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Vegan Brain Foods: Chocolate Proclaimed A Winner

By   /  November 9, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /  2 Comments

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Vegan Brain Foods: Chocolate Proclaimed A Winner Scientists have continued to proclaim that chocolate is a brain food. Research shows that chocolate, specifically the cocoa flavanoid, reduces a broad range of disease. The high sugar and caffeine are the typical reasons why chocolate is considered a brain food. But, it is actually the flavanoid, cocoa, […]

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Vegan Superfoods to Prevent and Control Diabetes

By   /  July 9, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /  2 Comments

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Vegan Superfoods, or functional foods, are dietary sources known for having functional compounds in addition to basic nutrients.  Here are 10 vegan superfoods to help prevent and control type 2 diabetes: Green and Black Tea.  These teas have compounds known as theaflvins and thearubigins, which mimic the role of insulin in the bloodstream.  Coffee may […]

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Prevent Diabetes With These Tips

By   /  April 29, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /  1 Comment

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Prevent Diabetes Prevent Diabetes (Type 2) by combining a high-fiber diet with lots of exercise.  Preventing Diabetes (Type 2) can be difficult as 30% of people who have it, don’t even know about it.  Dizziness, irritability, fatigue and always being thirsty are signs of diabetes. Pain, tingling, numbness, or swelling of the extremities are also […]

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15 Tips to Prevent Heart Disease

By   /  April 28, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /  1 Comment

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Heart Disease accounts for 29% of all deaths worldwide, easily making it the #1 cause of death.  Cardiovascular disease, in general, has many risk factors including age, gender, alcohol consumption, diet, and exposure to air pollution.  Prevent heart disease by following the tips below and getting regular checkups with your doctor. Tips to prevent disease […]

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Dr. Lustig Considers Sugar a Poison

By   /  April 20, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /  2 Comments

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Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at UC San Francisco, Dr. Robert Lustig, considers sugar a poison.  Due to how much Americans are consuming it, sugar is becoming a toxic substance.  During his lecture he claimed that sugar is a poison not just because it is an empty calorie, but because the build up of it in […]

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Eating More Almonds is Good for You

By   /  April 20, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Eating More Almonds is Good for You

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Eating More Almonds is Good for You Eating more almonds is good for you because it protects the body from cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, insomnia, skin problems, and even anxiety. The LDL cholesterol-lowering food is also high in fiber and healthy fats. If you aren’t likely to be found munching on a handful of these nuts, […]

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Pomegranates Are Good For You

By   /  April 16, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /  3 Comments

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Eat more pomegranates for your heart, lung and brain health. Research shows pomegranate prevent plaque build-up by lowering LDL cholesterol, which is good for your heart. Mice studies have shown that the antioxidants and other compounds in pomegranates also kill lung cancer cells. In women, pomegranate compounds slow the growth of breast cancer cells.  In […]

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Vegan Diets Prevent Disease

By   /  April 16, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /  1 Comment

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Vegan diets prevent disease, so here are some of the things that you can do to prevent heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and other diseases: Cardiovascular disease: Vegan diets help prevent cardiovascular diseases, like heart attacks, by improving the type of healthy fats you consume.  Getting your fat from nuts, flaxseed, wheat germ and avocados gives […]

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Discover 10 Nutritional Reasons to Be a Vegan

By   /  April 16, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /  5 Comments

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Fiber-Getting too much protein from meat and dairy sources reduces the amount of fiber you get from your diet.  Healthy proteins from nuts, beans, peas, and soy are much better sources of protein that contain fiber.  Fiber is able to bind itself to fat that you have metabolized off your midsection, during a workout, and […]

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