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All The Blogs -- October 2011

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

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Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | October 31, 2011

Read More: chili, Dr. Oz, green smoothie, julieanna hever, noritos, One Green Planet, plant-based dietitian, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition, The Dr. Oz Show, To Your Health

I have had a very busy and exciting month and wanted to share some of the details... This past Friday, October 28th, I was featured as the expert on The Dr. Oz Show.  J. Morris Hicks wrote a fabulous blog...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Why Wait Any Longer For Your Life To Begin?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | October 30, 2011 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: creativity, efficiency, forgiveness, happiness, productivity, success

Why sit around waiting for something to happen that you can react to? Why not make something happen and then react to the reactions that your actions generate? As Bob Dylan once wrote, "Why wait any longer for your world...

Michael Greger MD

Ask the Doctor: Q&A with Michael Greger, M.D. (Week 7)

Michael Greger MD | October 30, 2011 | Health

Read More: apple cider vinegar, Aricept, BPA, cancer, erectile dysfunction, greens, infertility, obesity, pine needles, plastic, PMS, potassium, saffron, scurvy, tea, toxins, vitamin C

This is another sampling of the more than 600 comments and questions I've responded to on NutritionFacts.org. Please feel free to leave any follow-up questions here or on any of the hundreds of videos on the more than a thousand...

J Morris Hicks

Oz hits a HOME RUN with Julieanna Hever

J Morris Hicks | October 30, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: Oz Julieanna Hever, Oz Prehistoric Diet, Plant-based Dietitian

  Just before Game 7 of the World Series, Dr. Oz hits a home run in the studio. And It's time to give credit where credit is due; and, today, my hat's off to Dr. Oz. His "prehistoric diet" segment, that...

Jess Parsons

More Vegan Waffling - Sticking to it

Jess Parsons | October 30, 2011 | Food

Read More: breakfast, free, frugal, home cooking, vegan, vegan recipes

Our waffle maker had made its last wholewheat vegan waffle, but I got lucky with Freecycle with another waffle maker in great condition.  Guess who was pleased with herself?Try... But then I tried to use it.  This waffle maker was...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

If You Build It, He Will Come - (Day 73 Forgiveness Diet Mentoring)

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | October 29, 2011 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: Field of Dreams, Forgiveness, Happiness, Inner Peace, Law of Attraction, Success

If you build your internal field of integrity, if you get your own house in order, if you release your judgments and unforgiveness, if you focus on gratitude and acceptance, inner peace will come to you, joy will come to...

Jess Parsons

Free Eco-friendly Seed Planters - from the trash!

Jess Parsons | October 27, 2011 | Green

Read More: environment, free lunch, frugal, garbage, garden, green, kale, parsley, recycling, reusing, sprouts

My winter parsley and kale are rapidly going to seed as the sunshine hits the garden.  I cleared the kale and made a whole crock pot of soup.  If I want juicy tomatoes, tender squash, lettuces, a cucumber or...

Ellen Sheen

Quinoa Sunflower Stuffing in Celebration Squash

Ellen Sheen | October 26, 2011 | Food

Read More: Vegan, vegan recipes

This original recipe came from our CSA newsletter. I made a few simple changes in order to veganize it, and just because I like to add my own little flare. This would be a lovely vegan main dish for the...

John Davis

London Vegetarian Association, 1850s - the world's first 'vegan society'

John Davis | October 26, 2011 | International

There are always two main problems in researching vegan history in the 19th century – the word ‘vegan’ did not exist, and most of the records were published by ovo-lacto-vegetarians who avoided the contentious issue of eggs/dairy. So we have...

Gail Davis

Book Review: Vegan Diner by Julie Hasson

Gail Davis | October 25, 2011 | Food, Green, Lifestyle

Read More: Book review, Gail Davis, Julie Hasson, Vegan Diner

When I was growing up in the neighborhood of Long Island City/Astoria, in the borough of Queens, in the city of New York, I couldn't wait for Friday nights after dancing school, because that was when my mom would take...

J Morris Hicks

As Steve Jobs would say, "Lets get crazy enough to change the world."

J Morris Hicks | October 25, 2011 | Celebrities, International

Read More: Steve Jobs changing the world

Seven billion people -- not enough water, land or energy. "People who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world — are the ones who do." Steve Jobs After taking 200,000 years to reach one billion in...

Sarah Taylor

Why Oil is NOT Healthy!

Sarah Taylor | October 24, 2011 | Health

Read More: health, oil, vegan

We have been taught that oil – especially olive and canola oils – are heart healthy.  They are good for us, and we should swap out butter and margarine and cook with these heart healthy oils instead.   However, I believe...

Ellen Sheen

Vegan Winter Veggie Egg Rolls

Ellen Sheen | October 24, 2011 | Food

Read More: vegan recipes, vegetables

When my salty fried food craving kicks in, this is my new favorite recipe. Simple and as healthy as you can get when it comes to egg rolls! For full recipe and more photos and information, go here on the...

Michael Greger MD

Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board accused of making illegally deceptive claims

Michael Greger MD | October 24, 2011 | Health

Read More: children, dairy, milk, obesity, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, salt, sodium, weight loss, Wisconsin

A two-part investigation (1 & 2) released last week by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism revealed that the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board was making claims that may violate state laws prohibiting agricultural marketing boards from false advertising. The...

Michael Greger MD

Ask the Doctor: Q&A with Michael Greger, M.D. (Week 6)

Michael Greger MD | October 23, 2011 | Health

Read More: aloe vera, chlorophyll, dates, fiber, greens, horse meat, kale, peppermint oil, sodium benzoate, spices, titanium dioxide, wheatgrass

This is just a sampling of the more than 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...

Janice Stanger, PhD

A Place Where It's Normal To Dump Sand In Your Engine

Janice Stanger, PhD | October 22, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: medical costs, whole foods plant-based diet

The Land of Sandy Autos: A Fable People in the Land of Sandy Autos (LSA) start each morning taking care of their cars. The usual routine, which 99% of men and women embrace, is to mix a teaspoon of sand...

J Morris Hicks

Bill Clinton, the natural leader for the "great food revolution."

J Morris Hicks | October 21, 2011 | Celebrities, International

Read More: Bill Clinton great food revolution

Third and Final In A Series on why Mr. Clinton is the most ideal leader for the inevitable food revolution of the twenty-first century. Global Recognition, Credibility, Knowledge, Partnering Skills, Resources and a burning desire to make a huge...

Sarah Taylor

Tomato Eggplant Appetizer

Sarah Taylor | October 20, 2011 | Food

Read More: vegan recipes

When I first got married and started having a little fun in the kitchen I came across a recipe for an appetizer similar to this one.  I now don’t follow any recipe and instead just wing it on my own,...

Meet The Shannons

NYC gets Vegucated!

Meet The Shannons | October 20, 2011 | Animals, Celebrities, Food, Lifestyle

Read More: activism, Bizzaro Cartoons, documentary, education, events, factory farming, Girlie Girl Army, movies, New York City, outreach, vegan

It's a scientific fact that for centuries, New York City has attracted a higher percentage of the most talented and creative people in the world than the original York (or as some might call it, Old York City). When we moved...

Ellen Sheen

Vegan Pumpkin Bars

Ellen Sheen | October 20, 2011 | Food

Read More: vegan dessert, Vegan Recipes

A perfectly perfect treat for all the little ghouls and goblins in your life... no matter how 'little' they are! For full recipe and more photos and information, go here on the La Pure Mama blog. Enjoy!...