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All The Blogs -- January 2010

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Super Superbowl Hummus

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | January 31, 2010 | Food, Health, Video

Read More: dip, easy meals in minutes, healthy snack, hummus, Julieanna Hever, plant-based dietitian, superbowl snack

  Here is a perfect snack for Superbowl Sunday. Not only is it decadently delicious, but it is healthy and takes less than 10 minutes to prepare. This healthy hummus has only a few ingredients and, after blending or...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What Can Our Political Passions For President Obama Tell Us About Our Personal Relationships?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 31, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: anger, change, compromise, growth, President Obama, relationships, resentments, success

The following commentary is a generalization. It doesn't apply to everyone, but it does appear to be an extremely common scenario disturbingly prevalent in our country today. Equally so, the generalization doesn't apply solely to those who don't care...

Micco

Single-Serving Rice Pudding - with Endless Variations

Micco | January 30, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: breakfast, desserts, food, gluten free, recipe, sugar free, vegan, vegan diet

When I woke up this morning, all I could hear was the tapping of rain against my window.  I pulled down my blinds to see soggy grey clouds and umbrellas shuffling down the street; it made me immediately fall back...

Jeff Nelson

Nina, Randa & Willie Nelson a Hit in Joffrey's CINDERELLA

Jeff Nelson | January 30, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: ballet, dance, nelson, nina, randa, willie

If you're a longtime VegSourcer, you probably know that our twin daughters, Nina and Miranda, are lifelong dancers who particularly love ballet.  They are currently studying in a conservatory in Hollywood, where they drive an hour each way daily to...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Fighting for Fat-ism

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | January 30, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: exercise, fat, healthcare crisis, julieanna hever, losing weight, overweight, patient care, physicians, plant-based dietitian, plant-based nutrition, registered dietitian, whole food plant-based diet

Yesterday morning, as I was peddling away on the seated elliptical, reading Dr. David Kessler's The End of Overeating, I looked up at the muted television screen right above me and saw a headline on one of the morning shows....

Vegan Vagabond

Tip #1: Traveling as a vegan requires the proper frame of mind. If you want to change the world, you may have to change your mind.

Vegan Vagabond | January 29, 2010 | Lifestyle

If there is one thing that I have learned, since becoming a vegan, that has helped me the most in my travels, it is to set my mind right. I used to set myself with high expectations and demand that...

The Healthy Librarian

Archives of Internal Medicine--Seven Good Reasons to Exercise and Increase Your Chances for Healthy Aging

The Healthy Librarian | January 29, 2010 | Health

Read More: Benefits of exercise, bone health, brain health, cognitive impairment, DASH diet, healthy aging, hypertension, physical activity, strength training, weight lifting

    Exercising Ladies in their Eighties   Weight Machine Workout for Muscles and the Mind "Exercise is better than any drug or anything else we have for aging.  There's no downside.  If this were a drug, it would be...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

MY NO-KNEAD BAGUETTES

Bryanna Clark Grogan | January 28, 2010 | Food

Read More: artisan bread, baguette, bread, crusty bread, French bread, no-fat, no-knead, no-knead bread, no-knead dough

I have tried hard not to give in to the urge to bake bread these days, as we are trying to lose the 5 Christmas pounds we both gained over the holidays. It's not that we don't eat bread--...

Vegparadise Blog

Your Invitation to Soar with Vegparadise

Vegparadise Blog | January 27, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Since 1999 our friends around the world have joined us (Zel and Reuben Allen) at vegparadise.com to explore all things vegetarian, or should we say vegan. In this Vegparadise Blog we hope to engage you in our quest to...

Miranda Nelson

Plant-Based: A Better World

Miranda Nelson | January 26, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: Vegan Plant-based Green Health

There are may reasons why shifting towards a plant-based diet is desirable, whether it be for one's health, the earth, or the suffering of animals. People need to make a connection between the food the eat and the way they...

Vegan Vagabond

Surviving as a vegan while traveling in a dairy and meat eating world

Vegan Vagabond | January 26, 2010 | Food

Read More: Cooking, desserts, Food, restaurants, travel, vegan, Veganism, vegetarian

I am writing this, because I know that I cannot be the only vegan out there that has a job that requires a lot of travel to a lot of different places. I can't be the only vegan that regularly has...

Michael Greger MD

My swine flu DVD is now available free

Michael Greger MD | January 26, 2010 | Lifestyle

Influenza pandemics, triggered by bird or swine flu viruses, have the potential  to kill millions of people. The influenza virus has existed for millions of years as an innocuous intestinal virus of wild ducks. What turned a harmless waterborne...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What Can the Supreme Court and Martin Luther King Teach Us About Relationships?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 24, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: character, constitution, democracy, ethics, integrity, liberty, martin luther king, supreme court, Truth

Times change. There was a time when we could look at Supreme Court Justices with great respect and admiration. They were people who had a high standard of right action, a commitment to the Constitution of the United States,...

The Healthy Librarian

A New Role for Omega-3? Lengthening Our Telomeres--A Key Marker for Aging, Longer Life, and Health. From JAMA & UCSF.

The Healthy Librarian | January 24, 2010 | Health

Read More: aging, Dr. Ramin Farzaneh-Far, healthy fats, heart disease prevention, longevity, Omega-3's, omega-6s, Susan Allport, telomeres

      "The main result of our study is that patients with high levels of Omega-3 fish oil in the blood appear to have a slowing of the biological aging process over five years as measured by the...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Green Sludge...the Perfect Breakfast!

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

Read More: antioxidants, breakfast, green sludge, green smoothie, greens, healthy breakfast, minerals, phytochemicals, plant-based dietitian, vitamins

Yesterday, Jesse Pomeroy and I shot the production of my favorite breakfast, my Green Smoothie, for Going Veg. This is what I make every morning. It provides every nutrient possible and tastes delicious. A perfect way to start the day....

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

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...

Michael Greger MD

My 2010 Latest in Nutrition speaking dates

Michael Greger MD | January 23, 2010 | Health

Every year I scour the world's scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and develop this brand-new talk of the latest in cutting-edge research.  Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific nutrition journals,  I try to dig...

The Healthy Librarian

It's the Start of the New Year, the Start of the New Decade, and the Start of My Sixties. Some Simple Strategies for Staying Healthy and Happy. At Least I Can Hope!

The Healthy Librarian | January 22, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: Blue Zones, Dan Buettner, DASH Diet, Dr. David Jenkins, longevity, plant-based diet, prevention of chronic disease, resolutions, veganism

Author Dan Buettner has scoured the Earth -- not for the fabled Fountain of Youth -- but for the key to a happy old age. He spent five years visiting areas of the world where people tend to live longer,...

Ruth Heidrich PhD

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...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

EXPERIMENTS WITH PUMPKIN KIBBEH

Bryanna Clark Grogan | January 20, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: bulgur, kibbee, kibbeh, kibbi, pumpkin, pumpkin kibbeh, Tofu/Tahini Mint Sauce

http://veganfeastkitchen.blogspot.com/2010/01/experiments-with-pumpkin-kibbeh.html I've been wanting to try a pumpkin kibbeh for a long time, but never got around to it before now. (Read about the Middle Eastern dish kibbeh at this blog post, along with a recipe for a delicious...