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Nelson Huber-Disla is a staff writer for the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies. He lives in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, where he writes for non-profits, local government, and—always—his own pleasure. Additionally, he is the founder and owner of Pasquotank Pen, a content and copywriting studio that consults with businesses across the country.

Colorectal Cancer Trends & The Role of Nutrition
Colorectal Cancer Trends & The Role of Nutrition

In the greater context of the “war on cancer,” colorectal cancer seems a clear success. Compared to other cancer sites, incidence and mortality rates for colorectal cancer have improved tremendously. And there’s a chance that we would know much less about this disease, including how to prevent and treat it, if not for the concerted efforts of recent decades.


What Can We Learn From Cancer Trends, 1975–2020?
What Can We Learn From Cancer Trends, 1975–2020?

In a previous article, “Is it Time to Quit the ‘War on Cancer’?” we introduced the background for that so-called war, reviewed the policy changes that resulted from the 1971 legislation,[1] and analyzed why it may be time to put the war metaphor aside. We also saw that the fundamental question—are we winning the war?—is … Continued


Which Came First: The Chicken, the Egg, or the Dystopian Nightmare?
Which Came First: The Chicken, the Egg, or the Dystopian Nightmare?

The animal agriculture industry does not want you to know how the sausage gets made. Whenever possible, they attempt to hide their operations from the public. Some of those attempts are surprisingly brazen, their claims so obviously dubious. It’s as if they don’t expect us to do the most basic research.


3 Reasons Why Superfoods Can Be Dangerous
3 Reasons Why Superfoods Can Be Dangerous

The concept of “superfoods” is an old one, but it has become even more popular as sections of society have become more health conscious and desperate to combat chronic lifestyle-related diseases. Unfortunately, this focus on individual foods has downsides, even in the case of legitimately healthful foods.


Reinforce Your Immune System With Plant-Based Nutrition
Reinforce Your Immune System With Plant-Based Nutrition

In light of the continued spread of COVID-19, many people have taken a new interest in the relationship between nutrition and immunity—a welcome and encouraging development, despite the negative circumstances. Unfortunately, though, this interest has also opened the door to a great deal of confusing, misleading, or even blatantly false information. Let’s stick to the … Continued


8 Tips on How to Avoid GMO Foods
8 Tips on How to Avoid GMO Foods

There are many ways you can avoid GMO foods. These tips will help you reclaim control and navigate grocery stores with confidence and ease for a better shopping experience.


What Is a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet?
What Is a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet?

What makes up a whole food, plant-based diet (WFPB)? It is not the same as a vegan diet. It is defined by a variety of whole or minimally processed foods.


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