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How Many Cigarettes Should You Smoke in the New Year?

Janice Stanger, PhD | January 4, 2016 | Health

Read More: health, smoking, whole foods plant-based diet

And How Much Meat and Dairy Are Safe to Eat? Will smokers get much benefit from a resolution to smoke fewer cigarettes, as an alternative to quitting altogether? Decades of global research on tobacco use show cutting down on cigarette......

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Obesity: Supporting satisfaction instead of surgery

Jess Parsons | February 11, 2015 | Health

Read More: calorie density, dairy, government, health, meat industry, money, processed food, surgery, weight loss

Hot news from down under - a couple of surgeons who perform bariatric (stomach-stapling) operations would like to perform more of them on us, and would like tax money to fund their work. The media is running their advertisement......

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The Vitamin Everyone on a Plant-Based Diet Needs

Michael Greger MD | December 18, 2014 | Health

Read More: cardiovascular disease, cardiovascular health, China, cholesterol, cognition, depression, eggs, health, heart disease, heart health, homocysteine, hypertension, kidney disease, kidney failure, kidney function, kidney health, LDL cholesterol, meat, mental health, neuropathy, omnivores, oxidative stress, plant-based diets, stroke, supplements, triglycerides, vegans, vegetables, vegetarians, vitamin B12

A new study from China found that compared to omnivores, those who ate egg-free and meat-free diets had all the typical benefits of eating more plant-based: lower body mass index, lower blood pressure, lower triglyceride, lower total cholesterol, lower......

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Superbugs and deadly silence

Jess Parsons | May 4, 2014 | Health

Read More: antibiotic resistance, antibiotics, farm animals, health, vegan, water pollution, WHO

In the news today - again - scary deadly superbugs. A new WHO report reiterates that antibiotic overuse has led to antibiotic resistance, and there is now "no escape" from the risk. . But even with this documented developing......

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Your story and the media - every day is April Fool's Day

Jess Parsons | March 31, 2014 | Lifestyle

Read More: activist, athletic performance vegan, disease prevention, exercise, health, media, vegan

You are a committed person with a serious cause that could change the world. You have a strong worldwide group supporting you. You're in a small minority compared to the mainstream, but you're OK with that, because you have......

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Laugh More -- Be Happier. Live Longer.

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 22, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: happiness, health, laughter, personal development, positive psychology, relationships, self help, success

Laughter is healing. It's one of the best medicines out there. It generates endorphins and makes one feel happier. It can strengthen the immune system and help combat illnesses. It can improve the quality of relationships.SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH VIDEO......

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The Moneyless (Vegan) Man - Review

Jess Parsons | March 4, 2014 | Green

Read More: activism, compost, consumer, free, garden, health, home, money, recycling, reusing, vegan, waste, water

You may already have heard of vegan Mark Boyle, the former businessman who vowed publicly to live totally without money for an entire year. With my interests, this was a book I had to grab from the Librarian Recommended......

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Denial Can Be Hazardous To Your Happiness, Health, Relationships & Success

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | February 15, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: effective communication, happiness, health, law of attraction, personal development, relationships, self help, success

Denial is a unconscious psychological device that people use to avoid dealing with reality, to avoid dealing with facts about themselves that they prefer not to look at or acknowledge. The problem is that when the things we are denying......

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Why we plant grass, kill dandelions and buy kale

Jess Parsons | January 22, 2014 | Green

Read More: dandelion greens, edible, gardening, grass, greens, health, Home, kale, nutrition, organic greens, weed vegetables, weeds

I return from our summer travels to a garden invaded by tough shoots of invasive grass as the surrounding lawn tries to take over. I walk down a street with sweeping square metres of berms planted with grass. Many animals......

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Gerson Therapy for Cancer?

Michael Greger MD | April 9, 2013 | Health

Read More: alternative therapies, cancer, chemotherapy, coffee enemas, Dr. Max Gerson, Gerson Therapy, health, oncology, pancreatic cancer

Gerson Therapy is a largely diet-based alternative treatment for cancer invented by the late Dr. Max Gerson. What have 65 years of medical research concluded about its efficacy and safety? According to a recent review out of Sloan-Kettering in......

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Beauty is skin deep? 10 reasons for no makeup

Jess Parsons | February 28, 2013 | Lifestyle

Read More: animal abuse, cosmetics, family, frugal, health, kids, Lani Muelrath, makeup, making money, media, vegan

This post is inspired by the popular Pinterest site, Don't Compare Yourself to Celebrities. "To sell beauty products, advertisers must constantly convince you to fix, update, or conceal something about your natural look. This sends the message that the......

