Nutrition

Vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Launches Plant-Based Lifestyle Medicine Program

Bellevue Hospital’s Plant-Based Lifestyle Medicine Program Bite by bite we are integrating a more holistic lifestyle medicine into our conventional sick care system. As more people realize the benefits of a plant-based diet in their health, like Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, there will be more opportunity to integrate lifestyle medicine approaches. The $400,000 investment …

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Low-carb diets could shorten life, study suggests – BBC News

Low-carb diets could shorten life The diet advice yo-yo continues… now low-carb diets could shorten life. The “evil” carb may not be so evil after all, especially when compared to a diet high in animal products. Low-carb diets, such as Atkins, have become increasingly popular for weight loss and have shown promise for lowering the …

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How the humble cabbage can stop cancers – BBC News

The Humble Cabbage Fights Cancer Could an agent in the fight against cancer be lying at our feet? The humble cabbage has been a food staple in many ethnic dishes for centuries: sauerkraut, kimchi, borscht, among others. In addition to filling millions of bellies, the humble cabbage fights cancer according to new research. That cruciferous …

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Mental Healthy Eating | How What You Eat Affects Your Mental Health     

Mental Healthy Eating Like physical health, our mental health is also influenced by our diet among other things. Unfortunately, research is lagging on the critical connection for mental healthy eating but this article does shed some light. They say you are what you eat, and we all know that the foods we eat have an …

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How Smoking In 1958 Is Like Eating In 2018

Cigarette Diet? Have we replaced one poor-health habit with another? It took decades and major court decisions to tarnish cigarettes. It wasn’t long ago that people smoked in their offices. Now we munch on bags of potato chips, cheese poofs, and other crunchy killers. “Most deaths in the United States are preventable and related to nutrition.” According …

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Diet-driven hair loss and skin damage may be reversible

Diet Can Impact Skin There is nothing wrong with being bald… says bald father, Tim. That said, there are many people who invest in preventing baldness or restoring hair as well as numerous skin conditions. There may be another, more holistic way, to address baldness and skin concerns. New research highlights that diet can impact …

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Plant-Based Diabetes Program Joins Medical Roundtable

Plant-Based Diabetes Program The plant-based lifestyle has certainly gained momentum through books / movies like Forks Over Knives and What The Health? but it has been less successful gaining clinical access… until now. An online diabetes coaching program focusing on a plant-based whole foods diet has joined the American College of Lifestyle Medicine’s Corporate Roundtable. …

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Why the ‘eat a healthy, balanced diet’ advice is meaningless

Treatment Includes Healthy Diet There is simply no doubt that diet impacts health, sometimes remarkably. Why is it that “eat a healthy, balanced diet” is too often the best we can get during a physician visit? These are smart people who can drill down to specifics of anatomy or many pharmaceuticals. Yet so few physicians …

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Menopause can be unsettling. These habits can help smooth the transition

Preparing For Menopause As a Society it is perhaps time that the US stop leaving the conversation of menopause to comedians. It is a natural (and healthy) progression for women, not just “hot flashes” and “mood swings”. Ancient medical systems like Traditional Chinese Medicine have treated menopause not as an illness or a condition to …

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Why Eating Plant-Based Can Boost Your Mental Health – One Green Planet

Plant-Based Diet Boosts Mental Health It has become commonly accepted in recent years that a plant-based diet promotes health. Plant-based practitioners do not necessarily exclude meat and dairy but certainly reduces (or eliminates) them. Newer to the scene, however, is that a plant-based diet boosts mental health. In a modern world riddled with stress and …

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