Startling Levels of Glyphosate in Chickpeas/Hummus

By |2020-07-28T18:55:33-05:00July 24th, 2020|blog, Health, Lifestyle|

Startling Levels of Glyphosate in Chickpeas/Hummus

Chickpeas and other legumes are a staple in a healthy whole food plant-based diet.  Learning that the Environmental Working Group (EWG)[1] found the cancer-causing chemical glyphosate in samples of hummus and chickpeas is terribly disheartening.[2]  Their sample included all kinds of dry […]

Food and Mood in Times of Crisis

By |2020-06-22T15:46:04-05:00June 22nd, 2020|Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

Food and Mood in Times of Crisis

We all may be experiencing the pandemic in different ways. Some may feel more fear, either of the virus or about their financial future, while others may feel grateful to have better quality time with family and more time at home. There are many aspects of […]

Care and Feeding of the Gut Microbiome – Part 1

By |2020-08-04T14:07:43-05:00April 20th, 2020|Lifestyle|

Food for Thought

Care and Feeding of the Gut Microbiome – Part 1

Like many students of human health, I have been watching the discoveries related to the human gut microbiome. By way of definition, the gut microbiome (also called gut microbiota and gut/intestinal flora) consists of all the […]

Heart Disease Month

By |2020-04-20T14:27:13-05:00February 8th, 2020|blog, Health, Heart Disease, Lifestyle|

Heart Disease Month

Have you been diagnosed with heart disease? If so, you are not alone. According to the American Heart Association, 116.4 million, or 46% of adults, are estimated to have hypertension and someone dies of cardiovascular disease every 38 seconds. February is American Heart Month, and each year […]

Chicagoland – Connect with us on Meetup & Choose Notifications

By |2020-04-20T14:31:54-05:00February 2nd, 2020|blog, Events, Jumpstarts, Lectures, Lifestyle, PBNM News|

Chicagoland – Connect with Us!

Hey, Chicagoland! We invite you to join our Meetup – https://www.meetup.com/Chicagoland-Plant-Based-Nutrition-Movement/ and feel free to join in on any events that are of interest to you! The events on our Meetup Calendar are very assorted and include such […]

When It’s Your Life, Choices Matter

By |2020-04-20T16:29:23-05:00January 4th, 2020|blog, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

When It’s Your Life – Choices Matter

Danny and his wife Debbie are good friends of mine.  When I got the news that he had suffered a serious heart attack earlier this year, my heart broke for him.  Danny is a great guy and an even better friend.  He loves […]

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