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Optimizing Nutrients: A Guide to Balanced Plant-Based Diets

  "Embark on a journey of optimal nutrition with plant-based eating. Diverse, protein-rich choices and fortified foods are pillars of a balanced diet. Incorporate omega-3s and fiber for vibrant health. Your body and the planet will thank you for this compassionate and nourishing lifestyle choice." Michael Corthell Embracing a plant-based lifestyle is a powerful choice for health and the environment. To make the most of this decision, it's essential to understand how to ensure your body receives all the necessary nutrients. Let's explore expert advice on achieving a well-balanced plant-based diet across eight essential categories. The Power of Plant Diversity: Dr. Laura Adams, a certified plant-based nutritionist, emphasizes the importance of diversity in plant choices. "Each plant carries a unique nutrient profile," she notes. "Incorporating a wide range of fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, and whole grains ensures you get a full spectrum of essential

[Health & Nutrition] Potato Mastermind - Part 1 & 2 with John McDougall, M.D.

   Join Dr. McDougall for a two part lecture series on the potato. In these all encompassing lectures, Dr. McDougall covers everything you need to know about the topics we get the most questions about. Both lectures will conclude with a Q & A where Dr. McDougall will answer your specific questions on this very misunderstood tuber. Go to Part Two

[Health] Farmacology: The Study of Foods for Healing

by Michael Corthell We all know or should know that eating 'right' is the right thing to do for our bodies. If we combine good foods (the ones that are 'right' for us) with exercise, proper rest and learn to live life stress free, we will almost certainly live a happy, healthy life. ''The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.'' ― Thomas Edison What are the 'right' foods and how do we find them? In foods grown in healthy soil. According to Dr. Daphine Miller, on the farm. But not just any farm, it has to be good, dirty farm —rich soil: ''Thinking of a healthy body as an extension of a healthy farm, and vice versa, is a paradigm shift for many of us. But when we consider that all of our cells get their building blocks from plants and soil then, suddenly, it all makes sense. In fact, it is not too much of a stretch to say: We are so

[Health] Plant Based Nutrition and Your Immune System

by Michael Corthell Being healthy takes much more than eating an apple a day (to keep the doctor away). It has been shown that to have a healthy immune system requires a balanced diet, good daily rest, and living a positive life style. Knowing that we need to eat the right foods is common sense but the devil, as always, is in the details. What foods are best for us? Some of our nutritional needs are specific to the individual, because of a unique make-up and lifestyle, but there are commonalities. Want to eat right for a healthy life? Get the book that will set you on the right path: How Not to Die by Michael Greger, M.D. The immune system protects us from illness and disease. We can do many things to keep our immune system at it's best. Drink plenty of water. Hydration is important to every system in the body, and the immune system relies heavily on water (as a vehicle) in both in lymphatic system and blood vessels. Nutrition and exercise play a role in resisting