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Health

 

A Healthy Way To Live - extensive health information from Vegan Outreach.

American Dietetic Association - It is the position of The American Dietetic Association (ADA) that appropriately planned vegetarian diets are healthful, are nutritionally adequate, and provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases.

American Heart Association - restates the American Dietetic Association position.

AtkinsExposed.org - the definitive Akins information site from Dr. Michael Greger.  This site has all the information you will ever need about the Atkins diet.   Please forward this to your friends, family, and coworkers who still believe that the Atkins diet is healthy.

Joel Fuhrman, MD - a board certified family physician who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional methods. As an author and authority on nutritional healing, he has appeared on dozens of television and radio shows including Good Morning America, CNN, Good Day NY, and the TV Food Network. 

New Century Nutrition - health information exchange center. Our goal is to create a bridge between Traditional and Western health practices, with a particular emphasis on Chinese culture. Included are articles from health pioneers and practical information for healthy meals and cooking guidelines can be found in our recipes section.

OrganicAthlete - a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, connecting, and fostering athletes of all ages and abilities to promote healthful, plant-based living in communities, sports, and schools. 

Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine - PCRM resources help both medical professionals and laypeople put powerful preventive medicine to work.

Staying a Healthy Vegan - by Jack Norris, RD, Director, Vegan Outreach

Veg Nutrition - from VegWeb.

Vegetarian Diet - an overview of veg diets listing pros, cons and resources.

Vegetarian Studies - a great list of (and links to) scientific research on vegetarian diets.

VegetarianTeen - Nutrition information, advice on moving from vegetarianism to veganism as a family, and recognizing an eating disorder.

 

Protein Issue

Protein - The Vegetarian Society's information sheet.

Protein in the Vegan Diet - by Reed Mangels, Ph.D., R.D. from the Vegetarian Resource Group website.

Veganism and the Issue of Protein - fact sheet from PETA

 

Diabetes

Can a Vegan Diet Cure Diabetes? - information from Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine.

Diabetes - information from The Vegan Society.

Diabetes - overview of the disease, including list of nutrients that could help in prevention and treatment.

 

 

 


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