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Insurance Giant to Doctors: Recommend Plant-Based Diet!

August 24th, 2013 | by Tanya Sitton

In a startlingly reasonable development, health insurance monolith Kaiser Permanente urges physicians to make use of the abundant existing evidence regarding diet and disease prevention. Kaiser now encourages its 15,000 affiliated doctors to recommend a plant-based to all patients, "especially those with high blood pressure, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, or obesity.”

Vegan Recipe: Nutty Power-Snackers

July 11th, 2013 | by Tanya Sitton

When you're operating outside your normal kitchen habits -- maybe on a long road trip, or spending the weekend with omni inlaws, or (egads and GRR!) trying to eat well in a markedly un-vegan hospital-type setting -- quick and easy nutrient-dense food is a must! This vegan recipe fits the bill when you need real food real fast, and don't have the time or supplies for full-meal food-prep. Pre-made and stored in airtight bags or containers, these raw crackers keep for several weeks... I'm not sure exactly how long, since my family keeps eating them all up. But anyway: enjoy!

Healthy Diet Makeover, Part Three: Out with the Old!

May 30th, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton

In prior installments of this series I've focused on setting up an ecovore-friendly kitchen and pantry, and developing the kitchen skills you need in order to bring more healthy foods into your diet. Now let's talk about trimming the fat: with all these healthy new food habits, it's time to ditch those sad old SAD ones!

The Superhero Diet

May 6th, 2012 | by The Healthy Voyager

Superheroes--humans with powers beyond what any ordinary man or woman possesses--have the weight of the world on their shoulders. Surely they have an extensive fitness regimen to keep them in tip top shape but what do our favorite men of might eat that gives them the fuel they need to keep the world safe? Since we’ll be meeting a slew of crime fighting hunks this summer, let’s break down what these comic book kings most likely feast on for overall health and fitness!

Eating Vegan: How Much Vitamin B12 Do You Really Need?

April 10th, 2012 | by Heather Nauta

Although I would love nothing better than to tell you that all the nutrients you need are easily available from fresh, organic, whole plant foods B12 is unfortunately one nutrient that vegans in the developed world should be getting from supplements. But how much B12 do you need, and what are the best sources

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