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All The Blogs -- October 2011

J Morris Hicks

"Discreet nudges" from a powerful leader...President Clinton

J Morris Hicks | October 18, 2011 | Celebrities

Read More: bill clinton vegan, leadership bill clinton

  With the personal knowledge, the skills, the global stage and the organization to change the world This is the second in a series of three articles about Bill Clinton; the third and final one will appear on Friday.   Since September...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Join Millions Weighing In On The Forgiveness Diet: Don't Miss This Great Opportunity

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | October 18, 2011

Read More: diet, forgiveness, happiness, health, lose weight, making money, prosperity, success, vegan

Today, for 24 hours only, when you order this extraordinary, life-changing book, you will receive 150 FREE BONUS GIFTS WORTH THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS from people like myself who have partnered with me on this book launch and believe in the...

Ellen Sheen

Vegan Veggie Hominy Stew

Ellen Sheen | October 18, 2011 | Food

Read More: soup, stew, Vegan Recipes, vegan soup

This little meal was so simple and so delightful. It's bursting with great curry flavor and packed with delicious, healthy veggies, hominy and my favorite faux meat. It's perfect for those busy weeknights when you're not sure if dinner is...

Jess Parsons

Welcome Summer! Easy Frugal Fatfree Vegan Banana Ice Cream

Jess Parsons | October 17, 2011 | Food

Read More: fatfree, frugal, fruit, home cooking, New Zealand, simple, vegan dessert

I couldn't resist the bargain - $3 for 8kgs of overripe bananas!  A sign as clear as a robin that warm weather is here in New Zealand.Time to make some freezer space for banana ice cream makings.  Whoops, no...

Ellen Sheen

Vegan Banana Coconut Pecan Muffins

Ellen Sheen | October 17, 2011 | Food

Read More: vegan baking, Vegan Recipes

Oh, they're so good I had to make them again. These muffins have great texture and flavor and they are simple to make! Enjoy fall with one (or three) of these and a cup of coffee! For full recipe and more...

Michael Greger MD

Latest in Nutrition volume 6 DVD now available (all proceeds to charity)

Michael Greger MD | October 17, 2011 | Health

Read More: diabetes, disease, doctor, emphysema, heart disease, hospital, Jesse and Julie Rasch Foundation, medical school, medicine, NutritionFacts.org, public health, science

The genesis of NutritionFacts.org dates back to more than a decade ago. Like most doctors, I went into medicine because I wanted to help people, but found myself in some hospital-based practice often dispensing drugs to counteract the side-effects...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Forgiveness Is Just Another Word For Nothing Left To Lose ?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | October 16, 2011 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: forgive, forgiveness, meek shall inherit the earth, survival of the fitteest

Forgiveness is not something that you should put off for a rainy day. Forgiveness is not something you should try after you've tried everything else. Forgiveness should be at the top of your priority list of things to do each...

Michael Greger MD

Ask the Doctor: Q&A with Michael Greger, M.D. (Week 5)

Michael Greger MD | October 16, 2011 | Health

Read More: alfalfa sprouts, broccoli, broccoli sprouts, cruciferous, greens, hormones, infertility, iodine, kale, kimchi, licorice, sodium, soy, tanning beds, thyroid, vitamin D, vitamin D2, vitamin D3

This is just a sampling of the over 600 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...

Jess Parsons

15 years vegan - Food++

Jess Parsons | October 15, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: dr mcdougall, food shortages, plant based diet, vegan

Going vegan means avoiding animal foods and other animal products.  But it doesn't stop there.  This change changes you.I went on a vegan diet for my health (translated: "to lose weight") - these days that's called a plant-based diet. ...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Does The Law of Attraction Ever Not Work?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | October 15, 2011 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: forgiveness, happiness, Law of Attraction, self sabotage, success

I often hear people complain that the law of attraction doesn't work. It's not true. Just because you consciously want a specific outcome and you don't get it doesn't mean that the law of attraction has failed you. If, at...

J Morris Hicks

Bill Clinton -- and the "great food revolution"

J Morris Hicks | October 15, 2011 | Celebrities

Read More: Bill Clinton vegan, food revolution

This is the first in a series of three blogs outlining why President Bill Clinton should lead the "great food revolution of the twenty-first century." This blog first appeared on my website on 4-18-11 (when I was asking him...

Michael Greger MD

Heart disease: there is a cure

Michael Greger MD | October 14, 2011 | Health

Read More: Bill Clinton, China Study, Dr. Esselstyn, Dr. Ornish, heart disease, Medicare, plant-based diet, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, Tomato Effect, USDA

Decades ago, it was proven that heart disease could be reversed with a plant-based diet. And yet hundreds of thousands of Americans continue to needlessly die. Why the disconnect? That's the subject of this morning's NutritionFacts.org video-of-the-day The Tomato...

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.

The HCG Diet - Short Term Weight Loss, Long Term Health Risks

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | October 14, 2011 | Health

Read More: calorie restriction, HCG diet

There's so many new diets popping up promising instant weight loss and grand successes that it's hard to really know which ones are truly good for you and which ones fall short on their long term promises.  The HCG diet...

Ellen Sheen

Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Ellen Sheen | October 13, 2011 | Food

Read More: pies, Vegan Recipes

A super tasty pumpkin pie of the healthy variety. Healthy enough to have for breakfast; no refined sugar: bonus! For full recipe and more photos and information, go here on the La Pure Mama blog. Enjoy!...

Jess Parsons

Our little secret - as Rena's oil spills in New Zealand

Jess Parsons | October 12, 2011 | International

Read More: factory farms, New Zealand, water pollution

Painting by Danielle Eubank It's a day and it's a drainAnd all the streets are all the sameIn every city of every nameThe planet overIt's the way a drop of rainSeeking leaf and root in vainMust wash away a...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Know When Enough Is Enough

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | October 12, 2011 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: law of diminishing returns, overkill, success

Oftentimes when we want a task to be perfect, we review all the details meticulously, we want to put our best foot forward and so we analyze the presentation over and over again with a fine tooth comb.... however, there...

J Morris Hicks

Sir Paul and Nancy serve organic vegetarian at their wedding.

J Morris Hicks | October 12, 2011 | Animals, Celebrities

Read More: Paul McCartney Nancy vegetarian

Including the wedding cake. Paul McCartney has long been a prominent voice against the cruel treatment of animals in our factory farms around the world. A famous quote of his: If slaughterhouses had glass walls, we'd all be vegetarians....

John Davis

The Beatles and IVU

John Davis | October 12, 2011 | Celebrities, International

A story of convergence between a pop group and the International Vegetarian Union . . . 1957 July 6 - the centre of Woolton village has changed little since the day when John Lennon, 16 going on 17, and Paul...

Jess Parsons

Go Vegan in a day...using everyday household items

Jess Parsons | October 11, 2011 | Food

Read More: meals, recipe, simple, vegan diet, vegan health

Think "I could never go vegan"? This is for you.  I promise, there are no weird foods in this vegan day.Breakfast Choose from two satisfying hot breakfastsToast and Jam Have as much as you like - most supermarket breads...

Gail Davis

Bryanna Clark Grogan's World Vegan Feast Book Review and Bonus Recipe!

Gail Davis | October 11, 2011 | Food, Green, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: Bryanna Clark Grogan, Gail Davis, World Vegan Feast

My dear friend, Bryanna Clark Grogan, had been teasing me (read: torturing me) by posting tantalizing photos of recipes from her new book, World Vegan Feast: 200 Fabulous Recipes from Over 50 Countries on her Facebook page for months. So by the...