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Food Additives Increase Obesity, Chronic Disease and Corporate Profits
US food products contain over 3,000 and possibly as many as 14,000 additives. These facilitate centralized, industrial food production and increase food company profits, for example, by extending shelf life and improving the taste and appearance of food. But they also often degrade human health.
Source: Food Additives Increase Obesity, Chronic Disease and Corporate Profits
The Mystique of Protein and Its Implications
There are three macronutrients in food: carbohydrates, fat and protein, ‘macro’ in the sense that they comprise almost all of the weight and calories of food. Vitamins and minerals are the micronutrients.
What Is a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet?
What makes up a whole food, plant-based diet (WFPB)? It is not the same as a vegan diet. It is defined by a variety of whole or minimally processed foods.
17 Foods to Boost Immune System, Fight COVID-19 | The Beet | The Beet
Strengthen your immune system by eating a healthier diet. Here are the best foods to boost immunity, decrease inflammation and fight off COVID-19 symptoms.
Source: 17 Foods to Boost Immune System, Fight COVID-19 | The Beet | The Beet
Stevia and Monk Fruit vs. Aspartame and Splenda | NutritionFacts.org
The natural plant-based sweeteners stevia and monk fruit (Luo Han Guo) are pitted head-to-head against aspartame and Splenda. A number of artificial
Source: Stevia and Monk Fruit vs. Aspartame and Splenda | NutritionFacts.org
Never Too Late: Reversing My Heart Disease on a WFPB Diet at 80 – Center for Nutrition Studies
Al Schmidt shows you’re never too old to make changes to reverse heart disease. Although it was a bumpy road getting there, Al has found he loves eating plant-based — for the results and the taste of it!
Source: Never Too Late: Reversing My Heart Disease on a WFPB Diet at 80 – Center for Nutrition Studies
What Are Highly Processed Foods?
Highly processed foods have been linked to numerous health issues—but what are they, and why are they so bad? Read on for a breakdown.
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Ingredient IQ: Butternut Squash
Butternut squash is a fall favorite. Read on for tips on prepping it, storing it, cooking with it, and more, plus recipes!
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New Studies Show Eating Plant-Based at Any Age Can Protect Against Heart Disease Later In Life
Two new studies came to the same conclusion: the more plants and whole foods you eat, the less likely you are to develop heart disease.
Source: New Studies Show Eating Plant-Based at Any Age Can Protect Against Heart Disease Later In Life