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Blog Archive for March 2016

Death by Deli Meat? Keep Cancer-Causing Foods Out of Schools

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016   Dr. Neal Barnard   school lunch, processed meat


Colorectal cancer kills more than 50,000 Americans per year, making it the second leading cause of death from cancer in the United States. But the toll is especially high in certain regions of the country.

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White House: End American Egg Board’s Easter Egg Roll

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016   Dr. Neal Barnard   industry influence, animal products


The American Egg Board tried to quash Hampton Creek’s Just Mayo—an eggless, plant-based mayonnaise—last year. It lost. Now it’s time to get the American Egg Board out of the White House. It will supply more than 30,000 hard-boiled eggs for the White House Easter Egg Roll on March 28.

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Cut Out Cold Cuts on National Cold Cuts Day

Thursday, Mar 03, 2016   Dr. Neal Barnard   processed meat


Today is National Cold Cuts Day. But before you break out the salami sandwiches in celebration, keep in mind that we’re also in the middle of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

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No Debate: Soy is Beneficial to Health

Wednesday, Mar 02, 2016   Dr. Neal Barnard   soy


There’s no debate: Soy is beneficial to your health. Soy products have been shown beneficial for lung cancer prevention and survival, prostate cancer prevention, heart health and diabetes, bone health, inflammation, and hot flashes, among other conditions.  

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