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Unhealthy, unfair, and unsustainable. Yet still ubiquitous.

J Morris Hicks | November 5, 11 at 08:58 AM | International

Read More: environmental plant-based, reasons for plant-based eating, world hunger plant-based

We're talking about the fat-laden, highly-processed, meat and dairy diet of the Western world. Yesterday I had a long conversation with Dr T. Colin Campbell. Our topic was about the sheer absurdity of how the humans of the Western...

Dispelling the "Protein Myth" and changing the world. The Clinton Foundation.

J Morris Hicks | November 3, 11 at 05:12 AM | Celebrities, International

Read More: Bill clinton protein, clinton foundation ideas to make the world a better place, protein myth

  Responding to a request from the Clinton Foundation  for ideas to make the world a better place. YOU CAN HELP! An email from the Clinton Foundation has been popping up everywhere -- seeking ideas from everyone, asking, "What's your...

Oz hits a HOME RUN with Julieanna Hever

J Morris Hicks | October 30, 11 at 03:51 AM | Celebrities, Health

Read More: Oz Julieanna Hever, Oz Prehistoric Diet, Plant-based Dietitian

  Just before Game 7 of the World Series, Dr. Oz hits a home run in the studio. And It's time to give credit where credit is due; and, today, my hat's off to Dr. Oz. His "prehistoric diet" segment, that...

As Steve Jobs would say, "Lets get crazy enough to change the world."

J Morris Hicks | October 25, 11 at 07:28 AM | Celebrities, International

Read More: Steve Jobs changing the world

Seven billion people -- not enough water, land or energy. "People who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world — are the ones who do." Steve Jobs After taking 200,000 years to reach one billion in...

Bill Clinton, the natural leader for the "great food revolution."

J Morris Hicks | October 21, 11 at 05:33 AM | Celebrities, International

Read More: Bill Clinton great food revolution

Third and Final In A Series on why Mr. Clinton is the most ideal leader for the inevitable food revolution of the twenty-first century. Global Recognition, Credibility, Knowledge, Partnering Skills, Resources and a burning desire to make a huge...

"Discreet nudges" from a powerful leader...President Clinton

J Morris Hicks | October 18, 11 at 12:14 PM | Celebrities

Read More: bill clinton vegan, leadership bill clinton

  With the personal knowledge, the skills, the global stage and the organization to change the world This is the second in a series of three articles about Bill Clinton; the third and final one will appear on Friday.   Since September...

Bill Clinton -- and the "great food revolution"

J Morris Hicks | October 15, 11 at 06:03 AM | Celebrities

Read More: Bill Clinton vegan, food revolution

This is the first in a series of three blogs outlining why President Bill Clinton should lead the "great food revolution of the twenty-first century." This blog first appeared on my website on 4-18-11 (when I was asking him...

Sir Paul and Nancy serve organic vegetarian at their wedding.

J Morris Hicks | October 12, 11 at 03:41 AM | Animals, Celebrities

Read More: Paul McCartney Nancy vegetarian

Including the wedding cake. Paul McCartney has long been a prominent voice against the cruel treatment of animals in our factory farms around the world. A famous quote of his: If slaughterhouses had glass walls, we'd all be vegetarians....

Steve Jobs. Vegan? Early death from pancreatic cancer?

J Morris Hicks | October 8, 11 at 05:49 AM | Celebrities, Health

Read More: bill clinton steve jobs, steve jobs pancreatic cancer, vegan pancreatic cancer

 What's going on here? A look at the possible cause of pancreatic cancer and a plan for sharing that information with the entire world I heard long ago that Steve Jobs was a vegan, which means eating no foods of...

Rainbows, Reality and Making a Difference

J Morris Hicks | October 6, 11 at 05:23 AM | Celebrities, Health

Read More: health hope harmony, steve jobs passion

  Our book is up and running, and I am following the lead of the late Steve Jobs in passionately spreading her message Rainbows. Seven days ago, our book was officially launched at the Saltwater Farm Vineyard in Stonington, CT. Earlier...

