Peer Support Weight Loss

How do you get Peer Support? Believers in the Law of Attraction, state that everything that comes into  your life, is there because you attracted it. Whether or not you believe in the Law of Attraction, you know that you are influenced by your peer group. Those people you hang out with, you become more…

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“Why” Matters: Key to Losing Weight

Why Do I want to Lose Weight? The reason we want to lose weight is very important. If we are losing weight to please someone else, or for a special event, we are likely to fail or to regain our weight. The “why” matters!  When we reach a point where we really want to do…

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Exercise Videos

Exercise Videos Step-by-Step: How To Basic Instructional Exercise Videos Instructional videos on how to do ab crunches, dips, squats, back extensions and other exercises correctly. 9 Short Easy to Follow Instructional Exercise Videos View Videos Outdoor Total Body Workout Disclaimer: CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR FIRST! We have not produced these videos, and these are provided…

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Plant Based Challenge

Protein How do you get enough protein on a plant based diet? Well, the RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance) is 35% whereas research shows this is the MAXIMUM amount of protein you should eat and research by Dr. Colin Campbell, Dr. Dean Ornish, Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, Dr. John McDougall, and others shows the max you should…

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Plant Based Diet

New Beginnings For the past two weeks, (written in 2010) I have been learning about, and exploring plant based diets. At first I was in a state of information overload. It seemed like there was too much information and some of it conflicted others. I think each Doctor who promotes this lifestyle has his or…

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Dr. Joel Fuhrman Diet Review

The End of Dieting “Dr. Fuhrman’s Nutritarian food pyramid is based on the principles of high nutrient eating as illustrated by his Health Equation: Health = Nutrients / Calories (H = N / C). Low-calorie, nutrient dense foods are at the base of the pyramid, and high-calorie, nutrient poor foods are at the top. As…

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Getting Started: Pantry and Fridge: Plant Based Diet

Omnivore’s Envy About the first thing that most omnivores, and carnivores say when you tell them you have just gone plant based, or vegan, is “I could never do that. Vegan food is so boring and limited.” Well, this salad is a salad that anyone would enjoy! Seeing as we eat first with our eyes,…

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Commitment to Healthy Eating

Getting Started After all, if cantaloupe is low calorie – why not eat it the whole melon? If beans are high calorie – why eat them at all? Maybe you should never have potatoes – they are a comfort food – and shouldn’t dieting be difficult? Calorie counts can skew your relationship with food and…

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Calories Do Count

Plant Based Diet for Weight Loss While it seems like there are people, and doctors out there who are declaring that you will lose weight by going on a plant based diet, it is not a given if you consume too much food. A calorie is still a calorie whether it comes from a healthy…

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Vegan

Whole Plant Diet My experiment with following a plant based diet only was in 2010. There is a big difference in what I intend to do, versus most people who live on vegan diets. My goal is to be plant based, low fat and no highly processed foods. That means no junk or nutritionally void,…

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