How To Avoid Getting a Cold Without Drugs

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How To Avoid Getting a Cold Nutritional Yeast to Prevent the Common Cold Here is a simple way to reduce the incidence of common cold infections by 25%. Take a daily dose of baker's, brewer's, or nutritional yeast. This boosts your immune system, your body's … [Read more...]

Permanente Journal

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"Healthy eating may be best achieved with a plant-based diet, which we define as a regimen that encourages whole, plant-based foods and discourages meats, dairy products, and eggs as well as all refined and processed foods."... "Research shows that plant-based … [Read more...]

Hippocrates

Let Food Be Thy Medicine

"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. "If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health. "Natural forces within us are the true healers of … [Read more...]

Observed Changes Since I Started My Vegan Diet By Van

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What Are Some Benefits of Eating Vegan? I started my eating plan of focusing on a varied diet of mostly whole, plant-based foods and minimal to no oils on March 1, 2013. Below are my personal observations recounting my experience. In general, I couldn't be … [Read more...]

Cost of Healthcare

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Total health care expenditures were an estimated at $10,392 per capita in 2010. That is 22% of GDP. (This includes estimated indirect costs.) The average annual health insurance premium for family coverage in 2013 was $16,351 according to The Kaiser Family … [Read more...]