Soldiers and PTSD, Part 1: Going Vegan

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“Blood, blood, blood, makes the green grass grow,” was the mantra we used throughout basic training. Our young boots hitting the pavement, grass, and dirt, each heel giving the cue to yell the cadence “blood,” then again, “blood.” This wasn’t done to turn us into blood-thirsty sadomasochists (as some would have you believe). It was done to prepare us for …

Vegan Diet for Rheumatoid Arthritis

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The immune system attacks healthy tissue when an autoimmune disorder is present. Pain, swelling and stiffness result from the assault on the lining of the joints that occurs when Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is present. A link between RA and diet has not been established clearly and there are not official guidelines for it but there is an indication that eating …