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5 Takeaways from ‘Seaspiracy,’ the Viral New Netflix Documentary

A new documentary is churning up national conversation about the environmental and ethical costs of eating fish. Seaspiracy, which debuted on March…

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How Exercise Boosts Brain Health

This week, award-winning neurologists Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai published the follow-up to their 2019 release, The Alzheimer’s Solution. In this passage…

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Gluten-Free and Plant-Based: 5 Things You Need to Know

After I transitioned to a whole-food, plant-based diet six years ago, I felt great overall, and my total cholesterol dropped 60 points….

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Lebanon Hospital Becomes World’s First to Offer 100 Percent Vegan Menu

A hospital in Lebanon has become the first in the world to adopt a completely vegan menu.  Hayek Hospital, located in a…

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Plant-Rich Diets Help Prevent Premature Death in Post-Menopausal Women, New Study Finds

A large-scale study offers new evidence that a plant-rich diet may reduce one’s risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, dementia, and other…

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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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Team USA Athletes Call on Olympic Committee to Stop Promoting Milk

Last week Team USA cycling silver medalist Dotsie Bausch publicly called out the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee for continuing to…

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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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How to Prep for Your Colonoscopy While Eating Plant-Based

For the past several decades, mortality rates for colorectal cancer have been on the decline, thanks in part to an increase in…

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Jiujitsu Champ Jay Oliveira Doesn’t Need Meat to Compete

Photo by Michele LaCamera  A plant-based diet helped fuel Jay Oliveira’s rise to Brazilian jiujitsu champion. At 47 years old, he remains…

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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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Understanding the Risks and Causes of Obesity

In today’s world, an increasing number of people are overweight or obese. According to the Centers for Disease Control, in 2017 more…

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