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All The Blogs -- October 2011

Vegparadise Blog

Kaiser Doctor Posts High-Fat, Sodium-Laden Recipes on Website

Vegparadise Blog | October 11, 2011

The champion pot belly buster is Chef Mario Batali's "T-Bone Florentina with Sauteed Spinach." The chef recommends one 3 to 3 1/2-pound T-bone steak to serve 4 people. The recipe includes 5 tablespoons of olive oil and 2 tablespoons of...

Michael Greger MD

Multivitamins and Mortality

Michael Greger MD | October 11, 2011 | Health

Read More: mortality, multivitamins, supplements, women's health

In my recent NutritionFacts.org video Multivitamin Supplements and Breast Cancer I profiled a study of 35,000 women published last year that suggested that those who take multivitamins are placing themselves at increased risk for breast cancer. A recent review has...

Sarah Taylor

Animal Transportation

Sarah Taylor | October 10, 2011 | Animals

Read More: animal abuse, animal cruelty, animal transportation, vegan

Ever wondered how pork gets to Hawaii?  Me either.  But if you knew, you’d probably start writing letters to the local papers, as I recently found myself doing. Laurelee Blanchard, who runs the Leilani Farm Sanctuary in Maui is a...

Ellen Sheen

Vegan Curry Stackey Uppey

Ellen Sheen | October 10, 2011 | Food

Read More: Vegan Recipes

This curry is a fun interactive meal perfect for entertaining or just your fam. The curry is so delicious and it's fun to let everyone choose their own toppings. Nothing like an interactive meal to set the mood. For full...

Chef AJ

How would YOU like to have dinner with Dr. T. Colin Campbell?

Chef AJ | October 10, 2011

You have probably read his bestselling book "The China Study" and hopefully have heard him speak, but how often do you get a chance to have dinner with Colin, the Father of Modern Nutrition?  And this just isn't ANY dinner. ...

Jess Parsons

What I learned by growing my own

Jess Parsons | October 10, 2011 | Food

Read More: fruits, garden, Soup, sprouts

In a previous episode I showed off my winter window tomato garden. The small tomatoes have continued to ripen and deliver a sweet treat every once in a while. Like this morning! The larger ones have sadly not advanced...

Michael Greger MD

Ask the Doctor: Q&A with Michael Greger, M.D. (Week 4)

Michael Greger MD | October 9, 2011 | Health

Read More: blue-green algae, bones, breast cancer, calcium, cannabis, dairy, fish oil, flax, lung cancer, lycopene, multivitamins, nutrient absorption, omega-3, phytoplankton, produce, spirulina, toxins, vegetables, yeast

This is just a sampling of the 600 comments and questions I’ve responded to on the site (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...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

This MIND-BODY MIRACLE video WILL Change Your Life!

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | October 8, 2011 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: backaches, forgiveness, happiness, health, mind-body connection, miracles, self-help, success

You MUST watch this video. This is a TRUE STORY. This happened to me! It's a perfect example of how the mind affects the body, how the mind creates physical reality, how the subconscious mind can subvert our efforts and...

J Morris Hicks

Steve Jobs. Vegan? Early death from pancreatic cancer?

J Morris Hicks | October 8, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: bill clinton steve jobs, steve jobs pancreatic cancer, vegan pancreatic cancer

 What's going on here? A look at the possible cause of pancreatic cancer and a plan for sharing that information with the entire world I heard long ago that Steve Jobs was a vegan, which means eating no foods of...

J Morris Hicks

Rainbows, Reality and Making a Difference

J Morris Hicks | October 6, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: health hope harmony, steve jobs passion

  Our book is up and running, and I am following the lead of the late Steve Jobs in passionately spreading her message Rainbows. Seven days ago, our book was officially launched at the Saltwater Farm Vineyard in Stonington, CT. Earlier...

Joel Fuhrman MD

GOMBBS: Greens, Onions, Mushrooms, Berries, Beans, and Seeds

Joel Fuhrman MD | October 5, 2011 | Health

Read More: cancer prevention, fruits, immunity, vegetables

“GOMBBS” is an acronym you can use to remember the most nutrient-dense, health-promoting foods on the planet.  These are the foods you should eat every day, and they should make up a significant proportion of your diet – these foods...

Ellen Sheen

Sesame Shitake Veg Rice Bowl

Ellen Sheen | October 5, 2011 | Food

Read More: Asian Fusion, Vegan Recipes

This is a really healthy, super flavorful brown rice and veg dish that I am just loving. It brings me back to my 'granola mama' roots and I love it! For full recipe and more photos and information, go here...

John Davis

The Curious Affair of The Vegetarian Advocate (1848-50)

John Davis | October 5, 2011 | International

In September 1848 the pro-‘vegan’journal previously known as The Truth Tester was renamed as The Vegetarian Advocate. The editor and publisher, William Horsell in London, was also the first Secretary of the one-year-old Vegetarian Society, but this was a privately...

Vegparadise Blog

Make Sure You "Got the Facts on Milk?"

Vegparadise Blog | October 4, 2011 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Shira Lane is one of millions of people on the planet who suffers from lactose intolerance and/or other milk allergies. In her case her lactose intolerance led her to research the dietary effects of dairy products and motivated her to...

Michael Greger MD

Inflammation, Diet, and "Vitamin S"

Michael Greger MD | October 4, 2011 | Health

Read More: anxiety, arachidonic acid, aspirin, asthma, autoimmune disorders, Canadian seal hunt, cancer, chicken, cholesterol, cumin, depression, eggs, fish, fruits, heart disease, herbs, inflammation, inflammatory bowel disease, mint, mood disturbance, omega-6, paprika, rheumatoid arthritis, salicylic acid, seals, spieces, stroke, thyme, ulcers, vegetables, Vitamin 'S', volunteer

Last month an update was published on the intriguing suggestion that low levels of salicylic acid—the active component in aspirin—naturally found in plant foods may in part explain the health benefits of a plant-based diet. Some scientists go as far as to suggest those who...

Ellen Sheen

Beet Chips

Ellen Sheen | October 3, 2011 | Food

Read More: Vegan Food, Vegan Recipes

Beets are fantastic. And I wanted to do something a little different with them... so I made simple yet delicious beet chips. A perfect healthy snack that is great for school lunches or just to munch. For full recipe and...

Michael Greger MD

Call for dietitians, nutrition students, and other healthcare trainees and practitioners

Michael Greger MD | October 3, 2011 | Health

Read More: dietitian, healthcare professionals, interns, nutrition students, volunteer

The response to NutritionFacts.org has been overwhelming. Though only about 1% of visitors leave a question or comment, that still means more than a thousand questions/comments a month. My dreams of answering every one personally were swiftly dashed. I'm having...

J Morris Hicks

Bittman's "Junk Food" Article: Confusion or Clarity?

J Morris Hicks | October 3, 2011 | Celebrities, Food

Read More: confusion over clarity, junk food mark bittman

  Did you see the Mark Bittman article about junk food in the SundayReview section of the New York Times? (link below) His motives were good and his piece may convince a few people to prepare more of their food...

Janice Stanger, PhD

Fish Contains Worm Larvae

Janice Stanger, PhD | October 2, 2011 | Health

Read More: fish, fish oil, omega-3 fatty acids, worm larvae

Ten Reasons Seafood Is Not Safe or Appetizing Government, media, and even health professionals flood you with advice to load up your diet with fish and fish oil. The alleged health benefits of eating fish center on a two nutrients:...