Renal diet for vegetarians: What about protein?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Being obsessed with clean eating can be a sign you are struggling to manage your mental health
A new university from York University has found that lacto-vegetarians - people who don't eat meat or eggs but do eat dairy products - are the most likely to develop orthorexia nervosa. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ditching my vegetarian diet helped me beat fertility issues
Like an estimated one in five women, Samantha Downes, from London, has polycystic ovary syndrome - but changing her diet transformed her life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study reveals the antiviral potential of pokeweed
(Natural News) Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) could either be a toxic plant or a dietary staple, depending on where and who you ask. The brightly colored plant has been dubbed as “the vegetarian’s puffer fish,” owing to the wild edible’s poisonous properties. Researchers from India have even found that pokeweed can be used together with antivirals to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Much Protein Do You Need for Weight Loss and Muscle Growth?
FRIDAY, May 10, 2019 -- Low-carb, vegetarian, Mediterranean -- whatever your diet, it's important to get enough protein. Although research hasn't yet pinpointed one perfect formula, experts say that the typical " recommended " daily minimums aren't... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 10, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The vegetarian 'meat' aimed at replacing the real thing
Could meat-free foods that 'bleed' take the place of traditional burgers and sausages? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegetarian chili with tofu
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How the new plant-based burgers stack up to beef
Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods are among the companies racing to tap into the massive U.S. market of meat eaters by more closely mimicking the taste of beef than vegetarian patties of the past. So are the plant-based patties better for you or for the planet? (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Healthy plant-based diet (but not plant-based junk food) may protect kidneys
(Reuters Health) - While a healthy-plant based diet is tied to a lower risk of kidney disease, people who fill their plates with starchy, sugary vegetarian fare may actually increase their risk of kidney damage, a new study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

'Little Willies' vegetarian sausages sold in Tesco and Waitrose are recalled
The UK's Food Standards Agency has issued a recall notice for a batch of the sausage six-packs, which sell for £2.99 in Waitrose. Neither Waitrose or Tesco currently have the product in stock online. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plant-Based Diets Help Reduce Kidney Disease Risk Long Term Plant-Based Diets Help Reduce Kidney Disease Risk Long Term
Sticking to a healthy plant-based or vegetarian diet resulted in favorable kidney disease outcomes in the first study to examine the association between the two.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

CKD Risk Lower for Those Following Healthy Plant-Based Diet
FRIDAY, April 26, 2019 -- Greater adherence to healthy plant-based diets and a vegetarian diet is associated with a lower risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study published online April 25 in the Clinical Journal of the American... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health Tip: Protein For Vegans
-- The recommended dietary allowance suggests that people take in 0.8 grams of protein for every kilogram that they weigh, says the Vegetarian Resource Group. Vegan foods that are high in protein include: Tempeh. Beans, such as soybeans and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vegetarian chili
This meatless chili gets its kick from Fresno peppers. If you can't find them, jalapeno peppers are a good substitute. (Source: MayoClinic.com Recipe of the Day)
Source: MayoClinic.com Recipe of the Day - April 20, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Going vegetarian can reduce your risk of gout by causing less crystals to build-up around joints
A study by Taiwan researchers found that vegetarians had the lowest amount of uric acid which is known to cause gout, the agonising condition that once struck Henry VIII. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mail on Sunday reviews new breed of vegan burgers, created in a lab to taste like real beef
Few things in life are as simple – or as pleasurable to eat – as a burger. But for a long time, Britain's vegans and vegetarians have had to endure flavourless products. That was until now. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospital staff say patient meals not fit to eat
More than half of hospital staff in England wouldn’t eat food served to patients because it’s unhealthy and of poor quality, according to a survey by UNISON published today (Wednesday). Many NHS employees and those working for private firms, including nurses, porters and those in administrative roles, also reveal nutritious meals aren’t available to buy at work, especially when on night shifts. No free drinking water, poor food-preparation facilities or meals unsuitable for their dietary or religious needs were among other top complaints from more than 300 staff across England. The findings highlight the ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - April 9, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release health conference NHS Sara Gorton Source Type: news

Dietary supplement boosts cognitive function in vegetarians
(American Physiological Society) Vegetarians who take the dietary supplement creatine may enjoy improved brain function, according to a new study. The research will be presented today at the American Physiological Society's (APS) annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2019 in Orlando, Fla. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Used in moderation, nutritional yeast can boost immunity and improve digestion
(Natural News) Nutritional yeast is inactive yeast made from beet molasses and sugarcane. This superfood can help improve your digestion and lower your blood pressure. Nutritional yeast, also called “nooch,” is usually a strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. This species of yeast has yeast cells that use sugar for energy. The nutritional profile of “nooch” Vegans and vegetarians use nutritional... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vegans have a 'healthier biomarker profile'
After testing a range of diets, researchers conclude that vegan and vegetarian diets produce the healthiest levels of diet-related biomarkers. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Vegetarian Diets and Chronic Kidney Disease Vegetarian Diets and Chronic Kidney Disease
Could plant-based diets have a role in the prevention and management of CKD?Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of jackfruit?
Jackfruit is a healthful source of essential nutrients, including vitamin C, potassium, and dietary fiber. Research suggests that substances in the fruit and plant may have a variety of health benefits. Cooked, unripe jackfruit is a popular meat substitute among vegetarians and vegans. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

