Newsletter Subject Index 2004-2005

Updated November 14, 2013

January 2004

  • Protein Overload
  • Could Mad Cow Disease Already be Killing Thousands of Americans Every Year?
  • Favorite 5: Mammography Is Fraud Promoted by Industry and Governments High Carbohydrate Diet Causes Effortless Weight Loss Formula (Bottle) Feeding Causes Infant Brain Damage Cow’s Milk Causes Multiple Sclerosis Hot Tubs Are Safe for People with High Blood Pressure
  • Introductory Weekend Report

February 2004

  • Type-2 Diabetes – the Expected Adaptation to Overnutrition
  • Widespread Infection with Leukemia Virus from Meat and Milk
  • Atkins Was Grossly Overweight and Sick– But the Media Loves the Dead Guy
  • Favorite 5: One Virtual Colonoscopy Best at Age 55 to 60 Treating Homocysteine with Vitamins Fails Buckle Up Your Back Seat Passengers A Little Exercise Makes a Big Difference Be careful About Experimental Trials

March 2004

  • A Natural Cure for Depression
  • Favorite 5: Hypertension Caused by Blood Flow Restriction Take Your BP at Home – Get Off Medications Natural Hormone Supplements of Questionable Value Even “Good” Dairy Fat is Bad Tai Chi Improves Overall Health
  • Recent McDougall Media Appearances: McDougall on Atkins — the Mayo Clinic Proceedings Neil Cavuto – Fox News Channel – the Cheeseburger Bill NY Times New Studies Question Value of Opening Arteries The TV show “McDougall, MD” is reaching new markets.

April 2004

  • People – Not Their Words – Tell “The Carbohydrate Story”
  • How to Prevent and Treat Degenerative (Osteo) Arthritis
  • Favorite 5: Need Potassium? Take Vegetables, Not Pills More Sex, Less Cancer Mammography Over-Diagnoses Millions of Women with Breast Cancer US Preventative Task Force Says “No” to Heart Tests HDL “Good” Cholesterol is Not Worth Your Attention

May 2004

  • The Atkins Scientific Research – Deceit and Disappointment
  • Favorite Five For Children Get the Coke© Out of Schools Child Abuse from the Dinner Table Bottle-feeding Kills Babies Soon Children Will Be on Blood Pressure Pills Food Additives Do Affect Your Child’s Behavior
  • Highlights of the May 14-16 McDougall Advanced Study Weekend

June 2004

  • Alzheimer’s Disease Can Be Safely Prevented and Treated Now
  • The Skinny on Atkins By Michael Greger, M.D.
  • Favorite Five Articles: Eat Healthier for Better Sex Can’t Suck Off the Fat for Better Health Bubbly Mineral Water Reduces Heart Attack Risks Save Your Eyes with a Healthy Diet — Glaucoma PSA for Early Prostate Cancer Detection Fails Again

July 2004

  • Coffee – Pleasure or Pain
  • Over-treat Your Blood Pressure and You Could Die Sooner
  • The Skinny on Atkins, Part II. By Michael Greger, M.D.
  • Catered McDougall Foods for the Bay Area, California

August 2004

  • A Cesspool of Pollutants Now Is the Time to Clean-up Your Body
  • High Carb Diet Linked to Breast Cancer – More Deceit
  • Favorite Five: Soy Supplements Fail to Benefit Bones, Brain or Heart Western Diet As the Cause of Schizophrenia and Depression Cinnamon Spice Benefits Blood Sugar and Cholesterol Folic Acid Supplements Cause More Heart Disease Don’t Take Plavix and Aspirin Together
  • Highlights of Costa Rica Adventure 2004

September 2004

  • What Next, Bill Clinton?
  • Favorite Five: Vioxx and Celebrex May Give You a Heart Attack and More Conservative Breast Cancer Treatment Best – No Mastectomy, No Radiation Time to Quit Using the PSA says Stanford University Vaginal Yeast Not Helped By Lactobacillus Pills or Inserts Echinacea Fails Again – What Am I Going to Do during Cold Season?
  • McDougall Weekend Report

October 2004

  • Resisting the Broken Bone Businesses: Bone Mineral Density Tests and the Drugs That Follow
  • Tea Time Increases Life Time
  • Thanksgiving Planning by Mary McDougall
  • Meet Dr. Henry Heimlich
  • Open Letter from Michael Greger, MD

November 2004

  • Sick People Take Medications – Healthy People Are Drug-Free
  • My Favorite Five Articles Found in Recent Medical Journals: Vitamins Do Not Prevent Cancer and May Increase Likelihood of Death: How Supplements Can Make You Sicker Chiropractic Care Provides Superior Results Commonly Used Antacids May Give You Pneumonia Ulcerative Colitis Relapses with Meat and Beef CT-scans – Looking for Cancer May Cause Cancer

