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Kaiser Permanente Endorses Plant-Based Diets

It’s hard to believe, but Kaiser Permanente has endorsed a plant-based diet! Why does this matter? “Kaiser Permanente is the largest HMO in the United States with 182,000 employees, including 17,00…

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How Small Acts of Kindness Changed My Life

October is always a big deal for me. The 2nd is my birthday, the 14th is the anniversary of the day I found a breast lump, and the 25th marks three years since I was diagnosed with triple-negative bre…

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The Benefits of Exercising Outside

Thank you, nature, for a truly spectacular day and for reminding me of my good fortune. Despite a looming deadline, I recently decided to take a time-out. Off to the nearby walking trail I went, in ho…

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My Life With Multiple Sclerosis: What I Wish Others Knew

I was in a hurry to get dressed and get to work. Two hours later, I looked down and realized I had my comfortable black working shoes on the wrong feet. This was part of a pivotal moment for me to sto…

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Invisible Symptoms of M.S. (video)

Artist Cecelia Johnson was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) at the age of 22. I recently happened upon a video she posted titled, "Invisible Symptoms of MS." Imagine my surprise at hearing her r…

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7 Little-Known Benefits of Sunlight

This time of year, everyone wants to be outside. It feels so good to have the warm sun on our bare skin. If you haven't heard that being out in the sun, unprotected by sunscreen, puts you at risk for …

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The Healing Power of Water

Would you believe that drinking water is one of the most healing things you can do for your body?  It’s true—as long as it is pure, filtered, alkaline water. Yet most water is acidic. Water that measu…

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Plant-Based Diets for Multiple Sclerosis

The distinguished neurologist Roy Swank's low saturated fat diet remains the "most effective treatment of multiple sclerosis ever reported in the peer review literature." In patients with early stage …

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Top 12 Foods that Cause Inflammation

Everyday foods like bacon, eggs, coffee and dairy products are linked to inflammation. That might not sound like a big deal but when you consider that most chronic conditions like cancer, arthritis, d…

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Planning a Space Using Universal Design Principles

By s.e. smith, Networx Universal design aims to make spaces accessible to the greatest number of people without special modifications or additional measures. Such spaces welcome people ranging fr…

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Thank you for the article.

I am so lucky I love wholefoods and vegetables.

Thanks for sharing

All good information.