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"Forks Over Knives" - A Film Review

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | May 3, 2011 | Health

Read More: bypass surgery, change, choices, cholesterol, diabetes, health, heart disease, hypertension, obesity, vegan diet, weight loss

If you're not a vegan, you're killing yourself with the food you're eating. You're killing yourself with the false beliefs you have about the nutritional importance of animal products. You're killing yourself by creating in your body high cholesterol, hypertension,......

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3 Easy Steps to Vegan Entertaining

Sarah Taylor | April 30, 2011 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: entertaining, health, vegan

“HELP!  The neighbors are coming over for dinner – how can I feed them a great vegan meal that they will love?” The idea of serving a vegan meal to friends or family can seem daunting, but it doesn’t need......

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Not Thinking Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | April 21, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: forgiveness, happiness, health, self help, success

There was a story in the paper last week about fishermen in Los Angeles being warned against eating a number of species of fish they caught off L.A. shores that have been determined to be toxic. The response of the......

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The Power of One

Sarah Taylor | April 18, 2011 | Animals, Health

Read More: Animal Abuse, factory farms, fish, health, spirituality, Vegan, Vegetarian

Animal abuse is horrific.  I can’t even watch the Animal Planet anymore because they are forever airing shows about the SPCA going into homes and saving animals from the most terrible conditions.  I would cry so hard that my husband......

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Celebration! not deprivation...discovering the complete joy of eating

J Morris Hicks | April 11, 2011 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: environment, harmony, health, maximize calories from whole plants

When people think of making a big change in their diet for one reason or another, they most often think about what they're going to have to give up. Little do they realize in the beginning that one day they'll......

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Book Review: THE ENGINE 2 DIET by Rip Esselstyn

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | April 10, 2011 | Health

Read More: diet, exercise, happiness, health, hope, love, self-empowerment, self-help, well being

Rip Esselstyn, a Texas Firefighter, has developed a "28-Day Save-Your-Life Plan that Lowers Cholesterol and Burns Away the Pounds." It's motto, "Eat More, Lose More, is particularly appealing to me, being someone who is excessively dedicated to food consumption. What......

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Honey, You Don't Love Yourself Enough!

Sarah Taylor | April 6, 2011 | Health

Read More: health, vegan, weight loss

I have an amazing life coach.  I hired her a couple of years ago when I was going through a very rough time in my life.  In one of our first sessions together, as I was spilling out all the......

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Eating Food Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 30, 2011 | Food

Read More: health, longevity, medications, motivation, self help, vegan, vegetarian, weight loss

John Robbins, author of "The New Good Life: Living Better Than Ever in an Age of Less," wrote an eye-opening Huffington Post, "Being Fat In America," which was the final nail in the coffin of my attachment to eating animal......

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Inside Out

Sarah Taylor | March 22, 2011 | Health

Read More: cancer, health, heart disease, vegan

I know someone who doesn’t take such good care of her body.  It’s not that she’s overweight, but she drinks like a fish and subsists on Wheat Thins and Diet Pepsi, among other things.  I want to tell you the......

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Getting pregnant... naturally

Ellen Sheen | July 7, 2010 | Health

Read More: babies, fertility, health, pregnancy

During one of my recent 'trolls' of the internet, I discovered a website called Naturally Knocked Up. Now, if you know me or have been reading my blog for a while, you know that Honey and I have been trying......

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Enjoy my delicious OIL-FREE RAW/VEGAN salads at Whole Foods now!

Chef AJ | June 9, 2010 | Food

Read More: Cooking, Food, Health, Home, Lifestyle Choices, Salt, Sugar, Veganism

Those of you who know me know that my specialty is teaching people how to eat delicious vegan food and still avoid what I call "THE EVIL TRINITY" (sugar, oil and salt). Those who are vegan not just for ethical......

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A story that should be on the front page of every newspaper in America

Joel Fuhrman MD | May 3, 2010 | Health

Read More: Blood pressure, Cardiovascular Disorders, cholesterol, Chronic, Conditions and Diseases, Health, Heart disease, Obesity, United States

"Mr. Valentine, I'm so, so sorry, but you're going to have to have bypass surgery, and you're going to have it quickly." When chest pains sent Ronnie to the emergency room in September 2005, those were the words he heard. ......

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Confusing Research Findings About Diet and Cancer

Pam Popper PhD | April 11, 2010 | Health

Read More: Diet, Health, National Cancer Institute, Prostate cancer, Research, Vegetable

The Journal of the National Cancer Institute published an article online in which researchers reported that eating more servings of fruits and vegetables daily did not significantly reduce the risk of cancer.  Researchers obtained data on 478,478 men and......

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Encouraging a New Doctor Patient Relationship

Pam Popper PhD | March 25, 2010 | Health

Read More: Decision making, Doctors, Health, Health care, Medicine, Participatory Medicine, Research, Society for Participatory Medicine

I recently found out about a new organization that promotes better dialog between health care professionals and their patients. The Society for Participatory Medicine is open to both practitioners and individuals.  I decided to join myself, even though the group......

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Forks Over Knives

Pam Popper PhD | March 2, 2010 | Food, Green, Health, Lifestyle, Video

Read More: diet, film, food, health, movies, vegan

Forks Over Knives   I've always said I'm the one of the luckiest people on the planet; I get confirmation of this fact almost every week.  Not only was I lucky enough to be invited to work on and be......

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An Update in Plant-Based Nutrition

Colin Campbell PhD | February 1, 2010 | Health

Read More: eCornell, health, plant-based certification program, plant-based nutrition, t colin campbell

It seems not a day goes by without someone expressing to me how important it is to spread the information about plant-based nutrition. Decades of laboratory research, human studies on diet and disease, and hundreds of academic publications from......

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Minimizing Metabolism to Maximize Longevity

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | January 23, 2010 | Health

Read More: Antioxidant, Calorie-Restricted Diet, Digestion, Free-radical theory, Health, Julieanna Hever, Longevity, Metabolism, Nutrient, Nutrition, Plant-Based Dietitian, Radical

We are constantly told that we need to rev up our metabolism in order to burn calories, stay lean, and maintain health.  Yet this is completely misleading.  Throughout history, scientific lab experiments have confirmed that animals live longer when put......

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Review of The Perfect Formula Diet

Ruth Heidrich PhD | January 21, 2010 | Health

Read More: health, healthiest diet, vegan diet

The Perfect Formula Diet just another "diet" book?  Not by a long shot! This book presents just the facts, but in a way that is so convincing that you have to wonder why anyone would put up with anything less......

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A Kindness A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 8, 2010 | Health

Read More: compassion, doctor, forgiveness, generosity, health, kindness, well-being

Anger and kindness are on opposite poles, opposite ends of the spectrum. When we're angry we're not kind and when we're kind we're not angry. The two are truly mutually exclusive even if we con ourselves into thinking otherwise with......

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Why Plant-Based?

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | January 7, 2010 | Animals, Food, Health

Read More: animal rights, environment, health, plant-based dietitian, vegan, vegetarian

I read John Robbins' book, Diet for a New America, when I was a young adult.  It branded me for life.  I tried profusely to become a vegetarian immediately after the conclusion of this book and experiencing the truth behind......

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