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Following a vegan diet can reduce the risk of colon cancer, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. The study, which evaluated 77,000 adults, found that on average eating a vegan diet heavy in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, and nuts, may lower the risk of colon cancer by 16 […]
The nonprofit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, which counts 12,000 members from the medical community, is urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services to rethink dairy’s place in the forthcoming Dietary Guidelines. The newly appointed 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee should take cues from the growing body of […]
Six-time cancer-surviving scientist Professor Jane Plant doesn’t eat dairy – and she claims that it’s her diet that helped her put her breast cancer into remission twice. Professor Plant — a geochemist who specializes in environmental carcinogens — first fought breast cancer in 1987, the Telegraph reports. In 1993, her cancer returned for the fifth […]
For many an Angeleno, a customary Saturday morning involves a pit stop at a local café for an iced matcha (add hemp milk, please) followed by a 30-minute guided meditation class in a nearby park. But you certainly don’t have to be an LA hipster to partake in a little mindful breathing session. Meditation has […]
If you have a Netflix subscription, you may have recently flicked past or binge-watched Tidying Up With Marie Kondo. Hosted by Marie Kondo herself – a self-confessed organizational guru and tidying up expert – the series sees families completely transform their houses and their lives with Kondo’s KonMari methods. The idea is simple, at the […]
“How do you have time to discuss nutrition with your patients?” This is one of the most common questions I receive as a physician who advocates for plant-based nutrition – and I think it is an important one. Isn’t it interesting that as physicians, we are constantly managing our patient’s chronic diseases, adjusting medications at […]