Can You Improve Your Mood With Food?

education Aug 11, 2020

By Dr. Laurie Marbas,

Let’s unpack some of the exciting (and preliminary) new research about the link between gut health, mood, and stress. This week we’ll talk about your friendly resident gut microbes, probiotic foods, and...

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Healthy Human Highlight: Christin Bummer

inspiration Aug 01, 2020

by Christin Bummer

I was athletic and lean through my teens and 20’s, but my eating and drinking habits caught up with me by my late 20’s. I was addicted to sugary drinks and coffee beverages that were more sugar than coffee! I...

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Monika Szekely: You might have a food sensitivity.

education inspiration Jul 22, 2020

I grew up in a small town in Eastern Europe. My family roots are Hungarian and German, so the foods we ate were heavy in meat and fats, although the vegetables were grown in the garden and all meals were cooked by my mother from scratch. Despite...

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Paul Chatlin: I reversed my heart disease

inspiration Jul 20, 2020

Paul was born in Detroit and has lived in West Bloomfield since 1971. In May of 2013, he was diagnosed with heart disease. His cardiologist gave him two options: bypass surgery or try “plant-based nutrition” (PBN). After meeting with...

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Sherry Shrallow: I Thought I Was Healthy

inspiration Jul 09, 2020

By Sherry Shrallow

November 16, 2010, was the day that changed my life forever.  I was a vibrant, healthy (or so I thought) 56-year-old woman who ate what I thought was a healthy Mediterranean diet, exercised vigorously at least five times a...

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Health Human Waffles

recipes Jul 02, 2020
 

Makes: 4 Waffles

What you need:

  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup chickpea flour
  • 2 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 cup soy milk (other non-dairy) milk
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce (make your own with 2 cored apples blended in a Vitamix or food...
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Healthy Human Pumpkin Pie

recipes Jul 01, 2020

Just in time for the holidays, here is a healthy pumpkin pie that you can be proud to serve to your family and friends with confidence, because it's both healthy and delicious!!

First, I have to tell you that I love pumpkin pie.  It’s...

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Baked Falafel

recipes Jul 01, 2020

Our family absolutely loves falafels.  We normally eat them over a bed of greens, topped with a diced tomato and cucumber salad, falafels, and a lemon tahini dressing.  We occasionally eat them in a whole wheat pita.  Either way,...

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Easy To Make Vegan Oatmeal Cookies

Uncategorized Jul 01, 2020
 

Oatmeal Cookies

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of rolled oats
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 tbsp of cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup of raisins
  • 1/4 cup of walnuts

Instructions: 

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. Mash bananas in a bowl.
  3. Add rolled oats, raisins, walnuts,...
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Earl Ray Martin: How Plants Saved My Heart

Uncategorized Jun 27, 2020

How Plants Saved My Heart 

By: Earl Ray Martin 

It started in May 2015 on a 'Real Man' Camping Trip.

My youngest son was waiting for me at the camping site, where he had run a few miles to pass the time till my arrival.

We began to unload...

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