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All The Blogs -- May 2010

Michael Greger MD

The cause of our number one killer

Michael Greger MD | May 12, 2010 | Health

The number one cause of death in the United States every single year for both men and women since 1918 (when a bird flu virus likely triggered the deadliest plague in human history) continues to be heart disease. William Clifford...

Michael Greger MD

My debate with officials over antibiotic misuse captured on video

Michael Greger MD | May 11, 2010 | Animals

Two weeks ago I participated in a forum on the use of antibiotics in animal agriculture. Sponsored by a pharmaceutical industry trade group (and held in a steakhouse, no less), it pitted me against National Pork Producer's Association director Dr....

Vegan Vagabond

Hello, my name is Jim. I am an imperfect "veg*n"

Vegan Vagabond | May 11, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

I recently got in a little tiff with someone that was taking exception to someone being called a "vegan", when they were not "fully vegan." The premise of this person was, vegan is not just a diet, it is a...

Ruth Heidrich PhD

Born To Run Review

Ruth Heidrich PhD | May 8, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: diet, Heidrich, runners, Vegan

Born To Run by Christopher McDougall                   Book Review by Ruth Heidrich, Ph.D. It's not often that after finishing a book that I immediately want to turn back to Page 1 and start all over again.  Born to Run...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

FOODIE TRIP TO PORTLAND, PART 5: NO-KNEAD BREAD SEMINAR, AND FOOD CART FESTIVAL

Bryanna Clark Grogan | May 7, 2010 | Food

Read More: food carts, IAXCP, Nancy Baggett, no-knead bread, Peter Reinhart, Portland OR, stretch and fold

Saturday morning I had the opportunity to attend the no-knead artisan bread seminar at IACP, featuring my "bread hero" Peter Reinhart (author of several books, including The Bread Baker's Apprentice, which I have read cover to cover; Peter Reinhart's Whole...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What Can Overreactions in the Stock Market Teach Us About Our Personal Relationships?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | May 7, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: communication, gossip, misinformation, overreactions, relationships, right action, stock market

On May 6th, the stock market took a huge dive. One explanation was that it was due to an overreaction to misinformation, to an error on the part of a futures buyer, which led people to think that some...

Vegan Vagabond

Oh, no, here goes my diet!

Vegan Vagabond | May 6, 2010 | Food

Read More: chicago, dining, Food, Restaurants, travel

I have always said, if I lived near Millennium Restaurant, in San Francisco, I would weigh 400 pounds. Ever since the first time I ate at Millennium, I have been envious that the good people of San Francisco were able...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

A RECIPE FOR HOMEMADE VEGAN BACON SALT, AND FOODIE TRIP TO PORTLAND, PART 4: DINING AT THE BLOSSOMING LOTUS

Bryanna Clark Grogan | May 3, 2010 | Food

Read More: bacon salt, Blossoming Lotus, Portland OR, stovetop smoker, veggie bacon bits

Homemade Bacon Salt in olive oilAt the Culinary Expo at the IACP Annual Conference in Portland, we tasted a delicious gourmet BBQ "Bacon Salt".   Now, I know that there is a bacon-mania going on out there (you can even buy bacon...

Joel Fuhrman MD

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. ...

Chef AJ

Whole Health Makeover Program this weekend in LA

Chef AJ | May 2, 2010 | Health

The Whole Health Makeover Program is a two-day seminar brought to you by the leading experts in the field of nutritional medicine.  Come enjoy listening to lectures about the current state of our declining health, food addiction, and our...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

The Neo Testament

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | May 2, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: A Course In Miracles, forgiveness, God, love, mindfulness, peace, survival, Testament

In the last two posts, I shared a perspective of mine that the Old and New Testaments are actually God-inspired survival manuals for the human race, independent of whatever historical data they may provide. The Neo-Testament is an expression I...

Vegparadise Blog

Mom's the Word on Her Special Day

Vegparadise Blog | May 2, 2010 | Food, Lifestyle

You may not consider yourself Julia Child's equal in the kitchen, but, take heart. Few of us have graduated from the rigors of Condon Bleu culinary training. And, it's unlikely Mom has such lofty expectations. You can be assured that...

Chef AJ

Ice Cream - for BREAKFAST???

Chef AJ | May 2, 2010 | Food

Why not, if it's made with only ONE INGREDIENT - FRUIT!!!  We've been enjoying this for over 20 years.  Sometime we even put it over our Rip's Big Bowl from the Engine 2 Cookbook.  It's also great with peaches, mangos,...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

FOODIE TRIP TO PORTLAND, PART 3: THE FIELD ROAST BOOTH AT THE CULINARY EXPO

Bryanna Clark Grogan | May 1, 2010 | Food

Read More: Field Roast, grain meat, IACP Culinary Expo, Portland OR, vegetarian meat

Field Roast Marketing Manager Jennifer Hryciw at the IACP Culinary ExpoOn Friday, April 23rd, the IACP hosted the Culinary Expo and Book Signing at the Oregon Convention Center. I was there to help Jennifer and her helper, Mel, serve samples and talk...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

FOODIE TRIP TO PORTLAND, PART 2: VEGAN BAKERIES

Bryanna Clark Grogan | May 1, 2010 | Food

Read More: Back to Eden, bakeries, Pertunia's Pies and pastries, Portland OR, Sweetpea Baking Co., The Dovetail Bakery, vegan bakeries, vegan pastries

The Dovetail Bakery front doorWhen Julie told me that Portland had 3-- count 'em- 3 vegan bakeries, I nearly fell over! I'm jealous, but it's probably for the best! The most well-known bakery is Sweetpea Baking Co., which we didn't...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

FOODIE TRIP TO PORTLAND, PART 1-- FOOD CARTS ON MISSISSIPPI MARKETPLACE

Bryanna Clark Grogan | May 1, 2010 | Food

Read More: food carts, Fran Costigan, IACP, Julie hasson, Native Bowl, Portland OR

  NATIVE BOWL, Julie and Jay Hasson's wonderful vegan food cart at Mississippi MarketplaceIt's been too long since I blogged! I've been in Portland, OR for 5 days, with 2 more days on either end for traveling to and from...