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Plant-Based Diets Lower Risk of Death from Heart Disease

plant based diet for heart disease

A plant-based diet lowers the risk of dying from a heart attack, according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition. Researchers assessed diet records and cardiovascular disease-related mortality for 11,879 participants in the NHANES III study. The authors developed an index that scored plant-based and animal-based foods differently to quantify adherence to a vegetarian diet. This allowed for…

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G-BOMBS: 6 Anti-Cancer Foods to Eat Every Day

anti-cancer foods

Reduce cancer risk with nutritional excellence — for instance, you can always reduce your risk of developing lung cancer by quitting smoking at any point before cancer begins. Likewise, you can reduce your risk of a variety of cancers with nutritional excellence, even if it is too late to maximally protect yourself against cancer at an advanced age. Even people…

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Superfood Recipes for Super Bowl Sunday

Vegan Spinach Artichoke Dip

Here are some healthy snacks for a superfood-filled Super Bowl, created by premier plant-based chef, Sascha Weiss, head of product/recipe development at Project Juice (www.projectjuice.com), a clean food, smoothie and cold-pressed juice company, as well as from board certified nutritional consultant, holistic health coach and Project Juice co-founder, Marra St. Clair, (ritualwellness.projectjuice.com). From Sascha Weiss Buffalo style oven roasted cauliflower…

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The 5 colors of foods you should eat every day

eat the rainbow

You’ve probably heard of “eating the rainbow.” But did you know that there’s real science behind it? It turns out that along with the pigments that give fruits and vegetables their color—turning tomatoes red, kale green, and oranges orange—come a huge array of unique vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals. Red, orange, green, purple, and white fruits and vegetables each offer…

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Recipe: Vegan BLT Sandwich

Vegan BLT Sandwich

This vegan version of a BLT sandwich is just as delicious and satisfying as the original without the cholesterol. Ingredients Organic whole grain bread Lightlife Smart Bacon (or other brand) Vegenaise (or other brand) Lettuce (best to use dark leafy salad greens for more nutrients) Tomato Directions – Prepare bacon strips according to package directions – Toast bread, then spread…

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