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Breakfast Tacos

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Breakfast Tacos 570x299 Breakfast TacosI’m always looking for ways to slip more vegetables into my diet (particularly at breakfast) and these tacos hit the nail on the head: greens, beans, and sweet potatoes before lunch? I can feel good about that! Bonus: They are really filling and leave me satisfied for hours. I tend to make these tacos for breakfast when I have leftover cooked greens and sweet potatoes from the day before.
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How Not to Need Viagra

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HOW NOT TO NEED VIAGRA 570x299 How <em>Not</em> to Need ViagraErectile dysfunction has been getting a lot of publicity in recent years, and when a brand-new drug, Viagra, hit the market in 1998, it zoomed immediately to the top of the list of best-selling pharmaceuticals, helped by heavy advertising and lots of free samples.

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Incorporating Compassion for Farmed Animals

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Melanie 570x299 Incorporating Compassion for Farmed AnimalsThe following piece is the acceptance speech given by Dr. Melanie Joy on October 9, 2013 at the House of Commons in London, where she was presented with the Institute of Jainology’s prestigious Ahimsa Award for her international work on nonviolence. Dr. Joy is the eighth recipient of the award. Former recipients include the Dalai Lama and Nelson Mandela.

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Pumpkin Bean Bars

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Low Fat Pumpkin Bean Bars570x299 Pumpkin Bean BarsA wonderful pumpkin bar made with beans and other wholesome ingredients. For a chocolate-pumpkin bean brownie, use ¼ cup cocoa in place of ¼ cup oats. You can also use black beans for the chocolate recipe to get the right brownie color.
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White Bean and Vegetable Soup

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White Bean and Vegetable Soup 570x299 White Bean and Vegetable Soup

This is another great meal because if I don’t have one ingredient, I know there’s an easy substitute in my fridge. This soup has changed over the years. Below is my current version. I serve this with warm bread and a simple salad or sautéed broccolini with a squeeze of lemon and a sprinkle of sea salt.
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Heart Attack at 67 Led to Diet Changes … Now Off Multiple Meds and Feeling Better Each Day!

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Patrick 570x299 Heart Attack at 67 Led to Diet Changes … Now Off Multiple Meds and Feeling Better Each Day!In 2008, at 67, I had a heart attack and two stents were inserted.

Although I appeared in good health, fit, and not overweight, in hindsight I’m not surprised by the heart attack. My uncle and a nephew died from heart disease in their 40s; my younger brother died suddenly in his late 50s; and my youngest brother recently had a heart attack with six bypasses, which resulted in congestive heart failure, poor kidney function, and insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes.

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The Protein Juggernaut Has Deep Roots

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The Protein Juggernaut Has Deep Roots 570x299 The Protein Juggernaut Has Deep RootsThis article was originally published in the T. Colin Campbell Foundation newsletter and is reprinted here with permission. Click here to sign up for free.

The problems we face in our healthcare system are widely known and they are serious. We desperately need solutions, and I believe that we are overlooking an exceptionally good source of information that can help solve this problem. It’s called history. In this case I speak of the history of nutrition, and nowhere is this history better illustrated than in the history on protein. For this commentary, I will select comments from two rather long but unpublished papers of mine on the history of nutrition and cancer research written in 1985-86 when I was a visiting scholar at Oxford University.

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White Beans with Greens, Garlic and Tomato

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White Beans with Greens Garlic and Tomato 570x299 White Beans with Greens, Garlic and TomatoYou get the colors of the Italian flag, along with fresh flavors in this dish.
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Confused About Today’s Breaking Health News?

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Confused About Todays Breaking Health News 570x299 Confused About Todays Breaking Health News?Did you hear about the study in the news today?

Health information these days is much more commonplace than ever before. Every day, if not every hour, we hear of another new study or report on health. These reports can be very confusing, because if you listen to them, one day (or hour) something is good and the next day (or hour), it is bad.

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Breakfast Burrito Bake

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BreakfastBurritoBake 570x299 Breakfast Burrito Bake

Despite “breakfast” being in the title, this makes an ideal breakfast, lunch or dinner meal. Grated potatoes are added to the vegetables and beans to give some “grip” to the dish, and more grated potatoes mixed with a little nutritional yeast create a cheesy-looking finish. This makes a lot of food—perfect for leftovers!
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