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Despite the rising number of COVID cases in the US, heart disease remains our number one threat with up to 650,000 deaths per year. COVID19 is a contagious, airborne virus that is preventable through social distancing, mask compliance, consistent hand-washing, and disinfectant. Scientists are also racing for a vaccine,...
 
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The Pursuit of Deliciousness at the Intersection of Health, Sustainability, and Cultural Discovery The Global Plant-Forward Culinary Summit 2020 covered a vast number of topics from very creative people who are so passionate about sustainability and creativity. It was so impressive to see the wonderful community who could make...
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Meatless Monday just gained a little more clout. A recent science report suggests that increased levels of a compound called tremethlyamine N-oxide (TMAO) that’s made in the gut, is associated with heart disease. Researchers discovered that people who consume a lot of red meat have three times the TMAO levels compared to those who eat ... Another reason to embrace Meatless Monday
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There is no evidence (that this reviewer is aware of) that supports any claims that dietary lectins somehow promote obesity...


If you need one more reason to eat less meat and more beans, look no further.  A recent study published in Clinical Nutrition looked at data from the PREDIMED study, research of over 3,000 subjects with elevated risk for heart disease, but without type 2 diabetes. The study found...