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The scientific truth about diets

The scientific truth about diets | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
- Pick your diet... (illustration: Jon Rich)  
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Most diets don't factor for foods with added/hidden sugars!

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Bacon and other processed meats can cause cancer, experts say | Reuters

Bacon and other processed meats can cause cancer, experts say | Reuters | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
Eating processed meats like hot dogs, sausages or bacon can lead to bowel cancer in humans and red meat is a likely cause of the disease, World Health Organisation (WHO) experts said.
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You can live a happy, healthy life without eating meat

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The obesity paradox: Why Coke is promoting a theory that being fat won’t hurt your health

The obesity paradox: Why Coke is promoting a theory that being fat won’t hurt your health | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
The soda giant pays out millions to health professionals and institutions — including the leading obesity paradox researchers in the United States.
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They are desperate to hold on to their market share of obesity

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New Study: Plant-Based Diets Benefit Cancer Survivors

New Study: Plant-Based Diets Benefit Cancer Survivors | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
Dr. Zhang's advice reflects recommendations my colleagues and I recently made in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. We published six precautionary principles to reduce the risk of occurrence:
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Great news for cancer survivors!

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Gym Time Or Meal Time: What Matters Most For Weight Loss? | Life by DailyBurn

Gym Time Or Meal Time: What Matters Most For Weight Loss? | Life by DailyBurn | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
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By Amanda MacMillan for Life by DailyBurn

When it comes to weight loss, we've been told time and time again: Cutting calories is the fastest way to see results. So when a group o
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The gym is great for health, but eating properly is best for weight loss

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Penn study challenges so-called ‘obesity paradox’ | Penn Current

Penn study challenges so-called ‘obesity paradox’ | Penn Current | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
There’s a phenomenon in the field of healthcare called the "obesity paradox," which says that people with certain medical conditions, such as diabetes, kidney disease, and high blood pressure, who are obese or overweight are more protected from death.
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In other words, you can't be unhealthy and be healthy!

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Weight Loss Power With Five Kitchen Necessities : MEDICINE & HEALTH : Science Times

Weight Loss Power With Five Kitchen Necessities : MEDICINE & HEALTH : Science Times | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
In the context of medicine, health or physical fitness, weight loss refers to a reduction of body weight resulting from voluntary (diet and exercise) or involuntary (illness) circumstances. Most of the weight loss arises due to the loss of body fat.
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Great to add these to your diet, but they aren't a magic cure!

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Not all fruits and vegetables help with weight loss – Harvard Researchers

Not all fruits and vegetables help with weight loss – Harvard Researchers | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
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More than a dozen Cape restaurants will feature plant-based entrees in October - Entertainment & Life - capecodtimes.com - Hyannis, MA

The eating style involves avoiding animal animal products (including eggs and dairy) and instead getting all nutrition (including protein) from plants. Many people also curtail added oils, even those from plants, in an effort to cut calories and improve heart health.
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Restaurants catering to plant based diet eaters can only improve their business. We have few good places to eat out.

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Pope Francis: Tell Congress Meat and Dairy Causes Climate Change

Pope Francis: Tell Congress Meat and Dairy Causes Climate Change | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
Meat and dairy products are a major cause of climate change and a topic Pope Francis must address when he speaks before Congress this Wednesday.
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I have a feeling this won't go over well with sellers of meat and dairy

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How to stick with a plant-based diet | The Charlotte Observer

It’s been more than 20 years since I first wrote about Dr. Dean Ornish, the California internist whose research showed that eating a very low-fat vegetarian diet, exercising, meditating and participating in support groups could reverse heart disease.
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UC oncologist: Data on plant-based diet opened my eyes - Story

UC oncologist: Data on plant-based diet opened my eyes - Story | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
What's on your dinner plate? It's no surprise it could have a big effect on your health.
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A plant based diet is infinitely safer than chemo

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Plant-Based Diet For First Time Ever Recommended In US Federal Guidelines - The Speaker

Plant-Based Diet For First Time Ever Recommended In US Federal Guidelines - The Speaker | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
Nutritional experts of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee recommend a predominantly plant-based diet for health and environmental reasons. As was recently …
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A plant based diet is not meant to be a fad or quick fix. It is a way of life that you will not regret if you try it.

