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He lost 40 pounds in six weeks by going vegan
David Carter, 30, was a defensive lineman for the Dallas Cowboys when he made what he calls the “life-changing decision” to go vegan and eliminate meat, seafood and dairy from his diet.He grew up in South Los Angeles, where his family owned a barbecue restaurant. He was a “straight-up meat eater,... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

You don't need to give up cheeses, milk and coffee creamers to go vegan
Consumption of plant-based dairy is on the rise.By 2022, global sales of dairy alternatives areexpected to reach $21.7 billion: Store shelves are increasingly filled with yogurt, milk, cheese, coffee creamers and cream cheese — only they’re made from nuts, seeds, rice, oats, coconut and even... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

Allergy Alert Issued by Sunneen Health Foods for Undeclared Pecan in Vegan Buffalo Chicken Bites
Sunneen Health Foods is voluntarily recalling mislabeled Whole Foods Market Vegan Buffalo Chicken Bites sold at 13 Whole Foods Market stores in New York and New Jersey because the products contained tree nut (pecan) allergens that were not listed on the product label. The issue was discovered at the distribution center. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to pecans run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 22, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

The Surprising Secrets to Living Longer — And Better
Old age demands to be taken very seriously–and it usually gets its way. It’s hard to be cavalier about a time of life defined by loss of vigor, increasing frailty, rising disease risk and falling cognitive faculties. Then there’s the unavoidable matter of the end of consciousness and the self–death, in other words–that’s drawing closer and closer. It’s the rare person who can confront the final decline with flippancy or ease. That, as it turns out, might be our first mistake. Humans are not alone in facing the ultimate reckoning, but we’re the only species–as far as we ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Longevity Source Type: news

Going vegan can prevent overweight people from diabetes
Following a plant-based diet can boost insulin sensitivity in fat people, found researchers at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in Washington DC. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Going vegan could prevent type 2 diabetes
Researchers have found that adopting a vegan diet has the potential to prevent type 2 diabetes in people who are overweight or obese. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

What really happens when you go from carnivore to vegan
Veganism, or plant-based eating, is the fastest-growing lifestyle trend in the UK. But what's it like to ditch meaty meals for plant-based eating? Here, journalist Leah Hardy reveals all. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New study shows vegan diet improves diabetes markers in overweight adults
(Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine) A plant-based diet improves beta-cell function and insulin sensitivity in overweight adults with no history of diabetes, according to a new study published in Nutrients by researchers from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.Measuring the function of beta cells, which store and release insulin, can help assess future type 2 diabetes risk. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vegan diet cures psoriasis: Woman, 20, is now off all traditional treatments after going gluten-free, vegan
(Natural News) A 20-year-old waitress claimed that she overcame psoriasis for good because of a strict vegan diet, according to a report by the Daily Mail Online. Jessica Belshaw from Torpoint, Cornwall, said that the symptoms of her guttate form of psoriasis started when spots on her abdomen appeared when she was just 13 years old. Then,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poison pass: the man who became immune to snake venom
Rock singer Steve Ludwin has been injecting himself with snake venom for 30 years. In a strange twist, his bizarre habit could now save thousands of lives. His former partner Britt Collins tells his outlandish storySometime in 2006, when my ex-boyfriend failed to show up for dinner, I assumed something was wrong or perhaps he ’d forgotten. About a week later, calling to apologise, he told me he’d had an overdose, accidentally injecting a lethal cocktail of venom from three snakes. A lot has been written aboutSteve Ludwin, widely known as the man who injects snake venom, and lately his life has turned into a non...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 11, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Britt Collins Tags: Snakes Culture Animals Environment Music Wildlife World news Medical research Science Source Type: news

