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Yuppies Watching Documentaries

Sam Polk | Posted 03.08.2014 | Food
Sam Polk

So there we were, watching a documentary on healthy eating while tears streamed down my wife's face. The idea that she could control her cholesterol made her feel less trapped. Suddenly, she had hope. As I sat there, I realized that I did, too.

Have A Vegan-Inspired Thanksgivukkah

Megan Pincus Kajitani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan Pincus Kajitani

Thanksgivukkah is one of the rarest events we'll ever experience. So get creative, dig deep and turn your celebration into eight days of gratitude and compassion. Honor the future -- of all peoples, animals and our Mother Earth -- by making your holiday food and activities vegan-inspired.

Meatless Monday: Rip Esselstyn Has the Last Laugh

Ellen Kanner | Posted 11.02.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

"I got ridiculed and made fun of and belittled more than any human being deserved." That's Rip Esselstyn talking. Call us crazy, but a former pro tria...

For Independence Day and the Summer Holiday, Take Along Some Great Reading on Health, Medicine and Science

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 09.01.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

As you declare your independence this week and we splash the skies with patriotic fireworks and stirring music, don't forget to stash some great summer reads in your tote for that annual retreat to the mountains or shore.

You Are What You Eat

Molly Fosco | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Molly Fosco

The theory that eating a plant-based, organic diet can make you a happier person is explored in a number of films that have affected the way I think about and consume food.

Teaching Our Kids About Food

Christina Pirello | Posted 04.24.2012 | Parents
Christina Pirello

Preparing our kids for the future must entail more than lectures on nutrition; we have to teach them more than the theory of food -- more than fat, protein and carbohydrates. These are valid facts, but have little to do with the experience of food. Dinner doesn't naturally come in a bucket.

Vegan Schmegan

One For The Table | Posted 01.08.2012 | Food
One For The Table

The venerable Dr. Soram Singh Khalsa is my physician and he puts out a newsletter that I subscribe to. His smiling bearded face crowned by the Sikhs P...

3 Plant-Based Favorites
 From The Forks Over Knives Cookbook (Wheat-& Gluten-Free)

Meg Wolff | Posted 12.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

Most people starting something new need it to be super-simple and fast to get going and keep with it. And even us seasoned cooks like a handful of go-to, delicious, QUICK recipes.

Meatless Monday: Forks Over Knives

Ellen Kanner | Posted 08.06.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Forks Over Knives makes a pretty good case for how a plant-based diet can save your life. But how does it play as a movie?

'Forks Over Knives': A Sign Of Changing Times

Christina Pirello | Posted 08.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Americans have begun to live in a sort of paradox of health. Never before have we had more awareness of health and nutrition. We also live in a time when Americans have never been unhealthier.

How A Plant-Based Diet Can Save America

T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. | Posted 07.13.2011 | Home
T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D.

For more than 2,800 years, the concept of eating plants in their whole-food form has struggled to be adopted as a way of life. However, recent evidence shows that a plant-based diet is not something to be ignored.

Forks Over Knives: Could This Movie Save Your Life?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 07.11.2011 | Food
Dr. Susan Albers

Whether you agree or totally disagree with the message of Forks Over Knives, it may get you to start thinking critically about what you eat and how it impacts your health.

If Only You Knew

Robin Quivers | Posted 06.12.2011 | Food
Robin Quivers

All of us process food differently. Just because the food doesn't make you fat doesn't mean you're getting the nutrients you need or expelling the things in food that will make you sick.