Mr. Steve Blake (m): Seventy-million
Americans have inflammatory joint pain, and I think it’s largely
dietary-related. I noticed that when people have arthritis, and they
change their diet from a standard American diet to a plant-based vegan
diet, the arthritis tends to go away.
vibrant viewers, to another episode of Healthy Living. Today we present
Part 1 of a two-part interview with vegan naturopath, herbalist,
neuromuscular therapist, Doctor of Holistic Health and author from the
United States, Dr. Steve Blake, who will provide expert advice on
nutritionally sound eating and discuss the benefits of a whole foods,
Dr. Blake devotes his life to teaching others
about achieving optimal health through natural medicine and proper diet.
For seven years he served as director of the Maui Holistic Health
Center, and recently he and his wife Reverend Catherine Blake, who has
an extensive background in herbal medicine, established the College of
World Health in Hawaii, USA.
The institution’s goals are to
inform others about the most effective approaches to natural nutrition,
healing and health from around the world, and to become “the first place
to look for understandable,accurate information about natural health.”
Blake has written a number of outstanding health books including
“Vitamins and Minerals Demystified,” “Understanding Dietary Fats and
Oils” and “Healing Medicine.”
He has also produced a
comprehensive nutrition software program called the “Diet Doctor,” which
enables users to analyze their daily nutritional intake, and gives
suggestions on improving their diets based on input about their meals.
of Dr. Blake’s remarkable programs is “GlobalHerb 2009,” an extensive
database that suggests natural remedies for many health conditions.
Blake says it is one of the largest databases of its kind, and features
over 128,000 book and journal references from around the world.
begin our discussion with Dr. Blake on the subject of bone health.
Osteoporosis, an illness in which the bones become porous and weak,
affects an estimated 200-million people worldwide. Respected US
nutritional biochemist Dr. T. Colin Campbell has found that the
condition is associated with the intake of meat and dairy products.