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Chef AJ

Hail To The Kale

Chef AJ | June 29, 2011 | Celebrities, Food, Green, Health

Read More: Chef Aj, kale, raw food

This dressing will make a kale lover out of anyone.  The secret is to chop it very fine and massage the dressing in.  The dressing will keep in the refrigerator for about a week and is good on everything from...

Becky Mikles

Justifying How We Eat

Becky Mikles | June 28, 2011 | Health

Read More: health, plant-based

Although we don't know the precise foods the very first humans lived on, most people will try to find something in the literature to back up the way they currently eat, be it a meat-based diet, or one of mostly...

Jess Parsons

Health education with Dr T. Colin Campbell - weighing in

Jess Parsons | June 28, 2011 | Health

Read More: cancer, dr mcdougall, dr t colin campbell, education, healthy eating, weight loss

I've passed my stage 2 study of Diseases of Affluence from Dr T Colin Campbell's Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition and will start stage 3 in a couple of days! While I'm sharing some of the discussion questions with...

J Morris Hicks

Wisdom of T. Colin Campbell -- foundation of our 4-Leaf Program

J Morris Hicks | June 27, 2011 | Health, Lifestyle

Read More: Bill Clinton diet, huffington post, plant-based, t. colin campbell, whole foods

Whole, plant-based foods (the natural diet for our species) is the answer Since I first began studying this topic in 2002, Dr. Campbell has been my hero. Not only did he have the finest Cornell educational credentials; he also...

Michael Greger MD

My new Latest in Nutrition DVD released this week

Michael Greger MD | June 26, 2011 | Health, Video

Read More: Greger, nutrition, science

I'm so excited to announce that the newest volume of my annual Latest in Nutrition DVD series is now available for pre-order and will ship out July 1.As usual, I scoured the world's scholarly literature on clinical nutrition so you...

Chef AJ

Chocolate covered Frozen Bananas

Chef AJ | June 25, 2011 | Add category, Celebrities, Food, Health

Read More: bananas, cacao, Chef Aj, chocolate truffles, nuts

This are even better than the ones sold at Disneyland, and they're much healthier too....

Jess Parsons

Health education with Dr T. Colin Campbell - hot off the press

Jess Parsons | June 23, 2011 | Health

Read More: cancer, diabetes, dr esselstyn, dr mcdougall, dr t colin campbell, healthcare, heart disease, plant based diet, weight loss

  As I near the end of Dr T Colin Campbell's Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition, one theme is clear: Communication is key. Much of the information we are studying is not even new.  Experts like Dr Campbell have...

Sarah Taylor

Eggs - What's the Big Deal?

Sarah Taylor | June 18, 2011 | Animals, Health

Read More: Chicken, dairy substitutes, Eggs, Vegan, Vegan health

Those of you who know my story know that I, like many of you, went vegan overnight after reading John Robbin’s book, Diet for a New America.  As an animal lover, my husband knows to pull the car over instantly...

Jess Parsons

Health education with Dr T. Colin Campbell - straight from the heart

Jess Parsons | June 16, 2011 | Health

Read More: animal foods, dr esselstyn, dr mcdougall, dr popper, dr t colin campbell, Jeff Novick, medications

I continue to be amazed by the wealth of information in every stage of Dr T Colin Campbell's Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition.  As I approach the end of stage 3, I have enjoyed lectures from (obviously) Dr Campbell,...

Becky Mikles

1000 Vegan Recipes

Becky Mikles | June 13, 2011 | Health

Read More: Cookbooks, Vegan

When I first expressed an interest in a vegetarian diet, my mother-in-law became quite concerned, convinced that if I ventured down this path I would be putting myself, her son, and her grandchildren at great risk.  She consulted a nutrition...

