Let's face it, there is a connection between what we eat and where it comes from. If we want to get the full value out of whatever ends up on our plate, we have to make sure we're taking care of the environment and our soils.
A time-honored tactic of conservative lawmakers is to "starve the beast"by defunding government programs. In the case of food stamps--the quintessent...
If there is one thing I could encourage everyone to do, it is to take just one week to see just how powerful a drug food can be. There is nothing to lose but your suffering. It doesn't take months or years to see change. It happens in days or weeks.
Cutting SNAP is precisely the wrong prescription for our children and the nation's economic recovery. The notion that SNAP benefits are an overly generous handout could not be further from the truth.
As I've gotten older I've been forced to accept that I need to put in a lot more time, thought, and ownership when it comes to my body.
After surviving quintuple bypass surgery in 1987, thanks to excellent doctors and a good insurance plan, Larry King felt grateful. He knew that others weren't so lucky and so, to help those less fortunate, he founded the Larry King Cardiac Foundation (LKCF).
Success is any field is about lifestyle choices, not life-changing transformations. It's your daily routine that will carry you to wherever it is you want to go.
This morning, I was featured on CBC's The Current to challenge Alex Jamieson on her decision to no longer be vegan. The reason this argument is so incredibly infuriating for me to hear is because it's a completely bogus argument that has no scientific legitimacy whatsoever.
Who's ready for summer!? With Memorial Day and warm weather just around the corner, it is time to whip out the bathing suits and put the chunky sweaters back in the closet. Here are my top tips for getting your body healthy and prepared for the warm summer days ahead.
Today, I want to celebrate my mother because she taught me something so essential and enduring that it has become my greatest passion: cooking. The closer we can get to the food we eat, the shorter the link between field and fork, the better off we will all be.
My onetime patient and student, Nicole Larizza, earned her MS degree in nutrition studying the effects of nutrition in childhood on breast cancer risk in adulthood. I found the information Nicole shared with me important and provocative -- and felt it deserved to be shared.
Extra and undigested food is processed through the intestines. Interestingly though, you don't seem to get rid of nearly half as much as you take in!
I look forward to the day when I am not so annoying to Hannah anymore -- either because I earn my cool card back or because she herself ends up in the Annoying Moms Club thanks to the actions of her own children. But until then, I'll enjoy the company of all the other moms who are members.
A new study looked at the connection between hot flashes and what women eat, and offers some support for the notion that diet may help relieve these very annoying menopause symptoms.
There are a few fundamental principles I impart regularly to my patients, and so since I have come to see all of my readers as a regular part of my clinic family, I would like to similarly impart these principles to you.
Though the concepts of how to stay healthy haven't changed much, there are a few universal truths that bubble to the top of the list: Eat an organic, mostly plant-based diet. Cook from scratch if you can, and remember that food is information for our bodies.