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6 Life-Extending Plant Extracts

An interesting article recently revealed the discovery of life-extending effects for six plant-derived extracts in experiments involving S. cerevisiae, a variety of yeast that is frequently the subject of aging research. Six new groups of molecules from plant extracts you … Continue reading

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A Healthy Debate: Vegetarianism vs. Regenerative Beef

Industrial meat production is a leading cause of global warming, yet a plant-based diet alone might not solve the problem—or could it? What’s the way forward on this contentious debate? We put the challenge to two of our senior editors, … Continue reading

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Where’s the Beef? The Lowdown on Plant-Based Meat Substitutes

One of the hottest topics to come out of the world of food and nutrition last year was the broad introduction of plant-based meats, specifically patties that mimic beef burgers. Two companies, Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat, are at the … Continue reading

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Who’s Eating More Plants? Youth Weigh In

29% of the general population and well over a third of millennials said they are “trying to eat more plant-based protein instead of meat-based protein,” and consumers of all ages are reducing meat portion sizes. Here are several key insights … Continue reading

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Bright Eyes: Natural Tips for Your Peepers

If eyes are the windows to the soul (and an excellent indicator of overall health) there’s good reason to make sure they’re looking vibrant and healthy this season. And with abundant holiday stressors—plus potentially scant shut-eye—it’s even more important than … Continue reading

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The Secret To Eating Gluten

Scientists have discovered a new way in which celiac patients may be able to digest gluten – with the help of an enzyme extracted from carnivorous plants. Pitcher plants, which have a cup-like shape that traps insects, could hold a … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Predicts Top Food Trends for 2018

Whole Foods Market revealed what it believes are the most anticipated food trends for the year ahead. Floral

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Is Alipotec a Safe Weight Loss Supplement?

Weight loss supplements and herbs abound in drugstores, health stores, and online.There are some plant extracts that may aid in weight reduction though most research suggests a very small added increase in weight loss when used in conjunction with reduced … Continue reading

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Aloe Vera for Immortal Skin

The ‘plant of immortality’, as it was called by the Egyptians, can perform miracles not just for your skin but for your hair and health as well. Aloe vera is a cactus plant that belongs to the Liliaceae family. It … Continue reading

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Does Berberine Fight Diabetes?

Berberine is a yellow compound found in several different plants including barberry, goldenseal, phellodendron and Oregon grape. Berberine has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and immune enhancing properties, but in recent years, much research has been published around its role in protecting against … Continue reading

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