Eat Legumes; Live Longer

Those that eat legumes live longest reports a study by the National Aging Research Institute in Melbourne, Australia.

“There is a 7% – 8% reduction in mortality hazard ratio for every 20g increase in daily legume intake”

The study showed that legume consumption is the most protective dietary predictor of survival regardless of their ethnicity.

Legumes have long been associated with good health, and are a staple among vegetarians and vegans. Legumes include soy, tofu, natto, miso, brown beans, peas, lentils, chickpeas, white beans among others.

Read more of the study at PubMed.

To your best health!

Mark
http://vegandiet.blogspot.com

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Eat Seasonally, Buy Locally

Posted on February 27th, 2008 in eating,farmers market,food,local produce,raw vegan diet by Vegan Raw Diet Advocate 2 Comments »

One of the wonderful aspects of our change of seasons is the variety of foods we can choose from.

And although in our consumer driven, commercial world where foods of all types are available most everywhere and at most times of the year, there is a great benefit in eating seasonally as well as locally.

Remarkable Cancer Recovery on the Raw Vegan Diet

Posted on February 8th, 2008 in cancer,eating,food,interviews,raw vegan diet,video by Vegan Raw Diet Advocate 2 Comments »

A truly inspiring video of an interview with long term raw vegan Storm Talifero and his brother Mike Talifero who recovered from cancer by switching his eating habits to a completely raw vegan diet. What you’ll find interesting