After about a year following the plant-strong way of eating, I can now report that this works!!! I am free!! No more counting calories; no more weighing food or portioning out little servings. Right now I weigh less than 140 and have maintain... Read more
Rip Esselstyn gave the closing remarks, challenging the attendees to do the following to Make Health a Habit.
1. Take the 28 day challenge.
2. Don't eat the wrong things.
3. Get support. engine2diet.com, engine2extra.com, jeffnovick.co... Read more
Doug Lisle gave this presentation. It was very helpful and I've used some of his suggestions. The presentation dealt with the problem we face from people that ask, "Aren't you getting enough protein?" Or, "Do you think you are too good to eat... Read more
There were several cooking demonstrations during the weekend, 2 by Ann Esselstyn and her daughter, Jane Esselstyn. They had one where they showed the right things to have in your kitchen, which veggies were the "tops," and just some general "st... Read more
This talk, given by Doug Lisle, of True North Health www.healthpromoting.com was most interesting and opened my eyes to what the food industry is doing to capture my "eating soul" and why it is so hard to resist eating Snickers... Read more
This presentation by Jeff Novick, was probably the most helpful to me of everything at the weekend, because although the principles are simple and obvious, I had never considered them before when deciding how and what I would eat.
As a side... Read more
OK, I've had a chance to scroll down and look at some of the pictures in my past blogs. LOL, what a contrast to what I've just posted. The meals were definitely yummy at the time. Look at that apricot mousse pie. And those lamb chops. I kno... Read more
Treating the Cause to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease was the title of this presentation. Dr. Esselstyn used some very scientific-looking charts to portray his message, and it will be difficult for me to do justice to what he said. He, of co... Read more
Jeff Novick was the speaker at this second session. Jeff is a most entertaining speaker, very funny and had us laughing much of the time, although the subject was very serious. Jeff resides in Florida and is a former director of one of the Pri... Read more
Rip Esselstyn is the son of Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, who is one of the two doctors who are the driving force behind Forks over Knives. Dr. Esselstyn took heart patients who were given a "6-month-to-live notice" and put them on his eating program... Read more
The Bible doesn‘t recount much about Esau’s life. As a comparison, his twin brother Jacob is a major character in the book of Genesis with 11 chapters devoted to his life, while there are just 57 verses in the entire book of Genesis where Esau ... Read more
My study today takes me to Gen 25 where I find the story of Jacob and Esau, and Esau’s selling his birthright for a bowl of red lentil stew that his fraternal twin brother, Jacob, was cooking.
I've been following a dairy-free gluten-free way of eating for the past 2 weeks. We invited a couple of friends over to help us drink a fine wine which was ready to be opened. The husband is a wine connoisseur and they were happy to share the ... Read more
Today was a very busy day--I still have one more meeting to go to. However, it was also a good day for eating well and eating healthy on a GF/Df diet.
Breakfast was semi-"breakfasty" a soft boiled egg on a bed of spinach with nutmeg and s... Read more