Category: Diet & Nutrition

5 Easy Ways to Go Vegan (with Skinny Bitch author, Kim Barnouin)

5 Easy Ways to Go Vegan (with Skinny Bitch author, Kim Barnouin)

If you’ve ever wanted to take the plunge and attempt a vegan diet, Kim Barnouin’s Skinny Bitch: Book of Vegan Swaps offers a no-nonsense guide to taking the baby steps needed to change your ways from drab diet to fab plant-based eating in no time at all. As Kim puts it, “what you need, my friend, is someone who can show […]

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Top 5 Diet Trends for 2012: Vegan Going Mainstream

Top 5 Diet Trends for 2012: Vegan Going Mainstream

The Nation’s Leading Nutrition Experts Weigh-In on Diet Trends for 2012: Go Green with Fresh, Sustainable Foods & Spice it Up with Exotic Flavors. Looking for the hot new diet trends to follow in 2012? Who better to ask for help than the nation’s top nutrition experts? In a survey by Pollock Communications, a full-service public relations agency with long-standing […]

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The Engine 2 Kitchen Rescue with Rip Esselstyn

The Engine 2 Kitchen Rescue with Rip Esselstyn

Forks Over Knives has released a brand-new DVD, “The Engine 2 Kitchen Rescue, with Rip Esselstyn.” In the 52-minute video, Rip teaches the White and Wali families the basics of a whole-food, plant-based diet. Rip guides these families through pantry clean-outs, teaches them how to navigate grocery store aisles, and provides cooking lessons to make delicious “plant-strong” meals. Recipes and […]

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Dairy: 6 Reasons You Should Avoid It At All Costs

Got milk? Plenty of people think its perfectly healthy to drink, and advertisements would have you eating dairy all the time. But it may not be as healthy as you think. In this week’s UltraWellness blog Dr. Mark Hyman gives six reasons you should avoid milk and explains why it may be at the very root of your health problems. […]

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Why Cows’ Milk is Unhealthy for Human Consumption

Why Cows’ Milk is Unhealthy for Human Consumption

Does this make sense?  Cows’ milk is unnatural and unhealthy for human consumption.  We are the only species on Earth that drinks the milk of another species.  We are also the only species that drinks milk as adults.  Cows’ milk is meant for baby calves, not humans! Related reading: The China Study by Dr. T. Colin Campbell. 50-year Cancer Researcher […]

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Breaking The Food Seduction – by Dr. Neal Barnard

Neal Barnard, M.D. is the New York Times bestselling author of the 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart: Boost Metabolism, Lower Cholesterol, and Dramatically Improve Your Health as well as Breaking the Food Seduction: The Hidden Reasons Behind Food Cravings— and Seven Steps to End Them Naturally, along with a number of other books spanning weight loss, reversal of diabetes, etc. He […]

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How Much More are Consumers Willing to Pay for Sustainable Cuisine?

How Much More are Consumers Willing to Pay for Sustainable Cuisine?

Consumers want and need to eat out, and the foodservice industry has a huge carbon footprint. Getting industry operators and consumers on the “green” bandwagon is necessary to minimize the impact that restaurants have on the environment in the future, but how willing are patrons to embrace this change? According to a recent Mintel report, just more than half (57%) […]

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Doctor Discusses Cancer Risk of Hot Dogs, Bacon, Meat

Doctor Discusses Cancer Risk of Hot Dogs, Bacon, Meat

Dr. Neal Barnard is an author and health advocate of healthy eating and living. He is a leading clinical researcher.

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Craving a Crunch? Have the World’s Healthiest Chip

Craving a Crunch? Have the World’s Healthiest Chip

In a world crying out for wholesome sustenance that won’t leave fingers greasy and tongues salty, there’s at least one company dedicated to providing alternative snacks. Get back to the basics while indulging your taste buds with Brad’s Raw Foods’ healthy and flavorful all natural chips. Parents are increasingly searching for natural ways to keep themselves and their kids energized, […]

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Cancer Researchers Say Blueberries May Control Breast Cancer Tumor Growth

Cancer Researchers Say Blueberries May Control Breast Cancer Tumor Growth

Eating blueberries may inhibit breast cancer tumor growth, according to a recent study by researchers at the City of Hope in Los Angeles that is published in the October 2011 issue of The Journal Of Nutrition and featured in the September issue of Food Nutrition & Science. The study found that the oral intake of whole blueberry powder could reduce […]

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