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All The Blogs -- September 2011

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Don't Sweat The Big Stuff

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | September 19, 2011 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: don't sweat the small stuff, forgiveness, happiness, positive psychology, self help, serenity prayer, success

Despite what is happening to us in our external environment that seems out of our control, we have a choice as to our internal environment. Despite external chaos, we can fill our mind and our heart with joy and serenity....

Michael Greger MD

Dr. Oz, apple juice, and arsenic: chicken may have 10 times more

Michael Greger MD | September 19, 2011 | Health

Read More: apple juice, arsenic, cancer, cardiovascul, chicken, China, diabetes, Dr. Oz, Environmental Protection Agency, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, pesticides, poultry, poultry industry, USDA

Dr. Oz is right to be concerned about arsenic contamination in our food supply. According to scientists from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and the Environmental Protection Agency, "Arsenic is a human carcinogen, and is also associated...

Jess Parsons

Vegan 101 - from Vegan Society (NZ) + yummy recipes!

Jess Parsons | September 19, 2011 | International

Read More: b12, chocolate, New Zealand, nutrition, tofu, vegan cooking classes

Last week, the Vegan Society of New Zealand hosted the grand debut of Vegan 101 in Auckland, New Zealand, designed for new vegans and the vegan curious.  Vegan Society member experts delivered a tasty message full of juicy tidbits...

Gail Davis

Book Review: My Sweet Vegan by Hannah Kaminsky

Gail Davis | September 18, 2011 | Food, Green, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: book review, Gail Davis, Hannah Kaminsky, My Sweet Vegan

Desserts are an indulgence I allow myself more than occasionally, and they are my one true weakness. So when I finally became the proud owner of a copy of Hannah Kaminsky's My Sweet Vegan I couldn't wait to sink my teeth into...

Michael Greger MD

Ask the Doctor: Q&A with Michael Greger, M.D. (Week 2)

Michael Greger MD | September 18, 2011 | Health

Read More: chocolate, cocoa, flax, omega 3, omega 3 supplement, omega 6, omega 9, vitamin B12, vitamin D, walnuts

This is just a sampling of the 514 comments and questions I’ve responded to on NutritionFacts.org (so far!). Please feel free to leave any follow-up questions here or on any of the hundreds of videos on the more than a thousand topics covered...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

SPARKLING PEACH SORBET AND SOME ADVENTURES AT VIDAVEGANCON

Bryanna Clark Grogan | September 17, 2011 | Food

Read More: peach sorbet, vidavegancon

  I have a recipe for you at the end of this post-- you're going to love it! Sparkling Peach Sorbet with fresh-picked blackberries from our backyard. The Fab3, VidaVeganCon founders and organizers giving their welcome address — Janessa Philemon-Kerp, Jess Scone and Michelle Truty   VidaveganCon...

Ellen Sheen

Roasted Corn and Peach Soup

Ellen Sheen | September 17, 2011 | Food

Read More: Soup, Vegan Recipes

A perfect nod to the fun combination of summer and fall. Slightly spicy; definitely filling adn warming. For full recipe and more information, go here on the La Pure Mama blog. Enjoy and happy fall!...

Vegparadise Blog

Hitch a Ride with the Dietitian as She Trips Across the US

Vegparadise Blog | September 16, 2011

Julieanna Hever, who calls herself the "plant-based dietitian," has used her boundless energy to partner with filmmaker Jesse Pomeroy to create To Your Health, a 51-minute film espousing the benefits of a whole-food, low-fat, plant-based diet. "The ultimate goal of...

J Morris Hicks

From "Disease-Care" to Health-Care -- An inevitable transition

J Morris Hicks | September 16, 2011 | Health

Read More: disease care, Healthy food

  Who is going to lead it and what happens to our "system" in the process? We all know that our "system" of health-care is primarily "managing" a host of diseases that need never occur in the first place. Diseases...

Michael Greger MD

Internships available at NutritionFacts.org

Michael Greger MD | September 16, 2011 | Health

Reposted from my Latest in Nutrition e-newsletter (sign up for free here): CNN's recent documentary "The Last Heart Attack" featured Drs. Ornish and Esselstyn successfully preventing, stopping, and even reversing our number one killer--heart disease--with a plant-based diet. Though...

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.

