A Cardiologist Explains How to Eat to Prevent Heart Disease
Check out what he says is this 2 1/2 minute video and feel good that you are eating a plant-based diet! What do you think the 80-10-10 rule is? ...Watch the Video
Speed Start Your Plant-Based Diet
10 tips to quickly jump start your plant-based diet. Start today and you're on your way!
Juggling to Improve Your Brain
Challenge your brain to learn something new. Science says that this (and one other thing) is THE way to go if you're trying to improve cognitive functioning... ...Read More
Ten Way to Get More Sleep, Stay Slim and Improve Aging
I don’t know about you, but I need sleep. Lots of it–at least 8 hours a night– or I’m not very productive the next day. I find myself constantly raiding the frig. and maybe, even, I’m a tad cranky. ...Read More
Are you still planning for a meatless Thanksgiving dinner? Here are a few choices that you can feel good about. Plant-based and delicious.
Restaurant Review: Lyfe Kitchen, Boulder
I don’t go out to dinner very often, but when I do, it's pretty easy to eat a plant-based meal. A salad, baked potato or meat-free pasta are easy to find and more often, restaurants are offering vegetarian and vegan choices. So, I was excited to try a meal from ..Read More .
12 Ways to Stick with Your Health and Fitness Goals by Diane K. Smith
Remember how in January you decided it was time to lose weight, get more exercise and eat right? Fill in the blank; you’ve done it before. Perhaps, your doctor said you’d better…….. or you’ll have to take medication, or worse, that your very life was at stake. ... Read More
Intermittent Fasting by Diane K. Smith
Yesterday I started a program of intermittent fasting. I've heard so many good things about it over the past year - from my fitness trainer, in documentaries, in the news and on blogs... and the evidence is growing in it's favor. It's a trend, but one based in science. ...Read More
Fourth of July Menu by Diane K. Smith
If you haven't planned your meal or need a recipe for the Fourth of July, here are a few favorite plant-based recipes that might do the trick. Put on your chef's hat and prepare to be won-over by this... ...Read More
Lose Weight with This Simple Tool by Diane K. Smith
If you are struggling with weight loss, I just read about an interesting result from doing one simple thing... Tracking your weight EVERY day and charting your results. Weight loss CAN happen... ...Read More
Homemade Almond Milk by Diane K. Smith
Why would you give up Cow's milk, you might ask. "It's a staple from my childhood and the main source of calcium," you say. It may seem like an impossible feat, but it can be done. I wouldn't have thought it myself, as I loved milk in my morning coffee. But here I am today ...Read More
Dr Fuhrman's TED Talk
Watch Dr Fuhrman's inspirational TED talk. Better health than ever before is possible. A "nutritarian" diet seems like a miracle cure for heart disease, high blood pressure, autoimmune disease, and cancer. Dr. Fuhrman is "on a mission to share the power of... ...Read More
Hibiscus Tea by Diane K. Smith
Over the years I seen many articles on the benefit of Hibiscus and have purchased tea like the Celestial Seasonings brand pictured below. I recently purchased a bag of the dried flowers after being reminded of their amazing benefits by nutritionfacts.org. ...Read More
Confused About Sugar Substitutes?
Surely you've read that sugar is bad for you. The evidence keeps mounting. So what's a sweet tooth addict to do? Isn't Stevia OK? Mmmm, maybe not. Watch this 2 minute video explain some of the scientific evidence and then hop over to Nutritionfacts.org and watch a couple of other videos in the series on sugar substitutes: ...Read More
Thanksgiving 2013 by Julieanna Hever
It's less than 3 weeks away and you might consider serving these delicious Thanksgiving inspired, plant-based recipes. They were generously contributed by Plant-BasedDietician, Julieanna Hever, who hosts a TV series called, "What Would Julieanna Do?" which airs on Veria Living TV. These recipes are 100 percent whole food, ...Read More
Heart Healthy Smoothie by Diane K. Smith
I usually reserve recipes for, well, the recipe section, but there is so much good news here, I think you'll understand. Having a smoothie for breakfast can be an easy, quick and heart healthy choice. This one is particularly heart healthy and here are a seven reasons why you might want to drink your breakfast: ..Read More
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