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“Are Eggs Good for Me?” New Study in JAMA

Michelle McMacken, MD shares the bottom line: We have no biological requirement to consume cholesterol or eggs; indeed, this large study (among others) suggests that we are better off when we avoid them. Our bodies can make all the cholesterol we need, and we can get other nutrients found in eggs from healthier sources. […]

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How to Order a Healthy Plant-Based Meal from Any Restaurant Menu

Dean Ornish, MD and Anne Ornish combine science with a simple four-part program anyone can follow. This brief excerpt from the book reveals their expert tips for ordering a healthy plant-based (and oil-free) meal from just about any type of restaurant menu. […]

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New Study: Healthy Plant-Based Diets Associated with Significantly Lower Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease

Courtney Davidson explains the best treatment is prevention, and nowhere is that truer than in kidney disease. Once your kidneys are gone, they are gone forever! Healthy plant-based diets may significantly reduce the risk of developing chronic kidney disease, according to a new study.
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Oil-Free Sautéing with Chef Del Sroufe

Versatile chefs can increase the profits of their restaurants while improving the quality of their customers lives. The new market wants food grown, not born. WFPB ORG’s team of chef experts will help ensure your recipes or entire menu are a complete success!
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Why Oil-Free?

Naked Food’s rule of thumb is that highly concentrated fat is not healthy, whether it comes from a plant or another source. Foods rich in monounsaturated fats like olive oil may be better than foods full of saturated and trans fats, but just because something is “better” does not mean it is good. “Better” cigarettes still promote lung cancer. “Better” monounsaturated fats still lead to diseased arteries. […]

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FOODS FOR CANCER PREVENTION

A cancer-prevention diet is one that is high in fiber, low in fat (especially animal fat), and includes generous portions of fruits and vegetables. It also minimizes or excludes alcohol. It has higher blood levels of beta-carotene, more vitamin C, indoles, and fiber. Dr. Neil Barnard, MD shares his wellness guide for foods for cancer prevention.
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Do Vegans Need to Worry About Lectins? Does Anyone?

Courtney Davidson, explains when it comes to something as important as your health, it’s important to read past the headlines. What are lectins, and should they be avoided? What is the bottom line about inflammation and “fad diets”.
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Dairy Industry Creates “Calcium Crisis” To Sell Cow’s Milk

With the relationship between milk and strong bones being ingrained in the eyes of the public, evidence collected in the past 20 years shows that we need to rethink our strategies. Switch4Good’s article explains the “Calcium Crisis” to sell cow’s milk. […]

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A drug to prevent 1 in 5 deaths? It’s called ‘food’

Kelly Crowe CBC News explains with the cost of fresh vegetables rising, how can such an apparently straightforward life-saving intervention – people eating less salt and more grains and fruits, vegetables – be so complicated to implement? Research has shown that improving population nutrition is about much more than simply focusing on healthy foods. That’s because most food choices are beyond our individual control. […]

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Vegans have a “healthier biomarker profile”

Tim Newman’s take on a recent study examined how dietary choices affect the levels of beneficial biomarkers in the body. Although people might switch to a plant-based diet for a range of reasons, many choose this path for its health benefits. […]

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