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What Do the Healthiest, Longest-Living People in the World Eat?

A long life, enjoyed in good health, is a dream that many seek to realize. Yet while life span has been slowly…

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A Spiritual Perspective on a Plant-Based Diet

How can we, people who have sacrificed for a worthy cause, deepen the spiritual roots of our movement to make our commitments…

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Meet LA Galaxy’s Baggio Hušidić, a High-Performance Plant-Powered Athlete

Twenty-eight-year-old Adis “Baggio” Hušidić is a starting midfielder for major-league soccer team the LA Galaxy. He’s also a passionate whole-food, plant-based (WFPB)…

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Nutritionist’s List: Stock Up On These Low-Cost Staples

Go on a virtual trip to the grocery store with nutritionist Jeff Novick in the video below. He shows you what grocery…

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Lunchbox Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for Back-to-School

Excerpt (adapted) from Plant-Powered Families (BenBella Books; 2015) by Dreena Burton. These tips and ideas will arm you with so many ideas for…

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3 Expert Tips on How to Cook Without Oil

Many people are surprised to learn that it’s easy to cook great food without oil or butter. Besides being healthier, it’s not hard to make…

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Don’t Believe the News Headlines: Foods High in Saturated Fat Are Still Unhealthy

Researchers of a new study published in the BMJ concluded there was no association between eating more saturated fat—the kind found in…

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Do Antidepressant Drugs Really Work?

A recent meta-analysis caused huge waves when it concluded that the effectiveness of antidepressants could be explained by the placebo effect. In…

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Do Different Bodies Really Need Radically Different Types of Diets?

The concepts of personalized medicine and personalized nutrition have really taken off. People are eating according to their blood type, their metabolic…

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Why Switching from Beef to Chicken or Fish May Not Lower Your Cholesterol

It’s common for people to give up red meat in an attempt to get healthier and lower their cholesterol levels. But does…

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The War on Wheat

The Fifth Estate, the Canadian Broadcasting Company’s investigative news series, looks at the recent anti-wheat and gluten-free trend that they call the…

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Why Whole Grains Should Be Part of Your Diet

Whole grains have an image problem. Media headlines and fitness magazines warn that eating grains can make you fat and sick. When…

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