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From Table to Able: Combating Disabling Diseases With Food

From Table to Able: Combating Disabling Diseases With Food

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments August 18, 2019

“From Table to Able: Combating Disabling Diseases with Food” In my 2012 review, I explored the role a healthy diet may play in preventing, treating, and reversing our deadliest diseases. In 2013, I covered our most common conditions. This year I’d like to address some of our leading causes of disability. We want to live […]

Smoking Causes Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema

Smoking Causes Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments August 18, 2019

Every time you smoke a cigarette, toxic gases pass into your lungs, then into your bloodstream, where they spread to every organ in your body. A cigarette is made using the tobacco leaf, which contains nicotine and a variety of other compounds. As the tobacco and compounds burn, they release thousands of dangerous chemicals, including […]

What is the best diet for myeloma patients?

What is the best diet for myeloma patients?

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment August 18, 2019

This week’s Ask Dr. Durie comes from a patient who asks a common question. The question is I want to eat what’s best, but I’m so confused about what is the best food for a myeloma patient to be eating these days. Well, the answer is relatively straightforward. As I’ve said with many blogs and […]

Ralph DeBerardinis:  2019 TAMEST O’Donnell Award in Medicine

Ralph DeBerardinis: 2019 TAMEST O’Donnell Award in Medicine

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment August 17, 2019

(bright music) – I’ve taken care of thousands of sick children throughout my career, and so having a healthy daughter who’s in first grade now just really makes you appreciate what you have, and it really makes us work harder and harder to make sure that we’re doing everything we possibly can to help the […]

The Problem With the Paleo Diet Argument

The Problem With the Paleo Diet Argument

By Bryan Wright 84 Comments August 17, 2019

The Problem With the Paleo Diet Argument Our epidemics of dietary disease have prompted a great deal of research into what humans are meant to eat for optimal health. In 1985, an influential article was published proposing that our chronic diseases stem from a disconnect between what our bodies evolved eating during the stone age […]

Do Vitamin D Supplements Help with Diabetes, Weight Loss, and Blood Pressure?

Do Vitamin D Supplements Help with Diabetes, Weight Loss, and Blood Pressure?

By Bryan Wright 86 Comments August 17, 2019

“Do Vitamin D Supplements Help with Diabetes, Weight Loss, and Blood Pressure?” My last in-depth video series on vitamin D was done more than 4 years ago, as in 15,950 papers ago. I had a lot of catching up to do. Review articles like this continue to be published, touting vitamin D as a veritable […]

Supplements Increase Cancer Risk?

Supplements Increase Cancer Risk?

By Bryan Wright 9 Comments August 17, 2019

We wanted to have our sleep guru here for some hot headlines. Please welcome Dr. Raj Dasgupta back to the show. Thank you. (audience applause) So, but before we dive into a really interesting sleep topic, I want to talk about supplements. The question being, could your daily B12 supplement that you use to boost […]

How To Conquer Depression Through Diet | Dr. Drew Ramsey

How To Conquer Depression Through Diet | Dr. Drew Ramsey

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments August 17, 2019

For about ten years we’ve had very strong correlational data showing that, for example, when you eat poorly your risk of depression and illnesses like depression just go up 70/80 percent. And when you eat a more traditional diet like a Mediterranean diet or Japanese diet your risk of an illness like depression can go […]

Paleo Diets May Negate Benefits of Exercise

Paleo Diets May Negate Benefits of Exercise

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments August 16, 2019

“Paleo Diets May Negate Benefits of Exercise” Much of the low carb and Paleo reasoning revolves around insulin. To quote one random blogger, “carbohydrates increase insulin, the root of all evil when it comes to dieting and health.” So, the reasoning goes, because carbs increase insulin we should stick mostly to meat, which is fat […]

How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Diet

How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Diet

By Bryan Wright 68 Comments August 16, 2019

“How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Diet” High blood pressure ranks as the #1 risk factor for death and disability in the world. Previously, I showed how a plant-based diet may prevent high blood pressure, but what if you already have it? The American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the Centers […]