Why Hormones Matter and Three Ways to Mess Them Up

Why Hormones Matter and Three Ways to Mess Them Up

Janice Stanger, PhD, author of The Perfect Formula Diet, is a health and wellness expert who has worked with employers and individuals for thirty years. She communicates the science of whole-food, plant-based nutrition in a way that consumers can easily understand and use to make healthier choices. Janice has a Ph.D. in Human Development and Aging from University of California, San Francisco, an MBA from […]

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From Sick, Disabled, and on Multiple Meds to Thriving on a Plant-Based Diet

From Sick, Disabled, and on Multiple Meds to Thriving on a Plant-Based Diet

When I was 38 years old, my doctor told me that I was on my way to an early death. He also threatened to hospitalize me if I didn’t make an effort to improve my health. I walked out of the doctor’s office in defeat, but I knew he wasn’t exaggerating. My cholesterol and triglycerides were off the charts (literally). My blood pressure was 255/115. […]

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Calgary woman credits plant-based diet for reversing chronic lung disease, restoring sight

Calgary woman credits plant-based diet for reversing chronic lung disease, restoring sight

WATCH ABOVE: Several years ago, Kate McGoey-Smith relied on oxygen and was legally blind, today, she’s in much better health and as Heather Yourex-West explains she says food has been the fix. Eight years ago, Kate McGoey-Smith spent most of her days at home, reliant on oxygen and unable to see. “I had been diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension, a very rare disease with no […]

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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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GMO Dangers: Facts You Need to Know

GMO Dangers: Facts You Need to Know

Jonathan R. Latham, PhD is Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Bioscience Resource Project, which is the publisher of Independent Science News (independentsciencenews.org). He has published scientific papers in disciplines as diverse as plant ecology, virology, genetics, and RNA biology. “By training, I am a plant biologist. In the early 1990s I was busy making genetically modified plants (often called GMOs for Genetically Modified Organisms) […]

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Pollution kills 1.7 million children every year, WHO reports

Pollution kills 1.7 million children every year, WHO reports

Exposure to environmental pollutants kills 1.7 million children under the age of five each year, according to two reports released on Monday by the World Health Organization (WHO). Worldwide, more than one in four deaths among children under the age of five are attributable to environmental hazards such as indoor and outdoor air pollution, contaminated water, and poor sanitation, the WHO reports. The first report […]

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17 Interesting Facts about Cigarettes

17 Interesting Facts about Cigarettes

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What Happens When You Drink Coke

What Happens When You Drink Coke

Health is such an important aspect of our lives and sugary drinks are considered a major contributor to health conditions such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth decay. But have you ever wondered exactly what these beverages do to your body after consumption? One researcher has created an infographic that explains what happens to the body within an hour of drinking a can of […]

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A Dessert With Whole Food Ingredients

A Dessert With Whole Food Ingredients

Apple “dough” nuts, a simple treat you can make with whole food ingredients in 5 minutes or less. METHOD: Wash and slice an apple. Cut out the core, or use a cookie cutter to make fun shaped centers. Spread on a nut or seed butter of choice. Top with cinnamon, crushed nuts or seeds, and fruits/ veggies of choice (pictured here are pears, blueberries, carrots- […]

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Top 10 Plant-Based Research and News Stories of 2016

Top 10 Plant-Based Research and News Stories of 2016

Thomas M. Campbell, MD is medical director of the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, co-author of The China Study and author of The China Study Solution. He is co-founder and clinical director of the groundbreaking UR Program for Nutrition in Medicine. The T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies is a nonprofit organization based in Ithaca, NY home of Cornell University. The Center […]

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