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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How To Protect Your Health During a Pandemic

We are in a unique time, and it’s likely that many of you are feeling anxious, scared, and tired, seeking more predictability…

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Diet’s Impact on Hormones and Hair Loss

Editor’s Note: Neal Barnard’s Your Body in Balance, which debuted on Feb. 4, 2020, offers a comprehensive look at how hormones influence…

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Understanding Heart Disease and Your Diet’s Role in Prevention

Nearly half of all adults in the U.S. have some form of cardiovascular disease, according to the American Heart Association. Heart disease…

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New Harvard Review Finds Little Evidence to Support U.S. Dairy Recommendations

Dairy has long been touted as a healthy source of calcium. But a recent review, titled “Milk and Health,” published in the…

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The Truth about the Ketogenic Diet and Diabetes

Editor’s Note: Mastering Diabetes, Cyrus Khambatta and Robby Barbaro’s groundbreaking book on reversing insulin resistance, debuted on February 18. In this abridged…

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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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Olympic Cyclist Dotsie Bausch on Why Athletes Are Going Plant-Based

When pro cyclist Dotsie Bausch went vegan back in 2009, it was out of a desire to help animals, not to improve…

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Dispatch from Okinawa: What the World’s Longest-Lived Women Eat

Editor’s Note: Dan Buettner’s new book, The Blue Zones Kitchen: 100 Recipes to Live to 100, presents favorite dishes from the world’s…

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New Study: For Stable Heart Disease, Lifestyle Changes and Meds Just as Effective as Bypass, Stents

For people with stable coronary artery disease, stents and bypass surgery are no more effective at reducing rates of heart attack and…

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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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