GSGLife Founders Announced!

At the end of 2014, we quietly launched GSGLife mentoring Instructors to share the great news about how organic, raw, whole-plant foods have changed their health and their life. Some amazing people stepped up, rank advanced 3 to 5 times in a matter of months, and were chosen as GSGLife Founders to represent us. Each has had her…

A beautiful story about Melissa in the Bay Area you’ll be so glad you read!

Sometimes we get profound stories of people changing their lives, and I love to share some of them here. This one has an amazing twist in it that might give you chills, if you’re like me. Melissa is a new green smoothie convert and shares with everyone around her. In fact, the day before she…

Everything you need to know about legumes, part 2 of 4

Matthew wrote me and said instead of telling people to eat legumes, I need to tell people what legumes are, and what the best 10 are. That last part, the best 10, is somewhat subjective. I will tell you, nonetheless, 10 great legumes, because this whole class of food is HIGHLY UNDERRATED. That’s my next…

On the Epic Price of Bad Food

I’m running through tiny towns near pastoral Nidda, Germany, early in the morning in mid-November through a frost-bitten field of collard greens. Past a stream full of tiny, white-as-snow ducklings, cowbells clanking in the distance. Or I’m winning a doubles match in an 11-9 third-set tiebreaker. Or losing it. Doesn’t matter, for the purpose of…

Bonnie writes us about emphysema and green smoothies

I met Bonnie at my lecture near Baltimore. What a delight she is, a caretaker to her husband with emphysema. We got this email from her. (And I love to read the stories you send my way, so keep sending them!) Bonnie told me she knows diet won’t “cure” emphysema. I said, “But what if…

Alternatives to Antibiotics

Winter’s coming up. The more raw plant foods you eat, and the more Chapter 8 probiotic-foods habits you incorporate into your diet, the more your body become inhospitable to viruses and infections. But be prepared to nip the baddies in the butt, the minute you feel symptoms coming on, with natural alternatives to antibiotics. The…