Going Plant-Based for Your Mental Health? Here Are Some Things to Keep in Mind

Major depressive disorder is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. for 15- to 44-year-olds and is the largest contributor to…

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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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AMA Recommends Meat, Dairy Be Optional in U.S. Dietary Guidelines

The American Medical Association has recommended that meat and dairy be presented as optional rather than required in the next iteration of…

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Meet the Doctor Behind ‘Code Blue,’ the Film That Prescribes Big Changes in Health Care

Dr. Saray Stancic was just 28 years old when she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Her doctor told her she would be…

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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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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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