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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...

The Healthy Librarian

A New Role for Omega-3? Lengthening Our Telomeres--A Key Marker for Aging, Longer Life, and Health. From JAMA & UCSF.

The Healthy Librarian | January 24, 2010 | Health

Read More: aging, Dr. Ramin Farzaneh-Far, healthy fats, heart disease prevention, longevity, Omega-3's, omega-6s, Susan Allport, telomeres

      "The main result of our study is that patients with high levels of Omega-3 fish oil in the blood appear to have a slowing of the biological aging process over five years as measured by the...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Green Sludge...the Perfect Breakfast!

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | January 23, 2010 | Health

Read More: antioxidants, breakfast, green sludge, green smoothie, greens, healthy breakfast, minerals, phytochemicals, plant-based dietitian, vitamins

Yesterday, Jesse Pomeroy and I shot the production of my favorite breakfast, my Green Smoothie, for Going Veg. This is what I make every morning. It provides every nutrient possible and tastes delicious. A perfect way to start the day....

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Minimizing Metabolism to Maximize Longevity

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | January 23, 2010 | Health

Read More: Antioxidant, Calorie-Restricted Diet, Digestion, Free-radical theory, Health, Julieanna Hever, Longevity, Metabolism, Nutrient, Nutrition, Plant-Based Dietitian, Radical

We are constantly told that we need to rev up our metabolism in order to burn calories, stay lean, and maintain health.  Yet this is completely misleading.  Throughout history, scientific lab experiments have confirmed that animals live longer when put...

Michael Greger MD

My 2010 Latest in Nutrition speaking dates

Michael Greger MD | January 23, 2010 | Health

Every year I scour the world's scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and develop this brand-new talk of the latest in cutting-edge research.  Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific nutrition journals,  I try to dig...

The Healthy Librarian

It's the Start of the New Year, the Start of the New Decade, and the Start of My Sixties. Some Simple Strategies for Staying Healthy and Happy. At Least I Can Hope!

The Healthy Librarian | January 22, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: Blue Zones, Dan Buettner, DASH Diet, Dr. David Jenkins, longevity, plant-based diet, prevention of chronic disease, resolutions, veganism

Author Dan Buettner has scoured the Earth -- not for the fabled Fountain of Youth -- but for the key to a happy old age. He spent five years visiting areas of the world where people tend to live longer,...

Ruth Heidrich PhD

Review of The Perfect Formula Diet

Ruth Heidrich PhD | January 21, 2010 | Health

Read More: health, healthiest diet, vegan diet

The Perfect Formula Diet just another "diet" book?  Not by a long shot! This book presents just the facts, but in a way that is so convincing that you have to wonder why anyone would put up with anything less...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

EXPERIMENTS WITH PUMPKIN KIBBEH

Bryanna Clark Grogan | January 20, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: bulgur, kibbee, kibbeh, kibbi, pumpkin, pumpkin kibbeh, Tofu/Tahini Mint Sauce

http://veganfeastkitchen.blogspot.com/2010/01/experiments-with-pumpkin-kibbeh.html I've been wanting to try a pumpkin kibbeh for a long time, but never got around to it before now. (Read about the Middle Eastern dish kibbeh at this blog post, along with a recipe for a delicious...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

FINALLY! NO-KNEAD, CRUSTY ALMOST-ALL WHOLE WHEAT ARTISAN BREAD (AND PIZZA)!

Bryanna Clark Grogan | January 14, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: bread, no-knead, no-knead bread, no-knead dough, no-knead whole wheat bread, pizza, whole wheat bread

UPDATE: THIS DOUGH ALSO MAKES GREAT PIZZA!See the photo at the end of this post. http://veganfeastkitchen.blogspot.com/2010/01/finally-no-knead-crusty-almost-all.html Over the last few months, in between other projects, I have been trying to make a whole wheat, crusty, no-knead artisan loaf that...

