8+ Striking Nutrition Studies Every Medical Student Should Read

In the United States, dietary factors are the most important risk factors for disease, yet medical schools fail to provide adequate nutrition education. As a consequence, medical students graduate without... Read more

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Ingredient IQ: Horseradish

Spring has come to Ethos Farm, and the Jewish holiday of Passover is here. That’s my cue to go out into our vegetable production field to dig up horseradish root.... Read more

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Reversing India’s Diabetes Problem: A Q&A with Dr. Nandita Shah

India is known as a country of vegetarians, but, in reality, more and more Indians are eating meat, especially young people drawn in by fast food chains. Dairy foods like... Read more

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New Hypertension Guidelines Got Your Blood Pressure Up? Here’s How to Bring It Down Naturally

As scary as it sounds, half of U.S. adults now have high blood pressure, and more will have it as they age. Last November, the American Heart Association and the... Read more

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Why I Recommend a High-Carb Diet for My Patients with Diabetes

I have many patients with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes in my internal medicine practice. When I ask what foods they think they should limit, the majority answer “carbs.” To... Read more

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Protected: How the Way We Farm Makes Us Sick: 6 Things You Need to Know about the U.S. Farm Bill

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Get Ready for “The Game Changers,” the Next Plant-Powered Supermovie

When the cab drivers at Sundance are talking about a film you made, you know the five years you put into a project were worth every second. This was the... Read more

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5 Plant-Based Ingredient Swaps for Satisfying Dinners and Desserts

Many of us are intimidated by the thought of transitioning to a whole-food, plant-based diet. But the truth is that we can still indulge in old favorites including cream sauces, sautéed dishes, and even ice cream by replacing health-defeating ingredients... Read more

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This Gynecologist Is Making the WFPB Connection for Women

Dr. Padma Garvey, a gynecologist working in New York’s Hudson Valley (about 75 miles outside of New York City), has come to be known as “the plant-based doctor mom” for her outspoken advocacy of a whole-food, plant-based diet both in... Read more

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Ingredient IQ: All About Aquafaba

Since it was discovered less than three years ago by French chef Joël Roessel, aquafaba has been all the rage with vegan cooks. Aquafaba is simply the name for the viscous liquid left over after boiling chickpeas. It’s an extremely... Read more

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