Podcast #73: Foods To Help You Sleep and Boost Immunity

March 19, 2020

Even in the best of times, many people struggle to get high-quality sleep.  So today’s podcast is devoted to foods to help you sleep. Since my last podcast, our life, as we know it, has changed drastically. Stress and anxiety are at an all-time high. The coronavirus has changed how we conduct our daily lives,…

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Vegan Sweet Potato Burger with Chickpeas & Spinach

February 15, 2020

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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Vegan Miso Soup with Noodles, Broccoli, Snow Peas & Bok Choy

January 29, 2020

Today I celebrated the Chinese Lunar New Year with an Asian inspired vegan miso soup with noodles, broccoli, snow peas & bok choy. The Chinese New Year officially begins on January 25 and ends on February 8. Without a doubt, noodle dishes are a staple of the Chinese New Year celebration. They represent and promise longevity.…

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Podcast #68: Is Vegan Meat Healthy – The Pros and Cons

January 14, 2020

“I try to encourage people to shift to plant protein. I think that’s the No. 1 thing that people can do in their lifetime to positively impact climate change.” Ethan Brown, Founder Beyond Meat Many companies are entering the plant-based meat business, and sales are booming. But is vegan meat healthy? And what about all…

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Podcast #67 – Time Restricted Eating: New Studies & Health Benefits

December 17, 2019

Unlike diets that tell you what to eat, time-restricted eating focuses on when to eat. Today’s podcast is devoted to the latest studies on time-restricted eating and the recently revealed health benefits. Time-restricted eating is becoming an increasingly popular way to lose weight. Furthermore, this fasting technique is showing a lot of promise. In the…

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Vegan Lentil Loaf for A Gluten-Free Holiday Dinner

November 14, 2019

To my dismay, I had a few vegan lentil loaf flops before I made this one. But I am happy to say; this loaf has the cozy, robust, holiday flavors I was searching for all week. This vegan lentil loaf recipe isn’t difficult to prepare, but it does take some time doing all that chopping…

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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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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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