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Save Money on Plant Based Groceries

Let’s help you save money on groceries. In a climate of rising food prices, we take a look at where plant based foods fit into this landscape and how to do plant based on a budget. Guest Colleen Montgomery, a Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Certified Plant Based Health Coach and owner of Wellness Within LLC, provides meat v. plant based comparisons with great money saving tips and recipe ideas.

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Can Eating Plant Foods Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most diagnosed cancer. Approximately 13% of women will be diagnosed with female breast cancer at some point in their life. Is there such a thing as an anti-cancer diet and more specifically, can plant based eating reduce the risk of breast cancer? Find out with guest Easter Ho, ND, IFMCP. From breast cancer risk factors to current scientific research and specific food examples, Dr. Ho provides important prevention information that you don’t want to miss.

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The Health Benefits of Spices

In this 13-minute episode of Doctors+ excerpted from a livestream cooking class, Dr. Sabrina Falquier and cookbook author Dr. Linda Shiue, both physicians and culinary medicine experts, discuss the health benefits of various spices, including turmeric, coriander, garlic powder, cumin and chili pepper.

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