Already gaining massive media hype after profiles on CNN, Oprah.com and The Doctor Oz Show, soon-to-be-released documentary Forks Over Knives is set to cause controversy amongst meat-eaters and vegetarians alike, as it puts the idea of “food as medicine” to the test. Following the personal journey of Dr T. Colin Campbell (a nutritional biochemist from Cornell University), and Dr Caldwell Esselstyn (Cleveland Clinic’s former top surgeon), as well as several case-study patients who have chronic symptoms, this documentary, hitting cinemas across North America on May 20th, examines the profound claim that many of the most debilitating degenerative diseases prevalent in the Western world are almost always preventable, and in most cases reversible. More
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Finally, the motivation you’ve been looking for to really start doing that “fruit and vegetables” thing — a new badge on Foursquare.
We know, we know, you’ve been overlooking the health of your colon so you could be Mayor of Claudia’s Chicken Shack, but now you can be rewarded for shopping at your local farmer’s market.
Being a lawmaker would be so easy. Representative Debbie Riddle of Texas certainly gives the impression that she doesn’t put any thought into it at all! Anderson Cooper rises to the top of our list of men to lust after … More
“Wanna keep your man? Let him stray.” That’s the caption underneath a CNN video about Holly Hill, a former mistress and author of Sugarbabe, a book about the ins and outs of being a mistress. Her whole philosophy is a … More
We’ve got a little video to pull at your heartstrings before you start your weekend. Watch and weep quietly over the adorable dogs (and cats) that had to be given to a shelter because families coping with the oil spill … More
After reading a post on CNN about competitive ordering at restaurants, we thought this idea sounded a little ridiculous. Trying to order the coolest and most adventurous thing on the menu just unnecessarily over-complicates things – and makes you a … More
While many donations to Haiti earthquake survivors have successfully saved lives and prevented the outbreak of diseases, most people in the devastated country are still living in squalor and rubble. Actor/activist Sean Penn is leading relief efforts through his nonprofit … More
We consider anything that happened in Back to the Future Part II and is happening now a total technological success. For example, video calling is definitely up there, because the new iPhone offers video phone. And to think that we … More
We’ve been delving into vitamins and supplements lately, and it turns out that John Dempster, our handsome Naturopathic Doctor, was onto something with his fish oil supplement recommendation. We know people have been taking the omega-3 fatty-acid-rich supplement for ages, … More
With age comes concerns about high blood pressure, and having to eat less salty foods. And though we worry about sugar consumption and weight gain, we don’t usually think about sugar leading to heart problems. Time to change our thinking: … More
Like this woman in Hisar, India just did in June. (Her husband is a sprightly 70.) The couple needed heirs, so the woman underwent fertility treatments (obviously). Oh, and both mom and dad have reached the average age of life … More
A study presented today showed that a simple blood test could predict when women as young as their 20s could start menopause. Researchers say this test could help women make reproductive decisions about when to start a family. For instance, … More
Sex-Ed class was a magical time in our lives: Awkward stories about periods, terrifying videos of babies being born, and, of course, disgusting pictures of sexually transmitted diseases. We’d say that most teenagers are thoroughly freaked after taking that course, … More
Looking back on the road trips of our youth, several things come to mind. Sweaty vinyl seat belts, eight-track tapes, flat farmland as far as the eye can see, and junk food. Lots of junk food. Our parents were willing … More