Diet & Nutrition

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New Study Exonerates Refined Grains

A new study published this week in Advances in Nutrition, a peer-reviewed medical journal from the American Society of Nutrition, boldly substantiates that refined grains have...

Spring Forward to a Slimmer You with Healthy, Fiber-Filled foods

Spring is a great time to enjoy all the bounty of the season. When you eat foods that are in season, they are not...
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History of the Term ‘Whole Food, Plant-Based’

The following article was reprinted with permission from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies ( In the early 1980s, about 1982 or so,...
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Vegan Diets Reduce the Risk for Chronic Disease

People following vegan diets are less likely to develop chronic diseases, compared with other dietary groups, according to a study funded by the NIH/National...
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Eating Plant-Based Saved Him from Heart Surgery

In 2013 Paul Chatlin was diagnosed with heart disease. He was told by his doctor that, instead of undergoing surgery, he could cure his...
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5 Plant-Based Foods that Keep you Healthy, Strong, and Vibrant

Certified Nutritional Health Counselor, Sara Siskind has put together some of her favorite plant-based, whole foods that she makes sure to include in her...
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Healthful Diets Reduce Depression Symptoms

Healthful diets reduce depressive symptoms, according to a meta-analysis published in Psychosomatic Medicine. Researchers reviewed 16 studies that reported effects of healthful dietary interventions...
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How to Boost DNA Repair with Produce

Every hour, there are 800 incidents of DNA damage in our bodies. Which foods help us patch back up: apples, broccoli, celery, choy sum,...
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Vegan Diet Helped Cure Husband’s Gout

Brandi Doming is the creator of the blog THE VEGAN 8, which she started after her husband was diagnosed with gout. Switching to a...
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Vegan Diet Best for Gut Hormones and Satiety

A vegan diet is best for gastrointestinal hormones and satiety, according to a study published in Nutrients. These hormones help regulate blood sugar, fullness,...