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Turin To Become Italy’s First “Vegan City”
11 months ago

Turin To Become Italy’s First “Vegan City”

Turin’s new Five Star Movement mayor, Chiara Appendino, presented her new council’s five-year political programme last year, which included plans to reduce the amount of animal products eaten in the …
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How a Plant-based Diet Healed My Body from Multiple Sclerosis
1 year ago

How a Plant-based Diet Healed My Body from Multiple Sclerosis

There was nothing subtle about my first encounter with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). It crippled me from the waist down with painful pins-and-needles and forced me to use a wheelchair to …
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Plant-based Diets for Children: Right from the Start
1 year ago

Plant-based Diets for Children: Right from the Start

Children raised on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes grow up to be slimmer and healthier and even live longer than their meat-eating friends. It is much easier to build …
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Plant-based diet: 8 Million Lives, $1 Trillion in health care, 70% reduced emissions
2 years ago

Plant-based diet: 8 Million Lives, $1 Trillion in health care, 70% reduced emissions

A landmark study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found that a plant-based diet would prevent more than eight million deaths, reduce carbon emissions by 70 percent, and help save up …
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Raising Children On A Plant-based Diet
2 years ago

Raising Children On A Plant-based Diet

I am often asked about raising children who consume a strict plant-based diet. Here are some common questions, followed by my answers.

Q. Do children who are raised on a …
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Plant-Based Diets Best for Breast Cancer Survival
2 years ago

Plant-Based Diets Best for Breast Cancer Survival

A plant-based diet may prove best following the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, according to a review published in The Permanente Journal. Researchers investigated long-term lifestyle choices and their …
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The 13 Most Misleading Food Label Claims
2 years ago

The 13 Most Misleading Food Label Claims

The goal of food industry giants is to create and maintain the consumer completely confused.  Words such as natural, non-gmo, trans-fat free, or kosher don’t mean what we believe.

1. “Non-GMO” does …
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Chipotle says no to serving genetically modified foods
3 years ago

Chipotle says no to serving genetically modified foods

Source: Stephanie Strom, New York Times.

In a first for a major restaurant chain, Chipotle Mexican Grill will be preparing only food that is free of …
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The Farm Bill: What You Should Know
4 years ago

The Farm Bill: What You Should Know

An interview with Noah Gittell, Director of Government Affairs of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.

Q: For those readers who may not be familiar with PCRM, can you tell …
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