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Red Meat Increases Mortality Risk

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Probably you already know that dietary habits, such as habitual intake of red meat, can increase your risk of dying prematurely from cancer and cardiovascular disease. This is the finding of a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. This study conducted by a team of experts from Harvard School of Public Health tracked the me...

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Reduce Stroke, Type 2 Diabetes, and Heart Disease

Legumes on Wooden Spoons

Stroke, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and ischemic heart disease were responsible for over 15 million deaths in 2015. According to a 2016 World Health Organization (WHO) report, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and ischemic heart disease killed more than 1.5 million, 8 million, and 6 million persons respectively in 2015. These 3 diseases are among the top 10 c...

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For the Love of Grains

For the Love of Grains

What do you eat if you dont eat meat? Grass? Well, not quite although many of the seeds of grasses, also known as grains, have played an important role in human diets for thousands of years. Yet, despite the historical evidence of vast civilizations thriving on grain-based diets, whole grains have recently come under attack,...

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Fruits and Veggies Reduce Inflammatory Bowel Disease Risk

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Can regular consumption of fruits and vegetables help to reduce the risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease? The results of a study conducted by a team of researchers from China attempts to provide the answer to this question. According to the study published in the European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, people eating diets...

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Eating Meat Raises Estrogen at Cellular Levels

Eating Meat Raises Estrogen at Cellular Levels

We see the evidence of over estrogenization all around us. Men and women, boys and girls in modern society are all suffering. Over estrogenization is closely related to the amount of excess weight we carry. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 70 percent of adults are overweight, and nearly 38 percent...

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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...

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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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High-Fiber Diets May Reduce Duodenal Ulcer Risk

Duodenal Ulcer Diagnosis

Generous consumption of fiber-rich foods brings many health benefits, including maintenance of healthy weight, blood sugar levels, cholesterol numbers, and bowel movement function. Now a study published in the Canadian Family Physician Journal has added another reason why we all should create more space for fiber-rich whole-plant foods on our ...

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Is Oil Really a Processed Food?

Is Oil Really a Processed Food?

Oil can be a controversial subject among plant-based diet advocates. There are many who believe that omitting meat, eggs, milk, and other animal products like cheese and yogurt is enough of a dietary change to improve our health. I wholeheartedly agree that removing all animal products from our diet is an important step towards maintaining...

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Following the Finns to Find Finer Health

Following the Finns to Find Finer Health

The Mediterranean region of the world is famous for its supposed Mediterranean diet. An emphasis on whole plant foods — fresh vegetables, fruit, legumes, whole grains, and replacing butter with a plant-based oil — gives the Mediterranean diet some strength. But who would have thought of Finland as a leader in health? In the 1970s,...

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Normalize High Blood Pressure With Plant Foods

Plant Based Super Foods In Heart Dishes

Keeping blood pressure within the healthy range is vital to maintaining excellent cardiovascular health. High blood pressure also known as hypertension increases the risk of heart disease and stroke, both of which are the leading causes of death in the United States. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that about 75 mil...

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3 Foods that Fight High Cholesterol

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It is no secret that an avalanche of cholesterol is floating in the blood of millions of people. No thanks to the Western diet which encourages the consumption of animal products. Red meat, poultry, eggs, fish, and dairy foods are the main dietary sources of cholesterol. In addition to containing an abundant amount of cholesterol, these animal food...

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