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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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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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Legumes Improve Heart Health

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Consuming beans, lentils, peas, and other legumes reduces the risk for cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease, and high blood pressure, according to a review published in Advances in Nutrition. Researchers reviewed publications that assessed consumption of legumes on the risk for cardiometabolic diseases and related markers. Results showed that those who consumed the most legumes reduced incidence rates for cardiovascular…

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