"Impossible Burger" is just THAT, because it's GMO
(Natural News) What do you get when you genetically modify soybean roots in a top secret laboratory, cram it into a new “burger” and then sell that Franken-burger as “plant-based” to a bunch of health-minded consumers? You get $250 million richer from investors who like the marketing scam of the new bloody “vegetarian” impossible burger... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS cardiologist claims his 68-year-old mother’s vegetarian diet played a role in her death
Dr Aseem Malhotra, an NHS cardiologist, said his mother, a former GP in Manchester, became weak and susceptible to infection because of a protein and vitamin deficiency. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: Fitness coach and cookbook author Joe Wicks, 33, answers our health quiz 
Fitness coach and cookbook author Joe Wicks enjoys a couple of cocktails, but he's never been a smoker. He's also started cooking more vegetarian food. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Following a vegan lifestyle benefits diabetic people who want to improve both their health and mood
(Natural News) Vegan and vegetarian diets have been making the rounds in the mainstream food industry. A review suggests that people with diabetes may benefit from adhering to a vegan or vegetarian diet. The review, published in the journal BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care, reports that following a plant-based diet may help improve both their... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New study shows how vegans, vegetarians and omnivores feel about eating insects
(University of Eastern Finland) Many non-vegan vegetarians and omnivores are open to including insects in their diet. For vegans, however, that is not an option, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. Researchers examined consumers' intentions to consume foods of insect origin among vegans, non-vegan vegetarians and omnivores. They examined the attitude, subjective norm, perceived behavioral control and food neophobia toward the consumption of foods of insect origin, as well as the conditions for eating insect-based foods among these dietary groups. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Assessing the long-term health of vegetarians and vegans and their risk of certain conditions and diseases
(Natural News) Researchers from the University of Oxford revealed that becoming a vegetarian or vegan has significant long-term health benefits. This finding, which was published in the journal Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, was based on the results of western studies involving a high portion of vegetarian participants. Vegetarians are people who follow a diet devoid of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are flexitarians half-hearted vegetarians?
Can simply lowering meat consumption be considered a thing, or is it just "half-hearted" vegetarianism? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These Are the 5 Best Diets for 2019, According to Experts
For the second year in a row, the Mediterranean diet was named the best diet in America by U.S. News & World Report. Following a Mediterranean diet involves eating lots of plants, whole grains, healthy fats (such as olive oil) and lean proteins, and cutting back on processed foods, red meat and refined sugars. The diet has long been linked to many health benefits, including lower risks of cancer and heart disease, better kidney health and a healthier gut. In the latest rankings, the Mediterranean diet also took the titles of best diet for healthy eating, diabetes and heart health, the easiest diet to follow and the be...
Source: TIME: Health - January 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

University of Waterloo looking to put more vegan and vegetarian options on the menu
Students at the University of Waterloo will soon be able to load up their plates with more vegan and vegetarian foods. Campus chefs are taking part in plant-based culinary training to learn how to prepare recipes that are meat, egg and dairy-free. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Kitchener-Waterloo Source Type: news

Are Vegetarian and Vegan Diets Best for Diabetes? Are Vegetarian and Vegan Diets Best for Diabetes?
Should a vegetarian or vegan diet be recommended on a first-line basis for patients with diabetes? Dr Boris Hansel shares his thoughts.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

How to live longer: Do vegetarians live longer? Diet secret to long life REVEALED
HOW TO live longer: Eating a healthy, balanced diet has been found to boost longevity because it helps slash the risk of serious health conditions. For a long time a vegetarian diet has been deemed one of the healthiest - but do vegetarians live longer? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Do vegetarians live longer? The diet secret to long life REVEALED
HOW TO live longer: Eating a healthy, balanced diet has been found to boost longevity because it helps slash the risk of serious health conditions. For a long time a vegetarian diet has been deemed one of the healthiest - but do vegetarians live longer? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here are some of the best vegan-friendly protein sources
(Natural News) Following a vegetarian or (the stricter) vegan lifestyle is rewarding, but it also comes with some challenges. Foregoing meat means you lose out on a major source of protein, but the list below includes other Paleo meat-free sources of this crucial nutrient. The Paleo diet and protein The Paleo diet mimics the diet of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Iron-rich foods for vegetarians and vegans
Iron is an essential nutrient. Many plant-based foods contain iron, including lentils, beans, tofu, and blackstrap molasses. Learn about these and other iron-rich vegetarian foods here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

