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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Do You Need a Doctor's Note to Give Up Dairy?

Do You Need a Doctor's Note to Give Up Dairy?
I was an 18-year-old college student with a big problem. Gas. The issue started seemingly out of nowhere. But the quiet potency of the problem soon had me extremely nervous about any social situation, including my classes. Normally, a college-age woman might be embarrassed to talk to a doctor about such a delicate issue,...
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Only 15 lbs Heavier than 30 Years Ago?

Only 15 lbs Heavier than 30 Years Ago?
Headlines today proclaim that the average American's weight has increased at least 15 lbs in the past 30 years. Are you at all surprised? I personally was surprised that the number was only 15 lbs and not any higher. Unfortunately I have not yet been able to find the actual study, just a lot of...
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Exercise Your Power to Choose Health

Exercise Your Power to Choose Health
We often hear the term "lifestyle diseases" bandied about. But what are these diseases? Lifestyle diseases are defined as those negative, chronic health conditions which are brought on by our choices about food, exercise, and the use of substances like tobacco, alcohol, and drugs. We all know there are dangers associated with substance use...
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Uncommon Diet Leads to Uncommon Health

Uncommon Diet Leads to Uncommon Health
Have you ever tried to "go vegan" and found yourself failing for lack of support? You're not alone. The Humane Research Council (HRC) conducted a study to identify the key reasons people either adopt or give up a vegetarian or vegan diet. The HRC Study of Current and Former Vegetarians and Vegans surveyed over...
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ED: It's Not Just for Old Guys Anymore

ED: It's Not Just for Old Guys Anymore
The classic Viagra commercials feature rugged, good-looking men with a tinge of silver in their beards facing potentially dangerous situations. In one, the rigging holding the main mast of a lone sailboat breaks free. No worries. Our capable, middle-aged man calmly rips a strap from a life vest in the hold and ties the...
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Rich Diet, Poor Joints

Rich Diet, Poor Joints
”... the rich ate and drank freely, accepting gout and apoplexy as things that ran mysteriously in respectable families ...”   English novelist George Eliot penned this line in her novel, Silas Marner , published in 1861. More recently, the United Kingdom's Daily Telegraph is reporting that gout, a painful joint condition associated most closely...
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