Protein-Calorie MalnutritionOverall inadequate nutritional intake results in two similar but distinct diseases, marasmus and kwashiorkor. Marasmus is defined as chronic deprivation of energy needed to maintain body weight. Its extreme form is characterized by severe weight loss...
Obesity: Overview and Risk FactorsObesity has become a worldwide epidemic. In the United States, more than 60 percent of the population is overweight or obese. Weight problems are typically classified based on body mass index (BMI), which is calculated by the following formula, in which...
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by T. Colin Campbell, PhD
For almost 50 years, I have designed and directed large research projects in the areas of nutrition and health. As a result of this experience, I have come to realize that most nutrition and health information is very misleading. It is no coincidence that we now have a health care crisis which is very expensive and which compromises the quality of life for millions of Americans and others living on a Western-style diet. . . READ FULL STATEMENT >>
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Sometimes the most elegant solution is the most simple. Why plant-based nutrition? Why not? Why develop heart disease? Cancer? Diabetes? The epidemic of chronic, degenerative disease that is sweeping the western world can not only be stopped, it can be reversed. The power lies in the hands of the consumer, in the choices we make about what to put on our plates.