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  • Oct
  • 7

100-Year-Old Heart Surgeon Reveals the Secret to Beating Heart Disease

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This is one heart doctor who walks the walk—and eats the veggies.

  • Sep
  • 17

Why Most Everything We Eat Is Unnatural and That’s OK

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Why is Bay Area scientist and entrepreneur Ryan Bethencourt a “pro-GMO vegan”? Actually, almost nothing that we eat today is strictly natural. Everything from bananas to broccoli has been altered by our predecessors. Read more about this timely topic from an ethical scientific standpoint here.  

  • Aug
  • 5

Eat Meat-Free Meals for a Longer Life

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Women tend to outlive men. That’s just how it is. But a new study from the University of Wisconsin–Madison suggests that this wasn’t always the case. Both men and women born in the 19th century had similar life expectancies—much shorter than men and women born in the 20th century. It wasn’t until the late 19th […]

  • Jul
  • 22

Retiring: Your Health and Your Wealth

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AARP released a poll last year that says that more than half of working Americans over age 50 don’t think they’ll have enough money for health care after retirement.  What happens if you retire, and the next thing you know, your medical bills start eating away at your savings like rust on an old Rambler? It’s not […]

  • Apr
  • 29

Prime Guide to Disaster Preparedness for Animals

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In light of the recent earthquake in Nepal, we thought we would republish this post. It pays to be prepared to help your animal companions when disasters strike. Who can forget those awful images after the tsunami of people and animals displaced by the flooding? Like so many people, I wanted to help but didn’t […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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