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Children should be given yearly 'obesity MOT' from nursery age to stop them gaining weight

Children should be given yearly 'obesity MOT' from nursery age to stop them gaining weight | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
The National Obesity Forum says the UK does more to protect the health of zoo animals than its children, amid the growing problems with childhood obesity.
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What do you think, will this work?

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Diet plays role in cancer risk

Diet plays role in cancer risk | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
ELKO — The American Institute for Cancer Research states that an estimated 340,000 cancer cases per year can be prevented with a healthy diet, physical activity, and a consistently healthy
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The ingredients you should be eating to boost your health including pumpkins and cinnamon | Daily Mail Online

The ingredients you should be eating to boost your health including pumpkins and cinnamon | Daily Mail Online | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
As the nights draw in and temperatures plummet, it can be tempting to reach for unhealthy comfort food to ease into winter. But here one weight loss expert reveals the health-boosting ingredients in season now.
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Which of these is your favorite?

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Plant-based diet is solution to ending America’s health care crisis - MRT.com: Stories

Plant-based diet is solution to ending America’s health care crisis - MRT.com: Stories | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
America is in the midst of an unrelenting health care crisis. Although we spend far more, per capita, on health care than any other society in the world, we are increasingly unhealthy.
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Have you tried a plant based diet? It is really simple and you may love it.

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5 ways to lose weight when you're already eating healthy

5 ways to lose weight when you're already eating healthy | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
Optimize your weight loss with these helpful tips.
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How many obese people need to cut down own their vegetables?

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Forget Saving the Planet: Being a Vegetarian Is Cheaper Than Eating Meat | TakePart

Forget Saving the Planet: Being a Vegetarian Is Cheaper Than Eating Meat | TakePart | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
A new study shows that cooking plant-based meals costs less than cooking with the lean meats recommended by the MyPlate diet plan.
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The planet is pretty important too though...

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Deadly Link Between Cancer And Obesity Confirmed: Research

Deadly Link Between Cancer And Obesity Confirmed: Research | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
An extensive study by the American Cancer Society has corroborated a strong link between obesity and cancer reaffirming that obesity presently remains a central
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A plant based diet low in sugar is a great way to battle cancer and obesity!

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Former Nikki Rowe choir director fighting cancer with natural therapy

Former Nikki Rowe choir director fighting cancer with natural therapy | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
Ed Arguelles, former choir director of Nikki Rowe High School retired two years ago and was planning on pursuing recording and sound engineering projects. After working in education for 29 years and working with adult and youth church choirs for 25, the 53-year-old McAllen resident was ready to do more freelance work and make his own hours.
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A real shame that these alternative (and much safer) treatments aren't covered by most insurance

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Little sign of improvement in U.S. obesity rates

Little sign of improvement in U.S. obesity rates | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
New figures show which states have the highest rates of obesity
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Sad that it's "good news" when obesity rates stay the same

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Weight Loss: Fruits, Vegetables To Keep Pounds Off

Weight Loss: Fruits, Vegetables To Keep Pounds Off | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
A study found that eating extra servings of certain fruits and non-starchy vegetables is associated with weight loss, while eating starchy vegetables is associated with weight gain.
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A simple diet can give you a simple, healthy existence

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State obesity rate map - Business Insider

State obesity rate map - Business Insider | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
How obesity varies from state to state
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Where is your state?

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Should kids be veggie?

Should kids be veggie? | Plant Based Diet | Scoop.it
Should my kids eat meat or not? As more people choose not to eat meat for moral and environmental reasons, more parents are deciding to rear theirchildren as vegetarians. We hear from two ‘veggie’ mums — one didn’t feed her young children meat and another who decided the choice was theirs
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Can't say whether or not kids should be "veggie" but they sure shouldn't be "cookie, soda and donut"

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