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Unprecedented Obesity Increases in Only 25 Years

Unprecedented Obesity Increases in Only 25 Years
We are greatly saddened by the increasing obesity trends in America knowing that obesity is a precursor to unnecessary disease, suffering and premature death. Millions of people are effected! After clicking through the Obesity Trends slides from the CDC one can only wonder where we will be ten years from now. It is scary to...
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VegSource

VegSource
Click Here to visit the VegSource Forum. However, rest assured that VegSource is much more than a community forum! It is almost all things (vegetarian) to all people. They produce videos, provide recipes, gather informative articles, write biographical sketches, report on breaking news, follow plant-based celebreties, support animal rights, provide plant-based camps, produce music videos,...
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Is there any research available relative to the general long-term health experience of folks raised vegan from infancy or early ch... Read More
Monday, 11 May 2015 17:09
Sean Carney
The book Disease Proof Your Child by Joel Fuhrman MD has references to studies that are probably just what you are looking for! P... Read More
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 07:59
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Dairy Products Promote Prostate Cancer

Dairy Products Promote Prostate Cancer
Stop for a moment to think about what milk is and what it was designed for. Milk is the white liquid produced by the mammary glands of mammals. It provides the primary source of nutrients for suckling mammals "before their digestive system has matured." As their digestive system matures, they are able to eat and...
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Lindsay Nixon

Lindsay Nixon
Lindsay Nixon is doing everything she can to make it easy for people to adopt a plant based lifestyle. She has published the books The Happy Herbivore Cookbook, Everyday Happy Herbivore, Happy Herbivore Abroad, and Happy Herbivore Light and Lean. She has spread her message of cooking with no added oils or fats through appearances...
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Study Shows Seventy Percent of Americans Take Prescription Drugs

Study Shows Seventy Percent of Americans Take Prescription Drugs
Seventy percent of office visits involve prescription drug therapy. Tens of thousands of patients die every year due to unintentional drug overdose, drug interactions, or from the side effects from these drugs. Since the majority of today's office visits reflect lifestyle driven diseases, many of these visits/prescriptions could be reduced or even eliminated if the...
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Dietary Guidelines: Advisory Committee Conflicts of Interest

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Can Lack of Sleep Actually Cause Me to Gain Weight?

Can Lack of Sleep Actually Cause Me to Gain Weight?
Going to bed two hours before midnight offers numerous health benefits. One benefit of getting adequate sleep is that it can help us to maintain a healthy weight. Dr. Joel Fuhrman's article, Can lack of sleep actually cause me to gain weight? highlights a study which concluded that sleep deprivation alters hormones which can lead to an...
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Avoid the Negative Effects From Dairy by Choosing Plant Foods for Calcium

Avoid the Negative Effects From Dairy by Choosing Plant Foods for Calcium
Calcium is a mineral found in the ground and is absorbed by the roots of plants.  Contrary to what the dairy industry wants us to believe, whole plant foods contain sufficient amounts of calcium to support every stage of our life after infancy. (Mother's milk is recommended for the first two years of life.) Consider...
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MIKE
what about raw, organic, non-homogenized milk from grass fed only, cows? i have read about people who tried vegan diets & started ... Read More
Sunday, 02 December 2018 20:58
Ken Thomas
MIKE posted: what about raw, organic, non-homogenized milk from grass fed only, cows? i have read about people who tried vegan die... Read More
Monday, 03 December 2018 04:55
Sean Carney
Thank you Ken, JoAnn, and Marky,I am so grateful for your answers and hope now that others searching on Google and other search en... Read More
Monday, 03 December 2018 06:20
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How to Help Prevent Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

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How To Reduce Dietary Antibiotic Intake

How To Reduce Dietary Antibiotic Intake
According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, antibiotic resistance is one of the world's most pressing public health threats. Dr. Michael Greger explains that a plant-based diet is the best way to avoid "antibiotic-laden foods" and that eating animal products exposes us to antibiotics residues on a daily basis.A recent study measured antibiotic...
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Michael Greger, MD

Michael Greger, MD
Anybody following our popular blogs will notice that we often, and highly, promote the work of Michael Greger, MD who scours the Medical Literature and makes videos which can be found on his web site at NutritionFacts.org.  We mostly know Dr. Greger because of his videos but the fact is that he is also a...
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How Long Does it Take to Feel Great on a Plant-Based Diet?

How Long Does it Take to Feel Great on a Plant-Based Diet?

This is a great article by Lindsay Nixon from Happy Herbivore! In response to her question, her readers shared their stories when making the transition to a whole-foods, plant-based diet. Many times we will experience withdrawal symptoms, as mentioned in her article. These symptoms can be mistakenly interpreted as "not getting enough protein, or nutrients." So it's important that we know about the detox symptoms before we start a nutrient-rich, plant-centered diet.

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