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Vegan Diet Reduces Inflammation More than AHA-Recommended Diet

Vegan Diet Reduces Inflammation More than AHA-Recommended Diet

A vegan diet works better than the American Heart Association-recommended diet for heart disease prevention, according to a study published by the American Heart Association (AHA). Researchers randomized 100 participants with coronary artery disease to either a vegan diet (no meat, poultry, eggs, dairy, or fish) or an AHA-recommended diet (fewer servings of non-fish animal protein, more servings of fish, […]

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Vegan Recipe: McDougall’s Slow Cooker Chili

Vegan Recipe: McDougall’s Slow Cooker Chili

By Heather McDougall We serve this chili over either baked potatoes or steamed brown rice. Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 8 hours Ingredients, serves 6-8 2 cups dried chili beans 1 red onion, chopped 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 packet Simply Organic Vegetarian Chili Seasoning, or chili seasonings of your choice 15 ounce can fire roasted tomatoes 4 cups vegetable broth […]

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Engine 2 Meal Planner Black Friday Offer

Engine 2 Meal Planner Black Friday Offer

Rip Esselstyn and the Engine 2 team is offering the annual Engine 2 Meal Planner promotion this holiday weekend – Friday, Nov. 23 – Monday, Nov. 26. The Engine 2 Meal Planner regularly retails at $99 for the annual subscription or at $14 per month, and this year’s holiday promotion brings the annual cost down to $69. The Engine 2 […]

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Chef Alina Z’s Top Holiday Eating Tips & Alternatives

Chef Alina Z’s Top Holiday Eating Tips & Alternatives

December holidays have been known as “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” but did you know it is also the most fattening time of the year as well? The fact is that an average American gains a few pounds during the month of holiday parties, family gatherings and food gift galore. Because many holiday dishes are drenched with fattening […]

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Plant Protein Best for Weight Management

Plant Protein Best for Weight Management

Plant protein as part of a vegan diet is best for weight management and insulin resistance, according to a study published in Nutrition and Diabetes. Researchers from the Physicians Committee, led by Hana Kahleova, M.D., compared a plant-based diet to a control diet in 75 overweight participants. Those who followed a plant-based diet had greater reduction in body fat and […]

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Holiday Meal Planning & Recipes from Dr. McDougall

Holiday Meal Planning & Recipes from Dr. McDougall

This time of year, the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays frighten many people who eat a healthy diet. They wonder how to socialize with friends and how to prepare a meal in their home. These two days are supposed to be the largest feasts of the year. Yet in fact, both dinners are the healthiest, most vegetarian-like, most McDougall-like meals people […]

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Vegan Recipe: Spicy Indian Frikadels

Vegan Recipe: Spicy Indian Frikadels

  Indian food is an exercise in balancing spices for maximum flavor, and in these hearty meatless balls, all the spices add up to enticing flavors and aromas. Shredded coconut provides a chewiness that makes them seem meaty, while the added flavor of coconut complements the spices. Recipe by Robin Asbell from the new cookbook: Plant-Based Meats: Hearty, High-Protein Recipes […]

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Can Diabetes, Arthritis and Cancer Be Reversed? Eat Real to Heal

Can Diabetes, Arthritis and Cancer Be Reversed? Eat Real to Heal

By Nicolette Richer Beat cancer and other diseases by changing your diet: If you want to feel active, clear-minded. and strong enough to fight off disease, it all starts with the food you put into your body. Eat Real to Heal shows you the organic, plant-based foods you should be eating. Focusing on diet, nutrition, and meditation, this book teaches you how to […]

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Anti-Inflammatory Foods and Recipes

Anti-Inflammatory Foods and Recipes

Anti-Inflammatory Foods and Recipes focuses on delicious and healthy plant-based recipes to alleviate the effects of acute and chronic inflammation. Anti-inflammatory Foods and Recipes presents a science-based dietary approach that offers protection against inflammation, a silent danger to our health. Inflammation can instigate or exacerbate a wide range of illnesses, including arthritis, cancer, Crohn’s disease, diabetes, heart disease, and even […]

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Veggie Grill Makes Holiday Meal Planning Effortless with Holiday Feast

Veggie Grill Makes Holiday Meal Planning Effortless with Holiday Feast

Veggie Grill, the largest plant-based fast-casual brand in the country, takes the stress out of holiday planning and makes celebrations easier than ever with the launch of Holiday Feast. Veggie Grill’s culinary team and veggie experts will offer festive dishes in-store as well as to cater at-home Thanksgiving, Christmas and Chanukah parties allowing families to relax and just enjoy their […]

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