A Full Day at Africa University!

We had a full day yesterday, starting with a delicious breakfast at the Ubuntu Center, followed by an informative campus tour. Then we met with VC Furusa for half an hour in his office conference room. After I introduced the family, he gave a heads-up on what is happening now…

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FOOD: What the Heck Should I Eat?

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…

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USA Nutrition Crisis: Our Food is Killing Us

“Our country is facing a nutrition crisis,” states Dr. Mozaffarian, Dean of Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy. “Few other challenges cause more deaths, disability, and associated preventable health costs. Congress is actively debating how to improve health and reduce costs – fixing our food system is among…

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Healthy People, Healthy Planet

Ed Dodge, MD

The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) Annual Conference held October 23-26 in Naples, Florida was the best yet. The setting at the Naples Grande Resort was beautiful. The conference theme was “Healthy People, Healthy Planet.” Plant-based eating is healthier than the standard American diet for both people and the…

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