I initially struggled with this question when I went vegan over eight years ago. Coming from the bodybuilding world, where there is a significant focus on cutting carbs to lose fat and build muscle, it took me years of tweaking my approach and exploring the research to figure out how to do it. Through several … Continued
85 percent of Americans consume caffeine every single day. But, is caffeine healthy and does it have a place in a whole food, plant-based diet?
Every time we eat, we feed the trillions of bacteria that make up our gut microbiome. Ideally, we should have 300–400 types of these bacteria. But unfortunately, due to processed foods and lack of fiber, many individuals have less than this. This loss of critical microorganisms and the lack of diversity in our microbiome can … Continued
Where is the line that separates normal eating from food addiction? Aren't we all addicted to it to some extent, and don’t we need food to live? I have asked myself these questions many times, and I have tried to answer them with help from professionals and in my own social circles.
Food journaling is often a dreaded task for those trying to lose weight, but for Sharme it was key to her success.
Weight loss goals are easier to achieve and maintain with the proper support. In this article, Del Sroufe gives his advice on types of support and community he finds helpful when it comes to his diet and health.
Research has shown that education, skills development, and social support are critical for long-term lifestyle changes. Community-led plant-based programs can offer much more than traditional diet programs and clinical trials because they engage participants actively to learn how to incorporate healthy habits into established routines.
Time Restricted Eating is a similar weight loss technique to Intermittent Fasting (IF), but more moderate. Research shows you gain the same physiological benefits as with IF, and it is easier for most people to follow.
Many people feel the key to health is the opposite: 80% exercise + 20 % nutrition and stress management. I used to be one of them.
After 5 coronary artery bypasses, 8 stents, angina and depression, Patricia knew her doctors could not fix her. Then she found a plant-based cardiologist.
Chef Del shares his personal story to inspire others who know a whole foods, plant-based diet is optimal yet have an unproductive relationship with food.
If there were a pill that effectively treated high blood pressure, overcame Type II diabetes, consistently produced dramatic improvements in autoimmune diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, and provided effective relief for asthma attacks and migraine headaches it would be seen as a wonder drug of the highest order.
Healthy eating is easy to do when you’re organized, well rested, and being appreciated for your brilliance and hard work, right?