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Chef AJ

A COOL salad for a hot day

Chef AJ | July 19, 2011 | Celebrities, Food, Health

Read More: Chef Aj, parsley, raw vegan, salad dressing

With things heating up all over the country, who feels like turning on the oven?  Not me!!!  That's why I love this salad.  Unlike other grains, quinoa takes only 10 minutes to cook.  Enjoy!!!  ...

J Morris Hicks

Fish-Farming -- A sad "solution" to an unnecessary problem

J Morris Hicks | July 19, 2011 | Food, Green, Health

Read More: bill clinton fish, fishing unsustainable, j. morris hicks

 Time reports on the "last wild food" of the human race. A little longer than our short daily posts, this is one you need to read carefully. It's all about fish and how our appetite for them has damaged the...

Sarah Taylor

Why You Can't Seem to Quit Eating Cheese

Sarah Taylor | July 18, 2011 | Health

Read More: cheese addiction, health, vegan

If you’re having a hard time going vegan because you just can’t seem to give up cheese, you’re not alone!  Many of us have felt the pull to cheese like a crack addict to crack.  In fact, you may even...

Jess Parsons

Breastfeeding and Burkas

Jess Parsons | July 14, 2011 | Health

Read More: breastfeeding, breastfeeding older children, religion, vegan children

In some cultures women are expected to hide their bodies.  Other cultures do not follow these illogical customs. Within the culture, women can be the strongest voices in continuing the practice.  They demand that other women cover up and...

J Morris Hicks

Olive Oil; not a health food...the first in a series of six

J Morris Hicks | July 14, 2011 | Food, Health

Read More: esselstyn, healthy food, heart disease, olive oil

I received a note from a reader recently about someone who had just been told that olive oil was not good for you: Hi, I am so confused about the oil issue. The movie "Forks over Knives" says that...

Chef AJ

Chocolate Glazed Balsamic Strawberries

Chef AJ | July 13, 2011 | Celebrities, Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: Chef Aj, pastries, raw food, raw vegan, strawberries

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy this fat-free and sugar-free no fuss dessert.  ...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Evolving Backwards

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | July 10, 2011 | Animals, Green, Health

Read More: animal cruelty, evolution, extinction, factory farming, health crisis, health of the planet, nutrition, tipping point

And with seeing and being reminded comes…inspiration…each image of animals being treated with apathy in the most horrific manners…manners in which are impossible to imagine how a human could conceive of them-let alone implement and perpetuate them. And yet,...

Sarah Taylor

Tina Goes "Vegan in 30 Days!"

Sarah Taylor | July 8, 2011 | Health

Read More: Vegan, vegan health, Vegan in 30 Days

Raspberry lemonade does NOT count as two servings of fruit and caramel corn does NOT count as a serving of vegetables!!  If you love a good laugh, read Tina's Blog as she goes “Vegan in 30 Days.”  Modeled after my book,...

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.

Beans, Beans, The Musical Fruit

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | July 6, 2011 | Health

Read More: beans, cancer, cholesterol, diabetes, fiber, heart disease, legumes, obesity

      Beans, beans, the musical fruit The more you eat, the more you toot The more you toot, the better you feel So let's eat beans with every meal!   I'm sure that short, little tune takes...

J Morris Hicks

Dr. Campbell's Course -- making a huge difference in my life!

J Morris Hicks | July 6, 2011 | Health

Read More: Cornell, plant-based nutrition, T. Colin Campbell

A reader last night asked me a question about the Plant-Based Nutrition course at Cornell and the T. Colin Campbell Foundation. I had actually been thinking about that topic recently and had concluded that I got much more out...

Jess Parsons

Health education with Dr T. Colin Campbell - tune in, turn on, declare independence!

Jess Parsons | July 4, 2011 | Health

Read More: cancer prevention, carcinogens, dr t colin campbell, exercise, genes, health-promoting diet, heart disease reversal, Independence Day, weight loss

To celebrate Independence Day, I am pleased to announce that, along with my dedicated classmates and following in the footsteps of nutrition activists like J Morris Hicks, I've achieved Dr T Colin Campbell's Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition! Declare...

J Morris Hicks

Without dairy, where do we get our calcium?

J Morris Hicks | June 30, 2011 | Health

Read More: best source of calcium, dairy and osteoporosis

A reader in the UK requested that I write a blog about calcium in a 4-Leaf diet -- a topic that is almost as misunderstood as protein; particularly the best food sources for each. All Whole Plants -- a great source...

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...