30 (More) Reasons to Go Vegan

Happy World Vegan Month! Here are 30 (more) reasons to try Veganism, one for each day in November: Veganism continues exploding on its trajectory towards being considered mainstream. You are what your bacteria eat and vegans tend to have more health-promoting, disease-fighting microbiota profiles in our guts. Athletes and bodybuilders continue to take it to the next level by eating [...]

4 More Reasons to Love Veggies and 8 Ways to Bring Them On!

Why: 1. Vegetables are the least calorically-dense foods on the planet. Typically, they range between 14 calories per 100 grams (as in iceberg lettuce) to 86 calories per 100 grams (as in a sweet potato). This is versus the most calorie-dense foods like nuts, which have about 500-600 calories per 100 grams, and oils, which [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:05+00:00 January 26th, 2015|Featured, Nutrition, Uncategorized|

Heart Healthy? It is as easy as 1-2-3 (4-5)

Guest post by Dr. Joel Kahn, a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Inteflex Medical School program and a board certified interventional cardiologist. He has published over 150 medical research articles. He is the first physician in the world to be complete certification from University of South Florida School of Medicine in Metabolic and [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:09+00:00 October 5th, 2014|Book Giveaways|

5 Ways to Avoid Cardiovascular Disease Without Medication

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one killer of both men and women globally, killing approximately 17 million people each year, according to the World Health Organization. Recently, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology released new guidelines for cardiac prevention guidelines, emphasizing the use of one of the most prescribed classes [...]

2017-02-14T16:01:59+00:00 November 19th, 2013|Featured|

Redefining Normal

As a dietitian, I am used to seeing the consequences of food on people's health. I see people with excess weight, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, excess weight, type 2 diabetes, autoimmune disease, etc. on a regular basis. I also have had the fortune of watching these same people restore their health, control their weight, [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:43+00:00 March 22nd, 2013|Featured, Uncategorized|

The Greatness of Greens

If I were stuck on an island that was beautiful and peaceful; filled with my friends and family; abundant with new books to read, movies to watch, beaches for walking and playing; but I had to choose only one type of food that would sustain and nourish me for a long healthy life of relaxation [...]

2016-11-29T15:12:29+00:00 February 14th, 2010|Press|