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Feature Article

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

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While I am relieved that the oil spill has been plugged and that recovery is underway, I remain haunted by the environmental disaster. As photos of oil coated birds and turtles blanketed the news, and I heard friends from Louisiana and Florida sharing their frustration over the devastation to the ecosystem that sustains their culture and way of life, I was struck by a feeling of utter powerlessness. The thought of all that oil gushing into the sea, every minute of every hour of every day, for over eighty days, has been a reminder to me of the limits of my control ...
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Health Tip

Top Cancer-Fighting Foods

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An important way to lower our risk of cancer is to adopt a plant-based diet, according to the American Cancer Society. Their Guidelines On Nutrition And Physical Activity For Cancer Prevention includes eating "a healthy diet, with an emphasis on plant sources." Plant-based diets tend to be lower in saturated fats and high in fiber, vitamins, and phytochemicals. That is why to lower cancer risk, the world famous Dr. William Sears recommends: ...
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Veggie Quote

“If you step back and look at the data, the optimum amount of red meat you eat should be zero.”

-Walter Willett, M.D.
of Brigham and Women's Hospital, director of a study that found a close correlation between red meat consumption and colon cancer.

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Vegetarian Recipes

Featured Recipe

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For your cooking delight we are bringing you our monthly cooking class recipes:

Feature! Thai Broccoli Salad

Additional tasty recipes:

Royal Orange Thai Dressing

Hawaiian Style Sweet Potatoes

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