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Don't know where to start? Click for my version of the Page Diet Plan from  the International Foundation for Health and Nutrition.

If you suffer from lower back pain, here's an interesting article: Nutritional Support for Low Back Pain

Dave Rakel, director of the University of Wisconsin Integrative Medicine Program at the School of Medicine and Public Health recommends a three-week elimination diet to patients with digestive problems, joint inflammation, asthma and reoccurring sinus infections, among other symptoms.

Do you suffer from gout, hypertension?  Can't loose weight no matter how much you exercise? This could be the reason!

Dr. Terry Wahls - Minding Your Mitochondria
Dr. Terry Wahls learned how to properly fuel her body. Using the lessons she learned at the subcellular level, she used diet to cure her Multiple Sclerosis and get out of her wheelchair.

Dr. Terry Wahls Presentation
Published on Oct 24, 2014
Dr. Terry Wahls speaks in Calgary, Canada on September 15, 2014. Dr. Wahls is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.A. She is also a patient with a chronic progressive neurological disorder, secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which confined her to a tilt-recline wheelchair for four years. But thanks to the power of the Wahls Protocol™, which is based on Functional Medicine and the Wahls Paleo™ diet, Dr. Wahls restored her health and now pedals her bike five miles to work each day.

The Science of Low-Carb
Do you want to improve your health and weight by eating real food? After 150 years of on-off popularity, low carb diets are finally getting the scientific support they need to be taken seriously.

Back Pain and Your Diet

What does lower back pain have in common with low carb eating?
Blog - The Eating Academy | Peter Attia, M.D.
Strange question, huh? Before you get too excited, I’m not about to tell you that a low carbohydrate diet is a remedy for back pain.  Instead, I am going to explain a remarkably parallel experience I’ve had. I never made the connection until this week when a reader asked an unrelated question about lower back pain.
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How the Government Makes You Fat: Gary Taubes on Obesity, Carbs, and Bad Science

Modern wheat a "perfect, chronic poison," doctor says

(CBS News) Modern wheat is a "perfect, chronic poison," according to Dr. William Davis, a cardiologist who has published a book all about the world's most popular grain.

Davis said that the wheat we eat these days isn't the wheat your grandma had: "It's an 18-inch tall plant created by genetic research in the '60s and '70s," he said on "CBS This Morning." "This thing has many new features nobody told you about, such as there's a new protein in this thing called gliadin. It's not gluten. I'm not addressing people with gluten sensitivities and celiac disease. I'm talking about everybody else because everybody else is susceptible to the gliadin protein that is an opiate. This thing binds into the opiate receptors in your brain and in most people stimulates appetite, such that we consume 440 more calories per day, 365 days per year."
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The Doctors Who Say Everything You Know About Cholesterol Is Wrong
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Are carbohydrates fattening?
Michael R. Eades, M.D.
Are carbohydrates really fattening?  This one question has generated much acrimonious debate over the years.  Some believe all that matters is the caloric content of food while others (yours truly, for instance) believe more is at play than simply the number of calories available.  A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) provides some evidence that carbohydrates are indeed more fattening than fat or protein.
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Reduce Simple Carbs Helps Prevent Gallstones During Pregnancy

The Science Behind the Paleolithic Diet

Flawed Red Meat Study: You Are What Your Food Ate

Are beef eaters doomed to an early death?
A recent Harvard study, accompanied by some unduly alarmist articles in the press, found that the consumption of red meat is associated with higher mortality rates from cardiovascular disease and cancer. The study recommends substituting “healthy” protein sources such as fish, poultry, nuts, and legumes to reduce mortality.
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World Renown Heart Surgeon Speaks Out On What Really Causes Heart Disease
We physicians with all our training, knowledge and authority often acquire a rather large ego that tends to make it difficult to admit we are wrong. So, here it is. I freely admit to being wrong.. As a heart surgeon with 25 years experience, having performed over 5,000 open-heart surgeries,today is my day to right the wrong with medical and scientific fact.
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Rethinking dietary cholesterol
If you believe that your dietary cholesterol can reduce your total cholesterol, you may want to rethink your position.  This paper concludes, "The lines of evidence coming from current epidemiological studies and from clinical interventions utilizing different types of cholesterol challenges support the notion that the recommendations limiting dietary cholesterol should be reconsidered."