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3 Common Cholesterol Myths, Busted!

Your blood cholesterol levels have a profound impact on your risk of cardiovascular disease, so it’s important to understand the facts about…

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For Type 2 Diabetes, New Report Finds Plant-Based Diets More Effective Than Diabetes Organization Recommendations

A plant-based diet may be more effective in managing type 2 diabetes and promoting overall well-being than the diets currently recommended by…

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Why You Should Say No to the Keto Diet

The keto diet has swept the country with promises of diabetes reversal and weight loss. In the luster of the diet, we…

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Vegan in the NFL: How 15 Tennessee Titans Made the Switch

When Tennessee Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan decided to go vegan for his health, little did he realize that his teammates would follow….

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Should Plant-Based Milk Be Called Milk? The FDA Wants Your Opinion

Should plant-based products be allowed to include words such as “milk,” “yogurt,” and “cheese” on their labels? The Food and Drug Administration…

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Vegan Ultrarunner Fiona Oakes Stars in Keegan Kuhn’s “Running for Good”

Keegan Kuhn, the director of Cowspiracy and co-director of What the Health, is back with Running for Good, a new documentary about…

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Not Your Average Grandpa: Model, Endurance Athlete, and Plant-Based Enthusiast Richard Lima

Photos by Lisa Maloney (left) and Rick Day (right) In 1994, Richard Lima was ready to give up on modeling. He’d been…

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What’s the Best Diet to Prevent Alzheimer’s?

The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to jump from 5.7 million in 2018 to 14 million by 2050. There…

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New California Law Guarantees Plant-Based Meal Options in Public Hospitals and Prisons

Last week, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new law mandating that public hospitals, health care facilities, and prisons offer plant-based options…

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City of Berkeley Establishes “Green Mondays,” Goes Vegan One Day a Week

The Berkeley City Council has approved a resolution requiring city-owned and -operated institutions to serve vegan-only food one day per week. Berkeley…

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What Is Chronic Kidney Disease and How Do You Prevent It?

As a kidney doctor, one of the most common questions I get is, “What should I eat to keep my kidneys healthy?”…

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Do Vegans Need to Worry About Lectins? Does Anyone?

Last year, Dr. Steven Gundry released The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in Healthy Foods That Cause Disease and Weight Gain, which…

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