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Not diet, not smoking, not exercise, not stress, not genetics, not drugs, not surgery, affects our health, quality and length of life more than feeling loved and cared for.

Very interestingly, after twenty years of research and practice as a cardiologist, Ornish wrote in his book, Love and Survival, that no other factor in medicine, “not diet, not smoking, not exercise, not stress, not genetics, not drugs, not surgery”, affects our health, quality and length of life more than feeling loved and cared for. 70 more words

The 22-Day Revolution

I read The 22-Day Revolution, by exercise physiologist Marco Borges, while on vacation. I had been given the book a few months ago at an event where the author was speaking. 395 more words

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

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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

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