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Pasta Delight with Greek Orzo Spinach Salad

Pasta Delight with Greek Orzo Spinach Salad

The question I get all the time is, “If I eat a plant-based diet, how do I not get bored?” A fair question. Many think that eating a mostly plant-based diet will severely restrict them. […]

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Is Corn Bad for You?

Is Corn Bad for You?

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Posted: May 20, 2011

The industrialization of corn has had an overall negative long-term effect on the United States which makes us ask is corn bad for us? Corn is being used as an additive in almost all foods […]

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Salad that will Make Your Taste Buds Come Alive

Salad that will Make Your Taste Buds Come Alive

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Posted: May 19, 2011

Every bite will make your mouth beckon your hand to feed you more!  This one is super simple and, oh, man…it’s good! All the flavors, textures, colors, aromas, and, let’s not forget, nutrient-rich foods will […]

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Plant-Based Eating For Better Health

Plant-Based Eating For Better Health

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Posted: May 19, 2011

“In fact, eating a plant-based diet has become an urgent matter from several perspectives. Not only will it improve your health — and the evidence behind this claim is now overwhelming — but it will […]

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Avocado Keeps You Slim

Avocado Keeps You Slim

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Posted: April 15, 2011

A study found that avocado eater get more fiber and may be thinner. Researchers looked over participants’ 24-hour food intake for the National Health and Nutrition Examination Study. These participants from eating avocados got more […]

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Documentary Serves Up Healthy Dose of Vegan Eating

Documentary Serves Up Healthy Dose of Vegan Eating

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Posted: February 18, 2011

Forks Over Knives presents the connection between the food we eat and the diseases we suffer from. It seems so simple… what you feed your body will affect your health. But somehow most Americans either […]

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A Tour of a San Diego Farmers’ Market

A Tour of a San Diego Farmers’ Market

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Posted: January 11, 2011

The Plant-Based Diet takes you on a tour of a farmers market and introduces you to some local growers and some plant-based restaurants. For recipes, fitness and living well tips visit The Plant Based Diet.

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Grow Your Own Food, Edible Gardens

Grow Your Own Food, Edible Gardens

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Posted: September 20, 2010

Victory Gardens sprouted up in the 1940s to help alleviate the pressure on public food supplies due to the war–nearly 20 million families planted them. Today, growing your own edible garden is, once again, becoming […]

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Evaluating Nutritional Scientific Studies

Evaluating Nutritional Scientific Studies

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Posted: June 23, 2010

I know there is so much confusion over scientific studies that proclaim to be the “holy grail” of healthy eating. One moment you hear “eating fat leads to cancer” and the next moment you hear […]

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How to Make Your Own Frozen Strawberries

How to Make Your Own Frozen Strawberries

Super simple. Super good. Don’t buy them frozen… freeze them. A portion of my strawberries would always go bad before we could eat them all. So, we started cutting off the tops, placing them on […]

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