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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Here you’ll find ten holiday favorites made without using animal products. These are all easy recipes you can make yourself.
These oatmeal raisin cookies will have you sneaking in seconds and thirds and fourths as the adult in you attempts to justify the empty plate of treats sitting in front of you.
America is obsessed with protein, and it’s causing an untold amount of pain, suffering, and premature death. And the sad thing is, it’s all preventable. Garth Davis, MD is one of the country’s most highly respected and top bariatric surgeons who sees the health consequences of this epidemic every single day, as patient after […]
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) has become increasingly common amongst Western cultures. This chronic disease is now estimated to affect up to 27.8% of North America and 25.9% of Europe.1 With 1 out of every 4 people suffering from this condition, it is not surprising that direct and indirect healthcare costs associated with GERD in the […]
One of the most common questions I get from those who’ve adopted a plant-based lifestyle is, “How can I find a plant-based doctor?” Many who adopt a whole foods, plant-based (WFPB) diet do so for their health. They realize the food they put in their mouth has a profound effect on their overall health, be […]
Every plant-based foodie needs a great salad dressing. Eating greens plain would be bitter and boring otherwise. Solution – my Orange Citrus Vinaigrette Dressing. This dressing is tangy and delicious! It makes eating a salad fun and enjoyable. Now you can get all those phytonutrients from your greens AND your dressing with this no-oil salad […]