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Vegan Diets Reduce the Risk for Chronic Disease

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 Cancer Institute. Researchers analyzed the diets of those following vegan, lacto-ovo-vegetarian, semi-vegetarian, pesco-vegetarian, and non-vegetarian eating patterns and tracked several health biomarkers. Based on those biomarkers, the vegan group had the lowest risk for cancer, heart […]

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Who Benefits From You Being Sick? Eating You Alive Film Makers Reveal All

Who Benefits From You Being Sick? Eating You Alive Film Makers Reveal All

Who benefits from you being sick? Paul David Kennamer Jr. and Merrilee Jacobs discuss this, what do doctors really know about nutrition – if anything at all!?! (:60 clip here) – and the making of their film, Eating You Alive on Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano. Plus, they give some healthy diet tips of their own! You can subscribe to […]

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The New Ancestral Diet

The New Ancestral Diet

We as primates have struggled mightily during the past 85 million years to find and eat enough food for survival. Fortunately, every one of our ancestors was successful so that we might succeed in that same endeavor. However, today that survival is in jeopardy. Recently and suddenly, from an evolutionary standpoint, the problem of subsistence in “civilized” countries has inverted: […]

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Diet soda may do more harm than good

Diet soda may do more harm than good

Diet soda drinkers have the same health issues as those who drink regular soda, according to a new report published Wednesday. Purdue University researchers reviewed a dozen studies published in past five years that examined the relationship between consuming diet soda and health outcomes for the report, published as an opinion piece in the journal Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism. […]

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Why Might Vegetarians Have Less HPV?

Most young women get infected with human papilloma virus, the cause of cervical cancer, but most are able to clear the infection before the virus causes cancer. What dietary changes can improve viral clearance? Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/why-might-vegetarians-have-less-hpv/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Misleading Research: Mediterranean Diets

Misleading Research: Mediterranean Diets

The recently published New England Journal of Medicine article on the benefits of a Mediterranean diet, “Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease with a Mediterranean Diet,” has been roundly praised. It might have been better titled, “Promoting Cardiovascular Disease with a Mediterranean Diet.” All three dietary groups had almost equal facility promoting the growth and clinical appearance of cardiovascular disease which […]

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Our obsession with sugar, salt and fat

Our obsession with sugar, salt and fat

In his new book, “Salt Sugar Fat,” Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter Michael Moss takes readers on a tour of the $1 trillion processed food industry, and the sights aren’t pretty. The average American eats 33 pounds of cheese and 70 pounds of sugar a year, and health experts say those trends triggered the obesity epidemic that has left millions […]

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The Real Paleo Diet

The Real Paleo Diet

We evolved eating huge amounts of plants. It’s estimated that 200,000 years ago we got 600mg of vitamin C a day. That’s the amount of vitamin C found in 10 oranges. Every day we appear to have consumed the amount of vitamin E found in 2 cups of nuts, the amount of fiber found in 12 bowls of oatmeal, and the […]

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Low-Carb Diets Increase Heart Disease Risk

Low-Carb Diets Increase Heart Disease Risk

Low-carbohydrate diets can lead to weight gain and heightened risk of heart disease, according to a new study in Sweden. As part of an effort to reduce heart disease risk in the 1980s, more than 140,000 individuals were encouraged to decrease their fat intake. They did so, and their cholesterol levels fell—for a while. However, in the early 2000s, the […]

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How to Prevent and Treat Inflammation

How to Prevent and Treat Inflammation

A vegan diet has long been known to be a source of healing and comfort for the physical body that is suffering from inflammation. Natural foods and organic foods have been proven to be most effective in treating inflammation and it makes sense that by removing some of the toxic store-bought foods that are not organic, as in produce and […]

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