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Pure, White and Deadly

Here's an interesting article discussing a documentary film on sugar.

I ate 40 teaspoons of sugar a day. This is what happened
For three years, Damon Gameau cut out sugar from his diet - then, for a documentary, he reintroduced the white stuff. The results were shocking. ... pened.html

I assembled a team of doctors, scientists and nutritionists all far more intelligent than myself and went about ...
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Study: Eval. Diet & Outcomes Progressive MS

Evaluation of Dietary Nutrients in Relation to Clinical Outcomes in Chronic-Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

"Objective: The purpose of this analysis is to determine which components of a modified Paleolithic diet are most related to patient outcomes as evaluated by the Medical Symptom Questionnaire (MSQ) in individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) to identify nutrients related to outcomes.

Methods: This is a secondary analysis of nutrition data from a multimodal intervention ...
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HELP me with MS water fasting

Hello every one,

I read water fasting can cure MS or at least it can help ease some of symptoms, so about 2 weeks ago i decided to start fasting for 21 days and now i'm in day 12 of my water fast, first 3-4 days was hell and i was so hungry up to day 7 and now hunger is gone i feel like i can continue this more than 21 days that i ...
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The Sugar Industry Paid Off Harvard Researchers

Following the saga of the sugar story as told by Dr. Robert Lustig, diet-f9/topic19622.html, we now learn that the sugar industry had paid off Harvard researchers in the 1960's to write a review paper promoting the role of fats in heart disease while stating that sugar had no role in heart disease and contained just empty calories that only led to a higher incidence of tooth decay.

Millions of ...
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Pilot study finds fatigue and mood in MS improved....

Pilot study finds fatigue and mood in MS improved by low-fat, plant-based diet

Though approved therapies for multiple sclerosis (MS) exist, the condition remains incurable leading to greater interest for promoting healthier lifestyles that could ease or slow disease impacts such as hyperlipidemia, hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease...Read more -
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McDougall Diet

Has anyone ever heard of the McDougall Diet? It is kind of like the Swank Diet, but a little different.

This particular diet excludes:
- meat
- dairy
- eggs
- white/refined flour, rice, sugar
- coconut
- processed foods
- coffee
- vegetable oils
- a few other things

It focuses on a low-fat, whole-foods, plant-based diet; including:
- fruits
- vegetables
- grains
- legumes
- nuts/seeds

You can read more about it ...
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Effect of food groups intake on serum elements

Effect of changes in food groups intake on magnesium, zinc, copper, and selenium serum levels during 2 years of dietary intervention ... 4FtqPkrLq4

selected abstract excerpts:

Two hundred thirty-one participants, a subgroup of the Dietary Intervention Randomized Control Trial (DIRECT) study (age = 52 years; body mass index = 32.8 kg/m2; 85% males) randomized to low-fat, Mediterranean, or low-carbohydrate diets in a 2-year dietary intervention trial were followed ...
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It Takes Guts

David Zuzuki on The Nature of Things discusses the importance of a healthy gut microbiome.

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In Defense of Food

Here's an interesting documentary film that recently aired on PBS, In Defense of Food by
Michael Pollan.
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