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7 Little-Known Ways Sweet Cherries Boost Health and Fight Disease

7 Little-Known Ways Sweet Cherries Boost Health and Fight Disease

Everyone loves a fresh batch of sweet cherries, but these delicious treats are not just for tasty pies — research shows they also pack a major punch when it comes to helping improve health and fending off a number of serious diseases. Soon this year’s fresh sweet cherry crop will be available throughout the country, as reported by the Northwest […]

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T. Colin Campbell Talks with Roberta Russell About The China Study

T. Colin Campbell Talks with Roberta Russell About The China Study

“I chanced upon The China Study, by T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., while perusing through the bookstore. This book has changed the way I eat,” syas Roberta Russell. This book seemed different that all the others on diet and nutrition. I checked the reviews: The NY Times said, The study can be considered the Grand Prix of Epidemiology Called the Einstein […]

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Vegan Recipe: Mexican Corn Chowder

Vegan Recipe: Mexican Corn Chowder

This chowder recipe from NutritionMD.org is full of spice and flavor, without the added fat or cholesterol. Ingredients, Makes 10, 1-cup servings 2 – 3 cups peeled and chopped potatoes (about 1 pound) 2 cups vegetable broth or water 1 yellow onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried basil […]

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Vegan Recipe: Curried Carrot Soup

Vegan Recipe: Curried Carrot Soup

This vibrant and velvety soup is great hot or chilled. 1 tbs. ghee or coconut oil 1 yellow onion, chopped (about 1 cup) 2 stalks celery, chopped (about ¾ cup) 3½ cups carrots, peeled and chopped 2 tbs. minced gingerroot 1 tbs. curry powder 1 can coconut milk (about 14 ounces) 4 cups vegetable stock ½ tsp. salt, or to […]

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Vegan Recipe: Raw Baby Kale Salad with Apples, Sunflower Seeds, and Lemon-Dijon Vinaigrette

Vegan Recipe: Raw Baby Kale Salad with Apples, Sunflower Seeds, and Lemon-Dijon Vinaigrette

(Makes 4 servings; recipe created by Kalyn, probably with inspiration from this Kale and Apple Salad.) Salad Ingredients: 5 oz. mixed baby kale leaves (or use Red Russian Kale leaves, chopped; I used Earthbound Farm Baby Kale Mix) 1 large apple (I used Honeycrisp, but any flavorful apple will work. Red apples will look prettier!) 1/4 cup dry-roasted sunflower seeds […]

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Vegan Recipe: Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup with Shiitake Mushrooms

Vegan Recipe: Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup with Shiitake Mushrooms

This soup from Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease is so good we ate it ALL the first time we made it. If someone is hesitant about plant-based food, this has to be a convincer. Red lentils keep this soup a beautiful orange color. If you don’t have leeks use onions. Serve it alone or over rice with a big green salad. Ingredients, […]

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Rip Esselstyn’s Engine 2 Enchiladas

Rip Esselstyn’s Engine 2 Enchiladas

Former professional athlete and firefighter for Austin’s Engine 2 firehouse, Rip Esselstyn now applies his passion for saving lives to teaching the irrefutable connection between what you eat and the ability to prevent chronic disease. Author of New York Times best-selling book The Engine 2 Diet, Rip has teamed up with Whole Foods Market as a Healthy Eating Partner to […]

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Dr. Neal Barnard’s Slow Cooker Whole Grain Porridge

Dr. Neal Barnard’s Slow Cooker Whole Grain Porridge

Dr. Neal Barnard’s book Breaking the Food Seduction includes dozens of delicious gourmet “addiction-free” recipes, including the following. Find more Breaking the Food Seduction recipes on NutritionMD.org. Slow Cooker Whole Grain Porridge Makes about 4 servings Wake up to hot, whole grain porridge by preparing it the night before and letting it simmer in your slow cooker while you sleep. […]

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Rip Esselstyn’s Vegan Sandwich Wrap

Rip Esselstyn’s Vegan Sandwich Wrap

Rip Esselstyn, author of The Engine 2 Diet calls this recipe “The Almighty Healthy Sandwich Wrap” Ingredients, Makes 2 wraps 1 onion, chopped 1 bell pepper, seeded and chopped 4 ounces sliced mushrooms 1/2 can of corn, rinsed and drained 8 ounces roasted red bell pepper hummus 2 large whole grain wraps 1/2 can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 […]

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Marilu Henner’s Ginger-Jalapeño Slaw

Marilu Henner’s Ginger-Jalapeño Slaw

Ingredients to Serve 6: 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons peeled and grated fresh ginger 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and minced 1 pound cabbage, thinly sliced (about 6 cups) 1/2 pound red cabbage, thinly sliced (about 3 cups) 3 medium carrots, finely shredded (about 1-1/2 cups) 2 green onions, thinly […]

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