Crohn's Disease

Crohn’s Disease – Overview and Diet & Lifestyle Connection

Crohn’s disease is a serious chronic illness affecting millions of people across the globe. Its effects can be debilitating and life changing, but it doesn’t have to.
The best defense against CD is early detection if you are experiencing signs and symptoms of the disease, followed by positive diet and lifestyle changes. Adopting a whole foods, plant-based diet is key to this. Simply receiving a diagnosis of CD without making these diet or lifestyle changes will only guarantee further worsening of the disease.
Be good to your body and your body will be good to you.

HDL “Good” Cholesterol Explained

This article explains what HDL cholesterol is, how it works, and how well the approach of taking a pill to correct low HDL levels has worked so far in our quest for better heart health.

Osteoporosis – The Diet and Lifestyle Connection

Our diet and lifestyle choices have a big impact on bone health as you can see. Moving away from an animal-based diet and towards a plant-based diet has a positive impact on improving BMD scores and reducing fracture rates. This should be the goal of anyone with osteoporosis or wanting to avoid osteoporosis.

Whole Food, Plant-Based on $5 a Day – Summer Edition Book Review

The summer edition of Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet on $5 a Day is a great way to pack an array of nutritious, healthy foods with a sufficient amount of calories to keep you going during your busy summer days. The recipes are purposefully created for the warmer weather and include a variety of summertime favorites like dips, burgers, salads, and wraps.

Tackling Sleep Apnea With Diet and Lifestyle

Obstructive sleep apnea is a medical condition that can severely impact the quality of life of those who suffer from it. The primary focus of a successful treatment regimen for patients with sleep apnea should target sustained, long-term weight loss and lifestyle adjustments.

Lentil Vegetable Soup

This lentil soup was inspired by Anne and Jane Esselystyn’s recipe Polly’s Lentil Soup in their masterpiece The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook. I made several changes that came from my sister’s lentil soup to come up with this recipe.

Reversing My Heart Disease With Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr.

My name is Paul Chatlin. I was born in Detroit, Michigan and have lived in West Bloomfield, Michigan since 1971. I am 57 years old. In May of 2013, I was diagnosed with heart disease. One of my arteries was 100% blocked and two others were 65% blocked. I had leaky valves and an enlarged heart, […]

10 Plant-Based Holiday Treats

Here you’ll find ten holiday favorites made without using animal products. These are all easy recipes you can make yourself.