A Message to Young “Healthy” People

I think it’s safe to assume that most people reading this will agree that regular exercise is a good idea if our goal is to live a long, healthy, full-functioning life. I also know that most of you ... READ MORE...

Quotes From Plant-Based Athletes

I thought I’d use the words of accomplished athletes to extol the virtues of a WFPB lifestyle. Rip Esselstyn – Former World-Class Triathlete “Real Men Eat Plants” Brendan Brazier – Former ... READ MORE...

Review of “The Happy Herbivore Guide to Plant-Based Living”

“The Happy Herbivore Guide to Plant-Based Living”, by Lindsay Nixon, is a comprehensive look at: The benefits of following a whole food plant based (WFPB) diet The misconceptions surrounding ... READ MORE...

Do Some WFPB Athletes Need To Supplement With Protein?

When National Football League (NFL) future Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez first went plant based after reading T. Colin Campbell’s “The China Study”, he began eating lots of fruits, veggies and ... READ MORE...

Does Supreme Physical Fitness Equate to Great Health?

Highly fit people are more likely to be in better health than people who are not physically fit.  Great fitness and great health seem to go together naturally. Hence, we often refer to physically ... READ MORE...

Dr. Noakes knows running, but not Nutrition

Today I discovered that the well respected Professor of Sports Medicine and marathon runner Dr. Tim Noakes advocates a low carbohydrate diet.   Noakes is most famous for his landmark book the Lore of ... READ MORE...

Exercise is great, but it will not fully protect your arteries.

 The Mayo Clinic lists these seven benefits linked to exercise: 1.      Controls body weight 2.      Combats disease 3.      Improves mood 4.      Increases energy 5.      Promotes better ... READ MORE...

On citrus, cherries and exercise

      Click here to hear Dr. Greger discuss how citrus may help to reduce muscle fatigue during exercise.   Click here to hear Dr. Greger discuss how cherries can ... READ MORE...

WFPB for Athletes

WFPB for Bodybuilders Jon Hinds Robert Cheeke Kristine Belliston Lorraine Huntley   WFPB for Football Players Tony Gonzalez Arian Foster   WFPB for Endurance Runners Scott Jurek Michael ... READ MORE...