Vegans At Increased Risk Of Developing Blood Clots And Atherosclerosis

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People who follow a vegan lifestyle — strict vegetarians who try to eat no meat or animal products of any kind — may increase their risk of developing blood clots and atherosclerosis or “hardening of the arteries,” which are conditions that can lead to heart attacks and stroke. That’s the conclusion of a review of […]

Study: No-Fat, Low-Fat Dressings Don’t Get Most Nutrients Out Of Salads

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The vegetables in salads are chock-full of important vitamins and nutrients, but you won’t get much benefit without the right type and amount of salad dressing, a Purdue University study shows. In a human trial, researchers fed subjects salads topped off with saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fat-based dressings and tested their blood for absorption of […]

The New Health Rules: Simple Changes to Achieve Whole-Body Wellness

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The New Health Rules: Simple Changes to Achieve Whole-body Wellness. It’s a personal compendium of integrative health’s wisest mantras. Inspired by the needs of time-pressed patients and their fast-paced lives, co-author Danielle Claro and Frank Lipman, M.D., have assembled 100+ of my most memorable integrative health tips and paired them with more than 80 lush photographs. And […]

Grapefruit Juice Stems Weight Gain In Mice Fed A High-Fat Diet

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Fad diets come and go, but might there be something to the ones that involve consuming grapefruit and grapefruit juice? New research at the University of California, Berkeley, suggests that a closer look at grapefruit juice is warranted. A new study, to be published in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS ONE, found that mice fed a high-fat […]

Modern Wheat Isn’t Really Wheat

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If you think wheat is good for you, think again. It’s not a health food, it’s making you fat, and your digestive system thinks it’s repulsive. Wheat today is not what it used to be. According to the author of the New York Times best-selling book, Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find […]