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Why Gold Rush Oranges Were Priced Like Gold

The only thing more precious than gold during the California Gold Rush was citrus. While most Americans are aware of the Gold Rush's important place in the history of the West, many are unaware of the Second Gold Rush, which was equally important in shaping the fate of California. The Biggest Event in California's History First, the background: In January 1948 gold was discovered in Sutter's Mill---outside of San Francisco, CA---by a man named James W. Marshall. Despite early efforts the discovery wasn't kept secret

7 Women Who Healed Breast Cancer by Eating Plants

Breast Cancer claims the lives of approximately 42,260 people in the United States each year. This year another 268,600 women and 2,670 men will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in the United States. Most of these will be prescribed the typical and dangerous treatments of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation, but a more natural and safer path to healing exists. Despite decades of science linking diet to breast cancer risk and mortality, and data showing that mastectomies do not improve a woman's chance of survival,

50+ Studies Show Breast Cancer Linked to Eating Meat, Dairy, Eggs, Fat

116 Americans Will Die From Breast Cancer Today, But It Doesn't Have to Be I didn't know why I suddenly reached out to my friend Justin who I hadn't spoken to in years, but soon after I did I learned some troubling news. Justin was stressed out over his mother Kathy's health issues. She'd been battling breast cancer for years and had tried multiple traditional treatments including drugs, surgery, and chemotherapy. The medical treatments had caused her health to decline rapidly. Within a couple weeks of my reaching out to

Anneliese Moore Avoided a Mastectomy, Healed Breast Cancer with Diet

Anneliese Moore was 67 years old when she was first diagnosed with breast cancer and told she needed to have her breasts removed. Lucky for her she was a fighter, and she met Dr. McDougall who helped her find the plant-based cure. Simply by eating plants and following the healing diet, Annelise kept her breasts and lived another 30 years! Anneliese shared her story in her own words with Dr. McDougall in hopes that it would help other women heal naturally and regain their health through nutrition. She writes that as a poor

Study Shows Diabetes Can Be Reversed With a Plant-Based Diet

A study published in Journal of Metabolic Syndrome shows diabetes can be reversed by switching to a whole food plant-based diet. For the 30.3 million Americans suffering diabetes today, a 2017 study should provide great hope. The study involved 55 diabetes patients who were put on a diet of fruit and veggies for three days. Their medicines were also taken away for the study to see how just the plant-based diet would impact their condition. Type 2 Diabetes is completely reversible with a whole-food plant-based diet as this

Grandmother of Nine Transforms Her Body, Heals Heart Disease with Raw Vegan Diet

Della Upshire is an inspirational grandmother of nine who changed her diet, healed her heart disease and arthritis, and transformed her body into a picture of youthful health. Before making the lifestyle changes that healed her body, Della suffered from multiple ailments that all had a common cause - years of eating the wrong sorts of foods. In 2002 Upshire underwent bypass surgery for her heart disease but it didn't heal her heart. After the surgery she was still overweight and suffered high blood pressure, angina, and

10 Rules to Help You Loose Weight Naturally With a Plant-Based Diet

If you or someone you know is suffering from overweight, obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, chest pains, erectile dysfunction, MS, eczema, or other disorders, a whole food plant-based diet may be just the lifestyle change you are seeking. A 100% whole plants diet is known to reverse and heal these conditions and to promote increased energy and overall optimal wellness. Eating right for a human being isn't rocket science and you don't have to let the mountain of conflicting advice in the media confuse you.…

10 Cases of Healing Heart Disease with a Plant-Based Diet

I have collected dozens of stories of healing heart disease with a plant-based diet. These individuals who suffered from heart-disease lost weight, lowered their blood pressure and cholesterol levels naturally, avoided dangerous surgeries, ditches their medication, and regained their health by simply changing their diet. In honor of St. Valentine's Day I am talking about heart health - because if our hearts are healthy we have more time to share with the ones we love. Healing Heart Disease is Possible with a Proper Diet

Karen Hauserman Lost 260 Pounds Eating Plants

Karen Hauserman lost 260 pounds and healed heart disease by switching to a vegan diet. Now Karen has shared her story with the world on Forks Over Knives to help inspire others seeking a permanent, safe, and healthy weight loss solution. For most of her life Karen was overweight or obese. She describes herself as  'an outcast in school' and says she was teased because of her weight. She writes, "I never had a boyfriend as a teenager and didn’t get invited to my prom. While my friends meant well, I was tired of hearing…

Former President Bill Clinton Healed Heart Disease With a Plant-Based Diet

When Heart Disease Struck Former President Clinton He Healed With a Plant-Based Diet Heart Disease, today's leading cause of preventable death, struck former U.S. President Bill Clinton during his residency at the White House. Clinton called himself a "fat band boy" at age 13 when he weighed 185 pounds. He put himself on his first diet in his teens which was a calorie-restrictive low-carb plan where he ate just once a day and lost twenty pounds in a month. Not surprisingly, the diet didn't stick, but his quest to figure out…

After Being Told to Go Home and Die, She Lived Another 40 Years

After Being Told to Go Home and Die, She Lived Another 40 Years An angioplasty and triple bypass surgery had failed to heal Evelyn Oswick's troubled heart. Oswick suffered two heart attacks in her fifties and when her heart disease returned after her multiple operations, her doctor told her there was nothing more he could do for her and that she should “go home and wait to die.” Oswick was in the hospital room after her heart surgery when Dr. Esselstyn stopped by to suggest she would be a good candidate for his experiment…