Insomnia is almost always nutritional deficiency related. Often times stress can contribute, and most of the time insomnia can be remedied through proper nutrition.  I used to suffer from horrible insomnia, so I was determined to fix it with proper nutrition.  After much research, these are my findings, and the studies are referenced at the […]

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: […]

Autoimmune Disease Rates Increasing: The growing prevalence of Autoimmune Diseases ought to cause us to wonder what the mechanism is behind the growth and prevalence. Type 1 diabetes incidence is rising 3-5% /year. How is it that Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus has grown year over year in Westernized countries? See: The World Incidence and Prevalence […]

  Avoid Animal Products Meat, dairy, and eggs use a great deal of resources. They are crop-intensive and energy-intensive. Animal products are inefficient to produce and result in a net loss of calories and protein. Dropping animal products is the best recommendation for eating a greener diet. Enjoy Whole Foods Choose whole grains, fresh produce, nuts, and dried legumes, which result […]

World Hunger And Global Food Security Scarcity vs. Distribution – A few key issues concerning world hunger and global food security are addressed below. This article was originally posted on A Well Fed World at https://awfw.org/scarcity-vs-distribution/ Overview Meat is a form of overconsumption and redistribution that increases scarcity. It’s common to hear that there’s plenty of […]

The Plant Based Pantry This plant-based pantry list is continually evolving.  If you have a few items that you can’t live without in your vegan pantry, please comment! In an effort to help people transition toward a whole food plant-based lifestyle, I have made this list of the items in my pantry.  Note that there […]

  It has been almost a year since I have gone vegan.  I do not regret my decision to leave animal proteins off my plate even a little bit!  Not only am a healthier, going vegan has changed me both inside and out.  As I have learned about the atrocities of animal agriculture on beautiful […]

  There is so much information and misinformation on the internet about diets, nutrition, dieting, and supplements.  It can be difficult to sort through the information in order to find the optimal diet and nutrition for human health. It is important to note that many websites are trying to sell supplements, books, and e-books. In […]

At the bottom of this article is a great plant based protein source guide. —- As I go deeper into being vegan and find myself becoming more and more healthy and more fit, I could not help but make some observations.  Not only do I feel great, I am looking great, and I  have a […]