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“Everybody keeps telling me how surprised they are with what I’ve done. But I’m telling you honestly that it doesn’t surprise me. I knew I could do it.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, 19th-century author and philosopher So, I am embarking on a new approach to food, aimed at lowering inflammation in my body, raising my […]

“This blessed Earth has given us many wonderful foods. I believe our trust is best placed in foods the way Nature intends, not in products concocted in laboratories by multinational corporations trying to exploit the vegetarian market. ” ~ John Robbins, Author The Food Revolution & Healthy at 100 Rarely do I choose to write […]

“How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book.” ~ Henry David Thoreau, Walden There are multitudes of books out there on vegetarianism and veganism. Some are aimed at converting you to vegetarianism and some are aimed at educating those who have already chosen vegetarianism. Some […]

“There is no disease, bodily or mental, which adoption of vegetable diet, and pure water has not infallibly mitigated, wherever the experiment has been fairly tried.” ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley, English poet (1792-1822) I have been following a vegetarian/vegan diet for over one-and-a-half years now and the changes to my health, vitality and weight have […]

“Any workout which does not involve a certain minimum of danger or responsibility does not improve the body – it just wears it out.” ~ Norman Mailer, American Novelist and Playwright Okay, admittedly I do have an actual gym membership. It’s a fairly frugal one too, which allows me to bring a guest with me […]

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