Why You Should Eat a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet

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Did you guys see the 2011 Forks Over Knives documentary? If you did, you know it was pretty life-changing. And if you haven't, it's a must-see! Well, the Forks Over Knives movement has a new book out --- and it's a plan on how you can adopt a …
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How to Deseed a Pomegranate

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Pumpkins and cranberries aren’t the only fruits of the season; sweet-tart pomegranates are at their peak in November. In late October this botanical treasure appears in produce aisles, but by mid-January they are gone, gone, gone. Nicknamed the …
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Swap the Sports Gel for Chia Power

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With the amount of time I spend on my bike and on long runs, I tend to go through a good number of sports gels. And, believe you me, it's not because I love them so much, but I appreciate nutrition that's a cinch to carry and easy to ingest. Now, …
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Why the Walnut Is Uniquely Different (and Oh-So Healthy!)

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All men may be created equal, but all nuts are not. Packed with protein, fiber, antioxidants and minerals, tree nuts are a convenient source of healthy nutrition; but when it comes to plant-based omega-3 fatty acids, one nut stands alone: the English …
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