How Menopause Affects Cholesterol —And How to Manage It
Kelly Officer, 49, eats a vegan diet and shuns most processed foods. So, after a recent routine blood test revealed that she had high cholesterol, “I was shocked and upset,” she says, “since it never has been [high] in the past.” Officer is not alone. As women enter menopause, cholestrol levels jump—by an average of 10-15%, or about 10 to 20 milligrams per deciliter. (A healthy adult cholesterol range is 125-200 milligrams per deciliter, according to the National Library of Medicine.) This change often goes unnoticed amidst physical symptoms and the general busyness of those years. But, says D...
Source: TIME: Health - September 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katherine Harmon Courage Tags: Uncategorized freelance healthscienceclimate heart health Source Type: news

What to eat this month: Mushrooms are having a moment
Mushrooms are having a moment, whether it's the recent documentary "Fantastic Fungi" or their newfound trendiness as a vegan leather. September is National Mushroom Month, but because of mushrooms' fertile growing capabilities and versatility in many dishes, any month is a great one to be celebrating fungi. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mushrooms are having a moment
, whether it's the recent documentary "Fantastic Fungi" or their newfound trendiness as a vegan leather. September is National Mushroom Month, but because of mushrooms' fertile growing capabilities and versatility in many dishes, any month is a great one to be celebrating fungi. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12: The taste that may signal a 'severe' deficiency - seen in 56% of patients
THE RISE in vegan and vegetarian dietary habits has prompted widespread discussion about vitamin B12. Without the nutrient, the body's most basic functions may falter. Low levels, studies suggest, may also affect a person's perception of taste and smell. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegan mom gets life in prison for starvation death of son
A vegan woman convicted of murder in the malnutrition death of her young son has been sentenced to life in prison (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Tips to Food-Fueling Your Active Vegan Child
Title: Tips to Food-Fueling Your Active Vegan ChildCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/22/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - August 22, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Tips to Food-Fueling Your Active Vegan Child
SATURDAY, Aug. 20, 2022 -- Kids can take part in sports while on vegetarian and vegan diets, but parents and caregivers must help them select foods that will fuel them and meet their nutrition needs. Vegan athletes can become deficient in vitamin... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 20, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vegetarian Women Have Higher Hip Fracture Risk
A study of over 26,000 middle-aged UK women reveals those with a vegetarian diet had a 33% higher risk of hip fracture compared to regular meat-eaters (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 13, 2022 Category: Disability Tags: Vegetarian and Vegan Source Type: news

Strength Training Overcomes Bone Effects of Vegan Diet Strength Training Overcomes Bone Effects of Vegan Diet
Bone microarchitecture differences observed between vegans and omnivores disappear when both practice progressive resistance training.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - August 12, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Januvia's Nitrosamine Contamination; COVID & Type 1 Diabetes; Vegans Who Lift
(MedPage Today) -- Some samples of the type 2 diabetes medication sitagliptin (Januvia) were found to be contaminated with nitrosamine; to avoid a shortage, the FDA is allowing Merck to temporarily distribute sitagliptin containing Nitroso-STG... (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - August 10, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hearing delayed for vegan mom in starvation death of son
She was convicted of first-degree murder and other charges. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Resistance Training May Improve Bone Health for Vegans
MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2022 -- Bone microarchitecture differs for vegans versus omnivores, but these differences are attenuated for participants reporting resistance training, according to a study published online Aug. 4 in the Journal of Clinical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 8, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vegan Florida mom faces sentence in starvation death of son
A mother who followed a strict vegan diet in Florida faces sentencing for the malnutrition death of her 18-month-old son (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Vegan? Weightlifting May Protect Your Bones
FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2022 -- While a plant-based diet may be associated with lower bone mineral density and increased fracture risk, there might be a way to counteract that: pumping iron. New Austrian research shows that vegans who lift weights or do... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vegan? Weightlifting May Protect Your Bones
Title: Vegan? Weightlifting May Protect Your BonesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/5/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/5/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - August 5, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news