10 (More) Health Benefits of Going Vegan

We recently brought you ten amazing reasons to shift to a plant-based diet, from resolving several diseases and conditions to weight los and fitness. But we aren't through yet! Here are TEN MORE!

11. A Vegan Diet Prevents Heart Disease

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Jacky Miller is a Registered Dietician based in New Zealand. She specializes in chronic conditions and through diet and lifestyle changes helps her patients improve their health, and lead richer, more fulfilling lives. She writes regularly on health related topics for blogs including MindBodyGreen, Jen Reviews, and The Huffington Post. 

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10 Health Benefits of Going Vegan

A plant-based diet is increasingly becoming recognized as a healthier alternative to a diet laden with meat. In recent years veganism has become one of the most popular diets, endorsed by many celebrities and members of the medical community. Going vegan has many benefits for us and our environment.

Here are 20 of the most important health benefits of going vegan:

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Jacky Miller is a Registered Dietician based in New Zealand. She specializes in chronic conditions and through diet and lifestyle changes helps her patients improve their health, and lead richer, more fulfilling lives. She writes regularly on health related topics for blogs including MindBodyGreen, Jen Reviews, and The Huffington Post. 

Follow Jacky on Twitter and Facebook.

 

The Hidden Secrets of Molasses

It’s sticky, thick and has the lowest sugar content of any sugar cane product. It has a sweet taste rather like licorice, but did you know that Molasses has some real health secrets just waiting to be unlocked. Unlike other sugar products that have no real nutritional value, blackstrap molasses is full of value. Blackstrap molasses contains vital vitamins and minerals, such as iron, calcium, magnesium, vitamin B6, and selenium.

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Natural Press Wire is your trusted health news wire and leading source of environmental health news provider that covers almost every aspect of a healthy life, medicine, public health trends, entire well-being, environmental protection, treatments, science news, and current health events. We also feature health information regarding important public health trends and events; timely discussions with specialists, and report the most recent public health analysis and researches.

Eat and Drink Your Way to Clear, Healthy Skin

If you are what you eat, can that also show up on your face? Evidence seems to point to YES, so chalk it up as another great reason to eat and drink in a way that supports your optimum overall health. You won't regret it.

Skin disorders are nearly universal in residents of Western countries: Between 79 and 95 percent of American adolescents have acne, and 12 percent of women and 3 percent of men struggle with it into middle age. Rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis are also common.

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Are the Benefits of Organic Food Overrated or Underrated?

Pesticide Problem

Pesticides have been classified as probable carcinogens for 25 years. Different pesticides have been associated with different cancers through a variety of mechanisms, including genetic damage—direct hits to our DNA or chromosomes—and epigenetic modification, changes in the way our genes are expressed. These effects have been documented in workers who are spraying the pesticides, but exposure to pesticide residues that remain on food is much smaller.

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

Natural Herbs to Help Boost Your Metabolism

Spring is here and Summer is right around the corner. That means it’s time to start getting rid of that winter flab and ready for hot weather and hot bodies. If you’ve had trouble getting beach ready in the past, even with diet and exercise, maybe you need to consider giving your metabolism a little boost. There are plenty of safe, natural ways to get your body burning fat faster that you can easily incorporate into your diet.

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Natural Press Wire is your trusted health news wire and leading source of environmental health news provider that covers almost every aspect of a healthy life, medicine, public health trends, entire well-being, environmental protection, treatments, science news, and current health events. We also feature health information regarding important public health trends and events; timely discussions with specialists, and report the most recent public health analysis and researches.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Kale

Super Food

Kale has been a hot topic among the blogosphere and health conscious community for several years now. Although touted as one of the most beneficial foods one could eat, the actual specifics of why kale is good for you are hardly mentioned.  With all the disinformation and fake news out there, how can we truly know if kale has as many health benefits as we’ve been led to believe?

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Joey Bruno, owner of ThriveCuisine.com, holds a master’s degree in Nutrition & Food Science from Montclair State University. He’s a foodie and wannabe vegan chef. He currently lives in Delaware with his wife and likes to go for long walks with his dog and practice jiu-jitsu in his spare time.

Benefits of Nuts for Stroke Prevention

That's Nuts

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

How Organic Foods Can Help to Boost Self-Esteem

Food and You

There are so many pesticides and toxins that go into our food on a regular basis. While there are tons of informative guides regarding which foods can still be nutritious in spite of being non-organic, it's much better and safer to choose an organic diet. Nutrition can play a role in almost every avenue of our lives. One area that's affected by nutrition that many people don't consider is the area of self-esteem.

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Mikkie Mills is a freelance writer who's passionate about health, fitness, organic cooking and eating, and yoga. When not writing she loves traveling, hiking, and cooking. Find more from Mikkie on Google+.