December 2004

  • Lose a Half Pound a Day – Setpoint
  • Results of the McDougall Program
  • Year in Review 2004
  • Favorite Five Avoid Supplements – Breast Cancer Increases with Folic Acid Rheumatoid Arthritis and Meat Blood Pressure Pills (Calcium Channel Blockers*) Kill Shark Cartilage and Cancer –Nonsense and Not Good for Sharks Over-fat Means Brain Loss
January 2005

  • Pushing Your Set Point to the Limits – The McDougall Program for Maximum Weight Loss
  • Sleep Like a Baby – Lessons from My Grandson on How to Cure Insomnia

February 2005

  • The McDougall Program Cures People; The Risk Factor Improvements Are Incidental
  • All Popular Diets Are the Same – Failures
  • Mary In Your Kitchen
  • Report on the Advanced Study Weekend with Dr. Heimlich

March 2005

  • Eggs Are For Easter
  • Favorite Five Dairy Fails Children’s Bones Fish Can Cause You Heart Disease Meat Can Cause You Colon Cancer Fast Food Makes People Fat and Diabetic – Duh! Don’t Exercise – Until after You Have Changed Your Diet
  • Mary In Your Kitchen – Part 2

April 2005

  • Soy – Food, Wonder Drug, or Poison?
  • Favorite Five: Dairy for Weight Loss – Another Big Fat Lie Cataracts from Vegetable Oil Fosamax Makes Bones Brittle The Mediterranean Diet Prolongs Life Raw Food Vegetarians Have Strong Bones and Better Heath

May 2005

  • Sunny Days, Keeping Those Clouds Away…
  • Favorite Five Dairy and Type-2 Diabetes – Wrong Conclusion The Best Breast Cancer Treatment: Diet and Exercise What’s New in Prostate Cancer Treatment? Calcium and “Vitamin D” Do Not Prevent Fractures “Liver Cleansing” with Olive Oil and Lemon Juice – Myth
  • Mary In Your Kitchen (Part 2 of 3) CHANGE CAN BE BOTHERSOME…OR EXHILARATING

June 2005

  • Acrylamide Poisoning – Cancer from Overcooked Carbohydrates?
  • Experts Know – Drug Companies Buy Research and Medical Journals
  • Mary In Your Kitchen [Part 3 of 3]

July 2005

  • The Annual Physical Exam – A Ritual to Be Avoided
  • Favorite Five The Only Way to Lifelong Weight Loss Neither Aspirin Nor Vitamin E Will Save Women Vegetarians Don’t Have Insulin Resistance or Metabolic Syndrome Coffee Damages Artery Function – Another Mechanism for Heart Disease Low-Fat, Low-Protein Diet Prolongs Life
  • Mary In Your Kitchen – Hot Summer Dishes

August 2005

  • Beneficial Bowel Bacteria – Our Neglected Friends
  • Favorite Five: Cats Don’t Like Sugar – They’re Carnivores Mammograms and Breast Exams Fail Women Again Acrylamide May Not Be a Real World Cancer Risk Diet Shown to Help Men with Prostate Cancer – Ornish Leads the Way Again Fish Oil May Increase Heart Trouble
  • Mary in Your Kitchen – Stocking Your Kitchen

September 2005

  • Could It Be Celiac Disease?
  • Favorite Five: Stress Reduces Your Risk of Breast Cancer Feed Your Children Right—Fries Today May Mean Breast Cancer Tomorrow Removal of Ovaries Unjustified along with Hysterectomy Stop Aspirin Suddenly—Die of a Stroke Acupuncture Safely Helps Knees with Arthritis
  • Learn About the Criminal Behavior of the Pharmaceutical Industry—Save Yourself and Your Family

October 2005

  • How to Choose a Primary Care Doctor — If You Must
  • Pharmaceutical Companies Promote Sleeping Sickness
  • Folic Acid Supplements are a Health Hazard
  • Mary in Your Kitchen – Thanksgiving Planning

November 2005

  • The Gluttony Pill—Can Scientists Successfully Imitate Nature?
  • How to Help the Volume Eater—The Person with a Binge Eating Disorder
  • November’s McDougall Program Attendees Meet T. Colin Campbell, PhD

December 2005

  • Thyroid Deficiency Strikes One in Six
  • Lessons to Be Learned from the “Fiber Not a Cancer Stopper” Story
  • Jay Gordon, M.D