Nutrition and diabetes

April 3, 2011

Diabetes can lead to the following:

Blindness, heart disease, stroke, nerve damage, kidney failure.


Recommended reading on the topic of diabetes:

  • Program for Reversing Diabetes by Neal D Barnard, MD:  Link


DVDs on the topic:

  • Simply Raw: Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days:  Link

Nutrition and heart disease

April 2, 2011

Recommended reading on the topic of heart disease:

  • Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease: The Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven, Nutrition-Based Cure by Caldwell B Esselstyn, Jr, MD


Nutrition and cancer

April 2, 2011

Recommended reading on the topic of cancer:

  • Should I be tested for Cancer?: Maybe not and here’s why by H Gilbert Welch, MD, MPH



Movies / DVDs

March 27, 2011

Movies / DVDs on the topic nutrition and health

  • Forks over knives:  Link

The film examines the claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by changing to a plant-based lifestyle.

Nothing changes the planet as much as the way we eat.

The movie tells the amazing and little known story of the relationship between humans and living dirt.


The fat vegan

March 27, 2011

Not all vegans are healthy.  Some vegans eat very unhealthy, high-fat diets.

  • Article by Dr John McDougall about the first (fat) vegan he met:  Article

It is only beneficial to your health when you follow a whole foods, plant-based lifestyle, not only eliminating animal-based food from your diet.


March 26, 2011

Vitamin B12 is very important.  It comes from bacteria.

Symptoms of B12 deficiency

Reflux, stomach cramps, unusual fatigue, anaemia, digestive problems, no appetite, nausea, loss of menstruation, numbness and tingling of the hands and or feet, anxiety, diarrhea, depression, frequent respiratory infections, impotence, infertility.


  • Dr Lederman – To B12 or not to B12?  Article
  • Dr McDougall – Vitamin B12 deficiency – the meat-eaters’ last stand  Article
  • Dr Campbell – B12 breakthrough – Missing nutrient found in plants  Article

Nutrition and mental health

March 26, 2011
  • Chlorella: Gem of the Orient: The Dynamic Food Discovery for Health and Healing by Bernard Jensen, PhD