One in a Thousand: Ending the Heart Disease Epidemic
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DESCRIPTION: Many of our most common diseases found to be rare or even nonexistent among populations eating plant-based diets.
If all a plant-based diet could do was reverse our #1 killer (see also my last video, Cavities and Coronaries: Our Choice, http://nutritionfacts.org/video/cavities-and-coronaries-our-choice), then shouldn’t that be the default diet until proven otherwise? And then the fact that it also appears to reverse other leading killers like diabetes and hypertension just makes the evidence overwhelming. See my last two live presentations if you haven’t yet, Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/uprooting-the-leading-causes-of-death) and More Than an Apple a Day (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/more-than-an-apple-a-day-preventing-our-most-common-diseases/).
So why doesn’t the medical profession embrace it? See The Tomato Effect (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-tomato-effect/).
So why don’t many individual doctors do it? See Lifestyle Medicine: Treating the Causes of Disease (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/lifestyle-medicine-treating-the-causes-of-disease/).
So why doesn’t the federal government recommend it? See The McGovern Report (http://nutritionfacts.org/index.php?s=The+McGovern+Report).
But you can take your destiny into your own hands (mouth?) and work with your doctor to clean up your diet and maximize your chances of living happily ever after.
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