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Coffee Raises Miscarriage Risk

Mother Mourning Pregnancy Loss
Miscarriage is the most common type of pregnancy loss, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. When we think of ways to prevent miscarriage, we always think of exercising regularly, maintaining a healthy weight, managing stress, avoiding smoking, and eating healthy foods. However, a new study shows that there is anothe...
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Processed Meats Linked to Male Infertility

Processed Meats Overlooked When Discussing Male Infertility?
Does bacon cause infertility on the father's part? Could sausage make a man less fertile? The harmful effects of processed meats are well documented. Processed meats have been linked to increased risk of cancer, diabetes, stroke, obesity, heart disease, respiratory ailments, and liver disorders. Now data from a recent study titled "M...
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Is the Standard American Diet Child Abuse?

Is the Standard American Diet Child Abuse?
A proposed Italian law has put the spotlight on the merits of a vegan diet for children. In four cases in recent months, Italian children have been hospitalized for micronutrient deficiencies purportedly related to the vegan diet fed them by their parents. The proposed law recommends prison sentences for up to four years for parents...
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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving
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In Canada, we get a leg-up on the giving of thanks. Our official weekend is in October. This year, it’s on Monday the 13th. In our household, it also coincides with a family member’s birthday, so for us, it is an especially thankful time. At the beginning of the meal, in addition to...
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Do I have to suffer silently to respect the self-destructive choices of others?

Do I have to suffer silently to respect the self-destructive choices of others?
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I've suffered greatly when people I've cared about deeply, have chosen self-destructive habits. As far as I have been able to trace this back, it began before I was old enough to really know what was happening. My dear Dad chose to refuse the good advice of his doctor to lower his dangerously...
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Help! I'm married to a meat-eater!

Help!  I'm married to a meat-eater!
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Actually, I'm grateful to be able to say, I personally am NOT married to a meat-eater. My hubby willingly went vegan along with me, almost 30 years ago. However, I have often been asked that question by both men & women. Usually what has happened, is that the couple married when both were...
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Dairy & Sexual Precocity

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