Framingham Heart Study

The year was 1944.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was planning for the Allied landing at Normandy.  Around the same time, out of concern from his daughter, the President admitted himself to Bethesda Naval Hospital in March of 1945 for a second opinion.

The Culinary Connection

Migraines are more than just a throbbing headache; they can be debilitating, affecting both our physical well-being and our quality of life. The World Health Organization categorizes migraines as one of the ten most disabling medical illnesses. In fact, migraine is the third most common disease in the world, affecting one out of every seven people globally.

Plant-Based Brilliance

Last week, I was honored to present at the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America’s conference in Arlington, Virginia. While there, I got to spend time with one of my WFPB heroes, Milton Mills, M.D. If you don’t know of him, I suggest watching some of the well-known documentaries like, “What the Health,” “The Invisible Vegan,” “Vegucated,” and, “They’re Trying To Kill Us.” You will be glad you did.

Breathe Easy

How Nutrition can help reduce Asthma and allergy Symptoms Now that Spring is well underway, we’re all enjoying more sunshine, warmer temperatures, and longer days. Unfortunately, another characteristic of this […]

A Heart With Wings

A strong, regular, and reliable heartbeat is what makes humans hum. Literally, it makes us (and most of the other animals we know) tick. We have numerous sayings and idioms about the heart showing its vital function. For example, as humans, we can have an abrupt changes of heart. So, we like to “keep our fingers on the pulse” of situations. I

My Dieting & Weight Loss Journey – Part One

“Since the foods Americans consume are so calorie-rich, we have all been trying to diet by eating smaller portions of low-nutrient foods. We not only have to suffer hunger but also wind up with perverted cravings because we are nutrient-deficient to boot.” ― Joel Fuhrman, Eat to Live: The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss

Fueling the Gut: Nutrition & Autism

The content in this article is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice or as a substitute for the medical advice of a physician.  Fueling […]

Dangers of Dyes in Children’s Food

As of April, 2023, there are more than 10,000 chemicals allowed as additives to food in the US. These additives and preservatives are everywhere in our food system, and their […]

New Illinois Law Requires Plant-Based School Lunches

Beginning with the 2023-2024 academic year, Illinois K-12 students will find plant-based meals such as grain bowls and veggie burgers offered for lunch alongside the ubiquitous chicken nuggets, tacos, and […]

USDA Announces Rigorous New School Nutrition Standards

Reprinted from The Washington Post: The Biden administration on Friday announced more stringent nutrition standards for school meals, reviving efforts to improve the health of millions of public school students in the face of a staggering rise in childhood obesity and other diet-related diseases.