Meet Vanessa Sardi – Former New Orleans Saint’s cheerleader and Big Pharma rep who said goodbye to a cushy, six-figure salary to help those in need end their battle with chronic disease(s). Vanessa does this using a grocery list, NOT a prescription list.
Arthritis, including rheumatoid arthritis, is a growing and leading public health concern in many developed countries. Rheumatoid arthritis can be treated safely and effectively with a plant-based diet.
In this article, I will discuss treatment options as it pertains to using diet versus medications in Crohn’s disease.
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.
Myopia, or nearsightedness, affects billions of people worldwide. Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT) is a viable option to prevent and treat myopia.
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.
This article will review what types of medications and supplements are used to treat osteoporosis, the success rates of these medications, and their potential side effects.
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.
The main objective of this article was to help you understand what osteoporosis is, what the diagnosis and screening guidelines are in osteoporosis, and where these recommendations come from.
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.
This article will define iron deficiency, explain what causes iron deficiency anemia, and detail treatment options and potential side effects of iron replacement therapy.
I wanted to take time today to highlight one particular class of antibiotics that I think warrants caution before being used. This would be the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics—Levaquin (levofloxacin), Cipro (ciprofloxacin), and Avelox (moxifloxacin).
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.
This 100% plant-based guacamole dip is made with all whole food ingredients.
Popular consensus in our culture glorifies fish and seafood as health-promoting foods. They are not.
Learn how to eat a healthy whole foods, plant-based diet on $5 a day.
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.
Last fall a bombshell of negative press exploded on the pharmaceutical world, as Big Pharma’s relentless pursuit of higher profits made headlines throughout the U.S. and the rest of the world.
This kale and butternut squash veggie soup is the perfect way to warm up a cold, chilly winter evening.
A few months ago I had the pleasure of meeting Ian Cramer (aka The Plant-Based Cyclist) during a Skype interview he did with me. Ian has a fascinating story himself being a competitive athlete and doing it all without any meat or dairy in his diet.