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Pandemics: History, Future & Prevention

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How to treat the cause by preventing the emergence of pandemic viruses in the first place (a video I recorded more than a decade ago when I was Public Health Director at the HSUS in Washington DC). More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, How Not to Diet, and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York…

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Growing Your Own Cocktails, Mocktails, Teas & Infusions

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There’s nothing quite like a thirst-quenching beverage, especially when it’s made with fresh ingredients you grew and picked from your very own garden! Inside this informative book, you’ll learn which leaves, flowers, fruits, vegetables, and roots to grow so you can enjoy them from your glass or mug. Explore more than 60 plant profiles for easy-to-grow ingredients that are perfect…

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Soy Products Lower Risk for Heart Disease

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Isoflavones found in tofu and other soy products lower the risk for coronary heart disease, according to research published in Circulation. Researchers at Harvard analyzed diet records from the Nurses’ Health Study I and II for participants free of heart disease and tracked nonfatal myocardial infarction and mortality from heart disease. Higher intakes of tofu were associated with reduced risk…

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The Link Between COVID-19 and Mistreatment of Animals

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Karner Blue Capital, an investment advisor working with publicly traded companies that incorporate animal welfare and biodiversity protection into their operations, is calling attention to the link between infectious diseases like COVID-19 and the mistreatment of animals in order to highlight the health and economic consequences of these interactions. “Karner Blue Capital expresses sympathy for people whose lives have been…

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Plant-Based Diets Help Prevent Asthma

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Plant-based diets help prevent and treat asthma, according to a review published in Nutrition in Clinical Care. Researchers from the Physicians Committee examined the evidence related to asthma and dietary factors among adults and children. The prevalence of asthma rose over the years as high-fat, Westernized diets increased in popularity. Diets that emphasize fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes and minimize…

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Keto Diet May Lead to Flu-Like Symptoms

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Following a high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet may lead to headache, fatigue, nausea, and other symptoms referred to as the “keto flu,” according to a new review in Frontiers in Nutrition. Researchers identified common symptoms via online searches and forums and tracked severity, duration, and potential remedies. Most online users reported moderate symptoms that also included aches, diarrhea, and intestinal pain…

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