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Naked Diet

Naked Diet: Whole food, plant-based nutrition that is oil-free, sugar-free, salt-free, and GMO-free.

Naked Rock Star: Neal Barnard, MD
8 months ago

Naked Rock Star: Neal Barnard, MD

Dr. Neal Barnard is the founder of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in Washington, DC. For over 30 years, he has been a pioneer in bringing science-based nutrition research …
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Bike-Riding Harvesters
8 months ago

Bike-Riding Harvesters

Here’s the scoop: several years ago, Chris Castro, a 27-year old from Orlando, Florida, evaluated his hometown and realized that most of the suburban yards around him were overusing water. …
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Conventional vs. Organic Agricultural Methods
9 months ago

Conventional vs. Organic Agricultural Methods

Pollution:

Conventional: Fertilizer runoff pollutes coastal areas and can strip water of oxygen, spur algae growth, and kill marine life.

Organic: No chemical pesticides or fertilizers are applied to organic …
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Must-Watch Film: What the Health
9 months ago

Must-Watch Film: What the Health

With heart disease and cancer the leading causes of death in America, and diabetes at an all-time high, the film reveals possibly the largest health cover-up of our time. With …
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Turin To Become Italy’s First “Vegan City”
11 months ago

Turin To Become Italy’s First “Vegan City”

Turin’s new Five Star Movement mayor, Chiara Appendino, presented her new council’s five-year political programme last year, which included plans to reduce the amount of animal products eaten in the …
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Dr. McDougall’s 10 Favorite One-Liners
1 year ago

Dr. McDougall’s 10 Favorite One-Liners

We live in a world of witty one-liners and sound bites, which I find useful for conveying my dietary messages. I suggest that people keep repeating them over and over …
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Complex Carbs vs. Simple Carbs
1 year ago

Complex Carbs vs. Simple Carbs

Carbohydrates are the main source of calories in a healthy diet and are the primary fuel for the brain and muscles. Typically, about three-fourths of daily calories should come from …
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Foods for Cancer Prevention
1 year ago

Foods for Cancer Prevention

According to the National Cancer Institute, as much as 80 percent of all cancers are due to identified factors, and thus are potentially preventable. Thirty percent are due to tobacco …
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How a Plant-based Diet Healed My Body from Multiple Sclerosis
1 year ago

How a Plant-based Diet Healed My Body from Multiple Sclerosis

There was nothing subtle about my first encounter with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). It crippled me from the waist down with painful pins-and-needles and forced me to use a wheelchair to …
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How to Eat Right to Reduce Stress
1 year ago

How to Eat Right to Reduce Stress

Not only that, but stress can drive up our blood pressure and raise serum cholesterol levels, wreaking havoc on our arteries and increasing our risk of heart attack.

The best …
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Naked Food Interview with Kristen Bell
1 year ago

Naked Food Interview with Kristen Bell

Kristen (a vegetarian since age 11) and her husband Dax (ex-carnivore), turned into plant-based eaters after watching the documentary, Forks Over Knives. “It’s more about the health benefits than the …
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Caramelized Brussels Sprouts
1 year ago

Caramelized Brussels Sprouts

 

Print Yum Caramelized Brussels Sprouts

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

8 pitted dates ½ cup filtered water 3 cups fresh Brussels sprouts, sliced …
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Plant-based diet: 8 Million Lives, $1 Trillion in health care, 70% reduced emissions
2 years ago

Plant-based diet: 8 Million Lives, $1 Trillion in health care, 70% reduced emissions

A landmark study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found that a plant-based diet would prevent more than eight million deaths, reduce carbon emissions by 70 percent, and help save up …
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Raising Children On A Plant-based Diet
2 years ago

Raising Children On A Plant-based Diet

I am often asked about raising children who consume a strict plant-based diet. Here are some common questions, followed by my answers.

Q. Do children who are raised on a …
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Awesome Foods That Regrow Themselves From Scraps
2 years ago

Awesome Foods That Regrow Themselves From Scraps

Eating well can be expensive. Buying produce that is either organically grown, local, biodynamic, or non-gmo, is unfortunately, not easy to find or inexpensive. Nonetheless, ingesting pesticide residue is not …
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The 13 Most Misleading Food Label Claims
2 years ago

The 13 Most Misleading Food Label Claims

The goal of food industry giants is to create and maintain the consumer completely confused.  Words such as natural, non-gmo, trans-fat free, or kosher don’t mean what we believe.

1. “Non-GMO” does …
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Detox Vitamin Water
2 years ago

Detox Vitamin Water

Whether you’re trying to lose weight or you simply want to feel and stay healthier, one of the best ways to rid your body of harmful toxins is to drink …
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MUSCLING OUT THE MEAT MYTH
4 years ago

MUSCLING OUT THE MEAT MYTH

It’s my guess that there’s hardly another myth in nutrition so insidious yet so intractable as that which encourages us to believe that consuming lots of high-quality protein – basically …
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Living Naked With Kristin Bauer
4 years ago

Living Naked With Kristin Bauer

How does this gorgeous True Blood superstar vampire live the naked lifestyle?  Here is her advice on how to stay fit, healthy, and beautiful.

