Chronic kidney disease (CKD) occurs when there is gradual loss of kidney function. When CKD reaches an advanced stage, dangerous levels of fluid, electrolytes and wastes can build up in the body, causing potentially fatal complications.
Heart disease (cardiovascular disease), despite a wide variety of medical/drug interventions available, is STILL one of the major killers of mankind, caused primarily by a condition known as atherosclerosis.
The beginning of the year is usually the time when we review our goals for the year, and these often include personal goals of weight loss and maintenance, introducing a good exercise routine, and being mindful of what one is…Read More
Diabetes is a disease of the blood vessels. If one’s blood sugars are too high too often, one’s blood vessels become damaged and inflamed – putting one at high risk for heart disease, kidney disease, blindness, amputation, and infections. Having…Read More
“I feel so much cleaner, as if all my organs are working better!” a friend boasted to me after a year on a plant-based diet. It is true that one’s body responds positively over time when following a properly balanced…Read More
How do you change over from your current way of eating to plant-based? Here are some simple tips to follow: Use the Traffic Light model developed by Dr Greger — and detailed in his book “How Not to Die”. Remember…Read More
Research on a Plant-based diet and disease Food can change our lives
While the concept of plant-based eating is not a new one, it is often misunderstood. We hope to show you that this way of eating is healthy, easy, fun, sustainable and cheap! As the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic hit…Read More
Much misinformation exists in the media and even in medical circles about the correct way to lose weight gradually but steadily, with long-term goals of maintaining the weight loss. This article explores ways to maintain a healthy weight.
Are you underweight? Overweight? Obese? If you’re not sure, then this article will assist with the assessment of your weight and how much body fat is healthy, along with how being overweight can cause certain lifestyle diseases.