The Daily Beet

21 May Plant-Strong Learning

24. That is the number of lectures each participant listens to during our week long retreat. By the end of the week participants have heard every thing from how oil damages the endothelial lining to the best plant-strong products out there. In addition, they get to...

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13 May Spotlight on Cholesterol

Spotlight on Cholesterol We talk a lot about how eating a whole food, plant-based diet can influence your health, but we haven’t written much on specific health topics. This post is the first of what I hope to be a spotlight series where we will look...

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17 Apr Plant-Strong Easter Menu

Easter is around the corner and many of you are preparing for your Easter brunch or dinner. We have some tips, recipes and suggestions on how to make this Easter a healthy one. Plant-Strong kids: Easter egg hunts do not have to include eggs filled with candy....

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11 Apr Breakfast

Starting down the plant-strong path can often seem daunting. Sometimes the thought of changing every thing at once is a little overwhelming. So what if you just changed breakfast to start? Change breakfast, and that's a third of your day that is suddenly plant-strong. You start...

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10 Apr Missing Out

“Everything in food works together to create health or disease. The more we think that a single chemical characterizes a whole food, the more we stray into idiocy.” - Dr. T. Colin Campbell I really hate cilantro. I mean, really, really hate it. Rip loves cilantro,...

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08 Apr Stress!!

I'll be the first to admit, when I feel stress I want to eat. More so, I want to eat food that is definitely not healthy. More so, we're talking about chocolate, probably some soy ice-cream, and more than likely some kind of cupcake with...

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04 Apr Have a Piece of Cake.

I got an e-mail last week from someone who told me they were celebrating their birthday and that they have a very long family tradition of getting a slice of cake out at the same place every year. They were worried about what to do,...

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