Family: A Family Doc’s Memoir of Life in Africa and the US
How to Be Well: Advice From Leading Experts
At least 80 percent of serious health problems such as heart disease or type 2 diabetes can be prevented. Ed Dodge, MD, has spent a lifetime treating patients, teaching students, interviewing experts and sharing the good news: There is much YOU can do to ensure a vibrant, long and healthy life!
Much of the advice here was first published in Dr. Dodge's Wellness Newsletter, which has featured books and interviews with leading experts from Johns Hopkins Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, among others.
High rates of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease in the Western world can be traced to our unhealthy diet. Food author and expert Michael Pollan has a seven-word solution: "Eat food, not too much, mostly plants."
The relationships between food production, human health, and a healthy environment are much more intricate than most of us realize. Discover how leading scientists are working to ensure the future of the human race and planet Earth.
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Family: A Family Doc’s Memoir of Life in Africa and the US — When Ed Dodge was born in Salamanca, New York, nobody could have guessed the twists and turns his life would take. He spent much of his childhood in Angola, where his parents were missionaries. He suffered culture…
FOOD is a new book by Dr. Mark Hyman, director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine. Hyman begins by vividly outlining the problem with food today: “Most Americans don’t eat food anymore. They eat factory-made, industrially produced food-like substances.” He characterizes the multitude of alterations and additives in…
Our hanging basket of pansies is thriving in the cold winter weather, even with the sub-freezing nights we’re having now. Pansies are sometimes thought of as being wimpy, but whoever thought they were wimpy hasn’t spent a freezing night out with them!
Pesticides include over 600 unique chemicals that are designed to kill living organisms. Measurable levels of many of them are found in the bodies of nearly all Americans. Eating pesticide-treated fruits and vegetables is the main source of exposure for most of us. There has been concern for years that…