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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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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Learn, Rebalance and Taste All in One Amazing Afternoon

For anyone in the Chicago area, join us live on Sunday afternoon, June 1st for a unique opportunity.  Learn cutting edge nutritional strategies for heart health from a preventive cardiologist, learn the benefits of Tai Chi and QiGong while practicing some simple moves with an instructor; and see and taste at a plant based cooking […]

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Plant Based Nutrition Cooking and Nutrition Classes – May 17th

For anyone in the Chicago area this is a way to get personal guidance, support and training on plant based cooking.  Weather permitting we will cook in the outdoor kitchen and at the end of class will enjoy lunch under the pergola at “Villa D’Anca” – my home.  The link to the brochure for further […]

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What a start to our classes today.  We were taught and assisted by the head waiter, Marcello and Chef Antonio.  We cooked in the morning and spent the afternoon visiting the home of Chef Antonio where we were given a tour of his lemon grove (over 100 years old) his flower and vegetable garden and […]

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