The controversy continues about coconut oil. Is it beneficial for your health, should you consume it daily, and the “beat goes on” about the pros and cons. I’m constantly looking for good research on the subject and today came across this article from Nutrition Action that actually sites some research studies that I will be […]
The incidence of diabetes has grown exponentially and it is reported that 29 million people have diabetes in the U.S. and another 86 million are pre-diabetic! Yikes that’s about 1/3 of our nation! Well, you may not be surprised to hear from me that the incidence of diabetes (type II, formerly called adult onset) can […]
In this guest blog, Dean Ornish, MD, founder of the University of California San Francisco’s Preventive Medicine Research Institute and the eponymous diet, argues that lifestyle change — including but not limited to diet — is good medicine. Dean Ornish is a recognized pioneer in the field of reversing chronic disease with diet and lifestyle. His […]
Finally, finally, plant based diet is getting the press it deserves. When the President of the American College of Cardiology speaks maybe it will be heard.
Spring and summer classes at “The Academy” have been amazing in many ways. I’m absolutely enthralled with the growing interest in this cuisine and all the wonderful people I have had the pleasure to meet. It’s exciting and humbling at the same time. I’ve had many requests for new classes and they will begin again […]
In 2009 Benji Kurtz was near his heaviest weight at 278 pounds. At 5’5″ he was considered severely obese. He went from size 50 paints to size 31! Read on for his incredible story.
My meet up group met at the new spice shop in Highland Park for an evening tour and taste of an amazing collection of spices. The owner (Marlena) was a knowledgeable and fun hostess. She provided this great list of 10 healing hers and spices. Enjoy the taste and health benefits with your recipes. Spice […]
Published June 15, 2013 BY BILL GUIDA firstname.lastname@example.org 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 […]
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 […]