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Keep Up with New Year’s Resolutions! Dr. Scott Stoll of The Plantrician Project

Keep Up with New Year’s Resolutions! Dr. Scott Stoll of The Plantrician Project

The Plantrician Project is so desperately needed. Doctors get often only four hours of nutrition education in medical school.  Yet, we go to them for diet/nutritional advice…and they often answer as if they were experts when many are not. Dr. Scott Stoll, founder of the Plant-based Nutrition Conference, part of the Plantrician Project, joins me to explain why doctors often […]

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Get Heart Healthy this Year with Cardiologist, Dr. Kim Williams

Get Heart Healthy this Year with Cardiologist, Dr. Kim Williams

This is the podcast to kick off your New Year’s Resolutions!! Vegan Cardiologist, Past President and current Fellow and Trustee of the American College of Cardiology and Head of the Cardiology Department at Rush Medical Center, Dr. Kim Williams joins Elysabeth Alfano for an episode of Awesome Vegans. Dr. Kim Williams and Elysabeth get into the scientific facts from proven […]

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Eating More Whole Plant Foods Linked to Healthier Weight

Eating More Whole Plant Foods Linked to Healthier Weight

People who eat more whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and legumes are less likely to gain weight, compared to people who eat more animal products, sweets, fried foods, and refined grains, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers from Harvard looked at data from three large cohorts—the Nurses’ Health Study, the Nurses’ Health Study […]

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7 Healthy Habits for Successful Weight Loss

7 Healthy Habits for Successful Weight Loss

Year after year, weight loss remains the top goal people set for themselves. That’s an important goal because being a healthy weight is one of the single biggest steps individuals can take to reduce cancer risk, according to research from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR). AICR’s reports show that excess body fat is a cause of 11 cancers, […]

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Apple Cider Vinegar and Weight Loss

Apple Cider Vinegar and Weight Loss

CT scans confirm daily vinegar consumption can lead to a significant loss of abdominal fat. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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The Today Show Spotlights How a Trucker Lost 65 Pounds by Going Vegan

The Today Show Spotlights How a Trucker Lost 65 Pounds by Going Vegan

One man is proving that what seems like a trying task to most can be done with a little dedication — and vegetables. We’re talking about losing weight. Long haul Mississippi trucker Bobby Anderson realized that after 21 years on the job, it was time to reevaluate his lifestyle. More information: http://www.today.com/food/trucker-loses-65-lbs-cooking-his-vegan-meals-road-t30931

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Penn Jillette Sheds 105 Pounds on Vegan Diet

Penn Jillette Sheds 105 Pounds on Vegan Diet

In a matter of months, from December through March, Jillette consumed only about 1,000 calories daily and was able to lose an average of .9 pound a day, he tells People. He went from weighing 330 pounds to 225 pounds, reaching his goal weight on his 60th birthday, March 5. Now he isn’t on a calorie-restrictive diet, but consumes no […]

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Man v. Food Host Adam Richman Is Now Vegan

Man v. Food Host Adam Richman Is Now Vegan

  When Man v. Food host Adam Richman literally ate his way across America, he consumed everything from 7-pound breakfast burritos to 48 oz. steaks. His most surprising dietary choice, however, was revealed in a new interview: Richman has gone vegan. Speaking to the Independent, Richman said the decision to go vegan—a diet that he has now held for three […]

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The Science Behind Losing Weight on a Plant-Based Vegan Diet

The Science Behind Losing Weight on a Plant-Based Vegan Diet

Adopting a vegetarian diet causes weight loss, even in the absence of exercise or calorie counting, according to a new meta-analysis published as an online advance in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. The average person making the diet switch loses about 10 pounds. However, the review found that people who were […]

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When You Lose Weight, Where Does the Lost Fat Go?

When You Lose Weight, Where Does the Lost Fat Go?

By Dr. Mercola The vast majority of doctors, dietitians, and personal trainers believe that when you burn fat during exercise, that fat is being used up as fuel for energy or heat. Some believe it’s excreted through urine or feces, while others think the fat is turned into muscle. All of these ideas are to some degree incorrect, according to […]

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