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Celebrate Earth Day (and Every Day) with Plant-based Meals

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HappyCow is helping reduce the environmental impact of meat consumption by making it simpler for people to find plant-based options in over 180 countries. For nearly 20 years, HappyCow has been the world’s most popular vegan restaurant guide, gathering nearly 100,000 listings, with over 300,000 members worldwide and more than 400,000 reviews. According to the U.N. Convention to Combat Desertification, 56…

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Animal Protein Linked to Death in Those with Chronic Disease

Animal Protein

Higher intakes of animal protein increased risk of death in those with cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, according to a study published online in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers followed the diets of 2,641 participants from the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study and compared protein intake with death from chronic disease. Those who consumed more meat…

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The Great Protein Fiasco

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The field of nutrition got human protein requirements spectacularly wrong, leading to a massive recalculation. Read full article: Changing Protein Requirements More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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Replacing Red Meat with Plant Protein Lowers Risk for Heart Disease

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Replacing red meat with plant-based protein sources lowers your risk for heart disease, according to a meta-analysis published in Circulation. Researchers reviewed studies that compared diets that included red meat with eating habits that replaced red meat with foods such as legumes and tracked cardiovascular disease risk factors. Plant-based protein sources in place of red meat produced improvements in blood…

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Diet rich in animal protein is associated with a greater risk of death

Meat and heart disease

A diet rich in animal protein and meat in particular is not good for the health, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland finds, providing further backing for earlier research evidence. Men who favoured animal protein over plant-based protein in their diet had a greater risk of death in a 20-year follow-up than men whose diet was more…

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5 Major Poisons Found in Animal Foods

Animal-Based Diet

Protein, fat, cholesterol, methionine (a sulfur-containing amino acid), and dietary acids, which are all superabundant in animal foods, are poisoning nearly everyone following the standard Western diet. Most people cannot fathom this, because it takes four or more decades of consumption before disability, disfigurement, and death become common from these endogenous toxins. This long latent period fools the public into…

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