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Dietary Supplements: How Can You Make Sure They Improve Your Health?

Dietary Supplements: How Can You Make Sure They Improve Your Health?

Many Americans take dietary supplements. If your skin does not get regular exposure to sunshine, doctors recommend you ingest vitamin D. If you follow a plant-based diet, you probably take vitamin B12. In addition you may have decided to take curcumin or omega 3 capsules for their anti-inflammatory effects or a probiotic to boost your gut’s microbiome. […]

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With Pope Francis, Change Your Diet and Change the World

An Unpalatable Piece of Writing

A few weeks ago I wrote an op-ed based on the report “Why Pope Francis Wants You to Eat Veggies” and submitted it to a number of news websites, but without success. When I mentioned this to friends who knew the publishing industry, they explained that the piece might be offensive to the Jewish community and other American audiences. The last thing […]

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Why Pope Francis Wants You to Eat Veggies

Why Pope Francis Wants You to Eat Veggies: A Look at the Encyclical Laudato Si’

For a printer-friendly pdf file, click here. For an executive summary (i.e. the short version), click here. On May 24, 2015, Pope Francis published his ambitious encyclical Laudato Si’ (“Praise Be to You”).[1] It is his clarion call to save Earth from the environmental catastrophe that we, the human family, have inflicted upon it. Passionately […]

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Why Pope Francis Wants You to Eat Veggies

Why Pope Francis Wants You to Eat Veggies: The Short Version

On May 24, 2015, Pope Francis published the ambitious encyclical Laudato Si’ (“Praise be to You”), his call to save Earth from environmental calamity. It is especially significant in that it is the first such appeal issued by the leader of a major faith tradition. SweetOnion.Net examines how whole plant foods contribute to individual and environmental health. That’s why I decided, […]

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The Secrets of Sugar

Have you seen The Secrets of Sugar? It’s a riveting documentary originally aired by CBC/Radio Canada on October 4, 2013. If you have store-bought cupcakes, Coca Cola, Eggo’s, Campbell’s tomato soup, or even a Healthy Choice chicken dinner in your pantry, this film’s for you. Once you’ve watched it, take a look at the nutrition facts […]

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