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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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Why I Eat a Mostly Plant-Based Diet

Why I Eat a Mostly Plant-Based Diet

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Posted: June 22, 2010

I gotta tell you this was not fun for me. That day I decided to eat mostly plant-based foods, I thought my meals would be like sending me out to graze in the pasture–boring and […]

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A letter to my friend, Sam…

A letter to my friend, Sam…

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Posted: June 21, 2010

I wrote this for my friend, Sam… but it could be for millions of Americans…maybe even you? Dear Sam, It’s funny how our desire to receive pleasure often undermines our basic instinct to survive. I […]

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Thriving Without Meat?

Thriving Without Meat?

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Posted: June 20, 2010

Our journey in life takes us on many surprising paths. For me, becoming a plant-based, whole-food consumer is perhaps the most shocking. You see, I grew up eating and loving to eat meat and dairy […]

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Gluten-Free Pasta Marinara with Tofu and Basil

Gluten-Free Pasta Marinara with Tofu and Basil

A great meal that’s comforting too. Now, I know what you might be thinking…not carbs…they’re bad for you! Actually, when you eat a whole-food, plant-based diet you’ll eat more carbs than you’re probably used to […]

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I’m Vitamin D Deficient?

I’m Vitamin D Deficient?

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Posted: June 20, 2010

About 20 million Americans suffer from depression and while many do need medication to help them with the sometimes debilitating condition, others can find a significant boost in their attitude with several adjustments in their […]

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