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New Study: Consuming Dairy Ineffective in Preventing Bone Loss and Fractures for Menopausal Women

A new study reveals dairy products may not protect women’s bones during menopause, when preserving bone mass is most critical. The study,…

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From Sedentary Asthma Sufferer to Long-Distance Runner on a Plant-Based Diet

Growing up, asthma made me self-conscious, and I limited my physical activity because of it. I didn’t want to be the girl…

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Ingredient IQ: Basil

The hot, sunny days of summer bring out the best in this aromatic herb. Here’s how to select, store, and prepare basil…

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After Cardiac Arrest Nearly Killed Me, I Went Vegan

February 12, 2013, will live in infamy as my “death day,” but perhaps it would be more accurate to call it my…

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The Whole Grain Flour Guide

Today’s supermarkets have baking aisles that are crammed with whole grain flour choices. The tasty, nutrient-dense options are all exciting—but they can…

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I Went Plant-Based to Avoid Needing Statins. The Results Have Been Incredible

My family was self-sufficient on our small Iowa farm in the 1960s and ’70s. We raised, butchered, and packaged cattle, pigs, and…

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Plant-Based Diets and 3 Types of Arthritis: A Look at the Evidence

Poor diet has been identified as one of the top actual causes of death in the United States time and again. But…

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From Couch Potato to Avid Cyclist: My Plant-Based Transformation

In the fall and winter of 2017 I was traveling a lot and eating at restaurants with colleagues who always wanted the…

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How to Make Veggie Sushi

Sushi is easy to make at home, and it’s a super-healthy option for snacks and meals. Plus, you can get creative and…

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9 Things You Need to Know About Diet and Depression

More than 8 percent of American adults age 20 and older have experienced depression in a given two-week period, according to Centers…

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I Fully Recovered From a Heart Attack in 3 Months of Eating Plants

Two years ago, in January 2018, I had a heart attack. I wasn’t a candidate for one: I had no particular family…

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Fit After 40: Tips on Becoming Your Personal Best

Like many people do, as I approached my 40th birthday, I began to analyze where I stood with my health and fitness….

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