The 5 Pillars of Good Health

Yes! There are just five physical components that uphold a healthy life. They are as follows, in order of importance: 1. A whole foods diet abundant in organic fruits and vegetables We should be eating fresh, vital foods every day, in every meal and snack. The more of these real foods we eat, the less…

Sex and Love, Or Erectile Dysfunction and Cardiovascular Disease?

Do you know the way Viagra came about? Pharma was testing a drug that would open the clogged arteries of cardiovascular disease patients – and found that it was giving the men erections! How delightful! That’s right. It turns out that “erectile dysfunction” – a name that sounds like it might be a complex and…

How to Transition to a Whole Food Vegan Diet

First of all, I just want to make it clear that my work is not for everyone. There are certain types of people who are committed meat eaters – they have a taste for blood and flesh, and typically an appetite for cruelty and destruction too. They will “joke” about eating vegans, as in, eating…

Breast Cancer Awareness & Risk Prevention

First, before we get into this I want to make it clear that I am not making any claims about treating or preventing breast cancer. If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, treatment must be provided by a medical doctor. This article is for informative purposes only . . . . . . because…

Transforming Health with Fiber-Rich Foods

It’s such an exciting time to be alive, especially within the context of the health field. The more I learn, the more I realize how much there is yet to learn, and the more excited I am for the future and all it holds. We are standing at a great precipice of transformational knowledge –…

S.O.S. – Overcoming Food Addiction

Yes, food addiction is a thing, and though there are also emotional and spiritual aspects to it, this article is going to focus on the physiological aspect of addiction and strategies to overcome it. S.O.S. stands for Sugar, Oil, and Salt – and we may also recognize it as the old-fashioned cry for help. That’s…

What a Week of Healthy Plant-Based Eating Looks Like

When you first start out on a healthy diet full of fresh foods, you may have to make a meal plan each week and create a grocery list based on it… and that might sound like a lot of work! Relax, it will get easier as you become more acclimated to eating this way. I…

Where Do You Get Your Protein?

There are a lot of myths about protein, but the simple truth is this: as long as you are eating a variety of whole, organic foods, in at least three meals a day, you are getting enough protein to meet your needs. Yes, even fruits and vegetables contain amino acids – the building blocks your…

Why Obesity is More than Just a Body-Image Issue

“Body-positive” campaigns to normalize obesity might seem nice, but they are lying to you: obesity is truly a life-threatening illness that requires change, not complacency. Not only does obesity severely detract from quality of life right now, it also puts people on a slow decline into degenerative disease in the future, leading to years of…

What Vitamin Supplements Do I Need?

The vitamin supplement industry is huge, but mostly unnecessary: A plant-based whole foods diet will provide almost all the vitamins your body requires for optimal functioning. However, there are a few exceptions: Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, and DHA (Omega 3 EFA) are extremely difficult to obtain from food, so supplementing these may be a good…