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Controversial New Report Recommends Eating Red, Processed Meat. The Science Says Otherwise

In a series of new reviews and guidelines published last week in the Annals of Internal Medicine, a panel of researchers argued…

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Are ‘Plant-Based’ Veggie Burgers Actually Healthy?

Plant-based veggie burgers have officially hit the big time. These days, you can find hearty, satisfying vegan patties on the menu everywhere…

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New Review Shows Plant-Based Diet May Reduce Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

A plant-based diet may benefit individuals who experience rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a review of clinical trials and observational studies published…

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Quotes That Will Change the Way You Think About Health and Nutrition

There are so many rock star leaders within the whole-food, plant-based movement and so much content out there that it can be…

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12 Studies from 2019 That Make the Case for Avoiding Meat

In the 42 years I have eaten a plant-based diet, and in my 30 years as a cardiologist, I have studied the…

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Is the Paleo Diet Good for Gut Health? We Finally Have an Answer

For years now, the Paleo diet has been heralded by its believers as the optimal diet for gut health. This was based…

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New Study: Eating More Plants Cuts Cardiovascular Disease Risk by a Third

Diets higher in plant foods are associated with a substantially lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death, according to new research published…

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New Diabetes Study Underscores Benefits of Sticking to a Healthy Plant-Based Diet

People who stick to a plant-based diet have a 23 percent lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a report…

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How a Vegan Diet Impacts Diabetes

More than 370 million people around the world suffer from diabetes, and about 100 million Americans have diabetes or are likely to…

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New Study: White Meat as Bad for Cholesterol as Red Meat; Plant-Based Diet Best for Health

New research challenges a commonly held assumption that those watching their cholesterol should opt for chicken. Consuming high quantities of meat—red or…

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New Studies: Highly Processed Foods Linked to Increased Disease and Mortality Risks

Ultra-processed foods aren’t just bad for your waistline; they may contribute to an increased risk of disease and mortality, according to two…

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New Lancet Study: Poor Diet Leading Cause of Death and Disability

Nearly 11 million people died from diet-related diseases last year, according to a new study published in the international medical journal The…

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