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Jeff Nelson

How some doctors make money

Jeff Nelson | November 23, 2010 | Health

Let's face it, health care in the US is about selling drugs and making big profits for the health care industry. It's not about getting people information to save their lives or protect their health. It's about getting doctors to...

Janice Stanger, PhD

10 Reasons to Eat More Cranberries

Janice Stanger, PhD | November 21, 2010 | Health

Read More: cranberries, phytochemicals, plant-based nutrition, whole foods

This Colorful Fruit Has Unique Health Benefits Cranberries are a holiday season tradition. Their tart taste, dark red hue, and versatility underlie their popularity. Americans are consuming more cranberries, with 40,000 acres devoted to this crop. Farmers grow cranberries in...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

10 Reasons to Ditch Dairy

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | November 20, 2010 | Health

Read More: almond milk, bone health, calcium, casein, dairy, dr. t colin campbell, Julieanna Hever, lactose-intolerance, osteoporosis, plant-based dietitian, vitamin D

1. Dairy destroys your bones.  Countries around the world that drink the most dairy have the MOST osteoporosis and hip fractures. As dairy and calcium consumption increases, so do your risk factors for osteoporosis and bone fractures. The high levels of...

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.

Crohn's Disease - The Effect of Diet, Vitamin D, and More

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | November 19, 2010 | Health

Read More: autoimmune disease, Crohn's disease, heminthic therapy, inflammatory bowel disease, Omega-3 fatty acid, plant-based diet, probiotics, vitamin D

Crohn's disease is an autoimmune disease that is characterized by chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract that can occur anywhere from the mouth to the anus.  It affects nearly 500,000 people in the United States and is typically first...

Chef AJ

Sugar Free RAW Cranberry Sauce with Dr. Furhman!!!

Chef AJ | October 29, 2010 | Food, Health

Read More: Chef Aj, dr. fuhrman, julieanna hever, raw vegan restaurant, The Chef and the Dietitian

Watch "The Chef and The Dietitian" make a simple 3 ingredient Cranberry Relish with Dr. Joel Fuhrman in time for the holidays.  Who knew Dr. Furhman was such a terrific actor?  And see, you can have MUSCLES and a plant...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Is it a Coincidence?

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | October 25, 2010 | Animals, Health

Read More: animal rights, animal suffering, going veg with the plant-based dietitian, julieanna hever, optimal health, veganism, whole food plant-based diet

Is it a coincidence??? That the human body suffers when the animals' do? Is it coincidence??? That our body responds to the torture and slaughter of innocent lives in kind by offering little more than torture and an untimely...

Chef AJ

Caramel Apples! Raw and Sugar Free!!!

Chef AJ | October 24, 2010 | Food, Health

Read More: Chef Aj, dessert, fruit, julieanna hever, raw vegan restaurant

 Who needs sugar when you can make the most delicious no cook caramel apples you whole family will love.  This recipe is quick, easy, delicious and nutritious!!!      ...

Pam Popper PhD

Unlocking the Secret to Health Improvement

Pam Popper PhD | October 13, 2010 | Health

Americans, including most health care professionals, are very misinformed about nutrition and health, which leads to a lot of confusion and frustration.  Many people with degenerative conditions have tried dietary improvement and have decided that it does not work.  But...

Chef AJ

Meet "The Chef and The Dietitian"

Chef AJ | October 8, 2010 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: Chef Aj, food, healthy recipes, julieanna hever, raw vegan restaurant, vegan

Come meet Chef AJ and Julieanna Hever, the Plant Based Dietitian on Thursday, October 14th at Tony's Darts Away in Burbank.  (www.tonysda.com).  They serve vegan food and will be airing our episode of "Kick-Off Cookoff" on all three of their...

Pam Popper PhD

Never, Ever Give Up or Lose Hope!

Pam Popper PhD | October 5, 2010 | Health

Read More: Bill Clinton, CNN, heart disease, John McDougall, Wolf Blitzer

During the last few weeks, former President Clinton notified the world that he was eating a plant-based diet in two interviews on CNN. Subsequently Drs. Esselstyn and Ornish appeared on Wolf Blitzer's show on CNN to talk about the merits...

Vegparadise Blog

We're Nervous about Our Orthorexia

Vegparadise Blog | September 14, 2010 | Health, Lifestyle

t's not easy to be a health food junkie. Frankly, it's a lot of work. We know it, because we are health food junkies and have been for many years. In fact, we have been practitioners for over 20 years....

Joel Fuhrman MD

Fructose fuels cancer cell growth?

Joel Fuhrman MD | August 24, 2010 | Health

Read More: agave, cancer, fructose, HFCS

A recent flurry of news articles have reported on a recent study that showed that treatment of pancreatic cancer cells with fructose increased cell proliferation - uncontrolled proliferation is a hallmark of cancer.  This follows on the heels of another...

Janice Stanger, PhD

Plants are Nutrient Factories

Janice Stanger, PhD | August 22, 2010 | Health

Read More: antioxidants, carotenoids, phytochemicals, plant-based diet, Vitamin A, whole foods

Animals Are Nutrient Consumers Plants are the base of earth's food chain, using solar energy to fuel nutrient manufacture. These green factories effortlessly put together the complex carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, and phytochemicals that animals need to survive and thrive....

Joel Fuhrman MD

Excess weight and animal protein contribute to early puberty

Joel Fuhrman MD | August 18, 2010 | Health

Read More: children nutrition

A new study published in Pediatrics measured the proportion of girls who had entered puberty by ages 7 and 8, and saw striking increases  compared to data collected in 1997, only 13 years ago.  This study of U.S. girls found...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

My Plant-Based Food Guide Pyramid

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | August 6, 2010 | Health

Read More: dairy substitutes, food guide pyramid, fruit, going veg with the plant-based dietitian, leafy green vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds, vitamin B12, vitamin D, whole food plant-based diet, whole food sweets, whole grains

There are almost as many food guide pyramids out there as there are diet books. I have yet to find one that meets my standards for an optimal plan. Thus, I decided to work with my graphic designer, Sherri...

Vegparadise Blog

Listen Up to Chow Down

Vegparadise Blog | August 5, 2010 | Health, Video

What do Charles Venezia, John Oehrle, and Garnet Hall have in common? The answer: they're movie stars. Not household names, the three are featured players in a drama about their own mortality. Chow Down, a dynamic documentary, reveals how people...

Michael Greger MD

Vegans "Significantly Less Polluted"

Michael Greger MD | August 5, 2010 | Health

Every five years, the U.S. government measures the amount of toxic waste in our food supply. Dioxins are a class of industrial pollutants spewed into the atmosphere that "accumulates in the fatty tissues of humans and food animals consumed...

Janice Stanger, PhD

Eat More, Wrinkle Less

Janice Stanger, PhD | August 1, 2010 | Health, Lifestyle

Read More: antioxidants, skin, whole foods, wrinkle

Your skin, your largest and heaviest organ, mirrors the health of your body. Your 20 pounds or more of skin protect you, regulate body temperature, make essential chemicals, and allow you to feel touch, temperature, and pressure. The complexity...

Joel Fuhrman MD

Pooled data from 12 different studies: High meat intake increases diabetes risk

Joel Fuhrman MD | July 27, 2010 | Health

Read More: diabetes

by Joel Fuhrman, M.D. and Deana Ferreri, Ph.D. Usually, when we think about foods that increase diabetes risk, we think of white flour-based processed foods, sugary sodas, and desserts, since these foods are known to produce dangerous increases in blood...