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This is the Juicer we purchased and was our gateway to a healthier lifestyle. Juicing is a great way to adapt your taste-buds to flavors of fruits and vegetables and kick start healthy living by giving your body a blast of micronutritents. I highly recommend this product for those starting out.
This is the blender we current use. It is amazing. It makes the smoothest smoothies. But it doesn’t stop there make fantastic homemade nice cream, soups, dressings, pudding, and so much more. I’m sure any Vitamix would work great!
This is the food processor we have. We use this if we want to mince a lot of ingredients at once or to do certain batters. Very heavy duty food processor.
I love Dr. Greger and his great work at NutritionFacts.org. If you only read one book, this should be it. His style, research, and oration is second to none. There is so much knowledge in this book!
This is the first book I read that espoused a Whole Food Plant Based diet. This turned the spark into a flame for me, and lit my passion for nutritional science. Dr. Fuhrman hits hard here with many citations to support his assertions. I love this book!
This is a great compliment to the Eat to Live book. So many great recipes!
I highly recommend this book for anyone suffering from Lupus or any autoimmune disease including arthritis.
Dr. Ruth was featured on Episode 8 of The Mended Paths Podcast. She was also featured on the documentary Forks Over Knives. I really enjoyed this book.
You need a pollutant free source of DHA/EPA to reduce age related brain shrinkage. Your bodies ability to synthesize these deteriorates as you age so you should supplement with a algae derived supplement daily. Fish oils are a source of DHA/EPA as well, but they often contain toxins and should be avoided.
If you are eating a 100% plant based diet, it is likely deficient in B12. In the past we drank form rivers and streams with contained the bacteria that makes the vital B12. Now-a-days we chlorinate our water which kills the B12 making bacteria. You should take at least 250 mg of B12 each day.
Vitamin D is the sunlight vitamin (its actually a hormone that is made by the skin). We don’t spend as much time in the sun naked as we use to. Plus a lot of use live to far north to get enough sun power anyway. You should take at least 2000iu of vitamin D per day.