A Cardiologist is “Planting the Seeds” of Plant Based Nutrition and Reversing Chronic Disease – A Very Interesting Read

Published June 15, 2013 BY BILL GUIDA bguida@kenoshanews.com Dr. Kevin Fullin explains the health benefits of plant-based diets during a public presentation at Kenosha Medical Center. A cardiologist, Fullin switched to a plant-based diet in November 2012. By May 2013, he already had shed more than 60 pounds. ( KENOSHA NEWS PHOTO BY BILL SIEL […]

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Diet and Your Skin – A Dr. McDougall Moment

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. […]

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Do Vegetarians (and Vegans) Get Enough Protein?

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 […]

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Sugar in Food: Time to Reign in Soda

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.     

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An Education About Marketing

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” […]

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June 1st, This Coming Sunday:  An Afternoon of Learning and Discovery About Your Health

For anyone in the Chicago area, join us live on Sunday afternoon, June 1st at the Takiff Center in Glencoe, IL for this unique opportunity. Learn cutting edge nutritional strategies for heart health from preventive cardiologist,  Dr. Stephen Devries, learn the benefits of Tai Chi and QiGong while practicing some simple moves with an instructor; […]

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Growing Interest in Plant Based Nutrition!

Although the cattle and dairy industry have powerful lobbyists in Washington, the consumption of beef has been dropping for about 20 years and the drop in chicken consumption is even more dramatic. The Department of agriculture (May 9, 2014) projected that our meat and poultry consumption in 2010 fell by 12.2% when compared to 2007. […]

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