Doug Schmidt, 59, is a teacher in Rochester, New York, who suffered a near-fatal heart attack 10 years ago prompting him to become vegan, switching to a plant based diet. He has since lost 60 pounds and is off all heart medications and inspiring others to take control of their health, and has recently been […]
One of the most straightforward steps you can take to improve your health in the New Year is to give up soda. The problem with soda stems from its high sugar content, particularly the liquid high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) variety, and, in the case of diet, its artificial sweetener content, among other issues. Research […]
People who eat very quickly do not give their bodies time to realize it is full – meaning they tend to eat more, according to cardiologists based at Hiroshima University in Japan.
Texas researchers discovered the seed husks are rich in protective compounds which may prevent the growth of malignant tumours and the build-up of fat inside our arteries. It could be used in treatments for cancer, heart disease and other illnesses.
Is a whole food plant-based diet the answer to our chronic modern diseases? Find out in this new 2017 short documentary, which features a number of doctors discussing the benefits of a vegan diet, including Dr Kim Williams (immediate past president of the US College of Cardiology) as well as others.
According to the Heart Foundation, about 720,000 people suffer from heart attacks each year, which translates into someone having a heart attack every 34 seconds. Moreover, heart disease, the leading cause of death in the US, currently claims the lives of one out of every four adults. But, you can take steps to protect yourself. […]
Over a quarter of the planet’s population is suffering from fat-related health problems, a stunning report warns. And four million people died in 2015 as a direct result of being overweight and struck by cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other killer conditions.