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Plant-Based Eating

Last week I listened to Marco Borges, exercise physiologist and author of The 22-Day Revolution, talk about his newly published book. The book contains the fundamentals for starting a plant-based diet & maintaining healthy habits; and a detailed 22-day meal plan. 144 more words

I like big burritos and I cannot lie.

Hello Burrito Lovers,

A few blogs ago I sang from the rooftops about Chipotle becoming the first GMO free food chain, and what kind of blogger would I be if I didn’t go out to try the new GMO free Chipotle food and tell everyone (reading this blog) about it? 374 more words

Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead 2 [Netflix]

Since last year I have a subscription on Netflix.
When I saw the lists with documentaries, movies and series I don’t where I start watching. 491 more words


Thoughts on "The Myth of High-Protein Diets"

Part of me is a little hesitant to address the op-ed piece by Dr Dean Ornish in the New York Times last week. This because, the low-fat zealots have already attacked me for criticizing… 362 more words

Honoring our immigrants, meatlessness and health, and spring redbuds

This week we had a tragic construction accident in Raleigh at Charter Square, a glass-sheathed office building going up a block from where I work. A motorized scaffold collapsed and three workers were killed. 666 more words


Lots of Folks Are Confused About the New Cholesterol Guidelines. Are You?

About a month ago, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, a fancy and important governmental panel which meets every five years in order to confuse us in new and improved ways, reversed long-standing restrictions on the intake of dietary cholesterol (1).  820 more words


I love you, that is all...

Ok, so I admit it, I LOVE to talk about food and its relationship to health and wellness and how it can prevent and reverse disease. 359 more words