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Can the Ketogenic Diet Cure Cancer? What Does the Science Say? In other words, the ketogenic diet is not conducive to human longevity, and does not offer the benefits that fasting provide for cancer patients, in terms of reducing the side-effects of medical treatment and enhancing its effectiveness.

From Pink Pasta to Almond Caramel Cupcakes: Our Top 10 Recipes of the Day! We have pasta, punch, and cupcakes, so if you're looking for something new and delicious, you are sure to find a new favorite! Source: Pink Pasta. The roasted beets give this Pink Pasta by Fraiche Food, Jillian Harris and Tori Wesszer such a gorgeous pink color and a rich flavor.

Sparkling or Still Water for Stomach Upset and Constipation? "Natural bubbling or sparkling mineral waters have been popular for thousands of years," but manufactured sparkling water was first "'invented' in the mid to late 1700s" when a clergyman suspended water over a vat of fermenting beer.

15 Delicious Warming Plant-Based Stews to Enjoy this Fall! These fall stews will have you able to love the crisp, cool air, while you fill up on some amazingly warming stews. Don't forget to check out these recipes and many others on our Food Monster App! Source: Jamaican Jerk Chickpea Stew.

How to Cook With Pumpkins to Make Delicious Vegan Dishes From Breakfast to Dinner Here are some tips on how to cook with these orange beauties. Jeremy Seltz / Flickr. When choosing a pumpkin for cooking, smaller is better because they have a smooth texture, dense flesh and taste sweeter. Baby Pam, Cinderella, Lumina, and Autumn Gold are good varieties to look for.

25 Savory, Meat-Free Casseroles and Pot Pies That Are Perfect for Thanksgiving If it's your first Thanksgiving planning a plant-based meal or if you're just looking for a show-stopping entrée that'll really stand out on the dinner table, then look no further 'cause we've got plenty of recipes that'll help you make this the best Thanksgiving ever.

Health Benefits of Pumpkin Did you know, for example, that consuming pumpkin regularly can improve your immunity, give your digestion a boost, and even protect you against many chronic diseases? Yes, pumpkin flesh can do all of that and more! So, go get yourself a pumpkin and start thinking of ways to include more of this vibrant fall staple in your diet !

Indian Nachos Premium PD Recipe Indian night leftovers layered on baked chips create an exciting party platter. This fun to eat combo includes incredibly protective and flavorful toppings.

How much water to drink a day Write down the formula and your personal daily amount if it'll help you remember. I know it might sound like a lot if you're not a big water drinker, but don't worry because I've got some easy tips for staying hydrated coming up in just a bit.

From Sweet Chili Tofu to Sausage Pesto Pasta Bake: Our Top 10 Recipes of the Day! Source: Sweet Chili Tofu. This Sweet Chili Tofu by Fraiche Food, Jillian Harris and Tori Wesszer is super crispy with a flavorful tofu interior and coated in a perfect amount of sweet and spicy sauce that you will be addicted to, guaranteed!

What’s the Fuss About Labeling Plant-Based Meats as “Meat”? The label on your veggie burger is being debated in multiple states and boardrooms across the country. As meat-alternatives become more popular, legislation on marketing and labelling isn't far behind.

10 Beautiful Vegan Seasonal Bundt Cakes! These vegan seasonal bundt cakes are perfect to make in the last few months of the year!

Easy Vegan Cooking Tips: Making Seasonal Sauces, Spreads and Dips! This Fall and Winter, incorporate delicious seasonal vegan sauces, spreads, and dips in your meals with these easy vegan cooking tips!

23 Meatless & Dairy-Free Soups, Salads, and Starters for Your Thanksgiving These soups, salads, and starters just might steal the spotlight. We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day.

PumpkinCheesecakeDay Will Be Your Favorite Holiday with These 15 Recipes! On this list of pumpkin cheesecake recipes from our Food Monster App there is definitely your future all time favorite dessert - we guess you'll just have to try them all to find which one! This vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake from Hannah Sunderani will leave your guests in awe.

Your Ultimate Guide to Weekly Vegan Meal Plans Based on Your Nutritional and Seasonal Needs It's everything you need and everything you want. These meal plans vary from being rich in necessary nutrients to seasonal produce to dietary lifestyles. Don't forget to check out our full archive of meal plans if you want even more meal ideas! The recipes in these meal plans are all from the Food Monster App, so don't forget to check it out too!

15 Wonderfully Filling Cauliflower Soups to Make During Chilly Weather! These cauliflower soups are hearty, delicious, and are perfect for fall weather! With so many flavor combinations, you'll have a hard time choosing which one to make first! Don't forget to check out these recipes and many others on our Food Monster App!

Go Nuts for These 15 Dairy-Free Fruit and Nut Recipes! Together, fruits and nuts make an energizing combination. They can be eaten in all sort of ways, and it's so easy to start enjoying this combination while following a plant-based diet. The nuts help keep you fuller for longer, and the fruit offers many important nutrients.

Fake Meats - How Do Beyond and Impossible Burgers Stack Up From a Health Perspective? But how do Beyond and Impossible stack up from a health perspective? If your goal is to stick to a whole food, plant-based diet, you might want to take a closer look before sinking your teeth into these beefless patties. When you check out the labels of burgers from Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, here's what you'll find:.

15 Lovely Dairy-Free and Eggless Layer Cakes For Your Next Celebration! Impress all the guests at your next party when you make one of these amazing layer cakes that you can find on our Food Monster App! Look out, though - once everyone tastes your amazing dessert, you'll be asked to make it for every party after. Image Source: Chocolate 3-Layer Cake With Raspberry Fudge Icing.

15 Fluffy and Perfectly Dimpled Homemade Focaccia Bread Recipes! Focaccia sounds like it should only be served in a restaurant, but in fact, this Italian bread is quite easy to make at home! All you need are the usual ingredients for bread, and you can pretty much add whatever topping you'd like. These recipes all range from plain to flavored, proving that focaccia can be made a variety of ways.

15 Sensational Salsa Recipes! Flavorful salsa is an amazing way to add texture, taste and variation to so many recipes! You can vary the spice levels depending on what you prefer, and customize it to suit any dish that you think just needs something special to make it even better.

Plant-Based Running: How I Train for the NYC Marathon Think you can’t run a marathon or ultramarathon on a whole food, plant-based diet? Think again. Read on to learn how this plant-based runner goes the EXTRA mile.

From Chickpea Spinach Stew to Pumpkin Oatmeal Lentil Cups: 10 Recipes that Went Viral This Week Source: Chickpea Spinach Stew. A comforting and delish bowl of hearty and nutritious, this Chickpea Spinach Stew by Molly Patrick is exactly what you need on the dinner table tonight! Make sure to make enough for leftovers - trust us, you'll want them!

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