Category Archives: Beverages (all)

Coffee may help us live longer? (Recent Study)

Some good news about one of our bad habits Drinking coffee may not be as bad for our health as we thought. Until a recent NIH study published in the New England Journal of Medicine last month, any possible health … Continue reading

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“Nanny state in NYC”—for banning giant sugary drinks?

So what’s wrong with that? Nothing, in my opinion. As I’m sure you’ve heard, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is already famous for banning smoking in bars and trans-fats from restaurant food. He’s also created more biking lanes in his administration than … Continue reading

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Thinkin’ about drinkin’—here’s my take on beverages.

Cheers! Here’s to your health! After 467 consecutive daily blogs, this is my first post about beverages. My top ten list shown here includes four in the healthy category and six in the not-so-healthy column. Occasionally, we hear some good … Continue reading

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What about cane sugar and caffeine? A reader asks.

Although I am certified in Plant-Based Nutrition by the T. Colin Campbell Foundation and eCornell, I don’t consider myself an expert in nutrition. As you know, I call myself “the big picture guy” when it comes to how our food … Continue reading

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Juicing? Pros and Cons — a reader asks

A new reader posted this question earlier this week. What is your opinion on juicing”? A friend who has been following this regime for over six months looks and feels remarkably better. Cleveland Clinic reviews online (See link below), in … Continue reading

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Cancer, cell phones, cow’s milk, and Cornell

How does a farm boy turned scientist cope with the startling discovery that the casein in cow’s milk is a powerful carcinogen? After growing up on a dairy farm in Virginia, Dr. T. Colin Campbell began his career in nutritional … Continue reading

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