The Plant-Based Pharmacist - Dr. Don Wagner Radio Show

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | September 15, 2011 | Health

Read More: Dr. Don Wagner, Dustin Rudolph, lifestyle medicine, plant-based pharmacist

I had the distinct privilege and honor recently of being a special guest on a terrific radio show featuring Dr. Don Wagner, board certified in family practice and emergency medicine.  The Dr. Don show takes a novel approach to today's...

Jess Parsons

Got Guilt? Motherhood, Sacrifice, Breastfeeding, and Dairy

Jess Parsons | September 15, 2011 | Animals

Read More: animal cruelty, artificial insemination, breastfeeding, dairy cows, milk, milk alternatives, mother

Motherhood and sacrifice - where to start? Google it for 2.8 million hits and keep on going.The story of Jesus's sacrifice is known worldwide - yet first Jesus's mother Mary gave of her body to him by breastfeeding.  There...

Michael Greger MD

Eating chicken may lead to a smaller penis

Michael Greger MD | September 15, 2011 | Health

Read More: chicken, eggs, genitalia, phthalates, poultry, pregnancy, sexual health

According to the best available science, three quarters of women find both penis length and girth "somewhat important" or "very important." What does this have to do with diet? Phthalates. Phthalates are chemical compounds used in a wide range...

Meet The Shannons

The Betty Crocker Project : Siesta Taco Soup

Meet The Shannons | September 14, 2011

Read More: Beans, Bragg Liquid Amino Acids, Daiya, Fall, Slow Cooker, Soup, Spicy, Tacos, Vegan, Vegan Cheese

Some of you have been wondering where the frak we've been, and it's justified. I mean, seriously, it's been a week and we've been completely and unforgivably MIA. It really is a fair question to ask of bloggers who...

Meet The Shannons

The Betty Crocker Project : Siesta Taco Soup

Meet The Shannons | September 14, 2011 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: Tacos

Some of you have been wondering where the frak we've been, and it's justified. I mean, seriously, it's been a week and we've been completely and unforgivably MIA. It really is a fair question to ask of bloggers who...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

See Only Love. There Is Nothing Else To See

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | September 14, 2011 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: forgive to win, forgiveness diet, how to forgive, md, personal development, see only love, self help, walter e jacobson

Everything is Love or a Call For Love. When we appreciate this Truth and integrate it into our moment to moment consciousness, when people say hurtful and unloving things to us, we don't see the attack. We see someone...

Michael Greger MD

Erectile dysfunction and diet

Michael Greger MD | September 14, 2011 | Health

Read More: cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease, erectile dysfunction, meat, plant-based diet, sexual function, stroke

One of my more risqué NutritionFacts.org videos, today's video-of-the-day Rosy Glow, touches on the relationship between erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular disease. Arteries are arteries, whether they're supplying blood to the heart or to other vital organs. And hardened arteries...

J Morris Hicks

OBESITY. Where's the "urgent fight" to end it? -- NY Times

J Morris Hicks | September 14, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: consequences of obesity, fight obesity

Jane Brody reports the staggering statistics -- but mentions no solution In a recent Times article (9-12-11, see link below) entitled "The Numbers Behind an Urgent Fight," Ms. Brody chronicles the latest numbers when it comes to the costs of treating...

Jess Parsons

The Engine 2 Diet by Rip Esselstyn - Book review

Jess Parsons | September 12, 2011 | Health

Read More: animal foods, diabetes, dr esselstyn, dr t colin campbell, heart disease reversal, men, nutrition, obesity and the food we eat, plant-based diet, rip esselstyn, stroke, weight-loss

OK, so from the first chapter about firefighters, leaps from a burning apartment building, screams and injuries, it’s obvious this isn’t your typical vegan diet book.  Heck, it’s obvious from the cover!  Engine 2…  This book is unique in...

J Morris Hicks

Bill Clinton -- social change, urgency and activism

J Morris Hicks | September 12, 2011 | Celebrities

Read More: bill clinton diet, bill gates, harmful wasteful unsustainable western diet, leadership ted turner, warren buffet

  We simply don't have time for the normal snail pace of social change. During "The Last Heart Attack" documentary, President Clinton spoke briefly about the dismal state of affairs with regards to our school lunches across the country --...