Archive for ‘health’

February 22, 2017

Germany Bans Meat at All Official Functions! The Reason They Did it Is Even Better | One Green Planet

Every government should do this.

Source: Germany Bans Meat at All Official Functions! The Reason They Did it Is Even Better | One Green Planet

February 21, 2017

Forks Over Knives | The Plantrician Project: Educating Doctors and Nurses to Use Nutrition as Medicine

Have you asked your doctor questions about nutrition and diet? Did your doctor discuss with you the importance of good nutrition? Probably not. Most doctors don’t have the training or education to effectively discuss nutrition with their patients. To bridge… Read more

Source: Forks Over Knives | The Plantrician Project: Educating Doctors and Nurses to Use Nutrition as Medicine

February 13, 2017

What Diet Does the Nation’s Largest Health Plan Recommend?

If physicians know of a treatment that could prevent and reverse disease, then it seems like that treatment should be the first-line method of care prescribed to patients. Researchers at Kaiser Permanente, one of the largest managed care organizations in… Read more

Source: What Diet Does the Nation’s Largest Health Plan Recommend?

January 27, 2017

Venus Williams: Plant-Based Diet “Changed My Life” | Clearly Veg

Source: Venus Williams: Plant-Based Diet “Changed My Life” | Clearly Veg

January 25, 2017

Hidden Heart Risks? Masked Hypertension May Affect 17 Million

About one in eight Americans with normal blood pressure may have masked hypertension, a type of high blood pressure that can be difficult to diagnose, a new study finds.

Source: Hidden Heart Risks? Masked Hypertension May Affect 17 Million

January 24, 2017

Forks Over Knives | After Battling Type 2 Diabetes, My Lab Results Improved Dramatically in Just Six Weeks

I never had a weight problem until I turned 20 and put on a few extra pounds. I then dieted for the next 33 years of my life. I was on the cabbage diet, celery diet, boiled egg diet, toast… Read more

Source: Forks Over Knives | After Battling Type 2 Diabetes, My Lab Results Improved Dramatically in Just Six Weeks

January 15, 2017

Scientists Release Definitive Study: Marijuana Is a Medicine | Alternet

Can we finally put to rest the canard that marijuana has no medical value? And will someone tell Congress and the DEA?

Source: Scientists Release Definitive Study: Marijuana Is a Medicine | Alternet

January 15, 2017

The case for eliminating sugar. All of it. – Vox

Source: The case for eliminating sugar. All of it. – Vox

January 1, 2017

7 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat

People stop eating meat to lose weight, gain energy, reduce heart disease risk, and lots of other reasons. What happens to your body when you go plant based?

Source: 7 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat

January 1, 2017

7 bad science and health ideas that should die with 2016 – Vox

Source: 7 bad science and health ideas that should die with 2016 – Vox