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Toronto Starch Solution Potluck Lunch

The Toronto Starch Solution Group is having a very special guest speaker for this December’s potluck. Dr. T. Colin Campbell will be our special guest via Skype! Here’s your chance to hear him speak about his groundbreaking research on nutrition and cancer, featured in his book, The China Study. Dr… Read More

Toronto Starch Solution Potluck Lunch

Diane McConnell, co-author of the book, Fed Up with Being Fat and Sick, will be leading a discussion on the joys and challenges of following a starch-centred, plant-based diet that is oil-free. Please come to ask questions, talk about your difficulties and celebrations, and enjoy getting to know some new… Read More

Toronto Starch Solution Potluck Lunch

“Fed Up With Being Fat & Sick”, by Judith Fiore and Diane McConnell, is a book packed with interviews of McDougallers who have overcome health issues and lost weight. This talk will feature highlights from the book, and discuss the basics of following a starch-based diet. Learn about getting well,… Read More

Toronto Starch Solution: Reclaiming Health and Appearance

Care of Judy Newman, group leader of Toronto Starch Solution Are you vegetarian or vegan with some health concerns? Have you been diagnosed with arthritis, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, or some other chronic condition and prescribed a lifetime of medications? Are you concerned about a family history of disease, or just wondering how to get that extra weight off in a healthy, sustainable way? As vegetarians or vegans we find ourselves challenged by others about our way of eating. A google search on “Is a vegan diet healthy?” brings up 4,470,000 results, many of which purport to be based on scientific research or at least published by some scientific sounding organizations. They offer confusing and often conflicting opinions, and the sheer volume of information is overwhelming. Others carry the weight of celebrity. Angelina Jolie is quoted as saying that a vegan diet nearly killed her. That’s pretty scary and it’s tough to argue with Angelina Jolie on matters of nutrition. We’ve all seen that milk moustache and that bikini. Jamie Oliver, while generally supportive, warns that a vegan diet is actually more susceptible to being nutritionally poor and that education is needed… Read More

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