Post Tagged with: "Healthy Diet"

Interview with Dr. Terry Mason

Interview with Dr. Terry Mason

COO of Illinois’ Cook County Department of Public Health, Dr. Terry Mason, sits down with Awesome Vegans Podcast Host Elysabeth Alfano to explain what our bodies need.  Comparing our bodies to machines that need care and upkeep, just like with a car, Dr. Mason explains that you need to give it the right inputs for it to run well. In 2004, Mason was […]

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Purple Carrot Introduces 6-Serving Plant-Based Meals Ideal for Families

Purple Carrot Introduces 6-Serving Plant-Based Meals Ideal for Families

Purple Carrot, the first 100% plant-based meal kit company, is introducing a 6-serving plan designed to give customers more plants with less planning. This new offering is perfect for families or meal preppers looking to add more convenience to their week. Priced at just $7.99 a serving, Purple Carrot’s new plan offers a practical option for consumers interested in using […]

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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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Jillian Michaels Wants to Bring Food Stamps Online

Jillian Michaels Wants to Bring Food Stamps Online

46 million Americans (1 in 7 people) are on food stamps and many live in neighborhoods without access to healthy food. These days, you can buy almost anything online, but people on food stamps still can’t use their food stamps online to buy healthy food that may not be available in their area. Food stamps can be used at fast […]

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Chris Beat Cancer Interviews Dr. Michael Greger on “How Not to Die”

Chris Beat Cancer Interviews Dr. Michael Greger on “How Not to Die”

Chris Beat Cancer interviews Dr. Michael Greger about preventing and reversing our leading killer diseases with nutrition. More information: http://www.chrisbeatcancer.com/dr-michael-greger-md-how-not-to-die/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die

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How Not to Die: An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Michael Greger

How Not to Die: An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Michael Greger

Dr. Michael Greger MD, a nutrition expert, physician, and founder of NutritionFacts.org, is the author of an amazing new book out on December 8, “How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease.” In it, he examines the 15 top causes of premature death in the U.S., including heart disease, cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, […]

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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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Why is Eggplant Good For You?

Why is Eggplant Good For You?

By Dr. Mercola Eggplant is a popular part of Indian, Middle Eastern, and Chinese cuisines, but in the US the average American eats less than one pound per year. They are, perhaps, the least popular member of the Solanaceae family, which includes tomatoes, pepper, and potatoes, as well as some poisonous plants like Deadly Nightshade. For centuries, in fact, especially […]

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PETA Names NYC as America’s Most Vegan-Friendly City

PETA Names NYC as America’s Most Vegan-Friendly City

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has declared New York the nation’s most vegan-friendly city. To mark the occasion, PETA presented City Council members with a Manhattan skyline replica carved from vegetables, complete with a Chrysler Building made of radishes. “New York has really gone for the green,” Dan Mathews, Senior Vice President of PETA. “They’re really focusing […]

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Tricks to Get Kids to Eat Healthier at Home

Tips like cutting vegetables into shapes, covertly pureeing greens into sauces, and modeling healthy behaviors can improve our children’s diets. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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