Dr. McDougall Wants You To Think (VIDEO)

Dr. McDougall Wants You To Think (VIDEO)

John McDougall MD says your heredity isn't going to save you. Grandma and Grandpa may have eaten bacon grease on their toast every day and lived to 98, but the food they...
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Janice Stanger, PhD

My Three Most Surprising Blogs of 2014

Janice Stanger, PhD, 12.21.2014

These Eye-Opening Articles Demolish Dangerous Nutrition Myths When I began researching meatless eating in 1995, I thought I was knowledgeable about nutrition. After all, everything I had been told from middle school on, whether from teachers, doctors, or the media, agreed that...

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Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.

Diverticular Disease and Diet

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D., 12.03.2014

It is an all too often occurrence in my line of work as a hospital pharmacist that I see patients coming into the Emergency Room doubled over with abdominal pain. This isn't your typical upset-stomach-because-you-ate-something-spicy kind of pain, but rather a severe...

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Michael Greger MD

Dr. Greger Addresses Saturated Fat Confusion in New DVD

Michael Greger MD, 12.09.2014

Considering concerns over saturated fat to be the #1 threat to their growth, the global dairy industry launched a covert campaign to "neutralize the negative image of milkfat among regulators and health professionals." This would be no small task, as leading...

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Chef AJ

There's just a few tickets left to see Dr. John McDougall live on Sunday

Chef AJ, 10.27.2014

Please join me in welcoming keynote speaker Dr. John McDougall to the 5th Annual HEALTHY TASTE OF LA on Sunday, November 2nd at Torrance Memorial Hospital. Joining him will be Dr. Pam Popper of the Wellness Forum, Howard Lyman "The Mad Cowboy",...

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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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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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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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