Bittman's "Junk Food" Article: Confusion or Clarity?

J Morris Hicks | October 3, 11 at 04:26 AM | Celebrities, Food

Read More: confusion over clarity, junk food mark bittman

  Did you see the Mark Bittman article about junk food in the SundayReview section of the New York Times? (link below) His motives were good and his piece may convince a few people to prepare more of their food...

COMPLICITY -- Billions suffering in factory farms

J Morris Hicks | September 27, 11 at 08:29 AM | Animals

Read More: animal cruelty, suffering of animals factory farms

  Warning. While this blog is necessary, it's not altogether pleasant. After 225 consecutive daily blogs, I have only devoted two of them to the disgusting topic of animal suffering. Now there will be three. In our book, we cover...

Dr. Oz, apple juice, cantaloupe -- food scares continue...

J Morris Hicks | September 23, 11 at 08:43 AM | Celebrities, Food

Read More: arsenic in food, contaminated food, e-coli in food, listeria in food

  Here we go again, another round of contaminated plant-based foods But, once again, the news media never mentions the underlying cause of most of these contaminations. The latest big news is all about arsenic in apple juice and listeria...

Matt Lauer to Bill Clinton, "Does being a vegan suck?"

J Morris Hicks | September 20, 11 at 04:32 AM | Celebrities, Health

Read More: clinton global initiative matt lauer, Matt Lauer Does that suck, vegan Bill Clinton

Maybe that crude question will lead to a new world-changing, top priority for the Clinton Global Initiative Yesterday, former President Bill Clinton was interviewed by Matt Lauer on the Today Show -- with most of the discussion devoted to talking about...

"Men's Health," Another champion in the game of CONFUSION

J Morris Hicks | September 19, 11 at 08:27 AM | Health, Lifestyle

Read More: confusion over clarity, Dr. Oz, Men's Health magazine

  Like Dr. Oz, Men's Health is in the entertainment business. So why am I reading it? Because it's my responsibility as an author and a blogger to know what's going on out there. So I subscribed about two years ago and...

From "Disease-Care" to Health-Care -- An inevitable transition

J Morris Hicks | September 16, 11 at 10:48 AM | Health

Read More: disease care, Healthy food

  Who is going to lead it and what happens to our "system" in the process? We all know that our "system" of health-care is primarily "managing" a host of diseases that need never occur in the first place. Diseases...

OBESITY. Where's the "urgent fight" to end it? -- NY Times

J Morris Hicks | September 14, 11 at 04:51 AM | Celebrities, Health

Read More: consequences of obesity, fight obesity

Jane Brody reports the staggering statistics -- but mentions no solution In a recent Times article (9-12-11, see link below) entitled "The Numbers Behind an Urgent Fight," Ms. Brody chronicles the latest numbers when it comes to the costs of treating...

Bill Clinton -- social change, urgency and activism

J Morris Hicks | September 12, 11 at 05:05 AM | Celebrities

Read More: bill clinton diet, bill gates, harmful wasteful unsustainable western diet, leadership ted turner, warren buffet

  We simply don't have time for the normal snail pace of social change. During "The Last Heart Attack" documentary, President Clinton spoke briefly about the dismal state of affairs with regards to our school lunches across the country --...

Gupta over Oz -- Proving that we want CLARITY over confusion

J Morris Hicks | September 8, 11 at 06:21 AM | Celebrities, Health

Read More: gupta oz, reversal of heart disease

  Another lop-sided football score, something like 49-0 During the past week, CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta aired his heart attack documentary numerous times -- and the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. I am particularly impressed with what Sanjay is still...

Oz takes "confusion over clarity" to a new level - TIME

J Morris Hicks | September 5, 11 at 06:22 AM | Celebrities, Health

Read More: gupta and oz, last heart attack, oz myths about food

The Oz Diet. No more myths. No more fads. What you should eat -- and why. Leading off with a title like that, you're no doubt expecting to see some much-needed clarity on this crucial topic -- but Dr....