Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway by Dr. Susan Jeffers

Why am I reviewing Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway on my flexitarian lifestyle blog? Because, it applies to making changes in our lives, and for many of us, eating healthy and a regular exercise routine requires a lot of effort. Any little bit of help along the way is welcome. I read plenty…

Review: How Not to Die Cookbook

I’ve been hearing about Dr. Michael Greger, M.D. for a quite a long time now. I downloaded his app “Daily Dozen” (free) several months ago and have only used it on and off, when I think about it. Then I heard about his book, How Not to Die, and honestly, couldn’t quite get past the title….

You mean carrots can cure acne?

I’m into the part of Diet & Nutrition, A Holistic Approach, that really interests me — Vitamins. I’m totally amazed at how a small amount of a vitamin can affect the body in amazing ways. And the side effects of too much or too little is fascinating. Vitamin A Vitamin A is widely available in…

Sugar, by any other name, is still sugar.

As I mentioned in a prior post, I’m reading some books off the “recommended reads” list for the holistic nutritionist course I’m starting in September. I chose to start with Diet & Nutrition, A Holistic Approach by Rudolph Ballentine, MD. It’s heavy on facts and research, yet written in language that’s easy to understand (mostly)….

Where to Start when Eating Raw Vegan

I started my research into eating raw vegan about five years ago. I discovered Ani Phyo and her series of recipe books. Ani is amazing at explaining the process of eating raw and her recipes are simple and delicious. Ani’s Raw Food Kitchen is the first book of hers that I bought, and I highly…