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Warren Ransom

Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Vegetarians

Warren Ransom | March 14, 2010 | Food, Health

Read More: Alpha-Linolenic acid, DHA, Docosahexaenoic acid, Eicosapentaenoic acid, EPA, Essential fatty acid, Linoleic acid, Omega-3 fatty acid, Omega-6 fatty acid, Polyunsaturated fat

Omega-3 fatty acids are rapidly becoming a focus in health and dietary circles for their wide-ranging health benefits and their potential to ward off many diseases and illnesses from which we suffer. Also known as polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), omega-3...

Dr. Will Tuttle

Unexpected success! Toward critical mass...

Dr. Will Tuttle | March 13, 2010 | Animals, Food, Green, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: peace, vegan, vegetarian

The last two days have been an uplifting and heartening experience for me. Working to bring the vegan message of compassion to our culture has been like climbing a huge and daunting mountain. For many years I toiled, collecting information,...

Joel Fuhrman MD

Conventional prenatal vitamins may do more harm than good

Joel Fuhrman MD | March 12, 2010 | Health

Read More: Folic acid, Neural tube defect, pregnancy, supplements, vitamins

It is imperative to make women aware that they may be endangering their health and the health of their unborn children by using conventional supplements. Nearly all multivitamins and prenatal vitamins contain folic acid.  Unlike most physicians, I do not...

Dr. Will Tuttle

March 12 Compassion and Health Campaign

Dr. Will Tuttle | March 10, 2010 | Animals, Food, Green, Health

Read More: Nutrition, Veganism, Vegetarianism, Will Tuttle, World Peace Diet

Great to be here on VegSource for my first blog entry - and not to let the opportunity slip by, I do hope you'll check out the March 12 World Peace Diet Compassion and Health Campaign I've decided to initiate,...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

The Tipping Point

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | March 9, 2010 | Health

Read More: disease, Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, dr. t colin campbell, forks over knives, Hippocrates, osteoporosis, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, The China Study, the veggie grill, tipping point

Have we reached the tipping point in the grassroots effort of conveying the medical miracles of plant-based nutrition to the world? I spent two and a half days with Dr. T. Colin Campbell (here I am with him and...

Pam Popper PhD

Forks Over Knives

Pam Popper PhD | March 2, 2010 | Food, Green, Health, Lifestyle, Video

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

Forks Over Knives   I've always said I'm the one of the luckiest people on the planet; I get confirmation of this fact almost every week.  Not only was I lucky enough to be invited to work on and be...

Chef AJ

New Chef on The Blog

Chef AJ | February 27, 2010 | Food, Health

Hi Everyone,   I'm Chef AJ and I have followed a plant based diet for over 32 years.  In the last 7 years I kicked it up a notch by following a WHOLE FOOD/PLANT BASED diet, free of all PROCESSED...

Vegan Vagabond

The secret to surviving international adventure travel? CLIFF BARS!

Vegan Vagabond | February 24, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: cliff bars, diving, food, travel, vegan

OK, this is probably something that every vegan already knows, but as I am planning my next big adventure, and as I communicate with the resort and establish my dietary needs, and hear, "No problem. We take good care of...

The Healthy Librarian

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Losing Weight, Exercise, Stress, and Cardiovascular Risk from an Expert, Dr. Sharon Alger-Mayer. The Best Diet, How Much Exercise, the Hormone Stress Connection, the Best Phytonutrients, and the Healthiest Carbs

The Healthy Librarian | February 24, 2010 | Health

Read More: Diet, Exercise, Phytonutrients, Stress, Weight Loss

"Why is it so hard to to maintain a healthy weight and good eating habits?  It's multi-factorial.  Genetics loads the gun - but the environment pulls the trigger. We are all different  genetically in our hunger and satiety cues--the...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

The Greatness of Greens

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | February 23, 2010 | Food, Health, Video

Read More: dandelion greens, disease prevention, dr caldwell esselstyn, eye health, greatness of greens, leafy greens, minerals, nutrient dense, phytochemicals, Plant-Based Dietitian, plant-based nutrition, spinach, vegetables, vitamins, whole foods

If I were stuck on an island that was beautiful and peaceful; filled with my friends and family; abundant with new books to read, movies to watch, beaches for walking and playing; but I had to choose only one...

