How To Help The Environment Today

Like many of us, I have been feeling frustrated about the state of our climate and the future of our planet. I often feel that the government has been slow to act, and political differences keep getting in the way of making definitive improvements. Then, I had a friend tell

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Want To Prevent Or Reverse Diabetes?

I just watched a great free lecture online by Food Revolution Network called, “Tackling Type 2 Diabetes Masterclass”. In it, Ocean Robbins and my favorite dietician, Brenda Davis, cover 4 myths and 10 truths about diabetes. I highly recommend you check it out. At the end of the Masterclass, they

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3 Reasons Why We Should Be Eating More Fruit

We grow a lot of our own fruit in our urban garden. I recently gave an interview on the benefits of eating more fruit. I can sum my thoughts up in 3 points. Fruits are full of goodness: They are chock full of vitamins (A, B, C, E, to name

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Diabetes – How To Avoid It

What Is It? Diabetes is a condition where our bodies have difficulty using the glucose from our diet. The most common type, called type 2 diabetes, is related to being overweight, eating a suboptimal diet, and not getting enough exercise. There are many factors that play a role, but the

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February Is American Heart Month

Great news! We now know, based on scientific research, that a low fat, plant based diet can prevent, treat, and sometimes even reverse heart disease! This is really amazing news. Way back in 1990, Dr. Dean Ornish and his colleagues showed that a combination of a healthy diet, exercise, stress

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How To Prevent Alzheimer’s Dementia

Alzheimer’s disease scares me. And if you know anyone that has had it, or anyone who’s family member has had it, you’ll understand why. The idea of forgetting your loved ones, losing the memories of the best times of your life, forgetting how to take care of yourself, these are

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Losing Weight Like Anthony

I just read a summary of my friend Anthony’s health transition story, and I thought you might like it, too. I have the distinct pleasure of working with Anthony as part of the Plant Based TeleHealth team (he is the guy with the magic that makes everything run as smoothly

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Multiple Sclerosis And Diet

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune condition affecting the brain and spinal cord. For reasons not fully understood, your body’s immune cells start attacking the protective sheaths around your nerves in these areas. Like most autoimmune diseases, the disease affects more women than men. The prognosis is often not good.

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Vaccine Received

This morning as I finished my shift on labor and delivery, I got in line for my second Pfizer Covid 19 vaccine. As we were rolling up our sleeves for the shot, I joked with my coworker that after this, I was giving up wet-markets for good. One of the

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