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Leafy greens do more than make you healthy…

They make you beautiful!  According to researchers at the University of Nottingham, eating your veggies makes you look tan and, thus, more attractive: See BBC News article here

Engine 2 Photo Contest!

We’re looking for high-quality photos of prepared Engine 2 recipes. We’ve already received a number of great submissions, including these gems from Wendy Schkolnick Solganik. Winners will receive a signed copy of book, a plant-strong t-shirt and bracelet. AND their photo featured on the future Engine2.com. Deadline is Monday, January 17th. Thanks everyone!

Listen to Rip Interview today on Live Natural Live Well Blog Talk Radio!

Today at 12:00 pm CST, Rip will be joining “Doc Heather” on her radio show Live Natural Live Well.  Wherever you are, you can listen from your computer and call in with questions. And if you miss it live (because you didn’t have enough notice to plan — apologies!) — you can hear the recorded [&hellip

“The Veg Edge” Debuts Tonight with Rip on the Cooking Channel

The Veg Edge is a new series on the Cooking Channel that profiles different vegetarian friendly cities around the country.  The kick-off episode begins with a visit to Austin, Texas featuring Whole Foods Market and Rip tonight at 8:00 pm CST!  It will also replay several times in the months ahead. Rip talks up the [&hellip

Detroit Firefighter Shares his E2 Success Story

Jim Carpenter, firefighter for Commerce Township Fire Department in Michigan recently completed the Engine 2 28-Day Challenge together with fifteen other firefighters in the Detroit-area townships of Pontiac, Walled Lake and Commerce.  They signed up to go PlantStrong with Engine 2 for 8 weeks, led by local author and nutrition consultant, Dr. Kerrie Saunders. The [&hellip

A PlantStrong Thanksgiving

From late November through December, we enter a season rich with traditions that center around food — most of which involve meat, cheese, butter and sugar.  Not the PlantStrong, nutrient-dense food we’re ultimately after for our health.  Rip recently sent a Thanksgiving pep talk note out to some Whole Foods Market team members that are [&hellip

Mercersburg Engine 2 Story in the News

Dr. Elizabeth George of Mercersburg — a small, historic town in southern Pennsylvania with around 1300 residents — is on a mission to help her community bridge the gap between healthy nutrition and physical wellness. Having witnessed an alarming increase in childhood obesity, diabetes and heart disease in patients visiting her clinic, she wanted to [&hellip

Rip in Hollywood for Special Advanced Screening of Forks Over Knives!

This week Rip will be in Hollywood, CA for the Forks Over Knives screening together with the film’s writer and director, Lee Fulkerson and executive producer, Brian Wendel. Joining Rip, Lee and Brian for a panel discussion afterwards:  Matt Lederman, MD and Alona Pulde, MD, the new directors of Whole Foods wellness club initiative and [&hellip

Huffington Post Article on Rip’s PlantStrong Movement

Check out Meg Wolff’s article in the Huffington Post.  Meg credits her own plant-based journey in enabling her to survive cancer — twice!