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Be the Change….part 3 of 3

I will be talking more about alternatives to root canals, and the fluoride / amalgam fillings controversies next week. I’m researching and interviewing. I know I kinda left that hanging—a root canal isn’t acceptable, but neither is pulling a tooth. Stand by. I will have good stuff for you. Including comments and ideas from dentists […]

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Hunger Games….on “being the change”….part 2 of 3

Are we obsessed with rich food? With how everything tastes? I promise you, we are. The thing everyone wants to talk to me about, when I’m out running errands or at an event, is how green smoothies don’t taste that bad. (Well, sure, they taste GREAT if you put half a cup of agave in […]

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The Hunger Games, and “Being the Change”….part 1 of 3

Ben and I saw The Hunger Games recently. I’d resisted the national obsession with reading the books. Partly because, call me a snob, I didn’t want to read “kids’ books” with my precious, limited reading time. I’m a grownup, and I want grownup challenges from my cerebral functions. Partly because I feel terribly guilty if […]

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Anti-Nutrients….are you letting them scare you off whole foods? part 1 of 3

One of the more infuriating aspects of nutrition education is the highly confusing anti-nutrients debate. For example, hot issues include but are not limited to…. Grains have PHYTATES. Spinach has OXALATES. Apple seeds have CYANIDE. Legumes have PURINES. Broccoli and cabbage have GOITROGENS. Dr. Mercola propagates a bunch of needless fear, attacking all grains and some vegetables […]

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READERS’ FAVES RECIPE BOOKS RELEASED!

I think if you own these two very special recipe books, you’ll never need to buy another! They’re that big and varied and exciting. We’ve been working on these collections for many months! It’s nearly 500 of my readers’ FAVORITES in every category imaginable. 100% of the recipes are vegetarian and only whole foods. 90% […]

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I have a new baby! We call him Dude Recipes around here. + other announcements

I still have so much cool stuff to share with you about Dr. Lodi’s work. But first, some announcements: My new book JUNK FOOD DUDE’S YUMMY HEALTHY RECIPES has just released! It’s a recipe book, a companion to the story book THE ADVENTURES OF JUNK FOOD DUDE. The set makes a great Christmas present, and […]

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I have 3 questions for you!

Thanks for all the interest in the Meal Planner–we got a couple hundred requests that day to be testers/reviewers, so I’m sorry if you were one of the later ones and didn’t hear back from Jenni or Jackie. To answer a common question, when we release the 8-week menu plan and shopping lists, YES, it […]

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Want to test our new Meal Planner / Shopping Lists book?

We’ve been hard at work, for months, on a companion booklet for 12 Steps to Whole Foods, that has 4 weeks of Menus, with Prep Notes, tips for saving time and money, and 4 weeks of corresponding shopping lists. It also has a list of store types that we shop at, and suggestions for which […]

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How the mighty fall! And rise up again. part 1 of 2

Every day the past week I’ve been working on editing the most exciting recipe collection we’ve ever had–right now, it’s a 265-page compilation of my readers’ favorite healthy recipes. With photography, it’s going to probably be TWO VOLUMES of amazing recipes. Main dishes, desserts, breakfasts, sauces, soups, dips, crackers, smoothies, and SO much more. I […]

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My quirky weight loss strategies, part 1 of 3

So, I’ve never written about this because….. First, weight loss is my least-favorite topic ever.   I think it’s boring and pointless because, to me, it happens permanently ONLY as a byproduct of focusing on eating the right foods for your health. There aren’t one set of foods for heart health, a different set of […]

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