Dr. David Katz MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM and Director, Yale University Prevention Research Center did a VERY comprehensive review of diets which was published in the Annual Review of Public Health. Can We Say What Diet Is Best for Health? https://www.annualreviews.org/doi/full/10.1146/annurev-publhealth-032013-182351#_i12 He references 167 pieces of scientific literature and reviewed various dietary patterns including: […]

Campylobacter jejuni is the most common cause of bacterial foodborne illness in the United States. Most cases of campylobacteriosis are associated with eating raw or undercooked poultry, or cross-contamination from raw poultry. How do people get infected with Campylobacter? Campylobacteriosis is most often associated with eating raw or undercooked poultry or from cross-contamination of other […]

41% of US land is used for livestock production according to a report by Bloomberg. Crop Production Allocation 391.5M acres are in use for crop production broken down as follow: 38.1M acres or 9.7% is biofuel 52M acres or 13.3% is idle / recovering 21.5M acres or 5.5% is wheat exports 62.8M acres or 16% […]

Toxic Sea’food’ – Seafood and Fish Have Become Highly Toxic Ocean sea’food’ FACTS: ~Most sea life absorb high levels of methylmercury (mercury poisoning) from human pollution and volcanic matter. Mercury is a neurotoxin and can critically effect other organs. Lead, manganese, chromium, cadmium, and arsenic may be present in sea life. ~Other pollutants: Dioxins, Polychlorinated […]

Ann Arbor, Michigan is one of the happiest places in the US according to the best-selling author of “The Blue Zones Solution”, Dan Buettner. Dan, whose book detailed the lifestyles of the world’s longest-lived and healthiest people, teams up with researchers from National Geographic and Gallup to develop the national well-being index and rankings. Ann […]

On 07/19/18 my weight loss transformation testimonial went live on Forks Over Knives.   It is less than 24 hours later (today) 7/20/18 and I have had hundreds of comments, dozens of inquiries, and a mass following on social media.  Although I don’t love the attention, I am happy that my story inspires others. I want […]

Climate Change is a Hunger Risk Multiplier Animal agriculture continues to be under-represented in discussions and policies geared at curtailing climate change, and the world’s hungriest people will suffer more as a result. Climate change is a hunger risk multiplier, with 20 percent more people projected to be at risk of hunger by 2050 due to […]