Positives from the Pandemic

By |2020-09-03T12:41:02-05:00September 3rd, 2020|blog, Healing, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

Food for Thought

Positives from the Pandemic

The COVID 19 pandemic has been hard on so many of us. Frightening health outcomes, isolation, lockdowns, and measurable politico-socio-economic chaos make the headlines everywhere.  Here is one feel good story that is a direct result of the pandemic.

Let me introduce Miss Elizabeth Costello. We […]

Announcing PBNM Virtual Support Group

By |2020-09-05T19:55:47-05:00August 22nd, 2020|blog, Health, PBNM News|


Announcing PBNM Virtual Support Group

Sherry Shrallow and Michelle Thall are teaming up to offer a weekly virtual support group through ZOOM for anyone who thinks he or she might benefit from talking with others on a regular basis on various topics as we navigate our way through these very different […]

CNS Certification of Cooking Coaches

By |2020-09-08T19:56:12-05:00August 22nd, 2020|blog, Health, PBNM News|

CNS Certification of Cooking Coaches

Here at PBNM we are passionate about spreading the word about the health benefits of a whole food plant-based lifestyle. One way we have done so is through our hands-on cooking classes. As a result of the Covid-19 virus we have had to temporarily […]

Thinking Beyond the Traditional

By |2020-08-22T14:24:17-05:00August 22nd, 2020|blog, Health, Lifestyle|

Thinking Beyond the Traditional

…to celebrate food AND health!

Did you know that July is National Picnic Month? National Hot Dog Month? National Pickle Month? National Ice Cream Month and National Blueberry Month? These summertime favorites might bring visions of high fat/salt/sugar indulgences, but for those who want health along with such […]

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 3 of 3)

By |2020-06-30T10:42:59-05:00June 10th, 2020|Health|

Food for Thought

Care and Feeding of the Gut Microbiome (Part 3 of 3)

This month we close this 3 part series on the care and feeding of the gut microbiota. Last month we looked at what to consume in moderation to strengthen your microbiome. This month we look at what to […]

Moderation for Gut Microbiome Health – Part 2

By |2020-05-22T17:27:00-05:00May 22nd, 2020|Health|

Food for Thought

Moderation for Gut Microbiome Health – Part 2

There is a lot of buzz about the gut microbiome and its importance in human health. With the impact of the coronavirus, understanding the connection between gut microbes and immunity is more critical than ever. Last month we looked at what foods […]

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