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Sofia Pineda Ochoa, MD

Sofia Pineda Ochoa, MD, is a practicing physician in Houston, Texas, who is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She was a biochemistry professor at the University of Guadalajara’s School of Medicine in Mexico, and is also the co-founder of Meat Your Future, an educational non-profit that provides fact-based information about the health, environmental, and ethical implications of consuming animal products. Visit MeatYourFuture.com for more from Dr. Pineda Ochoa.

All Contributions from Sofia Pineda Ochoa, MD (5)

How Carbs Became a Dietary Supervillain

It seems everyone these days is worried about carbs. But is this concern justified? Our culture is certainly not immune from nutritional…

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Vitamin B12: All Your Questions Answered

Vegans are regularly advised to mind their levels of vitamin B12, but vegetarians and even meat eaters often come up short on…

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7 Ways Animal Protein is Damaging Your Health

Today, of course, we know that most proteins from both plants and animals are “complete proteins” (meaning they contain all of the…

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7 Ways Milk and Dairy Products Are Making You Sick

Today, Americans consume an enormous amount of dairy. The intake of the average American is estimated to be over 600 pounds of…

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Is Fish a Health Food, or Have We Just Let It Off the Hook?

Many people equate eating fish with doing something good for their health. This may be due to the illusion that fish swim…

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