Haven't ditched dairy yet? Here are 6 serious reasons to just do it: 1. As per Dr. Michael Klaper, the purpose of cow's milk is to help a baby calf grow, grow, grow as fast as possible. Dairy is hormonally active...intentionally. But once we are full-sized adults, growth is not a positive thing...it inspires [...]
Bone health...an issue that many of us take for granted until, perhaps, it is too late. 54 million U.S. adults age 50 and older (a large chunk of the population) are affected by osteoporosis and low bone mass. Here are Three Things To Know about bone health....in collaboration with Vegan Street... Resources: 5 Ways to Optimize [...]
Cray cray for calcium? Indeed! The dairy industry has brilliantly distorted the idea that the more of its products you consume, the better off your bones will be for the long haul. If only it were that simple.... Dairy products do indeed deliver a dose of calcium and fortified vitamin D, but that is not the [...]
2013 is the Year of Plant-Based! US News ranked the 11 best plant-based diets, which includes vegan, vegetarian, macrobiotic, raw, and more. I was interviewed by Angela Haupt on Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 about what it means to eat a whole food, plant-based diet. Here is the recording of our US News Google Hangout interview about Best Diets [...]
My definition of "health" and thoughts and passions on whole food, plant-based nutrition in an interview by Jeff Golfman of The Cool Vegetarian at Green Festival Los Angeles 2011 with Earth Balance.
And with seeing and being reminded comes…inspiration…each image of animals being treated with apathy in the most horrific manners…manners in which are impossible to imagine how a human could conceive of them-let alone implement and perpetuate them. And yet, they do…and these events continue to the tune of billions of animals per year in the United [...]
1. Dairy is a chemical cocktail, as it contains steroids, (naturally occurring and synthetic) hormones, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, fertilizers, antibiotics, veterinary medications, synthetic preservatives, additives, and (possibly most disturbing) white blood cells (aka pus). 2. You do not need dairy for healthy bones. There are excellent plant-sources of calcium that are alkalizing and support bone [...]
I am honored to introduce my readers to Dr. Joel Fuhrman, M.D. in his first Guest Appearance on my blog: Joel Fuhrman M.D. is a board-certified family physician, nutrition researcher, best-selling author, and one of the country’s leading nutritional medicine experts. Dr. Fuhrman is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and he is presently [...]