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Ask the Doctor: Q&A with Michael Greger, M.D. (#19)

Michael Greger MD | February 16, 2012 | Health

Read More: antioxidant, arugula, atherosclerosis, beets, blood pressure, caffeine, coffee, colon cancer, dermatitis, DNA, eczema, endothelial, energy drink, espresso, flaxseed oil, green tea, health, heart disease, hempseed, hempseed oil, inflammation, nutrition, olive oil, oxalates, potato, stroke, supplement, sweet potato, toxins

This is another sampling of the more than 900 comments and questions I’ve responded to on the site NutritionFacts.org (so far!). Please feel free to leave any follow-up questions here or on any of the hundreds of videos on the more than a thousand......

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Heroin and Chocolate

Sarah Taylor | December 22, 2011 | Health

Read More: Addiction, Food Addiction, Health, Vegan

We are often told that “all things are okay in moderation.”  A little bit of chocolate, a couple of glasses of wine, a small piece of cake… As long as we eat and drink in moderation, all is well.  But......

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Real Food Part 2: Eating Less Sugar 5 Ways

Jess Parsons | December 7, 2011 | Food

Read More: addictions, American Heart Association, coffee, dr mcdougall, Dr. Michael Klaper, health, juicing, money, snacks, sorbitol, stevia, sugar, tea, vegan, whole grains, xylitol

The Real Food series helps you eat more real food in the real world.  In Part 1, we ate more whole grains.  Now let's learn how to do what we know we should - eat less sugar. What's so......

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Do YOU Have a Food Addiction?

Sarah Taylor | December 1, 2011 | Health

Read More: addictions, food addictions, health, vegan

I recently had a huge shift in awareness.  The kind that makes you wonder how you could possibly have missed it for so many years.  It has to do with food addictions.  My own, in fact, that I didn’t even......

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Use it up! Stevia - naturally sweet

Jess Parsons | November 28, 2011 | Health

Read More: glycemic response, health, home gardening, homegrown, stevia, sweetener

I'm still working on the last Use It Up challenge, (gluten free baking mix).  I missed a golden opportunity to use some of this baking mix when I baked 40 plus mini chocolate chocolate chip vegan cupcakes for the......

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Why Wine is Not Healthy

Sarah Taylor | November 9, 2011 | Health

Read More: health, vegan, wine

We love to hear that our bad habits are healthy – it gives us permission to continue making poor choices.  For example, the rumor that chocolate was a health food had women everywhere jumping for joy!  Not surprisingly, just about......

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Why Oil is NOT Healthy!

Sarah Taylor | October 24, 2011 | Health

Read More: health, oil, vegan

We have been taught that oil – especially olive and canola oils – are heart healthy.  They are good for us, and we should swap out butter and margarine and cook with these heart healthy oils instead.   However, I believe......

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Join Millions Weighing In On The Forgiveness Diet: Don't Miss This Great Opportunity

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | October 18, 2011

Read More: diet, forgiveness, happiness, health, lose weight, making money, prosperity, success, vegan

Today, for 24 hours only, when you order this extraordinary, life-changing book, you will receive 150 FREE BONUS GIFTS WORTH THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS from people like myself who have partnered with me on this book launch and believe in the......

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This MIND-BODY MIRACLE video WILL Change Your Life!

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | October 8, 2011 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: backaches, forgiveness, happiness, health, mind-body connection, miracles, self-help, success

You MUST watch this video. This is a TRUE STORY. This happened to me! It's a perfect example of how the mind affects the body, how the mind creates physical reality, how the subconscious mind can subvert our efforts and......

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DO IT NOW! LET'S GO!

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | October 2, 2011 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: forgiveness, happiness, health, losing weight, making money, success

You want your life to get better? You want to make your dreams come true? You want to be happier? You want to healthier? You want to be wealthier? You want to stop the self-sabotaging behaviors, get out of your......

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Why You Can't Seem to Quit Eating Cheese

Sarah Taylor | July 18, 2011 | Health

Read More: cheese addiction, health, vegan

If you’re having a hard time going vegan because you just can’t seem to give up cheese, you’re not alone!  Many of us have felt the pull to cheese like a crack addict to crack.  In fact, you may even......

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Justifying How We Eat

Becky Mikles | June 28, 2011 | Health

Read More: health, plant-based

Although we don't know the precise foods the very first humans lived on, most people will try to find something in the literature to back up the way they currently eat, be it a meat-based diet, or one of mostly......

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Women in business

Jess Parsons | June 25, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: business, children, gender, health, money, mother

    Photo of vegan career woman: BodyShots Auckland Women are naturally paid less because they take more sick leave due to, ummm, monthly women's problems and lifetime problems like children. New Zealand Employment and Manufacturers Association (EMA) chief......

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What is that in my loaf of bread?

Becky Mikles | June 22, 2011 | Food

Read More: Bread, Food, Health

Why is it so hard to buy a decent loaf of bread? With most supermarkets devoting an entire aisle to bread products, it frustrates me when I can't find a simple loaf of bread with just a few basic ingredients. ......

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