What is a plant-based diet, and is it healthy?

What is a plant-based diet, and is it healthy?

What is a plant-based diet?  A plant-based diet is exactly what it sounds like. The diet consists primarily of food made of plants: fruits and vegetables in addition to nuts, seeds, whole grains, and legumes.   A plant-based diet is not a vegetarian or vegan diet; you...
Adaptive Immune System

Adaptive Immune System

Reclaim Your Health! Reclaim Your Life While your Innate Immune System (IIS) is the fast-acting, first line of attack, the Adaptive Immune System (AIS) is designed for your long-term, overall health. AIS: This system does exactly what it claims to do. It Adapts. It...
Vitamin D’s Power Against Covid10

Vitamin D’s Power Against Covid10

Reclaim Your Health! Reclaim Your Life I normally post every 2 weeks but I thought this was so important I wanted to share it as soon as possible.   The entire article (with references) is below but I summarized the 3 main points. Summary: *Researchers say that the...
Eating More Plants = Longer Life New Study Shows

Eating More Plants = Longer Life New Study Shows

Reclaim Your Health! Reclaim Your Life Thank you to  Megan Edwards at ForksOverKnives.com for this article. Summary: *The largest gains in lifespan are made by eating more legumes, whole grains, and nuts.  *Women who made a sustained change starting at age 20 could...
Black Bean Bake

Black Bean Bake

Reclaim Your Health! Reclaim Your Life Sometimes you just want something new. That was the case when I came across this recipe.  It looked perfect for my mood, the weather, and all the cooking limitations I have due to family eating preferences.   I modified it to fit...