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Leading Plant-Based Doctors Discuss Recent COVID-19 Research at PBNHC Conference

Since the early weeks of the pandemic, we’ve known that cardiovascular disease increases the risk of getting severely ill and dying from…

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Eating More Fruit, Veggies Can Cut Diabetes Risk By 50 Percent

Two new large-scale studies published in July 2020 in the journal BMJ add to the growing body of evidence that consuming whole…

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New Study: Consuming Dairy Ineffective in Preventing Bone Loss and Fractures for Menopausal Women

A new study reveals dairy products may not protect women’s bones during menopause, when preserving bone mass is most critical. The study,…

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9 Things You Need to Know About Diet and Depression

More than 8 percent of American adults age 20 and older have experienced depression in a given two-week period, according to Centers…

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New Report: Plant-Based Diets Can Help Tame Asthma

Although data have suggested for decades that asthma responds to dietary interventions, a comprehensive report published in the March 2020 issue of…

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Why Going Vegan Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for the Environment

Adopting a whole-food, plant-based diet isn’t just good for your health: It’s also one of the best things you can do for…

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Not Sweet Nothings: Why Splenda and Stevia Can Make You Gain Weight

Editor’s Note: Four years after the release of his New York Times best-seller How Not to Die, nutritionfacts.org founder Michael Greger, MD,…

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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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