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7 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat

People go plant-based for lots of reasons: Weight loss, a desire to feel more energetic, reducing the risk of heart disease, and…

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On a Healthy Plant-Based Diet, I’ve Reversed Type 2 Diabetes and Sky-High Cholesterol

Before going whole-food, plant-based (WFPB), I ate a standard American diet—lots of processed breads, pasta, pizza, and salads with fat-laden dressings. I…

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Metabolic Syndrome and Diet: Here’s What You Need To Know

Affecting 1 in 3 adults, metabolic syndrome is fairly common in the United States. A constellation of conditions, it puts people at…

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I Went Plant-Based, Said Goodbye to 100 Pounds, Prediabetes, and My CPAP Machine

Prior to starting my plant-based diet journey, I didn’t think that a meal was truly a meal unless it contained meat. It…

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Are Potatoes Good For You? Everything You Need to Know About Starchy Vegetables

The average American consumes nearly 50 pounds of potatoes per year, making it the most popular vegetable in the United States. So…

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Facing Prediabetes, I Ditched Fast Food for Plant Foods

I used to live off highly processed snacks and fast food, often eating entire pizzas and boxes of fried chicken. You name…

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Major Medical Association Endorses Plant-Based Diet as Primary Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes

A diet rich in whole plant foods can serve as the primary tool for achieving remission of Type 2 diabetes in adults,…

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I Lost 400 Pounds, Reversed 3 Chronic Diseases on a Whole-Food Vegan Diet

I come from a family who ate like most Americans eat, and got the diseases that many Americans get. I lost my…

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New Report: Prediabetes Rates in American Teens Doubled in the Last 20 Years

Rates of prediabetes in American teenagers have more than doubled in the last two decades, according to a new study published in…

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Why You Should Have a Fruit-Filled Summer

If you’re like most Americans, you probably aren’t eating enough fruit: Americans eat a single serving of fruit per day, on average….

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I Thought Weightlifting Could Offset an Unhealthy Diet. I Was Wrong

I started lifting weights as a freshman in high school in 1974. I was a decent high school and college athlete, and…

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A Carb-Centric Diet Helped Me Recover from Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes has plagued my family for generations. I have early childhood memories of my grandma eating chocolate cake and saying, “I’ll just…

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