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All The Blogs -- February 2012

Janice Stanger, PhD

The Healthy Longevity Secret

Janice Stanger, PhD | February 5, 2012 | Health

Read More: aging, longevity, plant-based diet, whole foods

Six Ways Whole Foods Fuel Long and Active Years An enjoyable retirement is a great American dream. People save up financially for decades, often planning to spend retirement traveling, with family, and fulfilling long-postponed goals. The sad fact is...

Gail Davis

Book Review: Vegan Holiday Kitchen by Nava Atlas

Gail Davis | February 5, 2012 | Food, Green, Lifestyle

Read More: book review, cookbook, Gail Davis, Nava Atlas, Susan Voisin, Vegan Holiday Kitchen, vegan recipes

I have an addiction—an insatiable appetite and one true weakness. I admit it. I am obsessed with vegan recipe books. Maybe it's because when I first became vegan there were so few really great vegan cookbooks available. I was...

Sarah Taylor

Almost Vegan

Sarah Taylor | February 2, 2012 | Health

Read More: vegan

It feels like I’ve become a vegan therapist lately.  There have been a rash of people who have come to me with concerns that they are not 100% vegan … people who used to be 100% vegan but now slip...

Michael Greger MD

Atkins Diet and Erectile Dysfunction

Michael Greger MD | February 2, 2012 | Health

Read More: atherosclerosis, Atkins, carbs, cholesterol, eco-Atkins, erectile dysfunction, Harvard, heart attack, heart disease, low carb, stroke

Yesterday's NutritionFacts.org video-of-the-day, Atkins Diet: Trouble Keeping It Up, discusses a case report of a man who went on a low carb diet, lost his ability to have an erection, and nearly lost his life. That was just one person, though....

John Davis

Medieval Mindsets - 'vegans' in the middle ages

John Davis | February 1, 2012 | International

There were people who didn’t eat meat in Medieval Europe, and in Asia, but mostly for very different reasons to what we associate with veganism today. In the western world the time after the fall of the Roman Empire -...