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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.
Introductory Note: This is the final issue of the Wellness Newsletter. I will not be writing any more newsletters, though I may write an occasional blog post looking at life from an octogenarian’s perspective. This final issue of the newsletter deals with a subject close to my heart, namely, the…
Several years ago, I established the Foundation for Healthy Africa to help students in Africa and to help support small research projects aimed at improving health in Africa. The foundation is small, but it has contributed to scholarships for a number of students. The back-stories of why these students need…