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Cow’s Milk Causes Iron Deficiency in Children

March 27, 2012

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Having healthy blood is particularly important when it comes to the health of growing babies. Although there are different kinds of anemia, the most common form is low-iron anemia. According to the National Institute of Health, staying away from cow’s milk is a good defense to avoid low-iron anemia in children:  …(read more) Advertisements

Vegan Diet Lowers Your Medical Expenses

May 2, 2011

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Humans have been eating animal products in differing amounts throughout history. Although our digestive tracts have adapted to enable us to survive by eating a wide variety of foods, the fact is that our bodies are not designed to process large amounts of animal protein very well.[1] This is seen by the high rates of […]

Cow’s Milk Linked to Infant Diabetes

April 18, 2011

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Research has shown that certain infants who drink cow’s milk instead of being breastfed during their first few months of life, are more likely to get type I diabetes. In 2000, a study was done in Helsinki, Finland showing that when babies drink cow’s milk instead of being breast fed, it causes an increase of […]

Dairy Products Linked to Early Menstruation in Young Girls

February 21, 2011

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There have been many questions on the subject of feeding young children cow’s milk long past the age when they would normally stop drinking their own mother’s breast milk. Not surprisingly, a study was released this past week linking cow’s milk to early menstruation in young girls. Drinking fairly large quantities of the beverage over […]

Vegan Diet for a Better Love Life

February 14, 2011

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  With all the information we hear about dietary habits and health, it is surprising how seldom the connection is made between food choices and sexual performance. If you have been on a plant-based diet for any amount of time, you probably take your robust energy level for granted. But for many who are still […]

Easy Vegan Nutrition Check

December 30, 2010

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You may wonder how to sift through all the competing facts and fiction to find out exactly how nutritious a vegan diet is. Some sources say that it is low in protein, others say it lacks important vitamins and minerals. Who do you listen to, your doctor? A nutritionist? The health food store vitamin expert? […]

Signs of Failing Health

November 30, 2010

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Have you seen them? I first noticed one in a ladies room at a mall just north of Boston. I could hardly believe my eyes. I mentioned it to a friend who then asked if the mall was located in a bad neighborhood. It wasn’t…