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3 Reasons to Eat More Plant-Based Protein

By Catherine Guthrie
It comes down to longevity, fending off chronic illness, and helping the planet.
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The 7 Best Sources of Plant-Based Protein

By Catherine Guthrie
This guide outlines several of most the protein-abundant foods in the plant world.
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How to Get Enough Protein From a Plant-Based Diet

By Catherine Guthrie
Plant-based foods can easily meet your protein needs. The key is diversity.
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7 Tips for Eating a Raw-Foods Diet

By Catherine Guthrie
Thinking about trying a raw-foods diet? These tips, including easing into raw foods and eating warming spices, might help ward off digestive distress.
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Should People With IBS, Leaky Gut, or Other Gut Issues Eat a Raw-Food Diet?

By Catherine Guthrie
If you have digestive challenges, a raw-foods diet might not be right for you. Here's why.
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The Pros and Cons of a Raw-Food Diet

By Catherine Guthrie
Raw-food diets have many passionate advocates, but the benefits differ for different people. Learn how find a balance that's right for you.
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How to Improve Vagal Tone

By Catherine Guthrie
Getting a massage, chanting, breathing deeply, and taking a cold shower can all help stimulate your vagus nerve.
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This is Your Vagus Nerve on Lockdown

By Catherine Guthrie
Here’s how a lack of social interaction and fear of COVID contagion affects your vagus nerve.
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Why the Vagus Nerve Matters to Your Health

By Catherine Guthrie
The vagus nerve, also known as the gut–brain axis, plays a critical role in stress regulation and overall health. Learn how you can take care of yours.
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The Connection Between Sugar and Cancer Metabolism

By Catherine Guthrie
Sugar is the top food to avoid when it comes to cancer, according to an integrative oncologist at the University of California San Francisco.
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Foods to Eat — and Avoid — During Cancer Treatment

By Catherine Guthrie
Use nutrition to help protect — and fortify — a weakened immune system during cancer treatment.
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4 Foods to Wake Up Taste Buds During Cancer Treatment

By Catherine Guthrie
Nourishing yourself while undergoing treatment can be tricky. These foods might help whet your appetite.
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Eating Well During Cancer Care

By Catherine Guthrie
Integrative cancer experts offer ways to nourish yourself when food seems less appealing.
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How to Lower Grilled Meat’s Cancer Risk

By Catherine Guthrie
Adding onions and garlic to a meat marinade may offset the risks of heterocyclic amines.
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8 Tips for Using Alliums

By Catherine Guthrie
The nutritional health benefits of alliums — think onions, garlic, chives, and shallots — are impressive. Use these kitchen tricks when incorporating them into your diet.
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What You Need to Know About Alliums

By Catherine Guthrie
What is an allium — and why do you need to eat more of them? Read on for the benefits of onions, garlic, leeks, and more.
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A Guide to Medicinal Mushrooms

By Catherine Guthrie
Reishi and Turkey Tail mushrooms are just two of the most popular medicinal mushrooms.
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