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Breakfast Beans to Beat the Hangries

Breakfast Beans to Beat the Hangries
When I say " From Sun to Plant to Plate ," I really mean it. Not only should we eat plant food in as close to its original state as is possible and palatable, but the dawning of the morning sun should remind us to start the day with plant energy on our plate...
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Denise Rose
I like how you weave in the quote from Dr. Barnard showing how common it is to eat beans for breakfast in so many parts of the wor... Read More
Sunday, 04 February 2018 05:29
Sean Carney
Thanks for considering this. In our work we can't really afford to be hungry in three hours because we will not have any opportuni... Read More
Sunday, 04 February 2018 13:55
Denise Rose
Wow, you last 6 hours with your breakfast food! That is impressive! I will share your strategies with others now that I better und... Read More
Sunday, 04 February 2018 16:52
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Getting Milked Out of Money and Health?

Getting Milked Out of Money and Health?
Got Milk? Of course you do ... if you're a typical American. National Public Radio reports that the average American consumes 630 pounds of dairy a year according to U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics. In fact, the same statistics tell us that in total food consumption, Americans are eating 1,996 pounds of food each year, which...
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Renew Your Immune System with Fasting

Renew Your Immune System with Fasting
Designed to protect us, our immune system is the superhero of the body, deploying white blood cells to battle the illnesses and infections trying to undermine our well being. To support our amazing immune system, we need optimal nutrition. But other lifestyle factors makes a difference, too. Choices such as lack of exercise ,...
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Is "Vegan" Soy Protein Isolate a Health Food?

Is "Vegan" Soy Protein Isolate a Health Food?
Can we be honest? One of the very best things about the standard American diet (SAD) is its convenience. Although I love cooking, I admit there have been a few days when I've missed the ease of my former diet. I could swing through a fast food joint and grab a quick, warm meal....
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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...
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Chris Dove
Even tofu is too processed for me. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OS6pSnejzZU
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 17:46
Marky Yvanovich
Nice video. I agree that tofu is too processed. Dr Greger has this easy tip on whether something is too processed: If anything g... Read More
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 18:15
Chris Dove
Tofu has even more protein and fat than the bean itself which is a rich food to begin with. And at 9% carbohydrate, makes it almos... Read More
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 18:20
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Use Caution with Seaweed Consumption

Use Caution with Seaweed Consumption
"Under the sea / Darling it's better / down where it's wetter." And if you're a fish or even a Little Mermaid , that's probably true. But for those of us with two legs firmly planted on land, not everything is better under the sea. Some foods from "down where it's wetter" might be...
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What's for Passover? Potatoes?

What's for Passover? Potatoes?
Vegans and others following a plant-based diet may face challenges during the seven days of Passover. If they are from the Ashkenazic tradition of Judaism, not only is leavening prohibited, but chametz (wheat, oats, rye, barley, and spelt) and kitniyot (all legumes including green beans, plus rice, corn, millet, and many other seeds) are also avoided....
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Colorectal Cancer Rising in Young Adults

Colorectal Cancer Rising in Young Adults
A study published in JAMA Surgery documents a dramatic increase of colon and rectal cancer (CRC) among younger adults. Researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center predict that based on current trends, by 2030 the incidence rates of colon cancer will increase by 90% and the rates for rectal cancer will...
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Is Obesity a National Security Issue?

Is Obesity a National Security Issue?
"The single biggest disqualifier is obesity," says the general in charge of the U.S. Army Recruiting Command . Ten percent of eligible young people ages 17-24 applying to fight for our country are too obese or otherwise unfit to join the military. In an interview with CNN, Maj. General Allen Batschelet points out that...
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Early Suppers May Help Prevent Disease

Early Suppers May Help Prevent Disease
Evening snacking might affect much more than the numbers on the bathroom scale. A new study shows that waiting longer between supper and breakfast reduces our risk of both breast cancer and diabetes. Eating in accordance with our body's natural sleep-wake cycle appears to regulate our blood sugar levels, thereby reducing our risk for...
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