Rise in vegans and vegetarians send Quorn sales soaring
Sales of the firm ’s products, which replicate the shape and texture of everything from burgers to fish fingers, rose by an unprecedented 16 per cent last year as consumers turned away from meat. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cultural taboos around food are powerful – could vegans change ours?
As campaigns such as Veganuary become more popular could the way westerners categorise what ’s edible start to shift?Yesterday marked the end of “Veganuary”, the campaign to encourage people to try a vegan lifestyle for a month. Year on year the trend has grown. Might those one-month vegans change the habits of the rest of us - by changing what an animal is?Vegans shun all animal-derived products – meat, fish and leather obviously, but also eggs, dairy products, honey and wool. Beers refined using isinglass (derived from fish guts) are out, as would thenew UK £5 and £10 notes, if they co...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 1, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Mary-Ann Ochota Tags: Anthropology Science Veganism Evolution Life and style Source Type: news

Botanist says vegan blogger put poisonous flowers on food
James Wong spotted a blogger using toxic flowers to decorate food in a photo and used it to warn his followers on Twitter not to eat them. The flowers are toxic Paperwhite Narcissus blooms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

McDonald's Launches McVegan 'Burger' in Europe
by Kim Hayes, AARP, January 22, 2018|Comments: 0. Sandwich Mcvegan burger. Courtesy of McDonald's. The new sandwich consists of a soy-based patty and includes a vegan sauce, along with other toppings. While other fast food chains such as Burger King and Taco Bell already have vegetarian options on their menu  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - January 23, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Teacher who nearly died from a heart attack 10 years ago is off all meds after going vegan – now he is inspiring others
(Natural News) Heart diseases are the most common causes of human mortality in the world. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 610,000 people die of heart diseases in the U.S. every year. Caused by poor food choices and a sedentary lifestyle, heart disease is the pandemic of the modern world. Given... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Waitress has overcome her psoriasis due to a vegan diet  
Jessica Belshaw, 20, from Torpoint, Cornwall, first noticed spots on her abdomen when she was just 13 years old, which later covered her entire body in agonising red, flaky patches. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are There Health Downsides To Vegetarian Diets?
Although vegetarian eating does have a stellar health reputation, recent news has focused on what could be bad about vegetarian diets and more stringent vegan plans, including reports of hair loss and depression. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I had to convince mum my new diet was a good idea, says footballer Jermain Defoe
WHEN Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe decided last year to start cutting down the amount of meat he ate, it wasn ’t the club doctor or his manager who needed persuading that following a mostly vegan diet would be good for his health – it was his mum Sandra. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hey vegans, did you know your "vegan" cheese is probably made with cows' milk protein? (casein)
(Natural News) As a one-time vegan, I have tremendous respect for the varied diets of people who are seeking improved health. But as a leading food scientist — and founder of CWC Labs — I pay attention to what’s really in food, regardless of how it’s positioned with marketing or propaganda. So I hate to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rochester man off heart meds by going on plant-based diet
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. He has since lost 60 pounds and is off all heart medications. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegans issue death threats against British chef who "spiked" their vegan pizza with real cheese... but "vegan" cheese in the grocery store is made from milk protein!
(Natural News) The vegan internet mafia has gone off the rails, this time hurling death threats at a candid chef in Shropshire, England. The death threats led to the closing of two restaurants. The threats are aimed at Laura Goodman, a head chef who made a joke online about a “pious, judgmental vegan.” “Pious, judgmental... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kristina Rihanoff how a vegan diet helped her shed weight
Veganuary – following a meat, eggs and dairy-free vegan diet for the month of January – is being supported by more than 50,000 Britons. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vegetarian and vegan sources of B-12
Vegetarians and vegans must take particular care to consume enough vitamin B-12, as it is mainly found in meat, eggs, and dairy. Learn what foods to eat. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR on your vegan detox
January is the month when we all go a bonkers and throw our biology textbooks out of the window to convince ourselves that the answer to our festive over-indulgence is a ‘detox’. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to beat stage 4 cancer: For one man, going vegan and quitting chemo saved his life
(Natural News) Given only weeks to live, one man defied the odds and beat stage 4 cancer, thanks to a change in diet. In an article featured in the Daily Mail, Rob Mooberry recounted how he was rushed to the hospital with a perforated colon back in July 2012. Scans later revealed that he had colorectal cancer which had... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fifth of Britons will try dairy free diet this year
Vegan diets will continue to rise in popularity in 2018 as 28 per cent of young adults say they will try giving up cheese and milk this year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Meat tax' proposal highlights why people can't stand vegans
(Natural News) I remember when a couple friends of mine mentioned they didn’t eat meat. I had made a suggestion for a dish to try as we checked out the menu, and they simply responded with their dietary choices. That was the entirety of that particular exchange. After all, what do I care what they... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Political Responsibility in the Collapse of Our Planet
Roberto Savio is founder of IPS Inter Press Service and President EmeritusBy Roberto SavioROME, Dec 27 2017 (IPS)On 20 December, Europe’s 28 Ministers of Environment met in Brussels, to discuss the plan for reducing emissions prepared by the Commission, to comply with the Paris Agreement on climate change. Well, it is now clear that we have lost the battle in keeping the planet as we have known it. Now, of course, this can be considered a personal opinion of mine, devoid of objectivity. Roberto SavioTherefore I will bring a lot of data, history and facts, to make it concrete. Data and facts have good value: they focu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roberto Savio Tags: Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought Development & Aid Economy & Trade Energy Environment Featured Financial Crisis Global Green Economy Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

