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

Vegetarian meat substitutes 'exceeding salt limits'
One brand of meat-free "bacon" is saltier than Atlantic seawater, according to Action on Salt's report. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many people who think they caught the "flu" actually have SALMONELLA or E. coli poisoning
(Natural News) The majority of “farm” animals in America are not raised in pastures, wandering around out in the sunshine and fresh air, as the meat and dairy industries hope all the carnivores (and vegetarians) would believe. Even most fish harvested for mass consumption are not “wild caught,” but rather bred in crowded lakes or... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Famous athletes and celebrities who are vegetarians and vegans have eliminated "foods that kill"
(Natural News) Did you know that overweight men have a much higher early mortality rate than overweight women not only because of gender, but because they carry the majority of their fat in the belly, as opposed to women who usually carry it in their buttocks and thighs? This placement of fat puts more strain on... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quit eating bacon, ham and pork? Pigs are SMARTER than dogs, and pigs suffer horribly inside factory farms across America
(Natural News) Start double-thinking that pulled pork barbecue sandwich, that BLT, and that slow-cooked ham. There are several reasons vegetarians and vegans don’t eat slaughtered animals, but one of those driving forces for many herbivores is the fact that animals have parents, eyes, feelings, emotions, and yes, intelligence. In fact, pigs are smarter than your... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: The five best cheeses to boost your B12 levels
VITAMIN B12 deficiency can be caused by a diet lacking in the vitamin. Meat is a good source of B12, but if you are a vegetarian, you can also get your recommended dose through cheese and other non-meat foods. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When Your Child Believes Meat Is Murder
Advice about health and dinner-table diplomacy for parents of vegetarian kids. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JULIE HALPERT Tags: Diet and Nutrition Vegetarianism Cooking and Cookbooks Iron (Nutrient) Children and Childhood Parenting Families and Family Life Source Type: news

Going Vegetarian to Cut Colon Cancer Risk
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Going Vegetarian to Cut Colon Cancer Risk
TUESDAY, Sept. 11, 2018 -- There's no disputing the fact that regular colonoscopies, now suggested to start at age 45 for those with an average risk of colorectal cancer, can help prevent the disease by finding -- and removing -- precancerous... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 11, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Going Vegetarian to Cut Colon Cancer Risk
Title: Going Vegetarian to Cut Colon Cancer RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/11/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - September 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Going Vegetarian to Cut Colon Cancer Risk
(Source: Cancercompass News: Colorectal Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Colorectal Cancer - September 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Going Vegetarian to Cut Colon Cancer Risk
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - September 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: Former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock, 61, answers our health quiz
The legendary bass guitarist, from London's Paddington, leads an active lifestyle, recently turned vegetarian and walks 12,000 steps each day - but smokes a pack of cigarettes daily. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Change your diet to save both water and your health
(European Commission Joint Research Centre) Shifting to a healthy diet is not only good for us, but it also saves a lot of fresh water, according to a new study by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC), published in Nature Sustainability. Compared to existing diets, the water required to produce our food could be reduced by up to 55 percent for healthy pescetarian and vegetarian diets. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vegetarian men ordering meat at restaurants to avoid being judged by friends and colleagues
Dr Emma Roe of Southampton University led the research, which saw 20 men interviewed about their eating habits. The men had cut out meat for environmental reasons but still ate it with friends. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Grab-and-go Labor Day snacks to make your vegan, GF, Paleo pals happy
Your Labor Day celebration might include creamy potato salad, chicken wings and grill-tops sizzling with burgers. But keep on hand some store-bought chips, dips, drinks and desserts for guests whose diets might run to vegan/vegetarian/gluten-free/Paleo. Here are some better-for-you and tasty treats... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - August 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

Health Tip: Your Toddler Can Be a Vegetarian
-- A well-planned vegetarian diet is healthy for an infant or toddler, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says. But it's crucial to make sure that the young child gets all necessary nutrients, the academy says. These nutrients include: Vitamin... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Your Toddler Can Be a Vegetarian
Title: Health Tip: Your Toddler Can Be a VegetarianCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/23/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/23/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - August 23, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Rookie vegetarianism and the junk food trap
A variety of inspirations may spark a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle change, the most common being animal welfare, environmental welfare and personal health. But even if health isn't the reason, it's important to maintain good health within any diet. Why not enjoy the benefits of being a vegetarian, even if you're doing it for the cows and the trees? (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quorn recalls 6,500 packs of gluten-free veggie burgers
Gluten-free vegetarian burgers made by UK food manufacturer Quorn are being recalled because they may actually contain gluten after a packaging mix up the company blames on 'human error'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Memo From the Boss: You ’ re a Vegetarian Now
By banning meat and forbidding employees from expensing a hamburger, WeWork is trying to save the planet and raise the consciousness of its work force. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DAVID GELLES Tags: Executives and Management (Theory) Diet and Nutrition Vegetarianism Meat McKelvey, Miguel (1974- ) WeWork Companies Inc Source Type: news

Vegetarian Diet Improves HbA1c, Reduces CV Risk in Diabetes Vegetarian Diet Improves HbA1c, Reduces CV Risk in Diabetes
Experts say a literature review builds on evidence that moving toward a vegetarian diet can help people with type 2 diabetes lower HbA1c and cholesterol and improve other cardiometabolic risk factors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Vegetarian Diet for Diabetes
Vegetarian Diet Improves HbA1c, Reduces CV Risk in Diabetes (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 6, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vegetarian diets help type 2 diabetics lose weight and could prevent them dying of heart disease
Researchers from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington DC, found that ditching meat improves type 2 diabetics' insulin and cholesterol levels, preventing heart attacks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kitchen Towels Laden With Bacteria
MONDAY, June 11, 2018 -- Is your kitchen towel making you sick? The answer could be yes if you use the towel for many purposes, have a large family and are not a vegetarian, according to a new study of germs lurking on towels. Forty-nine percent... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 11, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

McDonald's drops grilled cheese from Happy Meals for 'nutrition' reasons, keeps less healthy cheeseburger
Eleven years after introducing grilled cheese sandwiches as a vegetarian option in Happy Meals, McDonald’s Canada has pulled the item from its menu in the name of nutrition. But protesting parents point out the less healthy cheeseburger remains. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Business Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Am I allergic to saponin?
Quinoa is often called a superfood because of its high protein content, and it is popular with vegetarians and vegans. After eating quinoa, people may experience symptoms such as coughing and stomach cramping, which can indicate an allergy. Here, learn about this allergy and foods that can replace quinoa in the diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Allergy Source Type: news

Go Vegan to Jumpstart Weight Loss
WEDNESDAY, June 6, 2018 -- Vegan diets are hard for many people to stick with long-term, but studies show that this way of eating can translate to weight loss. Vegan is the strictest type of vegetarian diet -- you choose only foods from plant... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 6, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news