Patti Breitman

Dr. Michael Klaper Joins New and Improved True North Health

Patti Breitman | January 12, 2010 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: fasting, healthiest diet, medical doctors, spa, vegan diet, vegan doctors

Doctor Michael Klaper Joins Improved and Expanded TrueNorth Health For those of us who strive for excellent health it is frustrating to watch the fight over who will pay for drugs and surgeries being called a "health care" debate.  As...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

A Kindness A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 8, 2010 | Health

Read More: compassion, doctor, forgiveness, generosity, health, kindness, well-being

Anger and kindness are on opposite poles, opposite ends of the spectrum. When we're angry we're not kind and when we're kind we're not angry. The two are truly mutually exclusive even if we con ourselves into thinking otherwise with...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Why Plant-Based?

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | January 7, 2010 | Animals, Food, Health

Read More: animal rights, environment, health, plant-based dietitian, vegan, vegetarian

I read John Robbins' book, Diet for a New America, when I was a young adult.  It branded me for life.  I tried profusely to become a vegetarian immediately after the conclusion of this book and experiencing the truth behind...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

A Plant-Based Introduction

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | January 6, 2010 | Food, Health

Read More: dr. campbell, dr. esselstyn, dr. fuhrman, dr. mcdougall, going veg, plant-based dietitian, vegsource

Ahhh, to be a part of VegSource...a dream-come-true!  I am writing to introduce myself as I am a new member in the blogosphere of the VegSource Universe.  I am known as the Plant-Based Dietitian and I am "on a mission...

vegsoul

Let's Help Each Other Do Things Better!

vegsoul | January 5, 2010 | Green, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: bottled water, eco-friendly, filtered water, green, planet, plastic, tap water, waste

The beauty of blogging is the interactiveness and the ability to share ideas. In the spirit of this blogging-connectedness, I invite you to join me in helping one another in learning ways to do things better for the planet and...

Gail Davis

Black Bean, Corn, and Rice Burritos

Gail Davis | December 27, 2009 | Food, Green, Health

Read More: black beans, burritos, Gail Davis, vegan

Thanks to Mary McDougall, I now know how easy it is to make delectable dishes without any added oils. And believe me, turning me away from slathering everything with coconut oil was no small achievement. I hadn't realized just...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

AN EASY, MOIST, WHOLE GRAIN APPLE-ALMOND CAKE TO SERVE HOLIDAY GUESTS WITH COFFEE OR TEA

Bryanna Clark Grogan | December 19, 2009 | Food, Health

Read More: almonds, apple, apple cake, cake, Rustic Apple-Almond cake, whole grain

  Moist, delicious Rustic Apple-Almond CakeThis is going to be a very short blog post. I just returned from Seattle last night, worked at the library today, and I'm still playing catch-up with Christmas preparations, shopping, housework, invitations, and practical...

Jeff Nelson

Supplements Nix Exercise Benefits

Jeff Nelson | December 1, 2009 | Health

Read More: exercise, pills, supplements

Antioxidant Pills Block Metabolic Improvements Walk into any commercial supplement store and you'll find shelves of product aimed specifically at body-builders and other athletes.Among them: antioxidant supplements that promise to neutralize the free radicals generated by strenuous exercise.Unfortunately, if you...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

My Version of 100% White Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread

Bryanna Clark Grogan | December 1, 2009 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: bread, wheat, white wheat, white whole wheat, white whole wheat bread, white whole wheat flour, whole grain, whole grains, whole wheat bread, whole wheat pastry flour, wholewheat bread

This is Bryanna's first blog entry on VegSource -- and she has a wealth of recipes and blog entries for you! See more of Bryanna's blog entries (going back to 2006!) at http://veganfeastkitchen.blogspot.com/ See Bryanna's website at http://www.bryannaclarkgrogan.com/page/page/579094.htm SEE LINKS...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

The Need for Truth in Politics, Business and Personal Relationships

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | November 28, 2009 | Health

Read More: boundaries, communication, compassion, cooperation, ethics, responsibility, truth

Lying appears to be becoming an acceptable means to an end. Some weeks ago we watched the balloon boy hoax motivated by the desire for money and stardom. It didn't much matter to the perpetrators the effect their stunt might...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

The Value of Truth, Facts and Logic in Problem-Solving

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | November 22, 2009 | Health, Lifestyle

Read More: calm, deduction, denial, facts, logic, problem-solving, solutions, truth

I was looking for an identification card. I was certain I hadn't thrown it away. Unfortunately, I had put it someplace where I could not find it. I presumed I had placed it in a particular desk drawer, but having...