WTF? California animal shelter to put all dogs on VEGAN diet... because liberals think all dogs are vegans for some reason
(Natural News) For many people, dogs are one of the first animals that come to mind when someone mentions carnivores, so why is one California animal shelter hoping to put all its dogs on a vegan diet? That’s right – the Los Angeles City Board of Animal Services Commissioners are currently mulling a proposal that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chocolate makers innovate to entice health-conscious consumers
LONDON (Reuters) - Raw chocolate KitKats, Dark Milk, vegan bars with quinoa and now "ruby" chocolate: the world's biggest chocolate makers are looking for ways to keep increasingly health-conscious consumers coming back for more. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Las Vegas man cured of cancer after going vegan
Rob Mooberry, now 43, was 38 when he was diagnosed with stage 4 colorectal cancer in Las Vegas, where he is a bartender. He switched to a vegan diet after chemo, and the cancer shrunk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Father-of-two was CURED of cancer after going vegan
Rob Mooberry, now 43, was 38 when he was diagnosed with stage 4 colorectal cancer in Las Vegas, where he is a bartender. He switched to a vegan diet after chemo, and the cancer shrunk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pinterest reveals weird food and drink trends for 2018
Pinterest's 100 Report reveals the food and drink trends set to be big in 2018, including vegan desserts, snap pea snacks and cutting back on alcohol by swapping cocktails for mocktails. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dangers of a vegan diet
Vegans who do not get enough protein and vitamin B12, which are nutrients found in animal products, have lower energy and acne. New York dietitians weigh in on how to properly diet. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thanksgiving treats that won't ruin your diet
A traditional made-from-scratch Thanksgiving feast isn ’t for everyone. For those who would prefer to lighten their day-of workloads, or have the option of healthful dishes for vegan and gluten-free guests, here are some easy and nutrient-dense products that can be bought in advance, stored easily,... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - November 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

Vegan diet as lifestyle choice and the need for risk communication
(BfR Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) Tofu sausages on the barbecue, followed by cake made with bananas instead of eggs? There is no doubt that the vegan diet is in vogue. Alongside the proven positive effects on health, however, there are also risks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Happy World Vegan Month!
It’s World Vegan Month, and as the PNR’s only vegan, I thought I would take the opportunity to post about this little known celebration.  It has always struck me as odd that World Vegan Month should fall during Thanksgiving, a holiday renown for the consumption of vast amounts of turkey and ham. But then again, the vast majority of Americans are not vegan. What are vegans? MeSH defines them as “persons who avoid consuming animal products or animal-derived substances, such as MEAT; EGGS; or HONEY. Some vegans also refrain from using animals or animal products in any form or for any purpose, such as in...
Source: Dragonfly - November 13, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Ann Madhavan Tags: Health Observances News From NN/LM PNR Source Type: news

