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Miso: the Flavor-Boosting Staple That Should Always Be in Your Fridge

Miso, the flavorful fermented soybean paste that gives miso soup its name, has a multitude of uses in a whole-food, plant-based kitchen….

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New Study Links Plant-Based Diets with Lower Risk of Fatal Prostate Cancer

New research provides fresh evidence that plant-rich diets may protect against prostate cancer.  The study, published in the November 2021 issue of…

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18 Best Gifts for Healthy Home Cooks

With supply-chain issues threatening to make holiday shopping more unpredictable this year, nabbing those Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals makes more…

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Overcoming Myasthenia Gravis Symptoms on a Plant-Based Diet

In the fall of 1992, I started feeling some minor muscular weakness. I didn’t think too much of it, until one day…

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Vegan Diet Linked to Lower Medication Use In Old Age

Older adults who eat vegan may need significantly fewer prescription drugs than their non-vegetarian counterparts, according to new research. A study published…

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What Is Wild Rice, and How Do You Cook It?

Wild rice comes from the seed of an aquatic grass plant, the grains of which are harvested as wild rice. It is…

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A Life-Threatening Stroke Spurred Me to Try a Plant-Based Diet, and I’ve Never Looked Back

Growing up in Southeastern Pennsylvania, I was a pretty active kid. I lived for playing outdoors with my brothers, Bryan and Bobby,…

Mike Lewis - On the left, in his hospital bed immediately after his stroke and seizure, on the right, two years later, on a mountain bike, looking healthier see article

What Is Lifestyle Medicine?

The field of lifestyle medicine is rapidly making its way into mainstream conversations around chronic disease, diet, and sustainable patient care. But…

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All About Grapes: Varieties, Tips, and Recipes

Bite-size and super-sweet with edible skins and minimal seeds (or none at all), grapes are as close to fruit perfection as it…

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How Wayne State’s Medical School Became the First in the U.S. to Require Plant-Based Nutrition Education

Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit is the first college in the United States to introduce a mandatory plant-based nutrition…

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5 Reasons to Cut Back on Sodium

Sodium is essential: It helps conduct nerve impulses, control muscles, and regulate fluid levels. But when we eat too much of it—as…

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