Monday, July 28, 2014

Oldways Classes Teach US Blacks About Traditional African Plant Foods - ABC News

Paticipants Lose Body Fat and Improve Health

The Boston-based Oldways Institute is sponsoring  "Taste of African Heritage" classes, which promote healthier eating through traditional
foods:  beans, greens, rice, grains, vegetables and spices that are common in traditional African dishes.  And the classes are partially funded by a grant from Walmart:

"Formed in 1990, Oldways emphasizes traditional, plant-based diets like
those from the Mediterranean region, Asia and Latin America over the
processed items common in many American homes and restaurants. Following
a pilot program held in 2012 for the African classes, the organization
last year began using a $250,000 grant from Walmart to offer six-session
classes across the country."
 The program is proving to be a success; participants are not only learning to cook traditional African dishes, they are losing weight and gaining health:

"Fifty of 150 planned courses already have been completed, and many
participants are seeing measurable results, said Oldways president Sara
Baer-Sinnott. Baer-Sinnott said that of 240 people who have completed
personal evaluations, 66 percent lost weight, 38 percent had a decrease
in blood pressure and 55 percent lost inches from their waist."
These results came not from gimmicks, but by increasing intake of traditional plant foods, and reducing intake of refined foods, fats, and animal products.

Kudos to Oldways.

Original article:  Classes Aim to Hook US Blacks on African Foods - ABC News

Thursday, July 17, 2014

My Plant-Based Meals 7-16-14

Featuring delicious grilled tofu sandwiches.  Tracy filmed the process of making the sandwiches so watch for that video soon.

This day's meals provided 118 g protein, roughly 1.7 g per kg, more than double the RDA.  They also provided more than double my vitamin A requirement, more than 2 g calcium, 30 mg iron, and 18 mg zinc. 

Thursday, July 10, 2014

My Plant-Based Meals | 7-9-14

In this video I reveal how much fat I have on my abdomen as a result of following a high-carbohydrate, whole foods plant-based diet for more than 30 months now.

To get the recipes used in this menu, go to Tracy's blog:  Red Bean & Veggie Soup with Fun Macro-Millet Squares.

Friday, July 4, 2014

July 4th FREE Books Offer

To celebrate Independence Day and do our small part to help FREE every One from ignorance and suffering, Tracy and I are offering our 3 PDF e-books Powered By Plants, How To Transition To A Healthy Plant-Based Diet, and Make Every Bite Count for FREE through July 13, 2014, 12 AM MTN standard time.  

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The word "liberation" comes from the Latin root "liber" which means both "book" and "freedom."   Knowledge frees humanity from bondage and suffering.  I spent years accumulating, recording, and analyzing the information you will find in Powered by Plants: Natural Selection & Human Nutrition.  I put a lot of time and effort into connecting the dots and I believe that I have revealed some patterns that have not, to my knowledge, previously been revealed.  

But that knowledge does not belong to me or any One person, it is the Common Wealth of all Humanity.  From Nature I received gifts that enable me to do this kind of work, and I know that this has a purpose beyond my own survival, because my life in this current body-mind is limited no matter how much effort I invest in survival.  

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Here are my wishes for every One:

May every One live happily
May every One live healthfully
May every One live safely and securely
May every One live in ease
May every One live in liberty, aligned with Natural Law and One Self

May we make this possibility, actuality.

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Thursday, July 3, 2014

My Plant Based Meals | July 2, 2014

Watch this blog July 4th for a special July 4th FREEdom Celebration FREE e-book offer!

FREE Books To Support Independence

To support and honor the divine Right to FREEdom, Tracy and I have decided to offer our 3 PDF e-books Powered By Plants, How To Transition To A Healthy Plant-Based Diet, and Make Every Bite Count for FREE from July 4 through July 13, midnight MTN standard time.

You can leave a donation if you wish, or simply pay it forward by doing something to liberate some One else, any sentient being.

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