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Lentils – Protein staple for plant-based diets

Lentils have gained popularity as a non-meat protein option to meet dietary needs of vegetarians and vegans. They’re made up of 25% protein. The name comes from their “lens” shapeRead More

Can the intelligence override the tongue?

Can the intelligence override the tongue? To get a grip on why a plant-based diet is powerful medicine, you’ll need to understand that plant foods are the most abundant sources of nutrition on the planet. Nutrients are the raw materials your body needs to function properly and there are two classes: The ones the body makes by itself. Read More

Stay fat and big pHarma and big food rakes in the bucks!

Most of the people in the America are doing their best to lose weight. They go on diets, eat low carbs, take diet pills, buy diet books, and join fitness clubs or work out as best as they can. Guess what? Read More

Is being a vegan good?

When well chosen, a vegan diet can be more conducive to good health than the S tandard A merican D iet and is linked to a reduced incidence of chronic diseases. The following are but a handful: OBESITY: In a vegan diet more fiber-rich foods are consumed; therefore, less total calories are consumed and the overall healthy lifestyle of vegetarians may lead to increased physical activity. HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE: Vegans tend to lead a lifestyle devoid of smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, and regular exerciseRead More

What you eat will have a profound effect on you if your heart functions.

There is a saying that “If slaughterhouses had glass walls we all would be vegetarians”. What will be presented in this article is what happens behind those windowless walls. Read More

Onions – Potent smelling veggie

It’s the vegetable that can make you cry. Onions are part of the A llium  genus of flowering plants which includes garlic, leeks, and chives. A medium onion only has 44 calories, so they’re super low for your daily budget, but are nutritionally packed. Read More

Be careful what you eat

When I was a little kid growing up in Newark, I had a problem – sugar. I could never get enoughRead More

Processed Foods – What exactly are we eating out of packages?

Most foods are processed in some form or another which can make the term confusing. There are foods that are mechanically processed which don’t necessarily take away from the healthiness of the food, and then there are foods that are chemically processed. Read More

Choose your diet very carefully!

Thanks to millions of dollars in advertising, we have been brainwashed to believe we need meat, fish, poultry, eggs, and milk as the staples of our diet. Due to this, these high fat, high cholesterol, artery clogging “foods” have been accepted as an essential part of the American diet. Read More

What to eat and avoid.

Throughout years of writing articles and for 40 plus years on the radio, a vegan diet has always been stressed, focusing on organically grown foods for optimum health. Back in the “dark ages” of health in the early 1980’s, there was little information linking adverse health conditions to diet. Now, despite the nonsense of the pharmaceutical industry, the Fraud and Drug Administration, and the medical community in general, more and more evidence is appearing showing a causal relationship between lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, eliminating constipation, type-2 diabetes, obesity, and even cancer, by adhering to a whole food, vegan diet. Read More