Ponzu Noodle Salad


Ponzu is a soy and citrus sauce popular in Japanese cooking. Use it to dress up simple vegetable and rice dishes, or use it as a sauce for stir-fries. Make this dish in the spring …

Black-Eyed Peas

Black-Eyed Peas

This recipe will convince you that healthy does taste better!

Dropping Weight and Feeling Great!

Dropping Weight and Feeling Great!

Thanks to discovering Forks Over Knives and The Engine 2 Diet, I have dropped 12 pounds in ten weeks, and my cholesterol level has decreased significantly. I have never lost weight this quickly, and I …

Black Bean Burgers

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This Mexican burger is inspired by Jeff Novick’s veggie burger line. It’s a delicious and healthy alternative to greasy beef burgers. Use your favorite salsa or you could also replace salsa with ketchup. If you …

Who Should Take Cholesterol-lowering Statins? Everyone or No One?

Who Should Take Cholesterol-lowering Statins? Everyone or No One?

Should cholesterol-lowering statins be added to our drinking water in order to prevent atherosclerosis, like fluoride is added to prevent tooth decay? Some medical doctors and scientists have recommended this public health measure because heart …

Spring Rolls


Spring rolls are a popular appetizer in several Asian cuisines: Taiwanese, Chinese, Thai, Indonesian, and Vietnamese, just to name a few. The fillings often vary with the seasons, which is why you might see them …

Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet for Life


In February of 2012 I was morbidly obese, weighing in at 370 pounds. At 25 years old I was already experiencing chest pains and high blood pressure and showing signs of diabetes. I decided I needed …

The Myth of Complementary Protein


Recently, I was teaching a nutrition class and describing the adequacy of plant-based diets to meet human nutritional needs. A woman raised her hand and stated, “I’ve read that because plant foods don’t contain all …