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  • Jul
  • 16

But My Doctor Said I Should Eat Fish …

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Open any health or women’s magazine, and you’ll eventually come across a recommendation to “eat more fish.” Fish perplexingly continues to be touted as a “health food,” despite the fact that many of the species that people commonly consume-most notably tuna-are contaminated with mercury and other toxins. So why is it considered “healthy”? Because-compared to […]

  • May
  • 19

Spring Produce: “More Peas, Please!”

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Spring is the season of renewal, and a delicious harvest accompanies this spring awakening. Eating with the seasons—and indulging in fresh, organic, local produce—is a great way to keep your body healthy and energized by maximizing one’s nutrient intake. I am loving the recent offerings from my local CSA and farmer’s markets, and I have […]

  • Nov
  • 4

Have You Heard the Surprising News About Salt?

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New studies suggest that slashing sodium intake isn’t necessary for heart health—and consuming potassium could offset sodium’s effects and protect your heart. If you’re a fan of salty foods but also want to keep your blood pressure in check, take heart. A new study on sodium intake from McMaster University indicates that switching to a […]

  • Oct
  • 7

Want Fresh, Organic Produce That Is Affordable?

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Do you love eating fresh, organic produce that is in season? What if you could get sustainably harvested fruits and veggies and support your local economy without ever setting foot in a store? Joining a CSA allows you to do so! Community-supported agriculture (CSA) is a system of food distribution that allows individuals to pledge […]

  • Apr
  • 30

Easy Tips for the New Vegan

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It’s exciting that so many people are ready to give peas a chance, so to speak! It’s easy being vegan, and the following tips should help get you started-or help you persuade your worrywart friends and relatives that vegan foods are nutritious, delicious, and widely available. 1. Just Veg Out: For optimal health, eat an […]

  • Mar
  • 4

Five Easy Tips for Staying Vegan in a Challenging World

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Five Easy Tips for Staying Vegan in a Challenging World

It’s hard to turn on the TV or go online without coming across something about vegan eating. Hollywood beauty Michelle Pfeiffer recently credited her healthy vegan diet for her enviable appearance at 54. Earlier this year, the Cooking Channel aired the first mainstream vegan cooking show, How to Live to 100. And just in time […]

  • Feb
  • 21

Brightly-Hued Vegan Foods Keep Disease at Bay

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You can add Lou Gehrig’s disease to the long list of conditions that can be prevented by eating wholesome vegan foods. Researchers have found evidence that eating colorful fruits and vegetables—especially those that are yellow, orange, and red—may prevent or slow down the onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), the proper name for the debilitating […]

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