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    Age of Nutritionism?

    I treasure my friends who are doctors, nutritionists, food scientists and anyone else with letters after their name, but they’re at a serious disadvantage. Some of them have too much knowledge and it’s blinding. Consequently, they are stuck in the “Age of Nutritionism.” Michael Pollan’s book In Defense of Food gives us the tenets of […] More

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    The Raw Truth

    I have been challenging my clients to consume more raw vegetables and fruits over the last year.  We all know that eating fresh fruits and vegetables is something we should be doing more. But why raw? When we eat cooked or process food, our immune system attacks it, based on research by Dr. Paul Kouchakoff […] More

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    My Vegan Life

    My journey toward plant-based eating has evolved since making the transition many years go. I grew up a typical kid who ate everything under the sun—bacon, eggs, fish, chicken, sweet potato pie, vanilla ice cream, you name it. But I decided on New Year’s Day in 1987, at the age of 23, to stop eating […] More