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How to Make Non-Dairy Milks

How to Make Non-Dairy Milks
One of the first changes people make after deciding to go plant-based is swapping out their dairy milk for a plant-based option. The refrigerated aisle at the grocery store has plenty of choices — soy, almond, and rice are all popular alternatives. (Coconut milk is also available, but has a very high amount of saturated fat.)...
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Joshua Pritikin
I've found that to get it to taste really close to cow milk, you need to add some lemon and nutritional yeast. For example, for a ... Read More
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 07:37
Sean Carney
Thank you Joshua Pritikin,I will try that. Thanks for the suggestion. Quite clever actually!And, thank you for signing up here as ... Read More
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 09:58
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Cure Cancer by Eating Meat? (Beware of Clickbait)

Cure Cancer by Eating Meat? (Beware of Clickbait)
Have you ever been tempted to click on the link to an article whose title contained an outrageous proposal? Beware the lure of Clickbait. The titles of these articles suck us in with annoying half-truths. Each time we click, the site earns ad revenues. Judging from the rise in the number of misleading clickbait articles...
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Recalling What's in Chicken Nuggets

Recalling What's in Chicken Nuggets
Here's another good reason for eating plants. Today, Tyson issued a recall of its five-pound bags of chicken nuggets because pieces of hard plastic were found embedded in the meat. The US Department of Agriculture calls it a Class 1 recall, indicating a health hazard capable of causing serious, adverse health consequences, or death. Of course, we...
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Life Span or Health Span?

Life Span or Health Span?
"Good news, America: We're living longer!" trumpeted USA Today. "Life expectancy in the USA rose in 2012 to 78.8 years — a record high," said the paper, quoting statistics from the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And in a press release dated May 19, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that worldwide "life...
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Eating to Avoid Debilitating Alzheimer's Disease

Eating to Avoid Debilitating Alzheimer's Disease
"Dad is 81 now. His once-brilliant mind has been ravaged by dementia. He doesn’t know my name. He rarely says two sentences in a row that make any sense," writes Grammy-award winning singer/songwriter Amy Grant. Her father was once a respected radiation oncologist. Alzheimer's has changed not only his life, but the lives of the...
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Should a Vegan Diet be Considered Child Neglect?

Should a Vegan Diet be Considered Child Neglect?
Occasionally, it happens. Loving parents who've read the research on the advantages of a plant-based diet are accused of neglecting their children by refusing to give them animal products. Currently in Italy, there is proposed legislation that would send parents to prison for providing their children with a vegan diet. But even here in the...
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A regular whole foods vegan diet is perfectly fine for children, but a raw vegan 80 10 10 diet where you get 90-95% of your calo... Read More
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 22:37
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Finding Relief for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Finding Relief for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
It is believed that as many as 1.4 million Americans suffer with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Symptoms can include diarrhea, constipation, bowel urgency, stomach pain, cramping, bloating, bloody stools, fatigue, loss of appetite, weight loss, skin problems, fever, and anemia. The disease typically has times of remission where people with IBD experience a near normal life...
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Managing Symptoms vs Treating the Illness

Managing Symptoms vs Treating the Illness
Changing one's beliefs and eating habits can be a very difficult thing to do, especially living in a modern world where our culture believes "more is better." In order to thrive, we're told we need more protein, more fat, more vitamin supplements and more medical care. Likewise, consuming more rich foods in greater amounts is...
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Hot New Food Trend is Totally Vegan Friendly

Hot New Food Trend is Totally Vegan Friendly
Move over bacon, bowl-style meals are among the hottest new food trends. Best of all, bowls are a plant-friendly way to get in all the Beans, Greens, Squash, and Yams our body requires for energy and optimal health.In years gone by, animal protein took center stage on the American dinner plate. The ever-present potatoes were...
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Registration Open for PlantPure Summit 2016

Registration Open for PlantPure Summit 2016
"There are two kinds of cardiologists, vegans and ones who haven't read the data," says Kim Allan Williams, MD, Immediate-Past President of the American College of Cardiologists. Dr. Williams is just one of 40 speakers taking part in PlantPure Summit 2016. Scheduled for September 7 - 16, this free, online webinar will shine a spotlight...
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How to Limit Your Exposure to Arsenic in Rice

How to Limit Your Exposure to Arsenic in Rice
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says rice is the leading cause of inorganic arsenic exposure for infants in the United States. "Relative to body weight, rice intake for infants, primarily through infant rice cereal, is about three times greater than for adults. Moreover, national intake data show that people consume the most rice (relative...
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Vegan Weightlifter Competes in 2016 Olympics

Vegan Weightlifter Competes in 2016 Olympics
Kendrick Farris is the only men's weightlifter competing for Team USA in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. And Kendrick Farris is vegan.At age 14, Farris knew that he wanted to be an Olympian, "but I didn’t know how hard it was to qualify," he said in an interview prior to the 2012...
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