cooking tips
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A Top Chef’s Healthy Cooking Tips That Every Home Cook Needs to Know

We know that cutting out processed foods and animal products is necessary for better health. However, longtime cooks often find themselves at…

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hospital cafeteria
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Would You Like a Burger With Your Bypass?

“Congratulations… You survived bypass surgery! Here, have a burger.” I often hear some version of the above from friends and acquaintances: during…

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fish oil facts
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Is Fish Oil Just Snake Oil?

The following is an excerpt from How Not to Die, which was released by Flatiron Books. Thanks in part to the American Heart Association’s recommendation…

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Fresh olive oil pouring into a bowl
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Why Olive Oil Isn’t a Health Food

Most people have heard and read that olive oil is healthy, and that they should be consuming it often. This common misconception…

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Wellness

GreenSpace Café: My Journey from the Cardiology Lab to the Kitchen

Over 25 years ago, I embarked on a career as an invasive cardiologist skilled in placing first balloons and then stents in…

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FOOD NEWS: Restaurant Vegetarian Menus Grow by 66 Percent in Three Years

According to a new report: In the past three years, vegetarian menus saw a “66 percent growth at restaurants while 51 percent…

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Vegan in College
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Why College Is the Best Time to Go Vegan

This article is adapted from a column originally published in The Crimson White. Going vegan once sounded like a nearly impossible feat…

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Why Does a Fatty Meal Sometimes Cause Chest Pain?

Chest pain that occurs a few hours after a meal is called postprandial angina, and there have been records of it in medical…

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Is eating fish healthy?
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Is Fish a Health Food, or Have We Just Let It Off the Hook?

Many people equate eating fish with doing something good for their health. This may be due to the illusion that fish swim…

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meat and cancer
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World Health Organization Says Processed and Red Meats Can Cause Cancer

The World Health Organization (WHO) released a report today that places processed meat in the highest of five possible classifications of cancer-causing…

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obesity
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Obesity: It’s Not About the Carbs

The following is an excerpt from Proteinaholic, which was released by HarperOne. Can you believe people actually avoid fruit in an attempt to lose…

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Wellness

Why This Top Cardiologist Wants Heart Patients to Eat Vegan

Dr. Kim Williams, president of the American College of Cardiology and chief of cardiology at Rush University, advocates a plant-based diet for…

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