Category: Health

Benefits of Beans for Peripheral Vascular Disease

Benefits of Beans for Peripheral Vascular Disease

Do legumes (beans, chickpeas, split peas, and lentils) just work to prevent disease or can they help treat and reverse it as well? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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Who Benefits From You Being Sick? Eating You Alive Film Makers Reveal All

Who Benefits From You Being Sick? Eating You Alive Film Makers Reveal All

Who benefits from you being sick? Paul David Kennamer Jr. and Merrilee Jacobs discuss this, what do doctors really know about nutrition – if anything at all!?! (:60 clip here) – and the making of their film, Eating You Alive on Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano. Plus, they give some healthy diet tips of their own! You can subscribe to […]

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Animal Welfare Advocate Links Lettuce E.coli Outbreaks to Animal Byproduct Fertilizers

Animal Welfare Advocate Links Lettuce E.coli Outbreaks to Animal Byproduct Fertilizers

Author of Farm to Fable and Animal Advocate Robert Grillo is warning people that the animal byproducts in soil used to grow lettuce might be linked to E. coli outbreaks affecting people in 19 states. “In my book, Farm to Fable, I explore the conditions under which chickens and other animals are raised and how these conditions are incubators for […]

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Are Avocados Good for You?

Are Avocados Good for You?

The nutritional benefits of guacamole extend beyond just the nutrients avocados themselves contain. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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Vegan Diet Rapidly Improves Type 2 Diabetes Markers in Adults

Vegan Diet Rapidly Improves Type 2 Diabetes Markers in Adults

A vegan diet improves beta-cell function, according to a study published in Nutrients. Researchers from the Physicians Committee assessed insulin resistance after a meal for 75 overweight participants without diabetes for 16 weeks, half of whom followed a low-fat, vegan diet. Those who consumed the vegan diet increased meal-stimulated insulin secretion and beta-cell glucose sensitivity and lowered their body weight, […]

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Are Avocados Fattening?

Are Avocados Fattening?

Avocado Board-funded studies suggest avocados may facilitate weight loss, but compared to what? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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6 Ways Mushrooms Can Save the World

6 Ways Mushrooms Can Save the World

Mycologist Paul Stamets studies the mycelium — and lists 6 ways that this astonishing fungus can help save the world. More information: https://foodrevolution.org/blog/food-and-health/health-benefits-of-mushrooms/

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Millennials are driving the worldwide shift away from the meat sector

Millennials are driving the worldwide shift away from the meat sector

There has been a global shift away from meat, with 70% of the world population reportedly either reducing meat consumption or leaving meat off the table altogether, reports GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Fiona Dyer, Consumer Analyst at GlobalData, comments: “The shift toward plant-based foods is being driven by millennials, who are most likely to consider the food […]

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Are Avocados Healthy?

Are Avocados Healthy?

Avocado consumption can improve artery function, but what effect might guacamole have on cancer risk? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Go with the Gut: 7 Foods to Eat for Better Skin, Hair and Mood

Go with the Gut: 7 Foods to Eat for Better Skin, Hair and Mood

By Dr. Christopher Calapai, D.O. All symptoms of the body from thin, dull hair, and sallow skin, to acne breakouts, body aches and sluggish energy all point to the gut. Gut health is incredibly important making mindful eating an essential part of longevity and anti-aging. If you want to feel vibrant and maintain a youthful appearance up to 15 years younger […]

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