Why You Want to Trim the Fat This Holiday Season

By |2019-11-19T12:51:27-06:00November 19th, 2019|Diabetes, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

A Time for Thanksgiving

Why You Want to Trim the Fat This Holiday Season

Giving thanks in November is an American tradition that dates back to 1621 when, as the story goes, a harvest feast was shared between the English colonists (Pilgrims) of Plymouth and the Wampanoag people, the native people of North America, who […]

Orange is the New Pink – Link to Cancer Prevention

By |2019-11-19T13:05:17-06:00October 12th, 2019|Health, Nutrition|

Orange is the New Pink!

A Link to Cancer Prevention!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Nearly 1 in 8 women in the U.S. (roughly 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Approximately 268,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the […]

October – It’s Sudden Cardiac Arrest Month, and Pizza Month!

By |2019-11-19T11:22:15-06:00October 8th, 2019|Cardio-vascular, Cooking, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

Food for Thought

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Month is Pizza Month!

I find the US calendar our National Days of Recognition to be so curious. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sudden Cardiac Arrest Month, and Pizza Month. Remarkable. It makes for such an odd visual. Imagine two people in hospital ID bracelets and gowns, just […]

Food for Thought – Happy Harvesting Season to All!

By |2019-11-19T11:23:20-06:00September 19th, 2019|Cooking, Food Deserts, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

Food for Thought

Happy Harvesting Season to All!

It is the time of year when we see some of the best produce at the farmers markets. In September, pumpkins are ripening in the fields. This season’s crops of apples and pears arrive in the produce departments at the local grocery stores. The colors and smells […]

The Lost Art of Cooking

By |2019-10-16T09:44:02-05:00June 25th, 2019|Cooking, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

The Lost Art of Cooking

How many times have you heard people say, “I hate to cook,” or “I don’t have time to cook,” leading to dependence on fast food or unhealthy food choices.  I’m here to tell you that cooking plant-based oil free meals can be soothing and relaxing and will contribute to your […]

AMA Resolution 203

By |2018-10-21T18:46:37-05:00June 13th, 2018|Cardio-vascular, Diabetes, Events, Health, Longevity, Nutrition|

AMA Resolution 203

This past weekend I had the pleasure to support American Medical Association resolution 203 to remove the requirement for a child to have a physician‘s note to receive a non-dairy milk alternative in school and to reword the Dietary Guidelines for Americans stating that meat and dairy are “options“ but not necessary or required while supporting whole plant foods as sources […]