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Breakfast Beans to Beat the Hangries

Breakfast Beans to Beat the Hangries
When I say " From Sun to Plant to Plate ," I really mean it. Not only should we eat plant food in as close to its original state as is possible and palatable, but the dawning of the morning sun should remind us to start the day with plant energy on our plate so...
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Denise Rose
I like how you weave in the quote from Dr. Barnard showing how common it is to eat beans for breakfast in so many parts of the wor... Read More
Saturday, 03 February 2018 23:29
Sean Carney
Thanks for considering this. In our work we can't really afford to be hungry in three hours because we will not have any opportuni... Read More
Sunday, 04 February 2018 07:55
Denise Rose
Wow, you last 6 hours with your breakfast food! That is impressive! I will share your strategies with others now that I better und... Read More
Sunday, 04 February 2018 10:52
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Colorectal Cancer Rising in Young Adults

Colorectal Cancer Rising in Young Adults
A study published in JAMA Surgery documents a dramatic increase of colon and rectal cancer (CRC) among younger adults. Researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center predict that based on current trends, by 2030 the incidence rates of colon cancer will increase by 90% and the rates for rectal cancer will go...
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Crunching the Science on Juicing

Crunching the Science on Juicing
Juicing fruits and vegetables was once considered the healthiest of the health trends. Many of us have invested in a juicer, and if we haven't, we probably know friends, family members, or coworkers who have. Those "into" juicing talk about all the fresh vitamins, antioxidants, and enzymes swirling in a richly colored glass of freshly...
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What about "blending"? Nothing is wasted like in the pulp removal of a juicer. There's no firing or blanching or bleaching going... Read More
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 13:20
Linda Carney MD
Thank you Randy Clark for your comment. You are correct that blending is different from juicing in that the fiber is not removed. ... Read More
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 15:15
Ken Thomas
I think the point is to minimize processing before it passes one's lips. Personally, I much prefer eating my food as opposed to dr... Read More
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 15:33
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Using Diet to Prevent and Treat Hemorrhoids

Using Diet to Prevent and Treat Hemorrhoids
Hemorrhoids — although more than 75% of Americans are affected at some point in their lives, hemorrhoids aren't exactly a topic that everyone enjoys discussing. If you're looking for relief, you'll be glad to know that eating a diet rich in fiber can help prevent, treat, and stop the progression of this bothersome condition. A hemorrhoid...
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How Does Being Constipated Promote Varicose Veins?

How Does Being Constipated Promote Varicose Veins?
Enlarged varicose veins are not only a cosmetic matter, they can cause aching pain, ulcers, burning, and cramping to varying degrees, and in some cases, more serious complications. The etiology of varicose veins can be multifactorial, says the scientific  medical community — listing pregnancy, standing for long periods of time, a sedentary lifestyle, age, obesity, and...
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Fiber Stops the Merry-Go-Round of Recirculation

Fiber Stops the Merry-Go-Round of Recirculation
We know fiber is "good" for us, but what does it actually do? Fiber plays many roles in our health. For one, it stabilizes our blood sugar which helps stabilize our energy and moods. Easier  trips to the bathroom  also come courtesy of fiber bulking up body waste. But did you know that fiber binds...
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Comparison of nutrient density and nutrient-to-cost between cooked and canned beans.

Cooked beans contain more nutrients than canned beans.

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Fiber and saturated fat are associated with sleep arousals and slow sleep wave.

Low fiber high saturated fat and sugar diets are associated with lighter, less restorative, and more disruptive nighttime sleep.

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The association of red and processed meat and dietary fibre with colorectal cancer in UK Biobank.

High intake of red and processed meat may increase the risk of developing colorectal cancer, while high dietary fiber consumption is not positively associated with the development of the disease.

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Can Eating Beans Promote Longevity?

Can Eating Beans Promote Longevity?
"The cornerstone of every longevity diet in the world was the humble bean," concludes  Dan Buettner  in a 2015 Wall Street Journal article.  Beuttner is a National Geographic Fellow and author of  THE BLUE ZONES SOLUTION: Eating and Living Like the World’s Healthiest People . Buettner compares the lifestyle and diet of the earth's five longest-living...
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How Stomach Receptors Help us Lose Weight

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Juicing Removes More Than Just the Fiber

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