I was diagnosed with breast cancer two weeks after my 41st birthday almost 3 years ago. I ate what I thought was a healthy diet … Continued
A few years ago, I had a conversation with my aunt that went something like this: Me: “I didn’t know you had high blood pressure.” … Continued
Up until three and a half years ago, I practiced medicine like most other primary care physicians. My day was filled with refilling prescriptions for … Continued
This time of the year we are bursting with renewed energy to shine and to focus on ourselves and our loved ones. In case you … Continued
I completed the Plant Based Nutrition Program in April 2014. I started my journey Nov. 22, 2013 after seeing Forks over Knives.
Because of some of the evidence suggesting milk is unhealthy, I suggest you skip the cow’s milk.
It’s funny because now I’m SO, SO proud and bold about being plant-based that you can hardly shut me up! I love being in on the early side of social change, and knowing that I overcame personal obstacles to get there makes me all the more excited about my food choices. But when I first began eating this way, I often felt like I was, ahem, a fish out of water… But here’s how I dealt with 5 of the most common social challenges that came my way:
I used to expect a lot from January 1st. Or my birthday. Or a Monday. Fresh start.
Out with the old. Bring it on: I’m up for this.
When attempting to make New Year’s Resolutions, or just adopt a new healthy habit, people naturally assume that they will need to use their “willpower.”