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Getting Started On The Plant-Based Diet

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Posted: December 12, 2013

Going from a largely animal-based diet to a plant-based diet can be a daunting task. Some habits must be broken, while others adopted. According to research, it takes the brain approximately 30 days of doing […]

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Tips For Traveling On The Plant-Based Diet

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Posted: October 21, 2013

It is always a good idea to pack your bags and take a trip, whether by car, boat, plane, or bus.  However, traveling with the plant-based diet in mind can prove challenging if you aren’t […]

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Fresh Fruit Morning Salad

Fresh Fruit Morning Salad

I had my family over recently for a brunch and this was a huge success. This can be a starter for breakfast or the whole meal. We had some fresh squeezed apple juice and some […]

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Veggie Bean & Brown Rice Salad

Veggie Bean & Brown Rice Salad

I love Mexican food but it can be very heavy, fattening, and hard to find entrees that are mostly plant-based meals. But this is one of my absolute favorites. As you can probably tell by […]

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A Gluten-Free Diet Is Not Just Another Fad Diet

A Gluten-Free Diet Is Not Just Another Fad Diet

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Posted: November 3, 2011

I am writing this because I just attended my first brown bag lunch session at the hospital where I work and was nearly blackballed for my audacity to speak out against what the lecturing registered dietitian […]

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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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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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