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Vegan diet best for weight loss even with carbohydrate consumption, study finds

Vegan diet best for weight loss even with carbohydrate consumption, study finds | Plant-Based Nutrition | Scoop.it
People shed more weight on an entirely plant based diet, even if carbohydrates are also included, a study has concluded. Other benefits of eating a vegan diet include decreased levels of saturated and unsaturated fat, lower BMIs, and improved macro nutrients.
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Man With Stage 3 Colon Cancer Refuses Chemotherapy & Cures Himself With Vegan Diet

Man With Stage 3 Colon Cancer Refuses Chemotherapy & Cures Himself With Vegan Diet | Plant-Based Nutrition | Scoop.it
Chris Wark shares his short and powerful testimony of how he refused chemotherapy and survived stage 3 colon cancer.
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This Drug Has Sickened Thousands of Animals - Will It Be At Your Holiday Feast?

This Drug Has Sickened Thousands of Animals - Will It Be At Your Holiday Feast? | Plant-Based Nutrition | Scoop.it
This Drug Has Sickened Thousands of Animals - Will It Be At Your Holiday Feast?
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Plant-based diets are no fad - Los Angeles Times

Plant-based diets are no fad
Los Angeles Times
As a registered dietitian, I want to clarify that the science on diet has been consistent for decades: Diets based on whole plant foods are best for our health.
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This is a little whiff of wonderful perspective on how UN fad a whole plant-based diet truly is. 

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Getting Nutritional Bang for Buck - V-103 - The People's Station

Getting Nutritional Bang for Buck - V-103 - The People's Station | Plant-Based Nutrition | Scoop.it
Getting Nutritional Bang for Buck
V-103 - The People's Station
Everyone is trying to be budget conscious, and when it comes to eating healthily, so often we hear that healthy food tends to cost more.
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Eating healthfully does not need to ding the budget. Here are some tips to help cut costs

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2014 Dirty Dozen & Clean 15 Fruits And Vegetable List

2014 Dirty Dozen & Clean 15 Fruits And Vegetable List | Plant-Based Nutrition | Scoop.it
2014 Dirty Dozen & Clean 15 Fruits And Vegetable List The EWG has released the new 2014 Dirty Dozen & Clean 15 Fruits and Vegetable List. (Click here for the list.) Produce is expensive. Period.
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We buy organic and adhere to this rule whenever possible. Organic farming is more sustainable in many ways; decreases nitrogen dumping into our ground water, better crop yield in drought and protects our ever eroding soils. Organic produce is delicious! 

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Milk intake and risk of mortality and fractures in women and men: cohort studies

Milk intake and risk of mortality and fractures in women and men: cohort studies | Plant-Based Nutrition | Scoop.it
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More milk equals more bone fractures study shows. 

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CRUSHED: 9 Popular Arguments Used Against the Vegan Diet! | Vegan Vegetarian

CRUSHED: 9 Popular Arguments Used Against the Vegan Diet! | Vegan Vegetarian | Plant-Based Nutrition | Scoop.it
LIKE - SHARE - SUBSCRIBE *** In this episode I give my rebuttal to 9 popular arguments used against the vegan diet. REFERENCES:
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Testimony: Overcoming a Life of Junk Food and Sickness by ...

Testimony: Overcoming a Life of Junk Food and Sickness by ... | Plant-Based Nutrition | Scoop.it
I then began my journey to a whole-food, plant-based (WFPB) lifestyle. I started with lunches at a local Chicago restaurant called the Protein Bar, which served a WFPB burrito, chili, and salads. And I began making myself ...
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This is yet another story of a real person overcoming illness through the most powerful kind of medicine: food. I love hearing these stories as dietary change is very difficult. Let Resilient Body Nutrition make it easier for you! Sign up for one of our summer cooking classes today at www.resilientbodynutrition.com

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7 Vegan Foods That Give Your Workout a Boost - One Green Planet

7 Vegan Foods That Give Your Workout a Boost - One Green Planet | Plant-Based Nutrition | Scoop.it
One Green Planet 7 Vegan Foods That Give Your Workout a Boost One Green Planet There are some especially awesome vegan foods that contain high doses of B vitamins for energy, iron for optimal blood flow, and magnesium for optimal muscle and nervous...
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This is a good list of plant-based foods that help with work-outs. I would however avoid coconut oil as it is more saturated than lard (although it is great for maintaining wooden kitchen utensils and removing mascara). I'd also add beet juice, recent research has shown improved recovery and increased endurance when beet juice was consumed before and after work-outs. 

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LOW-CARB FRAUD - Cape Gazette

LOW-CARB FRAUD - Cape Gazette | Plant-Based Nutrition | Scoop.it
Cape Gazette LOW-CARB FRAUD Cape Gazette He addresses the dangers to personal health of consuming animal protein such as meat, poultry, fish, eggs, milk and cheese, and emphasizes the importance of eating whole plant-based foods for energy and for...
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Low carb diets are dangerous for your health- the end. People want good news about bad habits but good news is not always true news. 

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