Interest in Vegan Diets on the Rise

With influential figures like former President Bill Clinton announcing his enthusiasm for a vegan diet, and celebs like Justin Timberlake singing “Bring it on down to Veganville,” it would seem that veganism is entering the mainstream. Need more proof? According to Google Trends, public interest in a vegan diet is higher than ever before. The […]

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome – Affects 20% of the Population, Primarily Women

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Overview Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic gastrointestinal disorder of unknown cause. Common symptoms include abdominal cramping or pain, bloating and gassiness, and altered bowel habits. Irritable bowel syndrome has also been called spastic colon, functional bowel disease, and mucous colitis. However, IBS is not a true “colitis.” The term colitis […]

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Positive Emotions Do Make a Difference

Positive Emotions, Good Health Have Strong Link In Developing Countries, Study Finds  Health, Global Health, Health-And-Positive-Thinking, Positive Emotions, Positive Thinking, Positivity, Photo Galleries, Healthy Living News Is the concept of emotions having an effect on health a “First World” problem? According to a new study, no, it is not — and in fact, the association […]

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Cooking class verfiies that good nutrition costs less to prepare!

Mar. 20, 2013 — Researchers from The Miriam Hospital and the Rhode Island Community Food Bank report individuals who participated in a six-week cooking program and followed simple, plant-based recipes decreased their total food spending, purchased healthier food items and improved their food security. The study, published in the March issue of the Journal of […]

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