Feeling Depressed?

IMG_8293Depression affects more than 150 million people worldwide, making it a leading cause of losing healthy years of life as a result of disability. By 2020, depression may be second only to heart disease as the leading cause of healthy years of life lost. Why is depression so common? Well, it’s said, “Nothing in Biology…

via The Best Diet for Depression — NutritionFacts.org

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Eating you Alive

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Half of all adults in the U.S. struggle with chronic health conditions including cancer, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity, hypertension, Alzheimer’s, arthritis and erectile dysfunction.

Despite countless dollars spent on medical research, new drugs and innovative technology to improve our health, more Americans are disabled and dying from chronic disease than ever before.

Featuring leading medical experts and researchers, Eating You Alive takes a scientific look at the reasons we’re so sick, who’s responsible for feeding us the wrong information and how we can use whole-food, plant-based nutrition to take control of our health—one bite at a time.

 

A Party Platter of All Things Rice, Fermented Foods & Seaweed. — Eat More Plants.

The party platter of my dreams: rice, rice and more rice. Throw in all the nori and fermented foods you can find and I’m pretty much set for life. (those potatoes aren’t half bad either) What better way to compliment my SeaSnax nori than to pair it with copious amounts of jasmine rice, kimchi, avocado […]

via A Party Platter of All Things Rice, Fermented Foods & Seaweed. — Eat More Plants.

White Bean Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough — Green Smoothie Gourmet

White Bean Blender Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough {gluten-free, refined-sugar-free, dairy-free and chickpea-free} White beans are the new chickpeas in edible healthy cookie dough, have you heard the news? Oh, I still love my conventional chickpea edible cookie dough recipe here, but white beans are easier to cream up (there are no shells to remove as… Read More…

via White Bean Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough — Green Smoothie Gourmet

Who’s Right in the Salt Debate? — NutritionFacts.org

For decades, a sometimes furious battle has raged among scientists over the extent to which elevated salt consumption contributes to death, with one camp calling it a “public health hazard that requires vigorous attack” and another claiming the risks of dietary salt excess are exaggerated, even to the point of calling sodium reduction “the largest…

via Who’s Right in the Salt Debate? — NutritionFacts.org

Got Lemons?

I got some today from Lisa’s backyard, one of my neighbors here in Morgan Hill. Yes, the lemon on the right is bigger than the grapefruit behind it. All local harvest.

In the recipe section, I posted a super simple no butter no eggs lemon cookie .

Or try making your own hummus.

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Make yourself a cup of Tea

by using a variety of herbs and spices that you boil in a pot of water.

For a detox, cinnamon tea: boil a stick of cinnamon, cloves, cardamom pods, peppercorns, coriander seeds, fresh ginger slices and turmeric in water for about 15 mins.

 

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The rise of vegan culture

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The standard Western diet: Sugar. Salt. Fat. Unpronounceable ingredients. Meat. Dairy. Eggs…. loaded with Growth Hormones and Antibiotics.

The standard Western diet: THE major contributor to ever increasing rates of heart disease, obesity, hypertension, stroke, diabetes, cancer, etc.

Eating a whole foods plant based diet dramatically improves your health and life. It is scientifically proven.

Harvard Magazine: the rise of vegan culture