Joel Fuhrman MD

Omega-3 fatty acids slow cellular aging

Joel Fuhrman MD | February 19, 2010 | Health

Read More: aging, DHA, Omega-3's

In coronary heart disease (CHD) patients, higher levels of the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA in the blood are associated with survival.1,2  Since patients with higher circulating omega-3s seemed to live longer, scientists wondered whether these patients were actually...

Joel Fuhrman MD

CDC reports risk of urinary tract infection from chicken products

Joel Fuhrman MD | February 11, 2010 | Animals, Food, Health

Read More: chicken, E. coli, food safety

by Joel Fuhrman, MD and Deana Ferreri, PhD There is growing concern about the safety of agricultural products, especially meat. Recalls are becoming more frequent - it's early February, and according to the USDA, there have already been three meat...

The Healthy Librarian

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Vitamin D from the Expert, Dr. Michael Holick. How Much Do We Need? Why Is It So Hard to Get Enough? What About Breast-Fed Babies? Why Is It So Important for Good Health?

The Healthy Librarian | February 9, 2010 | Health

Read More: Dr. Michael Holick, prevention, vitamin D

      To read more of my "Adventures in Evidence-Based Living" visit my blog Happy Healthy Long Life   When it comes to good health, I pay very close attention to how the experts are taking care of themselves....

Bryanna Clark Grogan

"POTTED TOFU"-- MISO-MARINATED TOFU THAT'S KINDA LIKE FETA

Bryanna Clark Grogan | February 5, 2010 | Food, Green, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: pickled tofu, potted tofu, preserved tofu, tofu, Tofu Feta, vegan feta

"Potted Tofu" in a green salad. (The British pot-- or preserve-- meat or shrimp, so why not tofu?)http://veganfeastkitchen.blogspot.com/2010/02/potted-tofu-miso-marinated-tofu-thats.htmlI haven't made this recipe for a long time-- it is in my first and second books, but I have added a way...

Joel Fuhrman MD

Consumption of eggs and poultry with skin double risk of prostate cancer recurrence

Joel Fuhrman MD | February 2, 2010 | Health

Read More: plant-based diet, prostate cancer

Approximately 1300 men who had been diagnosed with prostate cancer were followed for two years to document their dietary patterns and recurrence or progression of their disease.  In this study, two specific animal foods were found to be risky -...

Colin Campbell PhD

An Update in Plant-Based Nutrition

Colin Campbell PhD | February 1, 2010 | Health

Read More: eCornell, health, plant-based certification program, plant-based nutrition, t colin campbell

It seems not a day goes by without someone expressing to me how important it is to spread the information about plant-based nutrition. Decades of laboratory research, human studies on diet and disease, and hundreds of academic publications from...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Super Superbowl Hummus

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | January 31, 2010 | Food, Health, Video

Read More: dip, easy meals in minutes, healthy snack, hummus, Julieanna Hever, plant-based dietitian, superbowl snack

  Here is a perfect snack for Superbowl Sunday. Not only is it decadently delicious, but it is healthy and takes less than 10 minutes to prepare. This healthy hummus has only a few ingredients and, after blending or...

Micco

Single-Serving Rice Pudding - with Endless Variations

Micco | January 30, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: breakfast, desserts, food, gluten free, recipe, sugar free, vegan, vegan diet

When I woke up this morning, all I could hear was the tapping of rain against my window.  I pulled down my blinds to see soggy grey clouds and umbrellas shuffling down the street; it made me immediately fall back...

The Healthy Librarian

Archives of Internal Medicine--Seven Good Reasons to Exercise and Increase Your Chances for Healthy Aging

The Healthy Librarian | January 29, 2010 | Health

Read More: Benefits of exercise, bone health, brain health, cognitive impairment, DASH diet, healthy aging, hypertension, physical activity, strength training, weight lifting

    Exercising Ladies in their Eighties   Weight Machine Workout for Muscles and the Mind "Exercise is better than any drug or anything else we have for aging.  There's no downside.  If this were a drug, it would be...

Vegparadise Blog

Your Invitation to Soar with Vegparadise

Vegparadise Blog | January 27, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Since 1999 our friends around the world have joined us (Zel and Reuben Allen) at vegparadise.com to explore all things vegetarian, or should we say vegan. In this Vegparadise Blog we hope to engage you in our quest to...