Healthy Lifestyle Expo 2014 -- Los Angeles, Oct 10-12 -- Join Us!

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Janice Stanger, PhD

Carnivorous Plants Can Tell You What to Eat

Janice Stanger, PhD, 07.19.2014

Why Do Some Plants Consume Insects? Here's a situation I've run into many times. Me giving a presentation: "Plants are the base of the food chain on planet earth. Do plants eat animals, or do animals eat plants?" Someone in audience: "What...

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Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.

The "Lean Meat" Health Myth Uncovered

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D., 07.16.2014

We've all heard it before, if you want to get healthy consume less red and processed meats and eat more lean meats (i.e. chicken, turkey, fish). Right? Your neighbor, family members, friends, and even your doctor tell you to do this. It's...

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Michael Greger MD

Dr. Greger's 2014 Year-in-Review Presentation

Michael Greger MD, 07.17.2014

Order my new live presentation on DVD or download it now (all proceeds go to charity). Every year I scour the world's scholarly literature on clinical nutrition, pulling together what I find to be the most interesting, practical, and groundbreaking science...

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Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Is There Any Action That Is Unforgivable?

Walter Jacobson, M.D., 07.09.2014

No action is unforgivable. It just requires a willingness. Why be willing? Because when we withhold forgiveness from others, we are withholding it from ourselves. The opportunity we have to forgive others their trespasses is our own personal ticket to heaven. SCROLL...

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Jess Parsons

Bestiality vs animal husbandry: a roleplaying game

Jess Parsons, 07.03.2014

Apparently New Zealand farmers would like cows to get pregnant earlier and more easily. (Warning: this post is not graphic but discusses sensitive topics. In case the title wasn't enough of a clue.) DairyNZ senior scientist and project leader Dr Chris...

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Christie Mitchell Beck MD OB-GYN

A Tale of Two Leaping Animals

Christie Mitchell Beck MD OB-GYN, 07.02.2014

It has officially been a year since I've purchased shoes made with leather. I didn't really mean for it to happen, but it did. I'm always quick to clarify that I'm not a vegan; I merely follow a whole food plant-based...

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J Morris Hicks

What's the real story behind Bill Clinton's health turnaround?

J Morris Hicks, 04.27.2014

Unfortunately, you won't find it in the New York Times. But you will find it here. Last week, Dr. Mark Hyman was in the news from coast-to-coast. For what? For publicizing the fact that he has convinced Bill Clinton to stop being...

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Pam Popper PhD

Doctors, Nurses, Dietitians: Earn 39 hours of CE Credit!

Pam Popper PhD, 04.07.2014

The Diet and Lifestyle Intervention Course begins Weds June 4!  Instructors include Dr. Neal Barnard, Dr. Caldwell Essestyn, Dr. John McDougall, Dr. Ralph Moss, Dr. Pam Popper, and many others.  Topics include intense study of plant-based nutrition and disease treatment, with specific...

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Sarah Taylor

New Year's Vegan Resolution

Sarah Taylor, 02.06.2014

I know many people made a New Year’s Resolution to go vegan.  And I also know that, around this time of year, many resolutions are broken.  So, I wanted to write to those of you who may be struggling, and offer up...

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Chef AJ

Hail To The Kale!!! Revisited.

Chef AJ, 01.06.2014

One of the most popular recipes from my book, UNPROCESSED, is the Hail To The Kale Salad.  It is sold at the Whole Foods Market in Pasadena on Arroyo and is one of their best selling salads.  Some folks thought it was...

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Dr. Will Tuttle

I Am the Vegan Activist (poem)

Dr. Will Tuttle, 12.24.2013

  I am the Vegan Activist I am the vegan activist, My heart filled with the wish to relieve the hideous suffering Mysteriously inflicted on animals seen as food. Rising early, sitting in silence every day, listening within, opening... dilating.... I am...

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Vegparadise Blog

In-N-Out Still Peddles Obesity to Kids

Vegparadise Blog, 10.07.2013

In this era where so many kids and families struggle with obesity, it is unconscionable for a library to offer any kind of food as a reading incentive and act as an advertising agent for a food company. It is also unconscionable...

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Hillary Rettig

In Which I Advise A Young Baby

Hillary Rettig, 06.26.2012

My friend, free software activist, Ciaran McHale and his wife, Bianca, recently had a baby--the gorgeous Toby. And they did something  completely cool, which was to ask friends concerned with social justice to write letters to Toby, which they would publish in...

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