How to live longer: Should you eat meat or a plant-based diet? Key to longevity REVEALED
HOW TO live longer: A healthy and balanced diet is recommended by all health experts if you want to reduce your chance of serious health conditions developing. But should this include meat or is a vegetarian, plant-based diet key? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegans can improve their omega-3 levels by taking non-animal forms of DHA
(Natural News) Vegan and vegetarian diets are known for being free from any animal products – which can be a double-edged sword. In particular, certain nutrients such as docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) are difficult to obtain, as fish is one of the primary sources of this fatty acid. A systematic review of literature in the Journal of Nutrition... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Times Insider: A Vegetarian Reporter Explores a Hunting Dilemma
During my week with a group of conservationist elk hunters, I put aside my personal dietary restrictions in order to better understand their perspective. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: IAN URBINA Tags: Hunting and Trapping Poaching (Wildlife) Elk Firearms Condors Vegetarianism Nature Conservancy Humane Society of the United States Oregon Source Type: news

Times Insider: I Am a Vegetarian and I Spent a Week With Elk Hunters
Though I try to avoid letting my personal dietary restrictions impinge on my job, some assignments prove more challenging than others. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: IAN URBINA Tags: Hunting and Trapping Poaching (Wildlife) Elk Firearms Condors Vegetarianism Nature Conservancy Humane Society of the United States Oregon Source Type: news

Times Insider: How Can People Who Hunt Animals Say They Want to Protect Them?
A reporter (a vegetarian) spent a week with elk hunters and learned about the ethics of hunting for meat. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: IAN URBINA Tags: Hunting and Trapping Poaching (Wildlife) Elk Firearms Condors Vegetarianism Nature Conservancy Humane Society of the United States Oregon Source Type: news

'Bleeding' plant-based burger hits growing UK vegan market
It sold out in the US, and now the delayed launch of a "bleeding" vegan burger is causing huge excitement among UK vegetarians and vegans. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eat your vegetables (and fish): Another reason why they may promote heart health
(American Physiological Society) Elevated levels of trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO) -- a compound linked with the consumption of fish, seafood and a primarily vegetarian diet -- may reduce hypertension-related heart disease symptoms. New research in rats finds that low-dose treatment with TMAO reduced heart thickening (cardiac fibrosis) and markers of heart failure in an animal model of hypertension. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Guardian view on vegans: a dietary challenge | Editorial
A huge reduction in meat-eating is called for. No wonder carnivores are feeling defensiveVeganism, once widely seen as an alternative, if not an extreme, lifestyle, is now in the mainstream. Exactly how many people in the UK have eliminated animal products including dairy and honey from their diets is uncertain. One recent survey suggested there could be as many as3.5 million vegans in the UK. The Vegan Society offers the much lower figure of 600,000 vegans, which still represents a fourfold increase in four years. But either way, and combined with a big increase in vegetarians and occasional meat-eaters (otherwise known a...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 1, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Editorial Tags: Meat The meat industry Food Farming Environment Veganism Life and style Vegan food and drink Vegetarianism Vegetarian food and drink Waitrose Retail industry John Lewis Business Climate change Science Source Type: news

Ever wondered what's in your faeces? Gastroenterologist reveals all
Vegetarians have a higher water content in their stools, according to Dr Vincent Ho, a clinical academic gastroenterologist at Western Sydney University. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Whole-wheat orzo with roasted vegetables
This would be a great dish for the weekend. Make sure you chop the vegetables about the size of cooked orzo. And to make this dish vegetarian, substitute no-salt-added vegetable stock for the chicken stock. Each week, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the?Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program?is?featured on the Mayo Clinic [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 1, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Pork gelatine in vaccines 'puts many off using them', vegetarians say
Gelatine is added as a stabiliser to prevent vaccines degrading in transportation. In the UK, the worst offenders are the nasal flu vaccine Fluenz Tetra, the shingles jab Zostavax and the MMR. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plant-Based Diet to Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Is It All or Nothing? Plant-Based Diet to Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Is It All or Nothing?
Vegan or vegetarian diets are difficult to sell to Western populations. Dr Trudy Voortman says that it doesn't have to be all or nothing--adding plant-based foods will lower type 2 diabetes risk.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Low-carb foods for vegetarians and vegans
Low-carb diet plans often involve a lot of meat. However, there are plenty of low-carb options for vegetarian and vegan people. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Meat-free burgers contain more salt than real burgers, survey shows
Meat-free burgers contain high levels of salt -- exceeding recommended limits, finds a new survey into the salt content of vegetarian and vegan alternatives to meat. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news