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Thailand Retreat

JOIN US FOR AN UNFORGETTABLE WEEK OF RELAXATION & EXPLORATION. THAILAND – JANUARY 23-28, 2016 FIND INSPIRATION. GET ENERGIZED. REFRESH AND HIT REBOOT IN 2016 STAY ON THE BEAUTIFUL KOH SAMUI ISLAND AT AN AWARD-WINNING BOUTIQUE VILLA ESTATE AND SPA. FOR SIX FULL DAYS, WE’LL PAMPER YOU DAILY WITH VIBRANT CUISINE, EXCURSIONS, MASSAGE AND SPA SERVICES, […]

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Your Heart on Plants

Your Heart on Plants Robert Ostfeld, MD, MSc, Director, Cardiac Wellness Programs, Montefiore Medical Center

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Plants, Punk & PMA

Plants, Punk & PMA John Joseph, Cro-Mags Lead Singer, Book Author

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Moringa Oleifera: Super-food from Africa

Moringa Oleifera: Super-food from Africa Heinrich Heinrichs, Plant Physiologist and educational Expert Ali Shakur, Plant-Based Marketing Expert

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Fit, Fast, and Happy: Dramatic Change Through tiny Steps (and Crazy Goals)

Fit, Fast, and Happy: Dramatic Change Through tiny Steps (and Crazy Goals) Matt Frazier, Book Author, No Meat Athlete

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How to Live s Super healthy Life All on a Plant-Based Diet

How to Live s Super healthy Life All on a Plant-Based Diet Greg Sher, Founder & Trainer, ikillfat.com

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Food is Medicine: Whole Heart Solution

Food is Medicine: Whole Heart Solution Jowl K. Kahn, M.D.: Interpreventional Cardiologist

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Food as Fuel: Plant-Based Food for Endurance Athlete

Food as Fuel: Plant-Based Food for Endurance Athlete Scott Jurek: Ultra-Runner, Book Author

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PlantBuilt Team: Vegan Body Building

PlantBuilt Team: Vegan Body Building Tiffany Burich, Chad Byers, Mindy Collette, Jehina Malik, Giacomo Marchese, Dani Taylor

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When I’m Sixty-Four: Eating to Grow Older Better

When I’m Sixty-Four: Eating to Grow Older Better Victoria Moran: Founder of Main Street Vegan Academy

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The World Peace Diet

The World Peace Diet Dr. Will Tuttle: Author, Educator, and Composer

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TMAO: A Toxic Substance Formed When You Eat Meat Can Make You … Dead Meat

By Robert Ostfeld, M.D., M.Sc. We can add another reason to the list of why we should not eat meat. If the saturated fat and cholesterol in meat were not enough, there is a newly identified toxic kid on the block: trimethylamineoxide (TMAO).1,2 When we eat red meat, its carnitine interacts with our gut bacteria, forming […]

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The Good, The Bad, The Ugly – Antibiotics

If you’ve been ill with anything more than the common cold in your lifetime, chances are you’ve been prescribed or told to take an antibiotic. From bronchitis to a staphylococcus, if it’s an infection, antibiotics can likely be used to treat it. But almost nothing is full proof when it comes to medicine. We’ve broken […]

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The Plant-Based Lifestyle Is the Best Medicine I’ve Ever Prescribed

By Robert Ostfeld, M.D., M.Sc. As a cardiologist, I am delighted to share the many ways Forks Over Knives has been an incredible resource for my patients, my students, and for me. I recommend the movie multiple times each day when explaining to patients how they can dramatically improve their health by embracing a whole-foods, plant-based diet. Outside […]

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The BluePrint Cleanse Experiment

“We think. You drink.” That’s the catchphrase for BluePrint’s juice cleanse system, which is quickly grabbing the attention of health nuts, celebrities, and competitors alike. In this hip sector of the wellness field, similarly cutesy phrases and modern marketing techniques are cropping up everywhere. Three full days of fresh-pressed juice is a relatively expensive purchase, […]

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Beat the Holiday Bulge

Guest Post By: Carolyn Scott-Hamilton Ah, it’s the most wonderful time of the year! Filled with sugar, overindulgence and calories along with stress, marathon shopping and travel.  So how to you stay fit, beat the battle of the bulge, keep your sanity and try to stave of illness? Try some of the following healthy holiday […]

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Yoga to Detox and Experience Plant Based Empowerment

Considering a vegan lifestyle is becoming more common these days. People are seeking information on veganism, and often don’t know where to start. The Seed strives to empower people to learn more about a plant based lifestyle and enjoy the benefits of making more vegan choices. One practice that many Americans embrace is yoga, which […]

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