Category Archives: Nutrition

Caffeine: A Closer Look

I’ve always been one to discourage the use of caffeine and officially, in general, I still hold that position.  But that doesn’t mean that I don’t occasionally indulge and, under certain instances, and with great caution, allow for its use … Continue reading

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The Holy Grail of Health – in One Single Graphic!

Today’s blog is a continuation of our June 2nd post entitled There is Nothing More Important Than Your Health. In that entry, we talked about the importance of the “Big Three” healthy lifestyle attributes – Exercise, Nutrition, and the Mind/Body … Continue reading

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Superfoods Veggie Blend: Your Shortcut to Superior Health, Energy and Vitality!

The Superfoods Veggie Blend – as described in the following video I recently threw together after a late-night run – is quite literally one of the healthiest meals you can ever have… even though you will be drinking it! Scope … Continue reading

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A Letter to the Medical Community

To my incredible family, friends and fans – thank you all so much for the prayers, good vibes and well-wishes.  More specific updates will be forthcoming, I’m sure.  But for now… A Letter to the Medical Community Dear Medical Community … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Supplement Regimen

This is the third and final post in a series on nutritional supplements.  In Part One, we covered why supplements are important, and in Part Two, we covered the five primary categories of supplements and talked a bit about what … Continue reading

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Supplements: Sorting Through the Madness

Nutritional supplements are a multi-billion dollar business, and it would be hard to think of another industry that offered the same double-whammy of misinformation and false promises.  Seriously.  That doesn’t mean that they are all useless.  It just means that … Continue reading

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Must We Use Supplements?

It is a common assumption to many that the vegan diet requires some form of nutritional supplementation, since the regimen is 100% free of animal products.  There are usually questions about protein, calcium, iron, B-12, omega 3 fatty acids, and … Continue reading

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Protein Combining?

Just wanted to quickly address yet another ongoing protein myth that I STILL hear concerns about from time to time. Don’t we have to combine certain plant-based foods to get our complete protein? Since many plant-based foods don’t contain all … Continue reading

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The Gradual Mainstreaming of Veganism

Hey All – Had to jump out of town for a last-minute trip today and found myself at the Baltimore airport on a lengthy layover.  I had some of my usual travel food and snacks with me, but thought I … Continue reading

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The Zen of Eating

In response to one of my food-related entries, I recently received this note from a fellow blogger; “Nicole in Pittsburgh.” Since I’ve been so big on this idea of mindfulness lately – reading through a few of my old Thich … Continue reading

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