Some high street vegan lunches less healthy than ice cream
A third of the half a million vegans in the UK follow the diet for perceived health benefits, according to a recent YouGov survey. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When More Vegan Meals Are The Goal, What Is The Strategy?
Activist Tobias Leenaert counsels vegans and vegetarians to focus on vegan meals rather than vegan identities — and to talk encouragingly with meat reducers, says anthropologist Barbara J. King.(Image credit: yulkapopkova/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Barbara J. King Source Type: news

Nigeria:Vegan Diet Can Reverse Chronic Diseases That Are Prevalent in Nigeria, Says Olatunji
[Guardian] Today is World Vegan Day, a day set aside since 1994 to celebrate the benefits of veganism to humans, animals and the environment. Being vegan entails complete abstinence from all animal products, animal by-products and animal exploitation, but in a country where the number of pieces of beef, poultry or fish you have on your plate is almost a status symbol, being vegan is mostly unappealing. Vegans, however, are inclined to mention the immense benefits of their diet. To highlight some of the benefits, LOLA (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 1, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Vegan diet warning: Beware THIS unexpected side-effect of SUDDENLY ditching meat and dairy
VEGAN diets continue to grow in popularity. However, suddenly removing meat, dairy and other animal products from meals could cause hair loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegans put meat back on their plates due to weight gain
Dietitian Maria Bella (pictured) from NYC went vegan for two years before going back to her regular diet. She found that she was eating more unhealthy on the diet than she does now with eating meat. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Protein Anxiety – Do YOU have it?
(Natural News) Vegetarians and vegans alike are constantly bombarded with the same encumbering questions – where do you get your protein and do you get enough? The old adage that comes from a retired and biased food pyramid that says you have to eat meat as a major part of your daily food regimen to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegan food truck shuts down after celebrating deaths of "fifty nine meat eaters" in Las Vegas massacre
(Natural News) A vegan food truck owner has gone out of business after writing a controversial Facebook message in the immediate aftermath of the horrific Las Vegas mass shooting on October 1. Delinda Jensen, 60, sparked massive social media outrage after writing that “Yes I am jaded. Fifty nine meat eaters dead. How many animals will... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegetarianism Linked to Depression Vegetarianism Linked to Depression
A new study from the National Institues of Health suggests that men who are vegetarians or vegans are at greater risk for depression than their counterparts who eat meat.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Vegan diet warning: Ditching meat could lead to EARLY hair loss in men
VEGAN and vegetarian diets could accelerate hair loss in men, according to an expert, since meat contains vital iron that helps locks grow. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study links vegetarian diet in pregnancy to substance abuse in offspring
Conclusion While having too little vitamin B12 in your diet during pregnancy can affect a baby's development, it remains to be proven whether a vegetarian diet in pregnancy can cause substance abuse problems in teenage offspring. The findings do not mean that vegetarian pregnant women need to start eating meat. It is already recommended that vegetarian and vegan mums-to-be take special care to ensure they get enough of certain nutrients that are found in meat and fish, such as vitamin B12, vitamin D and iron. The study identifies a possible link between having little or no meat consumption in pregnancy (which may have led ...
Source: NHS News Feed - October 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy/child Source Type: news

Personal Health: Good Vegan, Bad Vegan
A vegan who consumes no animal products can be just as unhealthy as an omnivore who dines on burgers and chicken nuggets. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Diet and Nutrition Veganism Vegetarianism Cooking and Cookbooks Animals Animal Abuse, Rights and Welfare Source Type: news

Halo Top Is Now Offering Non-Dairy and Vegan Ice Cream in 7 Flavors
Halo Top announced a new line of vegan and non-dairy flavors of its ice cream that has taken the dessert world by storm. The company, which sells what it calls a healthy replacement for full-calorie ice cream, introduced the new line of ice cream Thursday, and said the flavors would hit grocery store shelves in mid-October. Flavors of the vegan and non-dairy ice cream include Peanut Butter Cup, Chocolate, Oatmeal Cookie, Sea Salt Caramel, Caramel Macchiato, Cinnamon Roll and Chocolate Covered Banana. They are made with coconut milk and maintain the ice cream’s traditional 280-360 calorie range. Halo Top CEO Justin W...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mahita Gajanan Tags: Uncategorized Food onetime Source Type: news