Dietary Therapy

In Praise of Fatty Foods

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the developed world. Although this disease employs more doctors than any other branch of medicine, recent discoveries show some fundamental flaws in our understanding of it - particularly the basic...

Questions & Answers about Stevia

Stevia Rebaudiana is an herb in the Chrysanthemum family which grows wild as a small shrub in parts of Paraguay and Brazil. The glycosides in its leaves, including up to 10% Stevioside, account for its incredible sweetness, making it unique among...

Understanding Dietary Fibre

Fibre is the term that describes remnants of plant cells that are resistant to human digestion. The usual sources are vegetables, cereals, bread, nuts, seeds and fruits. Although medical researchers have been recommending high fibre diets for about...

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)

Ashwagandha is a shrub cultivated in India and North America whose roots have been used for thousands of years by Ayurvedic practitioners as a folk remedy. In the column "Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)" Ray Sahelian, M.D. alerts us to several...

Treatments Currently Used for Cancer

In order to know where we are going in cancer treatment, it is important to know where we have been and how we got where we are. This chapter looks at both conventional and alternative cancer treatment methods to give you a better understanding of...

Autumn 4-Day s Menu Plan

Autumn gives us richer and denser foods that require more heat to prepare; these include whole grains, dried legumes, and hard squashes. Thus, there are more cooked foods, more calories, fats, and protein, less liquids, and often a few added pounds.

Vegetarian Week

Vegetarian weeks provides a full 7 day menu for cancer patients who are looking to enhance their cancer treatment with an adjunctive nutritional therapy of a pure and nutritious diet.

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Explore Wellness in 2021