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Joel Fuhrman MD

The human mind prefers a healthy carotenoid glow over a suntan

Joel Fuhrman MD | February 3, 2011 | Health

Read More: carotenoids, nutrient dense, Phytonutrients, skin

In spite of the well-known damaging effects of the sun on our skin, many of us still perceive a tan as healthy-looking.  But you don’t need to risk the health of your skin in the sun or a tanning bed...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

10 Reasons to Just Do It! An Homage to Jack LaLanne

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | January 24, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: diabetes, disease management, endorphins, erectile dysfunction, exercise, fitness program, immunity, Jack LaLanne, libido, lymphatic system, osteoporosis, sleep, weight loss

“Exercise is king, nutrition is queen, put them together and you have a kingdom!” Jack LaLanne 1914 – 2011 Jack LaLanne passed away yesterday at the ripened old age of 96. In honor of his infinite ability to inspire, I...

Janice Stanger, PhD

Vitamin D: the Good, the Necessary, and the Toxic

Janice Stanger, PhD | January 23, 2011 | Health

Read More: Institute of Medicine, sunshine, supplements, vitamin D, whole foods

This Misnamed Essential Can Accumulate to Dangerous Levels To understand how to get enough vitamin D without poisoning yourself with too much, first you need to realize that this essential is not a vitamin at all. By definition, a vitamin...

Vegparadise Blog

YOUR GOVERNMENT IS MAKING YOU SICK, AND YOU'RE PAYING FOR IT!

Vegparadise Blog | January 8, 2011 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: Dairy Management, Environmental Working Group, farm subsidies, Farm Subsidy Database, Michael Pollan, My Food Pyramid, school lunch program, USDA

One of the primary culprits in pushing unhealthful, obesity-promoting food is our venerable United States Department of Agriculture. Yes, this is the same organization that is responsible for the Food Pyramid, or as it known now--My Pyramid--bought and paid for...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Guest Blog Post: Mesothilioma and Skin Cancer by Matthew Phillips

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 5, 2011 | Health

Read More: mesothilioma, skin cancer

We've all done it. We've ignored important warning signs, those blinking neon lights in life that tell us to pay attention. And it's unhealthy. In life, there may be unexpected road blocks, but it suits no one for us to...

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.

Weight Loss - Your Recipe For Success

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | December 29, 2010 | Health

Read More: heart health, losing weight, New Year's resolution, Nutrition, plant-based diet, weight loss

It's that time of year again.  You know the time that everyone and their neighbor vows to once again put weight loss as their #1 New Year's resolution.  Isn't it amazing how those pounds seem to magically creep up on...

Janice Stanger, PhD

Twelve Ways Smoking and Animal Foods Are Alike

Janice Stanger, PhD | December 26, 2010 | Health

Read More: animal foods, cigarettes, smoking, Surgeon General, whole foods

And Two Important Ways They Are Different The Surgeon General's December 2010 report, How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease, is a gift for anyone interested in health. Of course, everyone knows that smoking is "bad." This 727 page masterpiece vividly describes...

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.

PQQ - An Essential Micronutrient That Helps You Thrive

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | December 22, 2010 | Health

Read More: antioxidant, heart health, mitochondria, neurological health, Parkinson's disease, plant based diet, PQQ, pyrroloquinolone quinone, stroke

You've probably never heard of it and I would venture to guess that many of those serving in the medical field haven't either but pyrroloquinolone quinone (PQQ) is the life force behind what makes so many different living species thrive...

Janice Stanger, PhD

What Kind of Soup Is Best for Colds?

Janice Stanger, PhD | December 4, 2010 | Health

Read More: colds, flu, respiratory infection, soup, vegetables

Colds, flu, and all manner of upper respiratory infections blossom in winter. Modern medicine has no effective cure for the patient's misery. Some drugs can temporarily help with symptoms, but may have unwanted side effects that make things worse in...

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.

Acid/Base Balance - How Do Your Favorite Foods Stack Up?

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | December 1, 2010 | Health

Read More: acid/base balance, acidic foods, alkaline foods, animal-based diet, calcium, methionine, osteoporosis, plant-based diet

Many of us go about our daily routines of eating our favorite foods without giving it a second thought.  It never crosses our mind to think about how the acidic or alkaline nature of these foods affect our overall health....

Pam Popper PhD

What the "Experts" are Saying About CAD"

Pam Popper PhD | November 30, 2010 | Health

If you're like me, you become frustrated from time to time with your attempts to get others, particularly family and friends, to listen to you about the incredible healing power of a plant-based diet. Many people can't or just refuse...

Chef AJ

Another hilarious episode starring Dr. Joel Fuhrman

Chef AJ | November 29, 2010 | Food, Health

Read More: almond milk, Chef Aj, dr. fuhrman, raw vegan

Our favorite gu est chef, Dr. Joel Furhman, helps us make fresh almond milk....

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.

Being Thankful Leads to Being Healthy

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | November 24, 2010 | Health

Read More: appreciation, gratitude, happiness, love, thankful, Thanksgiving

The holiday season is once again upon us as we go about hustling and bustling to get everything done on our endless to do list.  But there's one thing that many of us forget to put on that list in...

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!!!      ...