Category: Health

Keep Up with New Year’s Resolutions! Dr. Scott Stoll of The Plantrician Project

Keep Up with New Year’s Resolutions! Dr. Scott Stoll of The Plantrician Project

The Plantrician Project is so desperately needed. Doctors get often only four hours of nutrition education in medical school.  Yet, we go to them for diet/nutritional advice…and they often answer as if they were experts when many are not. Dr. Scott Stoll, founder of the Plant-based Nutrition Conference, part of the Plantrician Project, joins me to explain why doctors often […]

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Get Heart Healthy this Year with Cardiologist, Dr. Kim Williams

Get Heart Healthy this Year with Cardiologist, Dr. Kim Williams

This is the podcast to kick off your New Year’s Resolutions!! Vegan Cardiologist, Past President and current Fellow and Trustee of the American College of Cardiology and Head of the Cardiology Department at Rush Medical Center, Dr. Kim Williams joins Elysabeth Alfano for an episode of Awesome Vegans. Dr. Kim Williams and Elysabeth get into the scientific facts from proven […]

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Glyphosate Still Contaminates Foods Marketed to Children

Glyphosate Still Contaminates Foods Marketed to Children

Major food companies like General Mills continue to sell popular children’s breakfast cereals and other foods contaminated with troubling levels of glyphosate, the cancer-causing ingredient in the herbicide Roundup. More information: https://www.ewg.org/key-issues/toxics/glyphosate

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Are Pre-Cut Vegetables Just as Healthy?

Are Pre-Cut Vegetables Just as Healthy?

Endotoxins can build up on pre-chopped vegetables and undermine some of their benefits. ?More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, How Not to Diet, and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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Slow Your Beating Heart: Beans vs. Exercise

Slow Your Beating Heart: Beans vs. Exercise

A cup a day of beans, chickpeas, or lentils for three months may slow resting heart rate as much as 250 hours on a treadmill. ?More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, How Not to Diet, and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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Milk Consumption Is Linked to Type 1 Diabetes

Milk Consumption Is Linked to Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes, which typically strikes children and young adults, is an autoimmune disease in which our own immune system attacks and destroys the insulin-producing cells of our pancreas. Is it the casein or the cow insulin that explains the link between milk consumption and the development of type I diabetes? Read full article: https://nutritionfacts.org/2019/11/26/milk-consumption-is-linked-to-type-1-diabetes/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org […]

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Neurotoxicity Effects of Star Fruit

Neurotoxicity Effects of Star Fruit

Star fruit contains a neurotoxin known as caramboxin that can cause irreversible brain damage at high enough doses. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, How Not to Diet, and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller More information: Why You Should Avoid Eating Starfruit

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How A Vegan Diet Can Help Your Body Heal Itself

How A Vegan Diet Can Help Your Body Heal Itself

Some new studies that have come out in the past years make the argument that diet impacts our health in a number of ways. Many studies now explain that meat- and dairy-heavy meals can contribute to cancer, heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and more. Many highly respected scientists, dietitians, and physicians say that we can actually not only prevent these illnesses […]

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Largest Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Links Dairy and Disease

Largest Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Links Dairy and Disease

More than 30 years ago, Dr. T. Colin Campbell and his team at Cornell University, in partnership with researchers at Oxford University and the Chinese Government, embarked upon one of the most comprehensive studies of nutrition and health ever conducted. Known as the China Project, this landmark study combined with laboratory findings conclusively demonstrated the dangers of a diet high […]

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Soy Freely: Alleviating Fears About This Therapeutic Plant Protein

Soy Freely: Alleviating Fears About This Therapeutic Plant Protein

Perhaps one of the most misunderstood and maligned plant proteins is soy. I hear it in the locker room all the time. Men are refusing to eat soy in any form because they fear growing breasts or limit their intake of soy milk, tofu, edamame and tempeh thinking they need to restrict their “consumption of estrogen.” Women fear that soy […]

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