Health Science Winter 2009

Publication Date: 
February, 2009

Highlights:

Advertising Passed Off as Research Confuses the Public Again
John McDougall, M.D., reports on a recently advertised study that claims millions of people should be taking statins — for a lifetime.

Visions of a Farming Past – and a Vegetarian Future
Michael Klaper, M.D., describes the impact that eating meat has on our planet.  He shares his interesting story of becoming a vegan and how vegan nutrition became the center of his medical practice.

In Cholesterol Lowering, Moderation Kills
Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., M.D., discusses the benefits of reducing cholesterol levels by changing to a plant-based, oil-free diet.

 

Featured Articles

In Cholesterol Lowering, Moderation Kills

by Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., M.D. Even if all Americans kept their total cholesterol below 200 mg/dL, as recommended by the American Heart... more

Visions of a Farming Past - and a Vegetarian Future

by Michael Klaper, M.D. I was milking cows and driving tractors at the age of nine on my uncle’s dairy farm in northern Wisconsin. In those early... more

Advertising Passed Off As Research Confuses the Public Again

by John McDougall, M.D. The January 14, 2009 issue of USA Today and other newspapers carried a story with headlines claiming that 11 million more... more