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Is Soy Bad for You? Here’s What the Science Says

There is perhaps no other plant-based food that’s more controversial than soy. Many people have shunned soy from their diet, fearing that…

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Frequent Fruit Intake Linked to Better Mental Health

Feeling down in the dumps? Your snacking habits may be to blame. A recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition…

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Plant-Based Doctor Judy Brangman Is a Physician on a Mission

Dr. Judy Brangman (aka The Plant Based MD) utilizes her background as an internal medicine and lifestyle medicine physician to heal her…

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4 out of 5 Americans Have ‘Suboptimal’ Heart Health, American Heart Association Says in New Report

Just 1 in 5 people in the United States have optimal cardiovascular health, while 4 out of 5 have suboptimal (“low” or…

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Are Potatoes Good For You? Everything You Need to Know About Starchy Vegetables

The average American consumes nearly 50 pounds of potatoes per year, making it the most popular vegetable in the United States. So…

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Which Nondairy Milk Is Best for the Environment? The Answer Might Surprise You

​For many people, plant-based eating starts with replacing cow’s milk with oat milk in their morning coffee. According to the Plant Based…

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Robert Cheeke Shares His Successful Vegan Bodybuilding Diet

Editor’s Note: Join Robert Cheeke and Matt Frazier, co-authors of The Plant-Based Athlete, for a free live webinar on July 19 to…

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Don’t Overlook These 5 Sneaky Signs of Heart Disease

Heart disease kills more than 659,000 Americans each year and one person every 36 seconds in the United States, making it the…

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What Is Cholesterol? How It Works, Foods to Avoid, and the Truth About HDL

Cholesterol is a little molecule with huge implications for human health. Read on for a breakdown of how cholesterol works—including why HDL…

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Compared with Vegan Men, Daily Milk Drinkers See 60% Higher Rates of Prostate Cancer: New Study

Drinking just under two servings of milk a day may increase the risk of prostate cancer in men by as much as…

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Should You Avoid Nightshades? A Look at the Research

While the name might seem ominous and call to mind the contents of a sorcerer’s cauldron, nightshades are among the most common…

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Swapping Out Animal Protein for Plant Protein Reduces Frailty in Older Women by 42%

New research suggests that older women may be able to dramatically reduce their risk of age-related frailty by eating more plant-based protein…

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