The Daily Beet

15 Mar No Oil?

Part of living a plant-strong life is letting go of oil. This includes all oil: olive oil, coconut oil, flax seed oil, hemp seed oil, ANY oil. (You can keep motor oil for your cars!) We know that there are a lot of myths around oil, and...

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13 Mar Allergic to Soy?

(the soy bean) First, let’s clear some stuff up about soy. The soy bean has been around for a long time. Most people think tofu when they think soy. Tofu is just is just curd made from mashed soybeans. You can even make a tofu like substance...

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12 Mar Allergic to Gluten?

Gluten-free products seems to be in every store now, because recently the fear of gluten has sky rocketed. Now, don’t get me wrong, some of this fear is totally warranted. However, not everyone has a gluten allergy or Celiac disease, and for people who do...

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26 Feb Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., M.D.: Response to The New England Journal of Medicine article “Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease with a Mediterranean Diet”

Misleading Research The New England Journal of Medicine article entitled Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease with a Mediterranean Diet is misleading and inappropriately titled.  It should read Promotion of Cardiovascular Disease with a /Mediterranean and Control Diet. All three dietary groups had almost equal facility promoting the...

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