The Delicious Delicata!

by Miriam Hahn If you have been wondering what the heck this new-found beauty is sitting next to the butternut squash, let me introduce you to Delicata Squash! I love delicata squash for so many reasons. It’s a great source of fiber, potassium, magnesium, manganese, and vitamins B and C. But beyond the health benefits it is…

Spice Up Your Health: Cumin

by Sheetal Parikh, MS, RDN, LDN I am excited to starting the journey of our spice learning series with the most famous spice, CUMIN which is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native to a territory including the Middle East and stretching east to India. Cumin was a significant spice for the Minoans in ancient Crete. The ancient Greeks kept cumin at the dining…

Education for Surviving and Preventing Pandemics

by Lorena Mucke In late 2019, the world learned about COVID-19, which quickly unraveled into one of the worst pandemics in human history. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and many other reputable health agencies around the world, this virus most likely originated in a live animal wet…

Prescribing Food for Pain Relief

by Lillie Rosenthal, D.O. The price of pain for Americans is upwards of $300 billion and rising, including the costly toll on human suffering and side effects. We have an opioid crisis of profound proportions which is roaring ahead with no signs of slowing anytime soon. We now have the collective and individual changes and challenges…

Effective Education in the Plant-Forward Movement

by Lorena Mucke When we look around we often see things we want to change. After all, it is very hard to ignore that the world is facing unprecedented challenges – the current pandemic, climate change, increasing rates of preventable diseases, environmental devastation, food insecurity, social injustice, and the unnecessary killing and abuse of non-human…

Greenhouses Instead of Slaughterhouses!

by Dr. Joanne Kong The global pandemic of COVID-19 has become a driving force for us to re-examine our place in the world. A new reality has set in, as we face threats to our survivability that are unprecedented in our lifetimes. These are frightening times not only because of the dire threats of the…

This Wednesday! PBW Hosting LIVE Q+A with Dr. Scott Stoll

This Wednesday, July 29, Plant Based World will be hosting a special LIVE Zoom session with Dr. Scott Stoll. The webinar and Q+A are presented in collaboration with The Plantrician Project, now offering their CE-credited healthcare educational conference virtually. The LIVE session will include information relevant to both healthcare professionals and the general public and…

MINDBODYGREEN: Plant Based Meals in New York Hospitals

One of the most blatant contradictions that becomes apparent as you begin to better understand human health is disconnect between food and our hospital system. How can we possibly be so backwards that we feed someone a cheeseburger the moment they come out of triple bypass surgery? Hats off to New York City for taking…

ECOWATCH: New Study Links Dairy Consumption to Prostate Cancer

The body of evidence linking diet to disease continues to grow. This new study focuses specifically on the relationship between dairy consumption and prostate cancer risk. EcoWatch summarizes the results of the study in this article:  In a new study published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, Mayo Clinic researchers found that eating a…