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New Study Links Plant-Based Diets with Lower Risk of Fatal Prostate Cancer

New research provides fresh evidence that plant-rich diets may protect against prostate cancer.  The study, published in the November 2021 issue of…

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18 Best Gifts for Healthy Home Cooks

With supply-chain issues threatening to make holiday shopping more unpredictable this year, nabbing those Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals makes more…

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Vegan Diet Linked to Lower Medication Use In Old Age

Older adults who eat vegan may need significantly fewer prescription drugs than their non-vegetarian counterparts, according to new research. A study published…

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What Is Lifestyle Medicine?

The field of lifestyle medicine is rapidly making its way into mainstream conversations around chronic disease, diet, and sustainable patient care. But…

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How Wayne State’s Medical School Became the First in the U.S. to Require Plant-Based Nutrition Education

Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit is the first college in the United States to introduce a mandatory plant-based nutrition…

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Webinar Replay: Breast Cancer–Kicking Strategies

LEARN HOW CHANGES TO YOUR EVERYDAY DIET AND LIFESTYLE CAN HELP FIGHT BREAST CANCER. Breast cancer is one of the most feared…

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5 Reasons to Cut Back on Sodium

Sodium is essential: It helps conduct nerve impulses, control muscles, and regulate fluid levels. But when we eat too much of it—as…

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FDA Issues New Sodium-Reduction Goals for Food Manufacturers to Combat Chronic Diseases

On October 13, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released new guidance for food manufacturers, chain restaurants, and food service operators on…

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Do Vegans Actually Poop More? 5 Things You Need to Know

Diet has a direct impact on the digestive tract—a fact that vegans can attest to firsthand. If you’ve recently transitioned to a…

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What Are Highly Processed Foods?

Americans eat more highly processed foods today than ever, a trend that is especially pronounced among children and adolescents, who get 67…

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A Complete Guide to the Best Yoga YouTube Channels for Every Style and Experience Level

Eating a whole-food, plant-based diet is one of the most crucial components of maintaining a healthy lifestyle and preventing disease. But movement—especially…

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Catching Up with 3-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Heather Mitts

Former professional soccer player Heather Mitts hung up her cleats in 2013, but she hasn’t stayed on the sidelines over the past…

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