How One Fatty Meal Can Destroy Your Arteries - Dr. Esselstyn (VIDEO)

How One Fatty Meal Can Destroy Your Arteries - Dr. Esselstyn (VIDEO)

Can one bad meal really do much harm? Dr. Robert Vogel, chairman of the Department of Cardiology at University of Maryland, decided to find out....
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Jess Parsons

Vegan burger at McD's - Are we lovin' it?

Jess Parsons, 04.30.2015

News flash on the local Auckland vegan network: you can get vegan burgers from McDonald's now! In some very limited outlets, you can use a touchscreen to create your own gourmet burger. Guacamole, mushrooms, tortilla strips, lettuce, tomato and tomato and...

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Chef AJ

Cooking with Dr. Esselstyn

Chef AJ, 04.27.2015

My new TV show, Healthy Living with Chef AJ is now airing on Foody TV. Here is the first episode with Dr. Caldwell B. Esslestyn, Jr....

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Janice Stanger, PhD

My Day At the Dark Chocolate Factory

Janice Stanger, PhD, 04.26.2015

Sorting, Sniffing, and Tasting Are All Part of the Job of Making Intense Dark Chocolate Bars Chocolate has always been one of my favorite foods. An allergy to chocolate in childhood was tough for me, and I could sneak only occasional bites....

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Dustin Rudolph, PharmD

Coconut Oil Increases Heart Disease and Death Risk

Dustin Rudolph, PharmD, 04.15.2015

If you do a Google search for "Coconut Oil Health Benefits" over four million results will pop up. Coconut oil has been made out to be a miracle cure for everything from heart disease to Alzheimer's disease in our culture, but is...

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Michael Greger MD

Is buying organic worth it? A review of the science in new DVD

Michael Greger MD, 04.02.2015

One of the most common questions I get when I speak is "What do you think about buying organic?" As with any question like this, I first try to gently explain that what I or anyone else thinks doesn't really matter....

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Ellen Sheen

Handmade Vegan Ramen Noodles

Ellen Sheen, 02.06.2015

After all these years, I'm still a girl who would rather make it herself than buy it. First, it's cheaper! And second, you know exactly what is in it. So when my oldest kiddo was sick and requested noodle soup, I took...

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Christie Mitchell Beck MD OB-GYN

Kickstart Your Heart Health this February, Little Rock!

Christie Mitchell Beck MD OB-GYN, 02.01.2015

It's been less than a month, but Kickstart Your Health Little Rock has already made huge strides in helping our city get healthy and feel good! Now, it's still not too late to sign up for the free and fun 21-day healthy...

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J Morris Hicks

Ice Buckets, E-Cigs, & lack of focus on the "vital few"

J Morris Hicks, 08.25.2014

Perennial lack of clarity and the never-ending bombardment of confusion That's my definition of the NEWS and just about every other form of human activity. And that's why we never solve our most serious problems, because all of our attention is focused...

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Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Un-Forgiveness. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing.

Walter Jacobson, M.D., 07.27.2014

There is no upside to un-forgiveness. Forgiveness doesn't mean you are condoning their bad behavior. It doesn't mean they shouldn't be held accountable for their actions. It doesn't mean you are setting yourself up for future victimization. Withholding forgiveness doesn't punish the...

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Pam Popper PhD

Doctors, Nurses, Dietitians: Earn 39 hours of CE Credit!

Pam Popper PhD, 04.07.2014

The Diet and Lifestyle Intervention Course begins Weds June 4!  Instructors include Dr. Neal Barnard, Dr. Caldwell Essestyn, Dr. John McDougall, Dr. Ralph Moss, Dr. Pam Popper, and many others.  Topics include intense study of plant-based nutrition and disease treatment, with specific...

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Sarah Taylor

New Year's Vegan Resolution

Sarah Taylor, 02.06.2014

I know many people made a New Year’s Resolution to go vegan.  And I also know that, around this time of year, many resolutions are broken.  So, I wanted to write to those of you who may be struggling, and offer up...

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Dr. Will Tuttle

I Am the Vegan Activist (poem)

Dr. Will Tuttle, 12.24.2013

  I am the Vegan Activist I am the vegan activist, My heart filled with the wish to relieve the hideous suffering Mysteriously inflicted on animals seen as food. Rising early, sitting in silence every day, listening within, opening... dilating.... I am...

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Vegparadise Blog

In-N-Out Still Peddles Obesity to Kids

Vegparadise Blog, 10.07.2013

In this era where so many kids and families struggle with obesity, it is unconscionable for a library to offer any kind of food as a reading incentive and act as an advertising agent for a food company. It is also unconscionable...

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