Which Foods Affect Health and Disease

Stop Eating Poison – John McDougall MD:

Foods affect –
Obesity (plus complications – hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, etc.)
Diabetes (plus complications – eye damage, kidney failure, gangrene, etc.)
Heart Disease (plus complications – heart attacks, strokes, impotence, etc.)
Arthritis (rheumatoid, psoriatic, lupus, etc.)
Cancer (colon, breast, prostate, uterus, etc.)
Gerd (indigestion, esophagitis, ulcers, gallbladder disease, etc.)
Constipation (diverticular disease, hemorrhoids, fissures, hiatal hernia, varicose veins, etc.)

Stop eating Food Poison —
Meat – cows, pigs, lamb, deer, buffalo, whales, etc.
Poultry – chickens, turkeys, ducks, etc.
Fish – salmon, tuna, trout, perch, etc.
Shellfish – lobster, shrimp, crabs, etc.
Eggs – chicken, goose, duck, ostrich, etc.
Milk – cow, goat, sheep, camel, etc.
Cheese – cow, goat, sheep, camel, etc.
Butter or Margarine – even Earthbalance, Smartbalance, etc.
Fake Meats and Cheeses – hot dogs, sausages, burgers, and lunch meats, cheeses, ice creams, etc.
Vegetable Oils – corn, flaxseed, olive, safflower, etc.

Eat –
Cold Cereal – wheat, rice, corn, millet, etc.
Oatmeal – millet, kamut, cracked wheat, etc.
Pancakes – whole wheat, buckwheat, potatoe, etc. (no oil, dairy, or eggs)
Hash brown potatoes – no oil – fry in non stick pan or electric griddle
Bean soups – minestrone, white bean, pea and lentil, etc.
Lentil, potato, and carrot soups – use your favorite legumes, grains, and vegetables, etc.
Vegetable soups – tomato, onion, corn, carrot, barley, etc.
Potatoes – boiled, baked, steamed, etc. Never fried with oil or fat.
Mashed potatoes – Idaho, russet, Yukon gold, etc. Eat for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Sweet potatoes – baked, mashed, boiled ,etc.
Breads – whole grain wheat, rye, etc. Do not use butter, etc.
Pastas – wheat, buckwheat, brown rice, etc. No olive oil or meat added.
Pizza – whole wheat, vegetables, tomato sauce, etc. No oil, cheese, or meat.
Brown rice and all other whole grains.
Rice and Vegetable Dishes
Vegetable Sushi
Beans, rice and corn dishes. Eat simple meals of starches and then add some green vegetables and fruits.
Grain based salads – bulgar, barley, millet, couscous, quinoa, farro, maize, rice, etc.
Whole grain and bean patty burgers. Not soy burgers.
Whole grain bread and vegetable (bean) spread sandwiches. No fake soy based meats and cheeses.
Fruits – eat a few, like 1 to 4 per day.
Non starchy vegetables.
Be careful with tofu and other natural soy. They are fat filled. Tofu, miso, soy milk are fine as a condiment — not as the main course.
Be careful with nuts and seeds. They are fat filled. They will keep you overweight and obese.
Be careful with avocados — They are 90% fat. “Good” but fattening fat.
Be careful with Dried Fruits. — High simple sugar calories. Minimal appetite satisfaction.
Be careful with Juices. — They are high in simple sugar calories.
Be careful with Salt, Sugar, and Spices.
Do not take supplements. Get your vitamins,etc. in the natural form from your food. The only exception is vitamin B12.
Do take vitamin B12.

Get some light exercise and sunshine.


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