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It is possible to gain muscles being on the vegan diet if you choose plant-based foods rich in essential amino acids and quality products. You can opt for foods such as soy, whole grain, beans, lentils, peas, nuts and seeds to get quality proteins and to support and build muscles.
In an inspection, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has found that Fuji Food Product’s ready-to-eat sushi, salad and spring rolls were contaminated with Listeria bacteria, promoting the company to recall its products. Listeria bacteria causes listeriosis, which leads to fever, headache, muscle pain, and fatigue.
Dolph Lundgren has recently revealed on Good Morning Britain that he has gone vegan and has already been reaping the benefits of eating a plant-based diet. He said his sex life has improved a bit. Also, he said he feels more energetic these days. He explained he was encouraged to go vegan by Arnold Schwarzenegger.
A new study has found that the ketogenic diet has been found effective at combating the flu in mice. The study published last month in the journal of Science Immunology explained that the keto diet stimulates a type of white blood cells in the lungs, increasing the mucus production and trapping the virus.
The CDC has said that the romaine lettuce from Salinas, California, has infected 67 people in 19 states, which is possibly linked to the ongoing E. coli outbreak. The agency advised people to avoid eating, purchasing, selling or serving romaine lettuce grown from the Salinas area.
A study published in Nature Communications has found that anesthetic ketamine could play a key role in reducing alcohol addiction in heavy drinkers. Since the FDA approved ketamine for the treatment of severe depression earlier this year, researchers have been studying its effects on addiction and PTSD.
A new study has found that extra virgin olive oil could help prevent dementia and cognitive decline by preventing the accumulation of tau proteins in the brain. Tau protein accumulation could affect the neurons, increasing the risk of dementia and other mental functions.