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“Are Eggs Good for Me?” New Study in JAMA

In recent years, there has been a growing perception that eggs and dietary cholesterol aren’t as bad as we once thought. But…

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3 Common Cholesterol Myths, Busted!

Your blood cholesterol levels have a profound impact on your risk of cardiovascular disease, so it’s important to understand the facts about…

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I Stopped Yo-Yo Dieting, Lost Weight, and Got Off Blood Pressure and ADD Meds with a WFPB Diet

Over the past 30 years, my weight has cycled up and down from the 140s to the 180s. I would exercise off…

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How I Lost Over 100 Pounds and Gained a New Perspective on a Plant-Based Diet

In November 2016, I was miserable, hopeless, depressed, and desperate. I was well over 300 pounds, ashamed of myself, and 100 percent…

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7 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat

People go plant-based for lots of reasons. These include losing weight, feeling more energetic, reducing the risk of heart disease, decreasing the…

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American College of Cardiology President: Why Cholesterol Still Matters

The New Dietary Guidelines The media has focused a lot of recent attention on the new Scientific Report of the 2015 Federal…

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Why Switching from Beef to Chicken or Fish May Not Lower Your Cholesterol

It’s common for people to give up red meat in an attempt to get healthier and lower their cholesterol levels. But does…

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No One Eats a Cholesterol Sandwich—It’s Meat, Milk, and Eggs That Make Us Sick

The USDA’s recent proposal to eliminate dietary cholesterol guidelines has positive and negative repercussions. It also reminds us why government nutritional recommendations…

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“Improving Your Numbers” Isn’t Enough: We Want You To Be Healthy!

The following is an excerpt from The Forks Over Knives Plan: How to Transition to the Life-Saving, Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet It’s not…

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Who Should Take Cholesterol-lowering Statins? Everyone or No One?

Should cholesterol-lowering statins be added to our drinking water in order to prevent atherosclerosis, like fluoride is added to prevent tooth decay?…

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Inspired by “Forks Over Knives” and “The Engine 2 Diet,” I Lowered My Cholesterol and Cleared My Skin

I’m 38 years-old, and my father had his first heart attack at 40. I’ve been taking beta-blockers since the age of 20…

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Will Switching to Organic Meat, Dairy and Eggs Save Your Health?

So-called organic meat, dairy and eggs are sold as a means for people to reduce their exposure to hormones and chemical toxins….

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