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Blog Archive for November 2017

Healthy Plant-Based Holiday Centerpieces

Monday, Nov 27, 2017   Dr. Neal Barnard   vegan


We all know that we should eat our fruits and vegetables during the holiday season. They not only help prevent holiday weight gain and give our immune systems a boost, but they can brighten up the holiday table, too! This morning, I stopped by Washington’s WJLA today to share ideas for healthy and simple holiday centerpieces.

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The Healthiest Podcast Ever

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017   Dr. Neal Barnard   other


I’m excited to announce that we just launched a podcast: The Exam Room by the Physicians Committee. In each episode, we’ll be examining the knowledge and tools you need to live a long and healthy life.

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Stop Sugarcoating Obesity’s Leading Causes

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017   Dr. Neal Barnard   obesity


Americans are drinking less soda. According to a new study, about half of American adults now drink sugary beverages on any given day—down from 61.5 percent in 2003. That’s good news for Americans’ health. But it’s not enough to stop our worsening obesity epidemic.

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"Eat This, Not That" to Defeat Type 2 Diabetes

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017   Dr. Neal Barnard   type 2 diabetes


A plant-based diet, packed with leafy greens, legumes, and fruits and vegetables in place of animal-based foods, can slash the risk for type 2 diabetes in half.

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