1. I work very hard on …
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The True Fight Against Breast Cancer
4 years ago

The True Fight Against Breast Cancer

Women are terrified of breast cancer, and unfortunately, the cancer industry uses that fear to motivate women to agree to get mammograms. Women are told that the key to a …
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The Pursuit of Nakedness
4 years ago

The Pursuit of Nakedness

It seems we’re always in the pursuit of something.  Life, work, family, and relationships are all part of our existence.  They are also the foundation and a reflection of who …
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Naked Interview: John Robbins
4 years ago

Naked Interview: John Robbins

Considered one of the most powerful influencers in the world today, John Robbins is also an exemplary model of sustainability and environmental responsibility.  The only son of the founder of …
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Addictive By Design: Junk Food
4 years ago

Addictive By Design: Junk Food

I almost joined Michael Moss, the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist whose work on addictive junk food recently graced the cover of the paper’s magazine, on MSNBC’s Morning Joe
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The Benefits Of A Plantiful Pregnancy
4 years ago

The Benefits Of A Plantiful Pregnancy

Your diet during pregnancy and breastfeeding will influence your baby’s taste for foods when solids are introduced. Another benefit of optimal nutrition is that you will be in great shape …
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Becoming Heart Attack Proof
4 years ago

Becoming Heart Attack Proof

Here are the facts. Coronary artery disease is the leading killer of men and women in Western civilization. In the United States alone, more than half a million people die …
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Naked Interview: Feeding Children Everywhere
5 years ago

Naked Interview: Feeding Children Everywhere

1.02 Billion people are hungry globally, and 14 million kids are hungry here at home.  Feeding Children Everywhere is a social charity that empowers and mobilizes people to assemble healthy …
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Athletes & The Protein Myth
5 years ago

Athletes & The Protein Myth

The biggest misconception is that one can’t build muscle, or get any muscle development without meat and dairy consumption.

The number one question I think that most plant-based eaters get …
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Protecting your pal from the big C
5 years ago

Protecting your pal from the big C

Cancer can affect both young and old dogs. Cancer is now the No.1 cause of death in canines. Although most cancers, once found, are difficult to stop, cancer is an …
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Smoothies: Sipping your way back to health
5 years ago

Smoothies: Sipping your way back to health

When we talk about smoothies, we are referring to the action of blending whole foods such as fruits, vegetables, seeds, herbs, and nuts in a high power blender.  Blending is …
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7 Reasons to live naked
5 years ago

7 Reasons to live naked

The World Health Organization has determined that dietary factors account for at least 30 percent of all cancers in Western countries and up to 20 percent in developing …
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5 Flu Fighting Foods Your Kids Will Love
5 years ago

5 Flu Fighting Foods Your Kids Will Love

Flu season is best navigated by a good dose of common sense and a good helping of nutritive foods to keep you and your family healthy. As a family holistic …
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4 Tips For Happy Hormones
5 years ago

4 Tips For Happy Hormones

Do you feel imbalanced? Do you have depression, anxiety, hot flashes, night sweats, bipolar disorder, migraines, insomnia, PMS, or chronic pain? As a naturopath, with 10 years experience, I believe …
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Naked Interview: ‘ESCAPE FIRE’ – Finding a way out in our disease-care system
5 years ago

Naked Interview: ‘ESCAPE FIRE’ – Finding a way out in our disease-care system

In 2009, when Congress began debating national health-care reform, filmmakers Matthew Heineman and Susan Froemke began to work on a health-care documentary. Three years later – with the Affordable Care …
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The Plant-Based Athlete Demystified
5 years ago

The Plant-Based Athlete Demystified

The notion of a vegetarian or vegan athlete still seems to bring to mind bewilderment, controversy and general skepticism. Scientific evidence has revealed the benefits of a plant-based diet on …
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5 Tips For a Non-Toxic Lifestyle
5 years ago

5 Tips For a Non-Toxic Lifestyle

1. BUY ORGANIC! Organic foods have significantly fewer synthetic chemicals plus more nutrients! Healthy plants and animals will help you be healthy too.  Avoid refined sugars, processed foods (especially canned …
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Redefining the Wellness Paradigm
5 years ago

Redefining the Wellness Paradigm

Health is not cultivated in one day. Nor is illness. We don’t suddenly wake up well or succumb to sickness.  Life, illness and wellness is a journey we cultivate. Our …
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On the race to Stop Monsanto
5 years ago

On the race to Stop Monsanto

[dropcap]Imagine a story where the plot is based on the premise that a pesticide chemical company has created a kind of mutated seed that later becomes food for the world’s …
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McCartney: Meat Free Monday to help the planet
5 years ago

McCartney: Meat Free Monday to help the planet

Everything we do, take, eat, or buy has a carbon footprint, and therefore an impact on climate change. Food production is, in fact, a major contributor. Agriculture as a whole …
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Killer Performance Smoothie
5 years ago

Killer Performance Smoothie

Here is a killer performance smoothie recipe for both men and women that will give you stamina and energy, while improving your physical and emotional well-being at the same time. …
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20 Common Foods with High Antioxidant Levels
6 years ago

20 Common Foods with High Antioxidant Levels

So how about those antioxidants?  What are they and how do they affect us?  Antioxidants are substances that may protect cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as …
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