Coconut Oil–The Ultimate Guide – UC Davis Integrative Medicine

This article is part 4 of our series on Sugar, Oil, and Salt (SOS). Our series on SOS would not be complete without a discussion of the ever-popular coconut oil. With its reputation as a quick energy fix and weight loss aid, coconut oil seems to do it all. But are these healing properties real, …

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Cheap or Expensive? The REAL Truth About Plant-Based Diets – UC Davis Integrative Medicine

Super expensive or really economical? What’s the plain truth behind the cost of plant-based diets? Let’s dig in and find out… A Recipe Cost Comparison: Did you know Dr. John McDougall has shown you can eat a starch-rich, plant-based, whole food diet for about $3 per day? Not per meal. Per DAY. (An updated estimate …

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Why You Need to Cut the Cheese – UC Davis Integrative Medicine

As we have discussed in the past, many (most) of us don’t adopt a 100% plant-based lifestyle overnight. Instead, we transition to a 100% whole food plant-based diet in steps and stages. But which steps are really the best ones to take? Many who aren’t ready to make the 100% plant-based transition will ask themselves …

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Getting Started With a Whole-Food Plant-Based Diet—a 3 Step Plan – UC Davis Integrative Medicine

First Let’s Be Crystal Clear What a Whole Food Plant-Based Diet Is. A whole food plant-based diet is a diet based on fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes. It minimizes or excludes all meat including chicken and fish, dairy products and eggs and highly refined foods like flour, sugar and oil. Focus On The Bounty. …

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