Best Nutrition : Spinach vs Lettuce

I love having salad for lunch. It’s a great way to control my daily carb intake. However, when most people think of salads, thoughts of lettuce come to mind. I prefer spinach, and this article is going to break down the differences between spinach vs lettuce. It’s my hope that this article will:

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Johnny Nasello is a 500 hour Registered Yoga Teacher, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, and nationally recognized expert group fitness instructor living in Portland, Oregon. Keep up with his current trainings, classes, insights, and ridiculously awesome Online Bootcamp and Yoga program at his blog www.johnnyfit.com.

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06/17/2017
We recently brought you ten amazing reasons to shift to a plant-based diet, from resolving several diseases and conditions to weight los and fitness. But we aren't through yet! Here are TEN MORE... read more
Colorful vegetables: eggplant, asparagus, tomatoes.
06/13/2017
A plant-based diet is increasingly becoming recognized as a healthier alternative to a diet laden with meat. In recent years veganism has become one of the most popular diets, endorsed by many... read more
Slow pouring molasses oozing out of bottle.
05/16/2017
It’s sticky, thick and has the lowest sugar content of any sugar cane product. It has a sweet taste rather like licorice, but did you know that Molasses has some real health secrets just waiting to... read more
Young woman cooking with vegetables while eating them.
05/13/2017
Anonymous (not verified)
If you are what you eat, can that also show up on your face? Evidence seems to point to YES, so chalk it up as another great reason to eat and drink in a way that supports your optimum overall health... read more
Harvesting machinery works through wheat field.
05/09/2017
Pesticide Problem Pesticides have been classified as probable carcinogens for 25 years. Different pesticides have been associated with different cancers through a variety of mechanisms,... read more
Arrangement of bowls and piles of spices and herbs.
05/02/2017
Spring is here and Summer is right around the corner. That means it’s time to start getting rid of that winter flab and ready for hot weather and hot bodies. If you’ve had trouble getting beach ready... read more
Kale leaves stacked on wooden cutting board atop plank table.
04/01/2017
Super Food Kale has been a hot topic among the blogosphere and health conscious community for several years now. Although touted as one of the most beneficial foods one could eat, the actual... read more
An array of various kinds of nuts on blue striped background.
01/14/2017
That's Nuts In the PREDIMED study, from the Spanish “PREvencio ́n con DIeta MEDiterranea,” a whopping 7,447 patients were randomized into three groups. These were folks at high risk for a... read more
Fresh fruits and vegetables slices on a cutting board.
11/29/2016
Food and You There are so many pesticides and toxins that go into our food on a regular basis. While there are tons of informative guides regarding which foods can still be nutritious in spite of... read more

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An array of colorful vegetable laid out on cutting board
06/17/2017
We recently brought you ten amazing reasons to shift to a plant-based diet, from resolving several diseases and conditions to weight los and fitness. But we aren't through yet! Here are TEN MORE... read more
Colorful vegetables: eggplant, asparagus, tomatoes.
06/13/2017
A plant-based diet is increasingly becoming recognized as a healthier alternative to a diet laden with meat. In recent years veganism has become one of the most popular diets, endorsed by many... read more
Slow pouring molasses oozing out of bottle.
05/16/2017
It’s sticky, thick and has the lowest sugar content of any sugar cane product. It has a sweet taste rather like licorice, but did you know that Molasses has some real health secrets just waiting to... read more
Young woman cooking with vegetables while eating them.
05/13/2017
Anonymous (not verified)
If you are what you eat, can that also show up on your face? Evidence seems to point to YES, so chalk it up as another great reason to eat and drink in a way that supports your optimum overall health... read more
Harvesting machinery works through wheat field.
05/09/2017
Pesticide Problem Pesticides have been classified as probable carcinogens for 25 years. Different pesticides have been associated with different cancers through a variety of mechanisms,... read more
Arrangement of bowls and piles of spices and herbs.
05/02/2017
Spring is here and Summer is right around the corner. That means it’s time to start getting rid of that winter flab and ready for hot weather and hot bodies. If you’ve had trouble getting beach ready... read more
Kale leaves stacked on wooden cutting board atop plank table.
04/01/2017
Super Food Kale has been a hot topic among the blogosphere and health conscious community for several years now. Although touted as one of the most beneficial foods one could eat, the actual... read more
An array of various kinds of nuts on blue striped background.
01/14/2017
That's Nuts In the PREDIMED study, from the Spanish “PREvencio ́n con DIeta MEDiterranea,” a whopping 7,447 patients were randomized into three groups. These were folks at high risk for a... read more
Fresh fruits and vegetables slices on a cutting board.
11/29/2016
Food and You There are so many pesticides and toxins that go into our food on a regular basis. While there are tons of informative guides regarding which foods can still be nutritious in spite of... read more

Pages