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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Could Changing Our Diets Defeat COVID-19?

In the early 1980s, I organized and helped lead a comprehensive study of diet, lifestyle, and disease mortality in rural China and…

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Meet Betty Holston Smith, the 79-Year-Old Vegan Competing in 100-Mile Races

Betty Holston Smith, a running coach from Rockville, Maryland, has logged over 100,000 miles, including 85 marathons, 29 ultramarathons, and countless half-marathons…

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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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Plant-Based Diets and 3 Types of Arthritis: A Look at the Evidence

Poor diet has been identified as one of the top actual causes of death in the United States time and again. But…

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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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Tips for Safer Grocery Shopping During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As we attempt to flatten the curve of COVID-19, the only time many of us are leaving the house is to go…

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CDC Report Confirms Elevated COVID-19 Risk Among People With Preexisting Conditions

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, health officials have advised that people with underlying health conditions are at greater risk for developing severe…

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From E. Coli to COVID-19: How Animal Agriculture Spawns Infectious Diseases

With 7.5 billion humans and more than 70 billion food animals, we are closer to animals than ever before. As the coronavirus…

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How to Support Your Immune System with a Plant-Based Diet

You can’t always control whether you get sick. But by understanding how your immune system works, what hurts it and what helps…

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