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  • Dec
  • 15

Cheese Is So Addictive That One Doctor Calls It ‘Dairy Crack’

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“Say ‘cheese’”? You’d better rethink that. In a recent study, researchers at the University of Michigan looked at which foods are most addictive. Cheese is super-addictive, they concluded. Dr. Neal Barnard, founder and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, calls cheese “dairy crack.” Here’s why: Cow’s milk contains casein, a protein that becomes […]

  • Dec
  • 10

Can Going Vegan Slow Parkinson’s Disease?

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Joe and Margene Clyde knew that they were onto a good thing. The Winchester, Oregon, couple—he’s 77, she’s 75—went vegan just over a year ago, and it wasn’t long before they were reaping the benefits. Margene’s body mass index dropped from a lofty 29 to a svelte 22, and Joe lost 20 pounds. But when […]

  • Dec
  • 3

Eating Fish May Raise Risk of Developing Heart Disease

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With all the health claims out there, you may wonder if eating fish would help reduce your risk of developing heart disease. But a study in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology suggests that eating fish might actually raise your risk of suffering from heart disease. Because Inuit people are known to eat a lot of […]

  • 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 […]

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