J Morris Hicks

Cancer, cell phones, cow's milk, and Cornell

J Morris Hicks | June 10, 2011 | Health

Read More: cow's milk as a carcinogen, dairy industry money and schools of nutrition, diet and cancer, T. Colin Campbell

How does a farm boy turned scientist cope with the startling discovery that the casein in cow's milk is a powerful carcinogen? After growing up on a dairy farm in Virginia, Dr. T. Colin Campbell began his career in...

J Morris Hicks

Dr. Oz shares his story...as the huge "colon cancer screening business" just got bigger.

J Morris Hicks | June 9, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: anticancer diet, colonoscopy business, Dr. Oz colon cancer, screening for cancer

Survives cancer scare following first colonoscopy at age 50 It's a sad situation when we have to spend $50 billion a year in this country to screen for a disease (colon cancer) that should never have to happen in...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Fasting, Mad Cowboys, Food Pyramids, Cell Phones, and Oprah

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | June 8, 2011 | Health

Read More: cell phones, eating meat, fasting, food pyramid, government mandates, vegan, vegetarian

A few months ago I read the book, “Fasting and Eating for Health: A Medical Doctor’s Program For Conquering Disease” by Joel Fuhrman, M.D., which led to my decision to engage in a 7-day water only fast. If I were...

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.

Understanding The Ups And Downs of Erectile Dysfunction

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | June 8, 2011 | Health

Read More: endothelial dysfunction, erectile dysfunction, heart disease, impotence, nitric oxide, nutrition, plant based diet

Erectile dysfunction (ED) or impotence is a growing problem for many men in today's world and has inevitably found its way into the punch line of many jokes as we've found ways to make light of what those little blue...

J Morris Hicks

Drugs for preventing cancer -- now everyone can be a customer!

J Morris Hicks | June 7, 2011 | Health

Read More: cancer drugs, cancer prevention, drugs for preventing cancer, screening for cancer

Big news in the New York Times on 6-4-11; "Drug can reduce risk of cancer, study says" was the title of the article by Andrew Pollack. Then on the NBC Nightly News the next evening, there was a lengthy segment devoted...

Sarah Taylor

Be Prepared!

Sarah Taylor | June 6, 2011 | Health

Read More: vegan, vegan diet, vegan food, vegan health

I think the biggest challenge to being successful at adopting the vegan diet is simply learning how to be prepared.  Most people who try the vegan diet are indeed motivated – lack of motivation is not why they fail; they...

J Morris Hicks

New Food Guide Unveiled -- Confusion reigns supreme -- Simple clarification needed!

J Morris Hicks | June 3, 2011 | Food, Health

Read More: food guide, Michelle Obama, myplate, Vilsack

While we continue to hear almost every day that we should eat more fruits, vegetables, and grains; we almost never hear that we should be eating more meat. But rarely will you hear any public figure actually weigh in...

Becky Mikles

Heart's Delight

Becky Mikles | June 3, 2011 | Health

Read More: Cookbooks, heart health, smoothie

What is your heart's delight?  Do you have a dream you are living, or chasing?  Have you met your heart's delight in another?  How about the way you eat, are you taking care of your beating heart? "Heart's Delight" conjures...

Jess Parsons

Health education with Dr T. Colin Campbell - science confusion

Jess Parsons | May 31, 2011 | Health

Read More: cancer, cholesterol, diabetes, dr mcdougall, dr ornish, dr t colin campbell, Eggs, heart disease, medications, moderation, Nurses Health Study, nutrition, plant based diet, refined food, stroke

I'm now well into my stage 2 study of Diseases of Affluence from Dr T Colin Campbell's Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition  and it's really ramping up.  But here's another installment of the thought-provoking discussion from the first stage,...

Pam Popper PhD

Let's Have the Right Discussion About Diet for a Change

Pam Popper PhD | May 25, 2011 | Health

I read with interest the story in The New York Times entitled Foods With Benefits, or So They Say, about functional foods and the regulatory issues surrounding how they are labeled and marketed to the public.  Americans are sicker than...