Podcast #64: Fat Burning Foods To Help Lose Weight

September 30, 2019

In Podcast #63 “How Not To Diet”, Dr. Greger discussed fat burning foods to help lose weight. Today’s podcast is a follow-up to a few of the foods he mentioned. First, we discuss which foods contribute to weight loss and why it works. For example, there are certain foods that increase energy expenditure. Meaning, they have…

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Vegan Sweet Potato Burger with Chickpeas & Spinach

September 25, 2019

Before we discuss my favorite new recipe, vegan sweet potato burger, I want to talk about the key ingredient; sweet potatoes. If you are an active member of our health and wellness community, you have probably heard me speak of the health benefits of sweet potatoes a few times. But it is worth repeating because…

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Podcast #62: Anti-Inflammatory Food To Fight Inflammation

September 16, 2019

  Today’s podcast explores the root of all disease, chronic inflammation. Also, the anti-inflammatory food that can help reduce and fight inflammation. Inflammation is part of the body’s response to infection and tissue damage, and it is crucial to the healing process. But over the last 15 years, studies show that when chronic inflammation lingers,…

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Podcast #60: Legumes List, Health Benefits & Recipes

August 18, 2019

On today’s podcast we focus on the healthiest beans you can eat from my legumes list. Legumes provide a magnitude of essential nutrients that can help you live a longer and healthier life. And science proves that beans contribute to longevity because they cool down systemic inflammation. Inflammation contributes to many long-term diseases including cardiovascular…

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Podcast #58: Lyme Disease Protection, Symptoms & Treatment

June 9, 2019

Anyone who spends time in the outdoors, in backyards, in the woods, fields and even urban cities should be concerned about Lyme disease.   Why? Because according to many reports, Lyme disease caused by ticks, increasingly threaten the health of people all over the world.  Most noteworthy, is over the past two decades, seven new…

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Podcast #57 – How To Increase Metabolism By Cleansing Your Liver

May 28, 2019

Most people don’t think about liver health to increase metabolism, but the liver is responsible for helping metabolize fat, produce bile and clean toxins. All of these functions contribute to converting food into energy. In fat metabolism the liver cells break down fats and produces energy. It also helps insure that the level of sugar…

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Podcast #55: Vegan Tips For Embracing a Plant-Based Lifestyle

April 15, 2019

Whether you’re giving up animal products for your health, animal rights or climate change, you may need assistance. Today we discuss some tried and tested vegan tips to help this process go more smoothly. Here are a few problems we explore. Eating out or not knowing what to feed your non-vegan family can be challenging.…

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Savory Vegan Spinach Pancakes with Scallions, Green Chillies & Cilantro

March 24, 2019

Getting your greens couldn’t be any easier. These delicious, dairy-free, savory, vegan spinach pancakes aren’t just for brunch. Serve them anytime topped with some lightly dressed arugula or microgreens. This recipe was inspired by the green pancake recipe in Yotam Ottolenghi’s book Plenty. Plenty is one of my favorite vegetarian cookbooks because it is very…

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