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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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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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17 Ways the Physicians Committee Changed the World in 2017

17 Ways the Physicians Committee Changed the World in 2017

Since 1985, the Physicians Committee has been working tirelessly for alternatives to the use of animals in medical education and research and advocating for more effective scientific methods. Their efforts are also dramatically changing the way doctors treat chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and cancer. By putting prevention over pills, doctors are empowering their patients to take […]

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Video: Why The World Is Going Vegan

Video: Why The World Is Going Vegan

These days it seems like everyone from Hollywood and music industry celebrities like Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth, to athletes, scientists, America’s potential next President, your neighbor and even their dog is going vegan… Why?

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Best Foods for Autism

Best Foods for Autism

The sulforaphane found in five cents’ worth of broccoli sprouts is found to benefit autism in a way no drug ever has in randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Are Lectins in Food Good or Bad for You?

Are Lectins in Food Good or Bad for You?

Might lectins help explain why those who eat more beans and whole grains have less cancer? How to properly cook beans to avoid lectin poisoning: More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Lead Contamination in Hot Sauces

Lead Contamination in Hot Sauces

Given the lead contamination found in chili-containing candies imported from Mexico, 25 hot sauces were tested for heavy metals. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Vegan Recipe: Loaded Potato Skins

Vegan Recipe: Loaded Potato Skins

These crispy, twice-baked potatoes are downright irresistible. Filled with a flavorful chickpea, caper, scallion, and sun-dried tomato mash, these tasty bites are also topped with a creamy tahini sauce and fresh chives. View recipe: https://www.forksoverknives.com/recipes/vegan-potato-skins/

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Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer with Diet

Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer with Diet

Dr. Dean Ornish showed that a plant-based diet and lifestyle program could apparently reverse the progression of prostate cancer, but that was for early stage, localized, watch-and-wait cancer. What about for more advanced stage life-threatening disease? What happens when metastatic prostate cancer patients were taught to increase intake of whole grains, vegetables, fruit, and beans and to decrease meat, dairy, […]

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What About Coconuts, Coconut Milk, & Coconut Oil?

What About Coconuts, Coconut Milk, & Coconut Oil?

Do the medium-chain triglycerides in coconut oil, and the fiber in flaked coconut, counteract the negative effects on cholesterol and artery function? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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