My $1.50 a Day Challenge: Eating a Plant-Based Diet on an Austere Budget

I recently took on a personal challenge to eat on $1.50 a day for five days. I was apprehensive and didn’t think…

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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…

How did this “incomplete protein” myth become so widespread? Here I debunk the myth of complementary protein. see article

Freshwater Abuse and Loss: Where Is It All Going?

Along with climate change, perhaps the most pressing concern we have regarding sustaining our lives, and future life on earth, is our…

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Angelina Jolie’s Double Mastectomy—People Are Desperate for Change

I have no intention of criticizing the famous actress, Angelina Jolie, for her decision to have both breasts removed in an effort…

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Q&A with Rip Esselstyn on His New Book, “My Beef with Meat”

Rip Esselstyn, the former firefighter featured in Forks Over Knives and bestselling author of The Engine 2 Diet, has written a new…

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Excerpt from Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition

The Modern Health-Care Myth From Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition “He who cures a disease may be the skillfullest, but he…

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Cravings – How They Work and How to Manage Them

What are cravings and how do they affect your plan for healthy living? Cravings aren’t “bad.” They are just signals that you…

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