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Foods for a Healthier Heart

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Foods for a Healthier Heart

Heart disease is the leading cause of death globally in the 21st century. Vegan foods have lots of heart-protective nutrients and can reduce the risk of diabetes, hypertension and obesity, which are all major causes of heart disease. Plant-based foods are beneficial to your heart health in general, but the ingredients in them can make a difference in the health-promoting outcomes. Therefore
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2021-11-27   180 Views
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2021-11-27

Dr. Yami (vegan): Intuitive Eating for Families, Part 3 of 3

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Dr. Yami (vegan): Intuitive Eating for Families, Part 3 of 3

In addition to helping children to take responsibility for themselves, Dr. Yami encourages kids to take part in making foods in the kitchen early in life, given that it’s safe and under a parent’s watch. And, most importantly, it’s a wonderful time spent together! Dr. Yami touched on another aspect that affects children’s relationship with food and that is appearance. She believes it is cru
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2021-11-06   325 Views
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2021-11-06

Dr. Yami (vegan): Intuitive Eating for Families, Part 2 of 3

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Dr. Yami (vegan): Intuitive Eating for Families, Part 2 of 3

“It's up to you as the parent to choose the proper foods to have in the house. It's OK to have some of these ultra-processed foods and to offer them regularly in smaller amounts. And that way, you have the opportunity to tune into your body, determine how they make you feel before and after you eat these foods, and you're more likely to stay eating them in a moderate amount that's health-promoting
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2021-10-30   260 Views
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2021-10-30

Dr. Yami (vegan): Intuitive Eating for Families, Part 1 of 3

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Dr. Yami (vegan): Intuitive Eating for Families, Part 1 of 3

Today we are honored to feature Dr. Yami Cazorla-Lancaster, who goes by Dr. Yami. She is a board-certified pediatrician and a certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician, a national board-certified health and wellness coach and a professional speaker. Dr. Yami founded the website VeggieFitKids.com where she shares information on plant-based diets, recipes and lifestyle tips. Dr. Yami is also the author
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2021-10-23   394 Views
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2021-10-23

Connecting With Nature to Boost Your Health

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Connecting With Nature to Boost Your Health

How does nature benefit our health? Exposure to the outdoors makes one feel better in both mind and spirit; the serenity of the natural environment creates within us a sense of calmness and aids our physical well-being. The scientific reason behind this is humans are genetically programmed to look for trees, plants, water and other natural elements. When our body is absorbed and focused on
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2021-10-19   433 Views
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2021-10-19

Guarding Health with Innovative Wearable Devices, Part 2 of 2

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Guarding Health with Innovative Wearable Devices, Part 2 of 2

Wearable medical technologies have been transforming healthcare at an unprecedented pace in recent years. Smart glasses can be extremely valuable to healthcare professionals. Smart glasses can save physicians time for data access and recording. Based on the results from Dignity Health's Ventura Medical Clinic in California, USA, the implementation of Google Glass’ hands-free solution has improved
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2021-10-15   369 Views
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2021-10-15

Guarding Health with Innovative Wearable Devices, Part 1 of 2

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Guarding Health with Innovative Wearable Devices, Part 1 of 2

Wearable healthcare technology refers to the devices on a wearer’s wrists, head, feet or clothing, which can collect their health metrics and save them in a personalized database to help set their well-being goals or send to healthcare professionals with permission for remote monitoring and analysis.Wearable technology benefits all healthcare community members: For individuals, it’s afforda
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2021-10-08   328 Views
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2021-10-08

Veganism: A COVID-19 Pandemic Remedy and Zoonotic Disease Shield, Part 2 of 2

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Veganism: A COVID-19 Pandemic Remedy and Zoonotic Disease Shield, Part 2 of 2

Due to animal livestock raising and the wildlife trade, cross-species transmission of viruses has become more frequent. Viruses have a built-in mechanism that makes them more likely to have mutations when they spread between individuals. The more it’s being transmitted, the greater the chances new variants will form. The animal livestock raising business needs to be ended if humans want to break t
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2021-09-18   589 Views
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2021-09-18

Veganism: A COVID-19 Pandemic Remedy and Zoonotic Disease Shield, Part 1 of 2

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Veganism: A COVID-19 Pandemic Remedy and Zoonotic Disease Shield, Part 1 of 2

The occurrence of new infectious diseases has gone up dramatically over the last century. Researchers have also found that the more humans have interacted with wildlife, including practicing domestication, the higher the chances are of diseases being shared between humans and animals. In 2004, the World Health Organization (WHO) had already noted an “increased demand for animal protein” as
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2021-09-15   881 Views
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2021-09-15

The Importance of Getting Quality Sleep, Part 2 of 2

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The Importance of Getting Quality Sleep, Part 2 of 2

Modern technology has a great influence on sleep quality. One study discovered that exposure to room lighting before bedtime results in suppression of melatonin synthesis. This shortens the duration of melatonin by about 90 minutes and delays its onset compared to dim light exposure. Hence, chronic exposure to artificial lighting in the late evening could potentially impact the quality of sleep. S
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2021-09-11   439 Views
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2021-09-11

