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History of the Term ‘Whole Food, Plant-Based’

History of the Term ‘Whole Food, Plant-Based’

The following article was reprinted with permission from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies (nutritionstudies.org) In the early 1980s, about 1982 or so, I had a great opportunity to contribute to two quite substantial institutions, 1) as a member of a 13-member expert committee of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) that wrote the first ‘official’ document […]

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Vegan Recipe: Balsamic Zucchini Sandwich

Vegan Recipe: Balsamic Zucchini Sandwich

This quick sandwich combines the flavors of fresh zucchini sautéed in balsamic vinegar with the creaminess of roasted red pepper and cannellini bean spread. Ingredients, Makes 2 Servings 2 zucchini, cut lengthwise into 1/2″-thick strips 4 cloves garlic, sliced 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 cup rinsed cannellini beans 1 large roasted red pepper 2 whole-wheat sandwich rolls 6 fresh basil […]

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VETREATS, Vegan fitness and yoga retreat company launched

VETREATS, Vegan fitness and yoga retreat company launched

London-based Russell Lee, trainer to the stars, has launched VETREATS, a brand new fitness and yoga retreat company, running breaks in Southern Spain. Rejuvenating fitness, relaxing yoga, delicious vegan food. Malaga 21st – 25th June 2019 Tarifa 19th – 23rd September 2019 Join Russell to unplug, unwind, refuel and reboot at this beautiful, organic, hillside eco villa, with panoramic views and onsite chef. Invigorating morning fitness classes […]

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Plant-based Pioneer Rip Esselstyn Launches the Plant-Strong Podcast

Plant-based Pioneer Rip Esselstyn Launches the Plant-Strong Podcast

Rip Esselstyn, #1 New York Times Best Selling Author and founder of the Engine 2 brand, is launching the Plant-Strong® podcast designed to educate America about the health changing benefits of a plant-based diet. The Plant-Strong podcast will debut on April 16, 2019, and will be available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and all traditional podcast channels. New episodes will […]

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NFL’s Derrick Morgan & Chef Charity Morgan to Keynote Plant Based World

NFL’s Derrick Morgan & Chef Charity Morgan to Keynote Plant Based World

Derrick Morgan, Linebacker for the Tennessee Titans and his wife, plant-based Chef Charity Morgan will present Plant-Based Play Makers as the Closing Community Day keynote on June 8, 2019 at Plant Based World Conference & Expo (PBW). The Expo will be taking place on June 7 – 8, 2019 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. Derrick Morgan, […]

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Vegan Recipe: Pasta Salad

Vegan Recipe: Pasta Salad

This low-fat pasta dish is delicious hot or cold. It is prepared with water-packed artichokes (as opposed to oil-packed), which are available in most supermarkets. Ingredients, makes 8 Servings 2 cups dry bow tie (farfalle) pasta 6 sun-dried tomatoes 1/2 cup boiling water 1/2 cup finely chopped green onions 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 15-ounce can artichoke […]

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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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Eating Plant-Based Saved Him from Heart Surgery

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 condition with a nutrition change. His change to a whole food, plant-based diet was incredibly successful and impacted his life far beyond his health. More information: https://www.hope-theproject.com  

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Vegan Recipe: Sweet Potato Tacos in Cabbage Cups

Vegan Recipe: Sweet Potato Tacos in Cabbage Cups

By Chef Katie Mae When I was first making sweet potato tacos, I put them in organic corn tortillas just as you would expect tacos to be served. It was just recently that I got the idea to use cabbage cups as the taco shell. They were so delicious that I joyfully ate four cabbage cup tacos! Prep: 10 minutes […]

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Leon Fast Vegan: More than 150 Recipes

Leon Fast Vegan: More than 150 Recipes

From the home of healthy fast food, Leon Fast Vegan is all about delicious food, which just happens to be vegan. Leon Fast Vegan contains more than 150 recipes. Divided into three sections, it kicks off with The Main Event, with easy recipes for everything from breakfast and brunch to sharing plates, via quick suppers and slow-cooked one-pot dishes. Part two, […]

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