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Anemia and the Vegan Diet: What You Need to Know

Anemia and the Vegan Diet: What You Need to Know

According to the World Health Organization, anemia affects 1.62 billion people, globally. In the U.S., anemia is the most common blood condition, affecting more than three million Americans.  Anemia occurs when the number of healthy...
Animal Agriculture Is a Bigger Threat to Healthcare Than Economic Boost

Animal Agriculture Is a Bigger Threat to Healthcare Than Economic Boost

Animal agriculture costs more in health and environmental damage than it contributes to the U.S. economy, according to a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences (PNAS). The study,...
White Meat Is Just As Bad for You as Red Meat, Study Finds

White Meat Is Just as Bad for You as Red Meat, Study Finds

It's long been accepted that white meat, such as chicken and turkey, is better than for you than red meat, like beef and lamb. However, new research says otherwise. A study from the Children's Hospital...
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Vegan High-Carb Diets May Lead to Weight Loss, Says PCRM

A vegan high-carb diet can aid in weight loss, according to a new study published in the journal Nutrients.  Over the course of a 16-week clinical trial, overweight participants were placed on either a whole foods,...
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Post-Menopausal Women See Improved Bone Health With Diet Rich In Soy Instead of Dairy,...

A new study has indicated that a diet rich in soy protein may help protect against the negative effects of menopause on bone and metabolic health. The study, conducted by researchers at the University...
Meat and Dairy Rich Diets Linked to 50% Increased Risk of Heart Failure in Men, New Research Shows

Meat and Dairy Rich Diets Linked to 50% Increased Risk of Heart Failure in...

A new study published earlier this week in the journal, Circulation: Heart Failure, has revealed that a diet high in animal protein from meat and dairy products is linked to an increased risk of...
A Plant-Based Diet Helps Prevent Heart Disease Better Than Nutritional Supplements, Study Review Says

A Plant-Based Diet Helps Prevent Heart Disease Better Than Nutritional Supplements, Study Review Says

A new study review published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology earlier this week revealed that a plant-based diet may be more effective in protecting against heart disease than vitamin and mineral supplements. Current...
Gorilla Poop Study Suggests Plant-Based Diet May Lead to Better Gut Health in Humans

Gorilla Poop Study Suggests Plant-Based Diet May Lead to Better Gut Health in Humans

A new study published in the journal Nature Communications suggests that if humans want to improve gut health, they need only look to the diet of our closest animal relatives, chimpanzees and gorillas. The study aimed...
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High Protein Diets in Men Over 65 Don’t Increase Muscle Mass, Study Finds

New research published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, revealed high protein diets in older men did not increase muscle mass, nor provide any overall health improvement. The researchers categorized 92 functionally-limited participants, all of...

GEICO Employees Offered Low-Fat Vegan Diet to Improve Health

American Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO), recently teamed up with non-profit organization Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), to investigate whether a low-fat vegan diet would improve the health of office workers. The results of...

Vegan Protein From Nuts and Seeds Healthier Than Meat, Study Finds

A new study has found that a diet heavy in meat protein is associated with a sharp increase in risk for heart disease. In contrast, protein from plant-based sources such as nuts and seeds was...