“The Academy” is a way to get personal guidance, support and training on plant based cooking. It’s much more than learning recipes. You will gain the confidence, knowledge and techniques that can transform health. At the end of each class you will enjoy lunch under the pergola at “Villa D’Anca” – my home. The link […]
Dr. John McDougall (MD) has wonderful short videos, always less than 3 minutes, providing great healthful tips. This one was especially helpful about diet and skin problems Did you know that a high fat diet slows circulation and can cause a 20% drop in oxygen content in the blood? This affects how skin looks overall. […]
I had been talking with a friend of mine who has IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) and mentioned that my “theory” is that the metabolism of millions of people hasn’t changed recently but that our wheat has changed so much over the past 50 years that it’s causing digestive problems. I went on to tell her […]
One of the first questions that usually comes up when discussing plant based nutrition is “Where do you get your protein?” If I had a dollar for every time that question was raised…well, you know the rest of the statement. Michael Greger, MD does a great job presenting the facts in this short 4 minute […]
Michael Jacobson (Executive Director of The Center for Science in the Public Interest) does a great job outlining what has happened to soda as it relates to the “sugar epidemic” that we have today. He presents an interesting read in his article here.
I’m all for capitalism and free markets but in some cases, especially with food marketing, the public needs to know the tactics that are used to not only sell foods but to present a very different picture of reality. This 6 minute video, especially at the end sends a sobering message about eating “farm raised” […]