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Linda Carney, MD
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Wellness Dietary Care Extraordinaire - Health, Food, Science, Plant-based Nutrition
Wellness Dietary Care Extraordinaire - Health, Food, Science, Plant-based Nutrition

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Meet the Borg potato. Resistant starch is not futile. It battles disease. Resistant starch enters our system when we willingly eat beans, sweet potatoes or other tubers, and whole grains.

#Borg #Resistance #ResistantStarch #Microbiome #DrCarney #StarchSmart

https://www.drcarney.com/blog/entry/resistant-starch-is-not-futile
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Here is something to chew on: Green juice is hailed as an elixir by many juicing proponents. Pounding back a box of greens in one gulp sounds like a healthy idea, or does it?

#Greens #Juice #Juicing #Enzymes #Fiber #WFPB #VegetableJuice #FruitJuice #FreshJuice

https://www.drcarney.com/blog/entry/crunching-the-science-on-juicing
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Biomarkers for cardiovascular health such as cholesterol levels and triglycerides should all go down as our weight drops. But is this assumption true?

https://www.drcarney.com/blog/entry/can-weight-loss-increase-heart-attack-risk
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So many whole food plant based programs. Which one is right? Look at what they all agree upon and focus there. Then fine tune for your own personal needs and preferences.

#WFPB #WFPBNO #WholeFood #PlantBased #Vegan

https://www.drcarney.com/blog/entry/what-does-a-plant-based-dinner-plate-look-like
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Sadly, Americans are obsessed with (and addicted to) cheese. Why are people compelled to eat something that smells like dirty socks and why is it so terribly hard to give up?

#Cheese #CheeseAddiction #Casein #Casomorphins

https://www.drcarney.com/blog/entry/opiate-like-chemicals-in-cheese-are-physically-addictive
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If you are suffering from a debilitating autoimmune condition, it is my desire to inform you of your options so that you can be an active participate in planning the course of your treatment.

#Autoimmune #Psoriasis #Inflammation #ChronicInflammation #PowerfulDrugs #Drugs #RheumatoidArthritis #Lupus #Crohns

https://www.drcarney.com/blog/entry/can-diet-be-used-to-treat-autoimmune-conditions-like-psoriasis
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The iron found in meat has been linked to the development of heart disease and stroke while the iron found in plant foods is linked to improved health. How does that work?

https://www.drcarney.com/blog/entry/what-are-the-consequences-of-consuming-iron-from-meat
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Previously, Gout was a disease of the upper class who were the only ones that could afford to purchase gout producing foods. Now everybody can eat richly and suffer abundantly.

#Gout #Rich #Abundance #Royalty #InflammatoryArthritis #Arthritis #EatRichly #UricAcid #UricAcidCrystals

https://www.drcarney.com/blog/entry/is-your-diet-rich-enough-to-get-gout
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Artificially lowering blood pressure with drugs offers quick fixes to manage the symptoms of the disease without treating the underlying cause of the disease - which is stiff and dysfunctional atherosclerotic arteries.

#Hypertension #HighBloodPressure #Atherosclerosis #HBP #HeartDisease #DiseasedArteries

https://www.drcarney.com/blog/entry/is-diet-superior-to-drugs-in-lowering-blood-pressure
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Prevention is the best strategy regarding diverticular disease. However, if you do develop diverticular disease there are treatment options, the most important being a whole-foods plant-based diet.

#DiverticularDisease #Diverticulosis #Diverticulitis #diverticuli #BowelDisease #Constipation

https://www.drcarney.com/blog/entry/what-is-diverticulosis-and-what-causes-it
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