Although it’s still cool outside, longer daylight hours and warmer temperatures will soon produce a whole new crop of fresh seasonal foods starting in Spring and lasting through Summer. This year, I’m committed to putting to rest diet and nutrition confusion once and for all. In the June 7th class I’m going to teach 5 […]Read More
Inflammation, caused by free radicals, is cited as the underlying cause of over 80 inflammatory diseases. The answer to stopping inflammation lies in getting enough antioxidants to stop free radical reactions. Where can we get these antioxidants? You may have guessed in, it a whole food plant based diet. Lisa Murray RDN, LD provides a […]Read More
I wish I could be the bearer of better news but new studies out this year show that: 40% of adults and 20% of children in America are now “obese.” HALF of Americans now have type II diabetes or pre-diabetes. Many do not even know they have type II diabetes. 2 out of 3 people […]Read More
In Kenya, and Across Africa, an Unexpected Epidemic: Obesity, Type II Diabetes and Chronic Illnesses of the Western World
Once again the world is seeing the sad effects of diet and lifestyle changes as fast food invades a country. It is part of a seismic shift in Africa as rapid economic growth transforms every aspect of life, including the very shape of its people. Growing economies have led to growing waistlines. Obesity rates in […]Read More
In just 90 days from today (April 10, 2018) I will have the honor of leading another great group of people who will experience the beauty, culture, food and longevity producing lifestyle that is common on the Amalfi Coast of Italy. It’s no wonder why Italy is deemed the healthiest nation on earth with the […]Read More
Is Big Food’s Lobbying Arm on the Brink of Extinction? Could the Efforts of Many Against GMO’s Be Really Taking Effect?
Consumers can take satisfaction in the fact that they’ve played a role in what some say is the diminishing power of the GMA (Grocery Manufacturers Association) over Washington policy. For many, gratification—even the delayed variety—is worth stirring up trouble in the marketplace if it results in brands cleaning up their acts on issues of health, […]Read More
Thank You! “Real Food For Healthy People; recipe and resource guide” Becomes a Number One Best Seller!
I want to thank everyone that has encouraged, purchased, reviewed or has been involved in any way with my book. It’s been on the best seller’s list for almost two weeks now! I’m completely overwhelmed and grateful that this book is helping others on their journey to better health. If you don’t have the book […]Read More
Many of you have asked and I’m happy to announce two evening classes will be held this fall at “The Academy” for Delicious Whole Food Plant Based Cooking. Do you want to know more about preparing delicious plant based foods but do not know where to start? Are you currently incorporating more plant based foods […]Read More
As Countries Develop, Fast Food Takes Hold and Whole Countries Become Sick – This is the Story of Ghana
Obesity Was Rising as Ghana Embraced Fast Food. Then Came KFC. The growing popularity of fried chicken and pizza in parts of Africa underscores how fast food is changing habits and expanding waistlines. The NY Times published a great article exposing what is happening to countries as fast food takes hold. You can access the entire article […]Read More
Have you wanted to learn more about the science of nutrition but also learn how to apply that knowledge in your own kitchen? Here’s the solution – Join Dr. Stephen Devries, integrative cardiologist and Carol D’Anca MS, LDN integrative nutritionist, for a unique half day conference where you will learn the science behind which foods are health promoting […]Read More