Diet and Fitness

Hello: Oils Are Not Healthy Foods

0 Comments 28 October 2014

As medical doctors, we are baffled that certain oils are presented as "health" foods. Olive oil is not a health food. Neither is coconut, grape seed, flaxseed, or any other oil you've heard you should add to your diet because it's good for you. From The Forks Over Knives Plan: A 4-Week Meal-by-Meal Makeover.

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Skinnygirl Cocktails Recipe: Pretty Pear

0 Comments 24 October 2014

The rosemary adds a subtle edge to the sweetness of the pear in this light and lovely drink from Skinnygirl Cocktails: 100 Fun & Flirty Guilt-Free Recipes.

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Diet and Fitness

The Forks Over Knives Recipe: Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese

2 Comments 21 October 2014

Rich and irresistible, this twist on a classic recipe was created by chef and cookbook author Del Sroufe. Here, he uses plant-based milk such as rice, oat, almond, or soy in place of cow's milk. From The Forks Over Knives Plan: A 4-Week Meal-by-Meal Makeover.

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Diet and Fitness

How Training for a Triathlon Helped Me Find My Writing Voice

0 Comments 15 October 2014

For most of us life is one long story. Everyone has one. If you think about it, each day is like a page that we add to the book of our existence. I'm fascinated with this concept and I'm also very mindful of my own fate. I know my story could end at any minute. My motto of living every day like it's my last isn't due to my obsession with the apocalypse. It stems from a brush with death I experienced years ago. That single day inspired me to follow the dream of writing a book (I've penned Orbs and Orbs II) and becoming an Ironman triathlete. Honestly, I'm not sure if I would be where I am today if I hadn't almost died, everything seems to lead directly back to that chilly winter night in 2007.

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