Category: Diet & Nutrition

Dangers of Dietary Supplement Deregulation

Dangers of Dietary Supplement Deregulation

The majority of dietary supplement facilities tested were found noncompliant with good manufacturing practices guidelines. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Elmhurst Ditches Dairy, Launches Plant-Based Milk Instead

Elmhurst Ditches Dairy, Launches Plant-Based Milk Instead

Cow milk sales in the United States have fallen by 50% in the last 5 years. And now a dairy in Queens, New York, has stopped producing cow’s milk altogether, and will produce simple, raw, plant-based milks instead. Elmhurst Dairy in Queens, New York has ceased it’s dairy operation after 90 years citing decreased customer demand. Since it was incorporated […]

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Plant-Based Diet Best for Heart Disease and Obesity

Plant-Based Diet Best for Heart Disease and Obesity

A whole-food, plant-based diet is best for reducing weight and cholesterol, according to a study published this week in Nutrition & Diabetes. Researchers tracked weight and cholesterol levels for 65 overweight participants who also had at least one other metabolic condition (e.g., heart disease, type 2 diabetes) and randomized half into a low-fat, vegan dietary intervention group with no calorie […]

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Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

John McDougall, MD presents “Does Sugar Feed Cancer?” at the 2017 Advanced Study Weekend in Santa Rosa, California. For more information: http://www.drmcdougall.com

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Woman who adopted plant-based diet, saw MS symptoms fade

Woman who adopted plant-based diet, saw MS symptoms fade

An internist who changed her career and turned around her health after discovering the peer-reviewed power of a plant-based diet, Dr. Saray Stancic will be in Maine next month to deliver the keynote address at the annual Maine Nutrition Council conference. Her speech will focus on her personal journey and the shift she says needs to happen in health care. […]

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Tom Brady & Purple Carrot Partner to Offer Plant-Based Meals for Peak Performance

Tom Brady & Purple Carrot Partner to Offer Plant-Based Meals for Peak Performance

Tom Brady and his team at TB12 have announced that they have partnered with Purple Carrot, the plant-based meal kit company, to launch TB12 Performance Meals: a meal subscription service that will include fresh, pre-portioned ingredients and simple step-by-step guidance to help active individuals cook many of the same delicious meals Brady will be eating. In addition to weekly meal […]

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Is It Possible to Eat Too Much Fruit?

Is It Possible to Eat Too Much Fruit?

We all know fruit is healthy, but can you have too much of a good thing? (Fruit-lovers: it’s good news!) More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Is Miso Healthy?

Is Miso Healthy?

Miso is packed with sodium, which is linked to both stomach cancer and high blood pressure, so is miso safe to consume? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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The Plant-based Plan Launches Website

The Plant-based Plan Launches Website

The Plant-based Plan is the brainchild of Scottish-born Donny McFarlane. He now lives in the Southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, but his plant-based journey began 4 years before in Melbourne, Australia. While living there with a vegan family he made the switch to plant-based living for the first time, and will never forget the startling and immediate changes in health […]

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Should Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer Avoid Soy?

Should Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer Avoid Soy?

Which dietary changes could both reduce free radical damage and improve DNA repair in women with mutated BRCA genes? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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