Tomatoes, Deadly Nightshade or Super Food?

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A tiny minority of people hate tomatoes. Everybody else sees tomatoes as a delicious super healthy food When it comes to tomatoes, I tend to fall in the deadly nightshade camp, because of being arthritic. Experience has proven that one for me. I’m also cautious because of studying Ayurveda, the ancient Vedic health science that […]

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Win a Copy of The Abundance Diet

The Abundance Diet

We’re giving away 3 copies of The Abundance Diet. Open to U.S. residents only – sorry everybody else! Somer McCowan offers a 28 day weight loss plan to help you lose weight quickly and safely while eating abundantly and never counting calories. The key is a whole food plant based diet of mostly fruit and […]

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Plant Powered Families Cookbook Giveaway

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Win a Copy! 100+ Kid-Tested Vegan Recipes. U.S. & Canada only If I met a parent who was going vegan with the kids and having a nervous breakdown about what to feed them, worried that they’ll develop malnutrition and child protective services might take them away – and the kids hate vegetables anyway, I’d say: […]

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Nutrition CHAMPS eCookbook Giveaway

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The Veggie Queen’s Guide to Eating & Cooking for Optimum Health, Happiness, Energy & Vitality Enter the Nutrition CHAMPS giveaway BELOW from 10:00 A.M. Feb. 20 thru 11:59 P.M Feb. 22, 2015. The Nutrition CHAMPS giveaway is WORLD WIDE, because it’s an eBook, delivered electronically. Nutrition CHAMPS is a MUST HAVE for anyone who wants […]

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Book Giveaway: Living Candida Free by Ricki Heller

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Restore Health & Vitality with a 3-Stage ACD diet PLUS 100 Fantastic Recipes We’re giving away a free copy of Living Candida Free, Ricki Heller’s latest gem of a book. The Living Candida Free giveaway runs through midnight, Feb. 2, 2015. For U.S. and Canada residents only (sorry everybody else!) Living Candida Free is both […]

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Ernestly Seeking the Truth About the Paleo Diet

Confused Caveman

One Canadian Veg’s Reflections on her Paleo Diet Experience Diane Amethyst wrote to vent about her paleo diet experiences, and asked for my insights. I don’t know about insights, but I happened to have a few opinions, and the result was a blog post, Paleo Diet: Fraud, Fad or The Real Deal? – Judith Kingsbury […]

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Paleo Diet: Fraud, Fad or The Real Deal?

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Why is Paleo even a trend? Who makes money from Paleo? I tried Paleo and hated it – M. A. By Judith Kingsbury Dear Savvy Vegetarian, I’m in Canada, so we’re a little “behind the times” with the latest trends. We’re getting inundated with the paleo diet and supposed research about fat and meat and […]

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10 Ways to Eat Organic on a Tight Budget

How to Eat Organic on a Tight Budget

Most of us know organic food is best, but some of us are discouraged by the cost There are good and bad reasons why organic food is sometimes – but not always – more expensive than conventional food. One bad reason is that even if costs are equal, the greed factor dictates a premium price […]

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Fat Free or Low Fat, How Much Does it Matter?

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Many plant based diet gurus advocate fat free or low fat diets for health and weight loss Dr. McDougall – The McDougall Program, Joel Fuhrman M.D. – Eat to Live, Dr. Neil Bernard – 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart, and Robert Pritikin – The Pritikin Principle, Dean Ornish, M.D. – Eat More, Weigh Less are all […]

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Should We Eat Rice? Get the Facts About Rice

Brown Rice Vs. White Rice

Is rice a healthy food? Does it have too many carbs? Is is loaded with arsenic? Short Answers: Rice is high in carbs, but is a healthy food for most of us. Arsenic contamination is a problem, and even organic rice is affected. Is Rice a Healthy Food? Yes, rice is a healthy food, for […]

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