Category: Health

City of Pittsburgh Turns to Plants to Help First Responders

City of Pittsburgh Turns to Plants to Help First Responders

The City of Pittsburgh, American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM), insurance leader Highmark, and plant-based nutrition company Engine 2 are partnering to launch a month-long cardiovascular health challenge for City of Pittsburgh employees called Heart of a Hero Campaign, the first initiative of its kind in the country. Working in collaboration with the City of Pittsburgh’s CityFit Wellness & Benefits Team […]

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6 Tips to Improve Memory and Cognitive Function as a Vegan

6 Tips to Improve Memory and Cognitive Function as a Vegan

Memory loss is a common problem that affects people of all ages. However, these effects aggravate with age, which makes it crucial to consider memory boosting foods and supplements. Plant-based solutions are the most effective means of improving memory and brain function. Whether you are looking to improve your concentration in class, optimize your brain performance during exams or improve […]

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Is Anxiety a Problem For You? Tips to Manage It

Is Anxiety a Problem For You? Tips to Manage It

Across the world thousands of people deal with anxiety in their daily lives. Anxiety comes in tons of forms, big and small and can ruin your day, week, or even year. Being anxious is nothing to be ashamed of, though. In fact, anxiety is one of the most common problems people face across the globe. In adults and children, anxiety […]

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Kick Diabetes Essentials: The Diet and Lifestyle Guide

Kick Diabetes Essentials: The Diet and Lifestyle Guide

In KICK DIABETES ESSENTIALS: A Diet and Lifestyle Guide, registered dietitian Brenda Davis intricately explains why and how a whole-foods, plant-based diet can greatly improve the quality of life for anyone with this condition and may, in many cases, even reverse type 2 diabetes. As lead nutritionist with the Diabetes and Wellness Project in the Marshall Islands for over ten […]

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Alternative Medicines to Consider For Your Health Journey

Alternative Medicines to Consider For Your Health Journey

If you have health issues sometimes traditional medicine won’t provide relief. If this is the case for you then there is another option. It might be time to step into the worlds of alternative medicine. While they might seem a little off the beaten path, these health practices or treatments might be what you’re looking for. If you’re interested in […]

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World Plant Milk Day is August 22nd

World Plant Milk Day is August 22nd

Founded in 2017, World Plant Milk Day is an international celebration which highlights the health, environmental, and animal welfare benefits of switching from dairy to plant-based dairy alternatives. Macadamia nut-based milk producer milkadamia is celebrating the holiday with its special “14 Reasons Why Moo Is Moot” social media campaign. Each day leading up to August 22nd the company posts a […]

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5 Plant-Based Foods to Build Leaner Muscles

5 Plant-Based Foods to Build Leaner Muscles

Vegan living is known for its significant benefits in one’s long-term health. While more and more health-conscious people are now into plant-based nutrition, other fitness enthusiasts seemed to be wary of whether this kind of diet can sustain the amount of workout they’ll do, especially when it comes to building lean muscles. The thing is, animal products are not even […]

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How to make your dairy-free switch for good last

How to make your dairy-free switch for good last

When I’m at the rink, people know that I’m a vegan hockey player and many approach to ask what I eat and drink while training and recovering. A couple players–one male and one female–tried ditching dairy and eating vegan but encountered unexpected results that led to abandoning their diet change. One says he was starving all the time while the […]

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Plant-Based Diet Leads to Crohn’s Disease Remission

Plant-Based Diet Leads to Crohn’s Disease Remission

Plant-based diets may lead to a remission in Crohn’s disease, according to a case study published in Nutrients. Clinicians followed a patient with Crohn’s disease whose condition did not reach remission after more than a year of intravenous treatment. During his second year of treatment, the patient removed all animal products and processed foods from his diet for a 40-day […]

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Kidney Stones and Spinach, Chard & Beet Greens

Kidney Stones and Spinach, Chard & Beet Greens

Given their oxalate content, how much is too much spinach, chard, beet greens, chaga mushroom powder, almonds, cashews, star fruit, and instant tea? 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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