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Ditching Meat May Decrease Cancer Risk by 14 Percent

A new study spearheaded by researchers from Oxford University found that eating less meat—or better yet, eliminating it altogether—can lower the risk…

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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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Webinar Replay: Breast Cancer–Kicking Strategies

LEARN HOW CHANGES TO YOUR EVERYDAY DIET AND LIFESTYLE CAN HELP FIGHT BREAST CANCER. Breast cancer is one of the most feared…

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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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Cancer and Diet: Here’s What You Should Know

It’s expected that by the year 2030, there will be 21.7 million cases of cancer around the world, up from 14.1 million…

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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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