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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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15 Best Gifts for Healthy Home Cooks

The holiday shopping season will be extremely online this year, so we’ve rounded up some of our favorite cookware and serveware finds…

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Dairy May Decrease Insulin Sensitivity, New Study Shows

Consuming dairy may reduce insulin sensitivity in people with metabolic syndrome, according to a new study published this month in the American…

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Sleep Debt Can Make You Hungrier, More Prone to Diseases

The following is an adapted excerpt from Body on Fire by Monica Aggarwal, MD, and Jyothi Rao, MD, a new book that…

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Webinar Replay: How to Eat to Relieve IBS and Heal Your Gut

A puzzling chronic disorder that affects more women than men, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be relatively mild, or it can seriously…

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Does Diet Affect Acne?

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting as many as 50 million people annually, according to the…

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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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