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How Much Protein Is Best for Heart Health?

How Much Protein Is Best for Heart Health?

The idea that increasing protein in the diet is a proven step to health is widespread. If you abstain from meat, have you not heard the question “where do you get your protein” over...
Eating Cheese and Meat Every Day Blamed for Kim Jong Un’s Heart Attack

Eating Cheese and Meat Every Day Blamed for Kim Jong Un’s Heart Attack

South Korea says that Kim Jong-Un is "alive and well" following rumors that North Korea's leader recently underwent heart surgery. Speculation about Kim's health has focused on his diet, which is reportedly high in...
9 Tips For Using a Vegan Diet for Weight Loss

9 Tips For Using a Vegan Diet for Weight Loss

A preoccupation with weight can be unhealthy, and for many, the societal pressure of weight-shaming can be debilitating. But it's possible to discuss the benefits of healthy lifestyle changes—including weight loss—without focusing on appearance....
Eating Legumes on a Vegan Diet: Everything You Need to Know

Eating Legumes on a Vegan Diet: Everything You Need to Know

Legumes: Love ‘em or leave ‘em as part of a vegan diet? It was decades ago in high school English class. We were reading "Taming of the Shrew" by William Shakespeare. In Act 4, Scene...

Eating Fried Chicken Linked to Early Death

New research confirms that a diet heavy in fried food is linked to an increased risk of early death. The study, published in the BMJ (British Medical Journal) earlier this year, assessed the diets of 106,966...

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Presents Vegan Cardiology Program

Vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams will present a special talk on the relationship between diet and cardiovascular disease later this month. Called "Nutrition and CV Disease: Taking the DIE Out of DIET," the event...
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Why You Should Forget About Paleo and Embrace a Vegan Diet for Your Health

Alright, Cavemen and Cavewoman. Let's discuss what it’s like hunting, gathering, and, wait… I forgot it’s 2018, and most of us go to Whole Foods. So let's talk about the evidence-based medical disadvantages of...
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...
BBQ Capital of the World, Kansas City, Ranked in Top 10 Vegan-Friendly Cities

Aramark Releases Vegan Summer Grilling Tips to Improve American Heart Health

Aramark, the largest food services provider in the United States, has teamed up with the American Heart Association (AHA), the nation's largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke, in order to...
Plant-Based Diet May Lower Risk of Heart Attack, Research Suggests

Plant-Based Diet May Lower Risk of Heart Attack, Research Suggests

New research revealed that elderly women may lower their risk of heart problems if they consume more vegetables, Reuters reported. In the study, vegetable intake was linked to the condition of arteries, which can affect...
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Eat More Vegan Protein to Reduce Heart Disease Risk, New Study Recommends

Replacing just one or two servings of animal protein per day with a high-quality plant-based protein could help to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, says a new study out of St. Michael’s Hospital,...

Nutty Vegan and Veggie Diets Can Slash Heart Disease Risk by up to 42%

Two new studies point to the benefits of a plant-based diet on heart health. The first study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, found that regular consumption of nuts was...