Casein: The Disturbing Connection Between This Dairy Protein and Your Health

Casein: The Disturbing Connection Between This Dairy Protein and Your Health

Milk, cheese, and butter are some of the top three foods many people have a hard time giving up when transitioning to a healthy, plant-based diet. Even though the plant-based milk industry is now booming, thanks to all the varieties of options that we have, many people still do use dairy milk, cheese, and butter without abandon. But is this a coincidence? Is cheese pizza […]

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April 28 | Facts

April 28 | Facts

1788 Maryland became the 7th state in the United States. 1789 Fletcher Christian led the mutiny aboard the British ship Bounty against Captain William Bligh. 1945 Benito Mussolini was executed. 1947 Thor Heyerdahl and five others began their Pacific Ocean crossing on the raft, Kon-Tiki. 1967 Boxing champion Muhammad Ali refused to be inducted into the Army. 1992 The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture unveiled its […]

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An artificial womb successfully grew baby sheep — and humans could be next

An artificial womb successfully grew baby sheep — and humans could be next

Inside what look like oversized ziplock bags strewn with tubes of blood and fluid, eight fetal lambs continued to develop — much like they would have inside their mothers. Over four weeks, their lungs and brains grew, they sprouted wool, opened their eyes, wriggled around, and learned to swallow, according to a new study that takes the first step toward an artificial womb. One day, […]

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April 27 | Facts

April 27 | Facts

1521 Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed in a fight with natives of the Philippines. 1805 The U.S. Marines captured Derna, on the shores of Tripoli. 1865 The worst steamship disaster in the history of the United States occurred when there was an explosion aboard the Sultana; more than 1,400 people were killed. 1956 Rocky Marciano retired as undefeated world heavyweight boxing champion. 1961 Sierra […]

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Bill Nye: “Plant-Based Diets Are the Future”

Bill Nye: “Plant-Based Diets Are the Future”

In a recent AMA, Bill Nye, also known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, recommended a plant-based diet to fight climate change. From over 10,000 comments in the thread, Nye chose this one: “What are your thoughts on animal agriculture and the promotion of a vegan diet as to reduce our impact on climate change?” Nye replied: Plant-based diets are the future. I look forward […]

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April 26 | Facts

April 26 | Facts

1607 Colonists land at Cape Henry, Va., They would found Jamestown the next month. 1865 John Wilkes Booth, Lincoln’s assassin, was surrounded by federal troops in a barn in Virginia. He was shot and killed, either by the soldiers or by his own hand. 1937 The German Luftwaffe (air force) destroyed the Spanish town of Guernica. 1964 Tanganyika and Zanzibar joined to form Tanzania. 1986 […]

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Are Calcium Supplements Effective?

Are Calcium Supplements Effective?

Michael Greger, M.D., is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. Dr. Greger has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, the National Institutes of Health, and the International Bird Flu Summit, testified before Congress, appeared on The Dr. Oz Show and The Colbert Report, and was invited as an expert witness […]

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April 25 | Facts

April 25 | Facts

1660 English Convention Parliament meets and votes to restore Charles II. 1792 Guillotine first used in France, executes highwayman Nicolas Pelletier. 1846 Thornton Affair: Open conflict begins over the disputed border of Texas, triggering the Mexican-American War. 1945 “Elbe Day” – US and Soviet forces meet at Torgau, Germany on the Elbe River during the invasion of Germany in WWII. 1953 Francis Crick and James […]

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12 of the most dangerous roads in the world. Would you drive these?

12 of the most dangerous roads in the world. Would you drive these?

Going for a drive can be a relaxing time to unwind. That is, as long as you’re not traveling along one of these roads. These are 12 of the most dangerous roads in the world! Just the thought of winding around these extreme roadways is enough to make us feel car sick. Trust us, you’re going to want to buckle up for these. 1. Khardung […]

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April 24 | Facts

April 24 | Facts

1800 Library of Congress was established. 1898 Spain declared war on the U.S.. 1915 Turks began deportation of Armenians that led to the massacre of between 600,000 and 1.5 million Armenians. 1916 The Easter Rebellion begins in Dublin, Ireland. Although unsuccessful, the uprising was an important symbolic event leading to the establishment of the Republic of Ireland. 1953 Winston Churchill was knighted by Queen Elizabeth […]

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