Healthy Lifestyle Expo 2014 -- Los Angeles, Oct 10-12 -- Join Us!

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Janice Stanger, PhD

The Whole Truth Is the First Step

Janice Stanger, PhD, 09.13.2014

Howard Jacobson Shares What It's Like to Work With Dr. Campbell and What the Next Step Might Be Whole, Dr. T Colin Campbell's ground breaking book, tells why we need to totally rethink the science of what we eat. This subject could...

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Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.

A Tour of the Human Digestive System

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D., 09.03.2014

Did you ever wonder what happens to your food once you swallow it? We're all familiar with the fact that we need to eat food and drink water in order for our body to function properly, but what exactly happens after that...

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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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Michael Greger MD

Overdosing on Poppy Seeds

Michael Greger MD, 09.11.2014

The opium poppy used to make heroin is the same opium poppy used to make muffins and bagels. Does this mean that poppy seed muffin we may have had for breakfast contained a powerful narcotic? The idea that poppy seeds could...

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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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Jess Parsons

Hybrids - driving with new energy

Jess Parsons, 07.27.2014

So after 14 years, two children and a frugal lifestyle, it was finally time to upgrade the car, which was showing signs of needing expensive repairs and still not being OK anymore. We have considered the one-car family option, but since...

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Christie Mitchell Beck MD OB-GYN

A Tale of Two Leaping Animals

Christie Mitchell Beck MD OB-GYN, 07.02.2014

It has officially been a year since I've purchased shoes made with leather. I didn't really mean for it to happen, but it did. I'm always quick to clarify that I'm not a vegan; I merely follow a whole food plant-based...

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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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Chef AJ

Hail To The Kale!!! Revisited.

Chef AJ, 01.06.2014

One of the most popular recipes from my book, UNPROCESSED, is the Hail To The Kale Salad.  It is sold at the Whole Foods Market in Pasadena on Arroyo and is one of their best selling salads.  Some folks thought it was...

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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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Hillary Rettig

In Which I Advise A Young Baby

Hillary Rettig, 06.26.2012

My friend, free software activist, Ciaran McHale and his wife, Bianca, recently had a baby--the gorgeous Toby. And they did something  completely cool, which was to ask friends concerned with social justice to write letters to Toby, which they would publish in...

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