Where Do You Get Your Protein?

As I continue to see clients and speak at public events about plant based nutrition, one of the most frequently asked questions that I receive is “where do you get your protein?” I’m still a bit amazed at the focus individuals place on the concern that if we aren’t eating meat we must be protein […]

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Where Do You Get Your Protein?

“Where do you get your protein?” It’s the question I hear most often whether I am meeting a new patient, doing a speaking engagement or having casual conversation with friends and (sometimes) family when I’m extolling the benefits about whole food, plant based eating. (Notice I said “whole food plant based” and not vegan. Vegan […]

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Olive Oil; A Small Part of a Much Larger Issue

The pros and cons about olive oil will likely continue to be a contentious and hotly debated issue for the foreseeable future. Even when seeking expert opinion in sources such as well-respected medical journals one encounters vigorous debate about every aspect of olive oil from the original source of the olives, to whether or not […]

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La Scuola at Eataly in Chicago

La Scuola at Eataly Chicago: It was a wonderful evening with a very different venue with presentation and a farm to table dinner created by a very talented chef at Eataly. When I took this assignment I wasn’t sure how it would work out but quickly realized that the group attending was fully engaged and wanted to […]

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Do You Know What’s in That Bottle of Olive Oil?

The topic of olive oil and the pros and cons of its health benefits have become extremely controversial over the past decade by authorities and self-prescribed authorities alike.  What we hear from the media and even the American Heart Association, provide differing and conflicting information with a wide range from “olive oil is the worst […]

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