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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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Are your omegas in balance?

How inflammatory is your diet? Just check your omegas.

Researchers believe that numerous diseases – from heart disease to Alzheimer’s[1] or cancer[2] – are either caused by chronic inflammation or influenced by it. Even though it doesn’t sound that way, that’s good news, because we the people have control over how inflamed we are. It starts with our diet. There are inflammatory foods – […]

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