Tag Archives: health

How I finally got myself in shape for a fitness competition

Since so many of you have asked me how I got ready for my recent fitness contest, I thought I’d write down my “secrets” and share them with you. This is just my humble opinion, I’m not an expert by any … Continue reading

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Do you truly care about the environment? Then you need to see this now!

This past weekend, 2,000 cities around the world protested climate change. The good news is that people care. Live your values. Change the world. It’s that simple. “People everywhere are making choices more connected with their values. We are simplifying … Continue reading

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How You Can Find Joy in Unexpected Places

My dear friends, welcome to the 100 FOR 100 Movement – running 100 km to save 100 animals. When you sign up for the challenge, you set out on a quest to get in great shape while helping the helpless … Continue reading

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How to lose weight without losing your mind

Have you ever struggled to lose weight? Do you ever eat more than you intended? Do you occasionally have cravings you can’t control? Here are some answers to those questions and more importantly TIPS on how to overcome these challenges! … Continue reading

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What is the 100 FOR 100 Movement?

100 FOR 100 movement – running 100 km to save 100 animals Join the movement! Go to http://www.100for100.me

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Philip Wollen: Animals Should Be Off the Menu debate

This is an incredible 10 min speech by Philip Wollen on why animals must be off the menu. Moving, powerful and a must watch for anyone who cares about our fellow live beings, be those human or nonhuman animals.

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Another reason to ditch dairy

In addition to the health concerns of consuming dairy, here is just one more (big) reason to ditch it. Calf rescue at E6 by Gentle Barn. Beautiful story – it will melt your heart to watch to the end

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1st place in 100 km Trail National Championships

I literally just finished running my very first standalone running race ever and my first ultra marathon and won 1st place in the 100 km Trail National Championships (apparently it really pays to be vegan – ok, had to throw … Continue reading

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta, “The Last Heart Attack”

While working on “The Last Heart Attack,” I had a chance to interview some extraordinary people around the country. Patients struggling with heart disease provided lessons that can sometimes be taught only after being smacked in the face with their … Continue reading

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The Experiment Is on Us: Science of Animal Testing Thrown Into Doubt

Quote from the article: “researchers should expect that mouse, and probably other animal testing, is of little use in advancing the treatment of human illnesses, including heart disease and cancer. In other words, the public is probably being badly served … Continue reading

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Number of vegans more than doubles since 2009

Vegan diets on the rise – Google trends

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What would you do to protect your life’s memories?

Power Foods for the Brain – by Dr. Neal Barnard Fighting the Alzheimer’s Epidemic with Food By Dr. Neal Barnard By the time my grandmother would have gotten to the end of this article, she would have forgotten the beginning, … Continue reading

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Super Model at 70 – Longevity Secrets from Sunny Griffin

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Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death

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Breaking the food seduction

Fantastic education by Dr. Neal Barnard  

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Vegans doing calistenics. Mmmm I’m loving it!

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“Why can’t I lose weight?” Here’s why and what to do about it!

Dr Alan Goldhamer, True North Health Centre

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Got milk? Got meat? Got…cancer? Check this out:

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How to lose weight without losing your mind:

Why are some people skinny and large majority are not? Do skinny people have better willpower? Absolutely not! Something else is at play here. This video explains the mechanisms in your brain and your body.

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Would you run a marathon in 50+ degree weather? How about 5 marathons in a row in the scorching hot Death Valley!

Mike Arnstein is one amazing athlete!! He just ran the 135 miles (over 5 marathons) in Badwater, Death Valley, California where temperatures reach above 50 degrees Celsius (over 122 degrees Fahrenheit)! But more amazingly – what does a high performance athlete … Continue reading

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