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Simplify Meal Planning Using These Phone Apps!

Simplify Meal Planning Using These Phone Apps!
Making healthy and delicious meals just got easier! Download the mobile phone apps from Forks Over Knives and/or Dr. John McDougall. These apps will simplify your daily meal planning for you and your family. Dr. John McDougall's Mobile Cookbook "Mobile Cookbook is now available for Android devices. This robust app gives you access to over...
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PCRM's 2014 Airport Travel Guide

PCRM's 2014 Airport Travel Guide
Are you traveling to see friends and family for the holiday season?  If so, PCRM's 2014 Airport Travel Guide will come in handy! The guide features restaurants that serve "customizable entrées at diners, cafés, chain restaurants, sports bars, and upscale restaurants at 23 of the nation's busiest airports." Additionally, the majority of airports offer at least...
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Enjoying the Holidays With Friends and Family

Enjoying the Holidays With Friends and Family
Rip Esselstyn, author of The Engine 2 Diet and My Beef With Meat, wrote an excellent article for Forks Over Knives on how to enjoy the holiday season when visiting friends and family who do not eat a Plant-Strong diet. Rip writes, "Visiting friends and family who are not plant-strong can be very tricky and requires a delicate...
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What's on the Menu?

What's on the Menu?
After making the transition to a healthy plant-based diet, you may find it difficult to find a restaurant that serves plant-based meals. Upon arriving at the restaurant, the menu features many choices, yet in your mind, you're seeing...."heart attack, stroke, diabetes, cancer, hypertension, autoimmune, and gout" for the main course. As you're desperately trying to...
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Food Prep Made Easy

Food Prep Made Easy
Preparing ahead of time can make or break our healthy plant-based lifestyle. The KISS principle (Keep It Simple Sweetheart and Keep It Starch-Smart) is still rule number one. Easy food preparation is the key to success. I would like to share some ideas we have found that might work for you. Lindsay Nixon, the Happy...
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Eating Out? No Problem!

Eating Out? No Problem!
Ok, so you've made the transition to a healthier, whole-food, plant-based diet, and you have been doing really well preparing your own meals at home. But ... You've just been asked to go out to eat with your friends at a restaurant. Now what? Don't lose hope. Watch this short video clip from the PCRM's...
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Plant-Strong Kid-Friendly Snack Ideas

Plant-Strong Kid-Friendly Snack Ideas
If you're starting to make the transition to a whole-food, plant-based diet, then you have probably noticed that eating out can be quite a challenge. Social gatherings can also be intimidating, frustrating, tempting, and honestly... sometimes depressing. Add to this the responsibility of caring for children who may not want to appear different and compliance...
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Staying Plant-Strong on the Road!

Staying Plant-Strong on the Road!
Traveling while eating a whole-food, plant-based diet can be challenging at first, but once we learn a few basic principles, it becomes much easier. In the Forks Over Knives article "Plant-Strong on the Road!" Rip Esselstyn shows us how to plan ahead and offers important tips to keep in mind when hitting the road! If...
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The Ten Healthiest Packaged Foods

The Ten Healthiest Packaged Foods

The healthiest foods of course are those that are grown in a garden and consumed "in their natural form." However, there are some packaged foods that can be included in a healthy, Starch-Smart® diet. These foods are minimally processed, keeping their fiber and nutrient content intact. Jeff Novick gives us some guidelines to follow when we make a trip to the grocery store, in his article: "The 10 Healthiest Packaged Foods."

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