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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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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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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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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Bill Clinton Adoped a Plant Based Diet and Reaps the Rewards

We are hearing a lot these days about the benefits of a plant based diet but reading the story about someone as familiar as Bill Clinton and the connection between nutrition and heart disease is always inspiring.  Bill found the major cause of heart disease and he’s now turned it around. Please read on about […]

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5 Reasons He’s Glad to Be Vegan

By Tommy Dean | April 24, 2013   Why your average 24-year-old guy thinks going vegan is a no-brainer. Hindsight may be 20-20, but my foresight is foggy at best. Should I have voted for that guy? Was that shirt worth 40 bucks? Maybe I should have made that dentist appointment a month ago. When […]

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Interest in Vegan Diets on the Rise

With influential figures like former President Bill Clinton announcing his enthusiasm for a vegan diet, and celebs like Justin Timberlake singing “Bring it on down to Veganville,” it would seem that veganism is entering the mainstream. Need more proof? According to Google Trends, public interest in a vegan diet is higher than ever before. The […]

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Here’s a great interview with two Vegan RD’s with some great information about nutrients and the Vegan diet: jacknorris ginnymessina

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The Vegan-for-a-Week Challenge: How to Survive and Thrive By Ginny Messina on February 19, 2013 Going “vegan for a week” seems to be a new popular thing. Lately, quite a few blog posts and news articles on this phenomenon have been turning up in my google “vegan” search. These are usually written by people who […]

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