average life expectancy in the United States is 77 Wendy spokespersons however denied any relationship between the bacon double cheeseburgers another fast food fare he hawked on television and his earlier…


Growing Amaranth Greens – A Nutrition Powerhouse

A leafy green that’s more nutritious than Kale learn more about Amaranth greens [music] So there are two common types of Amaranth varieties that you can find The first type is the purple amaranth And the second variety of Amaranth is the green Amaranth you can easily buy Amaranth seeds in a lot of places…


Plant Based Nutrition: Julieanna Hever at TEDxConejo 2012

Translator: Sarah Braun Reviewer: Denise RQ What if I told you that I had a magic elixir? One that could prevent and reverse almost every chronic disease? One that could solve the health care crisis. One that would bring more compassion into the world. What if I explained that my elixir could help heal the…


How Not to Die from High Blood Pressure

“How Not to Die from High Blood Pressure” High blood pressure is the #1 risk factor for death in the world, affecting nearly 78 million Americans— that’s one in three adults. And as we age, our pressures get higher and higher, such that by age 60 it strikes more than half. Well, if it affects…


Getting Starch to Take the Path of Most Resistance

“Getting Starch to Take the Path of Most Resistance” Resistant starch wasn’t discovered until 1982. Before that we thought all starch could be digested by the digestive enzymes in our small intestine. Subsequent studies confirmed that there are indeed starches that resist digestion and end up in our large intestine where they can then feed…