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Gail Davis

Book Review: Vegan Bite by Bite by Marilyn Peterson

Gail Davis | March 20, 2011 | Food, Green, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: book review, Gail Davis, Marilyn Peterson, Vegan Bite by Bite

I've waited twenty-five years to say this: Vegan is going mainstream, baby. The "v" word is no longer just kicked around like some kind of hot potato with cooties or regarded as "weird," "fringe," "faddish," or "radical." Articles in major magazines and...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

The Law of Distraction

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 20, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: communication, happiness, relationships, self help, success

The Law of Distraction isn’t complicated: The more distracted we are, the less effective we are with our work, our goals, our relationships and our physical well-being. The less attention we pay to details, the greater the potential for mistakes,...

J Morris Hicks

Eating a near optimal "4-Leaf" diet...in a toxic world

J Morris Hicks | March 20, 2011 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: 4-leaf program, natural diet for humans, optimal diet, take charge of your health

It all goes back to the natural diet for our species...whole plants. As Dr. T. Colin Campbell has often said, "the closer we get to a diet of whole plant foods, the better off we will be." So, let's assume...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What Price Nuclear Power?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 17, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: earthquakes, Japan, nuclear power, nuclear reactors, tsunamis

After what has happened in Japan, anybody who says we shouldn’t put the brakes on our zest for nuclear energy is either a moron or beholden to special interests. This includes President Obama. Thinking that an earthquake leading to a...

Vegparadise Blog

ADD ZEST AND VIGOR TO YOUR LIFE!

Vegparadise Blog | March 15, 2011 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Protein and calcium are never a concern on a vegan diet because there are many excellent sources from legumes, whole grains, nuts, seeds, and even fruits and vegetables.  The bonus is that plant foods are voluptuously packed with vitamins, minerals,...

J Morris Hicks

Does Bill Clinton really "need" that protein shake?

J Morris Hicks | March 15, 2011 | Celebrities, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: plant-based nutrition, protein, protein shakes

 Where do you get your protein? The question most often heard by those of us who eat no meat. The word protein is synonymous with meat in our western world, and it will probably be a very long time before the...

Sarah Taylor

The Blog Begins! Why are YOU vegetarian/vegan?

Sarah Taylor | March 14, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: motivation, success stories, vegan, vegetarian

I'm excited to be starting my new VegSource blog! This blog will be a combination of new posts and posts from my blog at The Vegan Next Door.  I will discuss all types of topics related to the vegan diet,...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Book Review: "Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions," Authored by Guy Kawasaki

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 13, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: personal development, positive psychology, self help, self improvement, success

“Enchantment” is a superior self-help book. There are trillions of books out there for people who want to get serious about their lives, about creating a business, a company, a presence, a successful future. Guy, Kawasaki, former “chief evangelist of...

J Morris Hicks

Murdock; not vegan, but eating very well

J Morris Hicks | March 11, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: healthy eating, longevity, whole plant foods

Trying to live to the record age of 125 years The New York Times Sunday Magazine (3-6-11) featured a lengthy article on the super-wealthy Dole tycoon, David Murdock, and the diet-style he thinks can keep him alive for another 38 years...when he...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Guest Blog Post: "The Power of Critical Thinking" by Maria Rainier

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 10, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: self help, self improvement

Critical thinking is the ability to assess arguments and make objective evaluations such that poor decisions are avoided and positive outcomes are maximized. Listed below are some guidelines for critical thinking which, if implemented, will enable you to effectively navigate...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What Can The Uprisings and Unrest in the Middle East Teach Us About Our Personal Relationships?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 6, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: communication, happiness, love, marriage, repairing relationships, self-help, success

If we oppress our partners bad enough and long enough, eventually they will want to leave us and/or hurt us. Therefore: Best we not be dictators in our relationships. Best we not control and manipulate our partners for our self-interest...

Janice Stanger, PhD

2,068 Vegans Tell All

Janice Stanger, PhD | March 5, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: healthy eating, survey, vegan

New Survey Shows Vegans are Happy and Thriving In our over-stressed and rushed world, is there a simple secret to inner peace? Amid the wasteland of fast food and supermarkets crammed with thousands of processed choices, is there a straight...

J Morris Hicks

Healthy Dining in Texas...during Rodeo Week

J Morris Hicks | March 1, 2011 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: health-promoting diet, healthy eating, ordering in restaurants, whole plants

Even during Rodeo Week, it is possible to order a healthy meal in almost any restaurant in Texas. I didn't say the healthy meal would be listed on the menu, I said that you could order one. And that's what we...

J Morris Hicks

Why do some vegetarians get fat?

J Morris Hicks | February 26, 2011 | Health, Lifestyle

Read More: obesity, vegan, vegetarian

The "V" words and why I don't like them  Vegetarian and Vegan. Those words are all about what they don't eat. For example; they don't eat meat, they don't eat cheese, they don't eat eggs, etc. So if they're not...

Vegparadise Blog

Don't Throw Away Those Papaya Seeds!

Vegparadise Blog | February 23, 2011 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: papaya, papaya seed dressing recipe, papaya seeds

Papaya is a health and beauty treatment in every bite. Besides its deliciously sweet and juicy flavor, the papaya contains enzymes that help heal minor skin burns, prevent nausea and motion sickness, and boost metabolism. In addition, this fruit is...

Gail Davis

Book Review: Asian Fusion~A Culinary Odyssey of Vegan Recipes by Chat Mingkwan

Gail Davis | February 20, 2011 | Food, Green, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: Asian Fusion, Book Review, Gail Davis

I'm a huge fan of Chat Mingkwan's earlier book, Buddha's Table: Thai Feasting Vegetarian Style. Its pages are well-worn and separating from the spine, because it's been propped open with weights on my kitchen counter so often. I seemed to...

Dr. Will Tuttle

Loving Hut - Part of Something Bigger

Dr. Will Tuttle | January 27, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: Loving Hut, Supreme Master Ching Hai, Veganism

I recently discovered that on January 30, 2011, the Loving Hut on Irving Street in San Francisco officially opens as the 219th Loving Hut restaurant in this burgeoning international chain of vegan restaurants. I would like to urge everyone to...

Pam Popper PhD

Success With the Plant-Based Diet

Pam Popper PhD | January 25, 2011 | Lifestyle

I answer as many emails and voice mails about how to stay compliant on a program of dietary excellence as I do questions about the diet itself.  In spite of some of the best intentions, an intellectual understanding of the...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Guest Blog Post: Today Can Be Your Best Day Ever (And So Can Tomorrow) by Tom Connellan

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 23, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: choices, communication, happiness, self improvement, success

Imagine for a moment if you improved one aspect of your life by just 1% today. Let’s consider relationships. What would happen if you were just 1% nicer to your loved ones? How about if you were 1% nicer to...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Vid-Blog on Why New Year's Resolutions Fail

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 19, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: building self esteem, choices, ending self sabotage, forgiveness, happiness, New Year's Resolutions, success

"The fault, dear Brutus, lies not in the stars but in ourselves that we are underlings."   IF YOU LIKE THIS BLOG, YOU'LL LIKE MY BOOK, FORGIVE TO WIN!...