Eric Adams Before and After

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams adopts a plant-based diet and the results are stunning.

We are pleased to share that Forks Over Knives has released an exciting (and FREE!) short film on Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. BP Adams had diabetes so severe that he was losing his eyesight as well as the feeling in his legs.
Kid-Friendly Snacks, Dips and Spreads

Kid-Friendly Snacks, Dips and Spreads

Summer vacation is here again. Tasty snacks for hungry kids are a must. With a little planning you can stock your kitchen with foods both you and your kids will love. Here are some healthy McDougall-approved snacks.
To Weigh or Not to Weigh

To Weigh or Not to Weigh

People who are trying to lose weight, as well as those trying to maintain weight loss they have already achieved, typically use a scale to keep track of how they are doing. The question of how often to weigh yourself is common and, since daily weight fluctuations can be discouraging,
Breast Cancer Treatments

Breast Cancer Treatments: Barbaric and Brutal

As a physician, I have had the opportunity to counsel hundreds of women with breast cancer. Early in my career I recognized that breast cancer is caused by, and the rate of growth is promoted by, the Western diet.
Making the change

Stumbling Blocks to Dietary Transition

Our first book (a ringed notebook) was called Making the Change. Mary and I knew, when we wrote it back in 1978, that "medical miracles" could be achieved by a major shift in our patients' nutrition...
Simple Reasoning Solves Dietary Confusion

Simple Reasoning Solves Dietary Confusion

Even when I believe that I hold the truth, and even when I find that my diet-therapy results are consistently successful with my patients, the meat, dairy, egg, fish, and other food industries usually win "the information game"...
Aluminum

Alzheimers Disease is Caused by Chronic Aluminum Poisoning

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is now, worldwide, the most common form of dementia (a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life). Primarily found in the elderly, AD was unknown until the beginning of the 19th century.
Lectins: Plants' Self-Defense System Circuitously Kills People

Lectins: Plants’ Self-Defense System Circuitously Kills People

Plants have evolved to synthesize a variety of toxic substances to cope with their environment abundant with predators (insects, animals, etc.) and microbes (bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, etc.) and, thereby, fight an ongoing battle for survival.
Vitamin B12

What is the Best Formulation of Vitamin B12?

Vitamin B12, also called "cobalamin," is one of the eight water-soluble vitamins that play a key role in the metabolism of every cell in the human body, and is especially important in the normal functioning of the brain and nervous system, and the formation of red blood cells.
Dr. John McDougall

McDougallCare: The Civilized Sustainable Healthcare Act (CSHA)

The current disagreements over healthcare policies in the US are essentially founded on: 1) trying to induce people who do not need healthcare to pay the bills for those that do, and 2) requiring the wealthy to spend some of their "pocket change" for the healthcare of people with low
pot of gold

Diet Therapy is the Way to Make Real Money in Medicine

For my entire medical career, spanning half a century, the pot of gold to be made from sick people has been tapped into almost exclusively by the pharmaceutical, surgical, radiation, device, screening, and hospital and healthcare provider industries. The economics are changing, fortun
John A. McDougall, M.D.

The Latest Scams from the Diabetic Industry

Big Pharma and Big Medicine have faced many huge challenges over the past years to keep their cash cows—people with type-2 diabetes—each forking over an average of $13,700 annually (approximately 2.3 times more than what expenditures would be in the absence of diabetes).
Henry Heimlich, MD

Henry Heimlich, MD: Simply Genius

Throughout Dr. Henry Heimlich's seventy-year career, he was dedicated to finding simple solutions to complex problems affecting human health. History will remember him as the most impactful medical pioneer of the 20th century. He passed away this month, December 17, 2016, at age 96.
Donald Trump

The McDougall Program Under Trump Rule

Healthcare is the number-one issue Americans want Donald Trump to address during his first 100 days in the White House, according a November 2016 Reuters poll. Twenty-one percent of Americans want Trump to focus on the healthcare system.
Chocolate Milk - Disease in Disguise

Chocolate Milk – Disease in Disguise

Drinking white cow's milk is unpalatable for most children. As a result, the Dairy Association now actively promotes chocolate milk as "Nutrition in Disguise."
Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

Simple sugar is not health food. However, one devastating result of the exaggeration of the role played by sugar in common diseases has been the promotion of low-carbohydrate diets to prevent and even treat common cancers.
Conversations with Roy L. Swank

A Tribute to Roy Swank, MD: Founder of the Low-fat Dietary Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

The Swank MS Foundation has given me permission to share their professional video, "Conversations with Roy L. Swank," with you. Please take the time to get to know one of the true medical geniuses of the twentieth century.
Dr. John McDougall

Save Yourself from Colon Cancer

Worldwide, colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cause of death from cancer, with 1.4 million new cases and 700,000 deaths annually. Almost all cases of this disease are found in people who eat the Western Diet, high in animal foods, vegetable oils, and highly refined, low-fiber
Whale Bubble-feeding

Meat-eaters Are Not True Environmentalists

Massive melting of the glaciers was obvious and a topic frequently discussed among our group. However, our National Geographic guides, seldom mentioned the connection between global warming caused by human activities and the threat to these northern lands.
Do Not Cath, I will Sue

Beware of Interventional Cardiologists (Heart Surgeons)

I developed a viral infection that affected my inner ears. I totally lost my hearing, my balance was disturbed, and I became very weak. At about midnight I walked to the bathroom, lost all control of my muscles, fell down to the floor onto my buttocks, and was unconsciousness for a fe
Small Intestinal

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) The Wrong Low-carb Answer for Bowel Troubles

The newest fad diagnosis for explaining why people feel poorly for no apparent reason is called Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)—meaning there is an overgrowth of bacteria in the small intestine
Dr. McDougall Speaking

Dr. McDougall Was Fired from Speaking at the Obesity Medicine Conference

Currently, children and adults living around the Mediterranean Sea are among the most obese in the world. Low-carb diets are based on meat, poultry, cheese, eggs, fish, and vegetable oils, foods that are the polar opposite to my beliefs for achieving good health.