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Lebanon Hospital Becomes World’s First to Offer 100 Percent Vegan Menu

A hospital in Lebanon has become the first in the world to adopt a completely vegan menu.  Hayek Hospital, located in a…

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How to Prep for Your Colonoscopy While Eating Plant-Based

For the past several decades, mortality rates for colorectal cancer have been on the decline, thanks in part to an increase in…

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8 Striking Nutrition Studies That Make the Case for Avoiding Meat

In the United States, dietary factors are the most important risk factors for disease, yet medical schools fail to provide adequate nutrition…

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I Beat Melanoma, Then I Went Plant-Based to Help Stay Cancer-Free

I am a cancer survivor. I was cured of melanoma about five years before adopting a whole food, plant-based (WFPB) diet. Having…

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This Gynecologist Is Making the WFPB Connection for Women

Dr. Padma Garvey, a gynecologist working in New York’s Hudson Valley (about 75 miles outside of New York City), has come to…

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A WFPB Diet Helped Send My Prostate Cancer Into Remission

In September 2013, six months shy of my 50th birthday, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Two urologists, including a surgeon from…

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What’s the Best Way to Lower Levels of IGF-1, the Cancer-Promoting Growth Hormone?

In the NutritionFacts.org video below, Dr. Michael Greger explores the link between obesity and the cancer-causing agent IGF-1* (insulin-like growth factor) produced…

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Meals That Heal: My Journey from Cancer Patient to Plant-Based Chef and Teacher

My early childhood memories include vivid memories of food: the smell and sizzle of bologna on a hot skillet, the oozy cheesiness…

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World Health Organization Says Processed and Red Meats Can Cause Cancer

The World Health Organization (WHO) released a report today that places processed meat in the highest of five possible classifications of cancer-causing…

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When the Love of My Life Was Given One Month to Live, a WFPB Diet Gave Us More Time

In 2011, the course of my life changed forever. My boyfriend Tom and I were creating music for films, had a band,…

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Can We Eat to Starve Cancer? Antiangiogenesis Foods 101

In this TED talk, Dr. William Li, President of the Angiogenesis Foundation, discusses a new way to think about treating cancer and…

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New Study: Typical American Diet and Dairy Products Raise Prostate Cancer Death Risk

A new study found that prostate cancer patients who ate a Western diet were 2.5 times more likely to die from the…

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