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Calcium and Bone Health: What Plant-Based Eaters Need to Know

If you grew up on milk mustache ads that equated strong bones and peak athletic performance with drinking milk, you may have…

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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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New Study: Low-Fat Vegan Diet Boosts Metabolism, Leads to Weight Loss

In overweight individuals, a low-fat vegan diet can lead to weight loss, boost metabolism, and improve cardiometabolic risk factors, new research shows….

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Dairy May Decrease Insulin Sensitivity, New Study Shows

Consuming dairy may reduce insulin sensitivity in people with metabolic syndrome, according to a new study published this month in the American…

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Sleep Debt Can Make You Hungrier, More Prone to Diseases

The following is an adapted excerpt from Body on Fire by Monica Aggarwal, MD, and Jyothi Rao, MD, a new book that…

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Does Diet Affect Acne?

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting as many as 50 million people annually, according to the…

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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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