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  • Apr
  • 22

Worried About Hot Flashes? Go Vegan!

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A new study showing that some women can suffer from hot flashes for up to 14 years has a lot of women breaking into a cold sweat. But there’s really no need to panic. There are natural ways to eliminate or diminish hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause, including by eating low-fat vegan foods and exercising regularly.

According to Dr. Neal Barnard, the president of the …

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  • Apr
  • 14

Be Part of the Food Revolution!

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Food Rev.

You’re invited to be part of a revolution—a food revolution. From April 25 to May 3, you can take part in the Food Revolution Summit, a special free online event hosted by John and Ocean Robbins. Many of the world’s top doctors, activists, and celebrities, including Paul McCartney, will be sharing inspiring stories and important information.

You’ll …

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  • Apr
  • 8

Are You a SuperAger?

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Researchers at Northwestern University are trying to unlock the secrets of why some octogenarians have memory capabilities on a par with people 20 to 30 years younger, earning them the designation of “ SuperAgers .” A recent study gave scientists some clues. SuperAgers’ brains appear to have a thicker anterior cingulate cortex, part of the brain involved with …

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  • Apr
  • 6

Ms. Senior America 2012 Talks Animal Advocacy and Ice Cream

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Elisabeth Howard full hand on hip-076

Elisabeth Howard knows a thing or two about using her voice. She’s the founder of the Vocal Power Academy in Los Angeles; has taught voice at Pepperdine University, Indiana University, the University of Southern California, and Hunter College in New York City; and is the author of the Sing! book, DVD, and CDs. Lionel Richie and Priscilla Presley are among her …

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  • Apr
  • 1

Why We Need Fiber and Where to Get It

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Did you know that eating high-fiber foods can help lower cholesterol, stabilize blood-sugar levels, aid in digestion, promote regularity, control weight, and prevent heart disease?

A new analysis published in the American Journal of Epidemiology found that for every 10 grams of fiber consumed, a person’s mortality risk was cut by 10 percent. Another study of people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes found that those who increased their fiber intake …

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  • Mar
  • 17

Real Men Are Vegan!

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When I met my husband, David, he was a vegetarian. I was not. I was eating all kinds of animal products. I credit him, along with PETA, with having had the biggest impact on my decision to go vegan. (David actually went vegan first.) Once I went vegan, I started meeting all kinds of other people who followed …

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  • Mar
  • 10

Looking to Boost Your Brain Power?

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Trying to stay sharp? You might be interested in Lumosity , a company that specializes in “brain training” to help people sharpen or test their cognitive skills. The company offers brain games and other activities to help people maintain their focus and concentration.

Of course, if you really want to boost your brain , it’s important to eat vegan foods, too. Research …

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