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J Morris Hicks

Vitamins...a 27 billion dollar folly?

J Morris Hicks | April 26, 2011 | Health

Read More: are vitamins a waste of money?, vitamins

  An April 13 article by Madison Park on CNN.com led off with the following: "As more than half of U.S. adults are popping vitamins and supplements, the question remains -- has it made Americans healthier?" The short answer is...

Chef AJ

Pumpkin Pie - in a glass?

Chef AJ | April 26, 2011 | Food, Health

Read More: Chef Aj, healthy eating, smoothie

Why wait until fall again to enjoy the flavor of Pumpkin Pie?  With this easy, delicious and nutritious recipe, you can have your pie and drink it too!!!  Thank you for watching another tasty episode of "The Chef and The...

J Morris Hicks

No cow's milk for humans at any age...even Dr. Spock agrees

J Morris Hicks | April 24, 2011 | Health

Read More: chronic diseases, cow's milk for humans, wrong food for our species

Last week, I posted a blog on the topic of early puberty and the problems involved. In that blog, Dr. McDougall and Dr. Fuhrman stated vehemently that they do in fact know the cause of early puberty -- Dr. McDougall has...

Janice Stanger, PhD

Whole Food Nutrients Are a Superstar Team

Janice Stanger, PhD | April 23, 2011 | Health

Read More: carbohydrates, fats, minerals, phytochemicals, protein, whole foods

Each Player on Its Own Can Do Little No matter how well you eat, you may worry about your diet. You may doubt you are getting enough of certain nutrients. Iron, zinc, calcium, protein, omega-3 fatty acids…concern about these may...

John Davis

Dr. John Snow - a vegan of genius

John Davis | April 20, 2011 | Health, International

In a poll of British doctors in 2003 John Snow was voted as the greatest physician of all time. Though probably few of them would have known he was what we now call vegan. He grew up in the North-East...

Sarah Taylor

The Power of One

Sarah Taylor | April 18, 2011 | Animals, Health

Read More: Animal Abuse, factory farms, 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...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Why People Have Difficulty Losing Weight

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | April 17, 2011 | Health

Read More: change, motivation, personal development, self help, weight loss

One of the reasons why people who have the desire to lose weight are unable to stick to a diet program is because they also have a psychological resistance to losing weight. That resistance can be expressed in terms of...

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.

Growing Old Wrinkle Free

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | April 13, 2011 | Health

Read More: antioxidants, phytochemicals, plant-based diet, skin aging, skin cancer, wrinkle

Oh no!  What's that staring you back as you look into the mirror this morning?  It couldn't be yet another tiny crinkle in your forehead determined to push you into senility could it?!  Wrinkles... the one thing that nobody...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Book Review: THE ENGINE 2 DIET by Rip Esselstyn

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

Read More: diet, exercise, happiness, health, 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...

J Morris Hicks

Dean Ornish, M.D. -- American Icon...

J Morris Hicks | April 8, 2011 | Health

Read More: dean ornish, heart disease reversal, plant-based nutrition

  ...one of three who influenced Bill Clinton to trade his burgers for whole plants During my quest to learn the truth about nutrition, I was always on the lookout for superb credentials and  unquestioned authenticity. I found just that with...

Joel Fuhrman MD

Eat fiber-rich foods now, not later!

Joel Fuhrman MD | April 7, 2011 | Food, Health

Read More: beans, cardiovascular, colon cancer, diabetes, fiber, heart disease

There are a few different classifications of fiber, and their common characteristic is resistance to digestion in the human small intestine.   Eating fiber-rich foods is associated with a number of health benefits:  Fiber promotes weight maintenance by slowing...

Sarah Taylor

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...

Chef AJ

Chicken isn't vegan

Chef AJ | April 5, 2011 | Food, Health

Read More: Chef Aj, julieanna hever, mexican, rice, salt, The Chef and the Dietitian, tortillas, vegan

Don't you hate it when people say "I'm a vegetarian, I eat chicken and fish?"  Well, the last time I checked, chicken and fish weren't vegetables!!!   It's hard enough eating out when you're vegan, and even harder when you are...

Janice Stanger, PhD

Calcium Can Stiffen Your Arteries

Janice Stanger, PhD | April 3, 2011 | Health

Read More: calcium, calcium-alkali syndrome, dairy, heart attack, supplements, whole foods

Calcium Supplements May Also Make Your Body Too Alkaline Whole plant foods contain thousands of beneficial substances, including amino acids, vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, complex carbohydrates, fiber, and phytochemicals, health-promoting nutrients found only in plants. These nourishing elements work...

Dr. Will Tuttle

Spiritual People Moving Toward Veganism?

Dr. Will Tuttle | April 2, 2011 | Animals, Food, Health

Question: In the last couple of decades, how much of a change do you think there’s been in the perspective of spiritual people about the human relationship to nonhuman animals?Overall, I’ve seen a gradually increasing tempo of change among “spiritual...

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.

Type 2 Diabetes - Squash It In Its Tracks!

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | March 30, 2011 | Health

Read More: diabetes, exercise, intramyocellular lipids, mitochondria, nutrition, Obesity, plant-based diet, type 2 diabetes

It's the disease that's becoming more and more prevalent among westernized cultures.  Diabetes, along with the obesity epidemic that's fueling it, is growing rampant and the numbers behind the illness are almost too large to wrap your mind around....

J Morris Hicks

Joel Fuhrman, M.D. -- an enlightened physician

J Morris Hicks | March 30, 2011 | Health

Read More: medical experts, plant-based nutrition, reversing disease

  Learning about the powers of plant-based nutrition -- by accident When I first began my quest to learn all about the optimal diet for humans back in 2002, Joel Fuhrman was one of the first truly legitimate physicians that...

J Morris Hicks

John McDougall, M.D. -- a "trail-blazing" physician

J Morris Hicks | March 24, 2011 | Health

Read More: disease reversing nutrition, plant-based, whole food

Along with a few other brave pioneers, Dr. John McDougall is featured prominently in our upcoming book about food and the incredible impact that it has on our planet, beginning with our own health. But, it turns out that John has been...

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.

Going Veg - From a Pharmacist's Perspective

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | March 23, 2011 | Health

Read More: nutrition, plant based diet, vegan, vegetarian

I was sitting in my podiatrist's office one day back in February 2009 waiting to see the doctor about my plantar fasciitis.  This was only my second or third trip to see Dr. Sal and little did I know that...

Sarah Taylor

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...