The Importance of Getting Quality Sleep, Part 1 of 2

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The Importance of Getting Quality Sleep, Part 1 of 2

Even though we seem to be the least active when we’re asleep, our body is still working a lot. Every night, we experience four stages of sleep. The first three stages are known as non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep, and the last stage is known as rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. Most dreaming occurs in this stage. Sleep also supports learning and memory. A study published in the Science Adv
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2021-09-04   647 Views
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2021-09-04

The Adverse Health Effects of Noise Pollution

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The Adverse Health Effects of Noise Pollution

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), noise pollution affects human beings in different ways, such as inducing hearing loss, increasing cardiovascular disease risk, creating stress and causing sleep disturbance. Among these detrimental effects, sleep disturbance is considered the most harmful non-auditory effect because it can affect one’s quality of life and daytime performance.
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2021-08-28   525 Views
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2021-08-28

Pesticide Impact – A Silent Menace

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Pesticide Impact – A Silent Menace

Pesticides, including herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, rodenticides and bactericides, are chemical or biological agents that are used in many agricultural and industrial sectors to control pests, weeds and diseases. According to the Pesticide Action Network UK, “There is a growing body of evidence that pesticides can become more harmful when combined, even when each individual chemical appear
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2021-08-21   904 Views
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2021-08-21

Professor Timaree Hagenburger (vegan): Peaking With Plant-Based Sports Nutrition, Part 3 of 3

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Professor Timaree Hagenburger (vegan): Peaking With Plant-Based Sports Nutrition, Part 3 of 3

In order to provide students a broader perspective on personal health and care for the environment, Professor Hagenburger cofounded a certificate of proficiency in “Plant-Based Nutrition & Sustainable Agriculture” program in 2017 at Cosumnes River College. “And so, they go from the ground to the greenhouse. The students get the 360-degree version of the whole process, from why to eat the food, and
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2021-08-14   584 Views
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2021-08-14

Professor Timaree Hagenburger (vegan): Peaking With Plant-Based Sports Nutrition, Part 2 of 3

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Professor Timaree Hagenburger (vegan): Peaking With Plant-Based Sports Nutrition, Part 2 of 3

“So, calories are going to depend on many factors. There isn't just one set of calories for everybody. Everybody can figure out how many calories they need based on equations. One of them that's very common is called Harris Benedict. Now it's very common, and research has shown us that a lot of athletes, especially endurance athletes and cyclists, they're at risk for not getting enough calories. A
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2021-08-07   650 Views
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2021-08-07

Professor Timaree Hagenburger (vegan): Peaking With Plant-Based Sports Nutrition, Part 1 of 3

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Professor Timaree Hagenburger (vegan): Peaking With Plant-Based Sports Nutrition, Part 1 of 3

Today, we are privileged to invite Professor Hagenburger to talk about plant-based sports nutrition. She is an American registered dietitian nutritionist with a master’s degree in public health, a nutrition professor at Cosumnes River College in Sacramento, California, as well as a certified Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine. “I don't know that there's an
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2021-07-31   1698 Views
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2021-07-31

Dr. Debra Shapiro (vegan): Champion of Women’s Health, Part 3 of 3

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Dr. Debra Shapiro (vegan): Champion of Women’s Health, Part 3 of 3

According to the World Health Organization, the number one cause of death for women and men globally is cardiovascular disease. “Heart disease is a huge problem. But it is preventable with a healthy enough plant-based diet and other lifestyle changes. And it's so prevalent now. And so known now that it can be done, that a past president of the American College of Cardiology, Kim Williams, actually
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2021-07-24   718 Views
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2021-07-24

Dr. Debra Shapiro (vegan): Champion of Women’s Health, Part 2 of 3

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Dr. Debra Shapiro (vegan): Champion of Women’s Health, Part 2 of 3

Today, we will find why dairy products are not good for our health. In the United States, 50% of women and 25% of men will experience an osteoporosis-related fracture in their lifetime. For generations, we’ve been taught that milk strengthens bones and helps prevent the condition. But does the scientific evidence really back that up? “Yes, another fallacy. And we've seen this over and over again i
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2021-07-17   779 Views
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2021-07-17

Dr. Debra Shapiro (vegan): Champion of Women’s Health, Part 1 of 3

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Dr. Debra Shapiro (vegan): Champion of Women’s Health, Part 1 of 3

Dr. Shapiro is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist and has been practicing medicine for nearly 25 years. Apart from helping patients as a specialized surgeon, Dr. Shapiro became a Vegan Lifestyle Coach and Educator so that she could teach people the skills to help themselves through adopting a healthy vegan lifestyle. As a professional health coach, Dr. Shapiro is in a unique po
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2021-07-10   829 Views
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2021-07-10

Staying Healthy While Working in Hot Weather

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Staying Healthy While Working in Hot Weather

Exposure to higher temperatures with frequent periods of heat may result in greater heat stress, leading to several types of heat-related illnesses such as heatstroke and heat exhaustion, as well as increased susceptibility to chemical exposure and fatigue. Among all, heatstroke is the most serious heat-induced illness and can be fatal. It occurs when the body loses its ability to control i
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2021-07-03   1010 Views
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2021-07-03
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