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It is really too hard to eat well while traveling?

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Robin Withrow-Wong is a former student of mine who is currently earning a Master’s in Nutritional Science/Dietetics with the goal of becoming a registered dietitian. She is a mother of four “almost grown” children, and six years ago transitioned her family to plant-based whole foods.  She just returned from volunteering in Fiji, where she taught basic ...

But I am not overweight or unhealthy! Another “Excuse-itarian” turned “Do-er”…

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"I am not overweight or unhealthy" is a common excuse cited by many of my nutrition students at the beginning of the semester, including Bradley Correia, who grew up in Rio Vista. By taking action and making simple choices, Brad began to reap benefits that he never anticipated. In his own words… I was never concerned ...

The Doctor and The Professor – Excuse-itarian Podcast Episode 4

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Dr. Jami Dulaney and I discuss our patients and students who drag their feet when it comes to making optimal lifestyle choices because they are don't consider themselves unhealthy. This is a common struggle for couples and families with one person battling their weight or being diagnosed with a chronic disease while other members seem ...

Timaree’s in the kitchen with California Bountiful TV – Japanese Eggplant – A game-changer!

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Don't let another day go by without Japanese Eggplant in your life! Learn how to choose these best of beauties and prepare a very simple recipe that will make your mouth water just thinking about it! It is so satisfying, that I opted to cook on my birthday, just so that I could enjoy it! ...

Victoria Moran interviewed Timaree on her live radio show “Main Street Vegan”

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What an honor to be interviewed by radio/podcast host and best selling author (of 12 books so far) Victoria Moran, who is also the founder of Main Street Vegan Academy in New York City! I hope that you enjoy listening as much as I enjoyed connecting with Victoria! Listen to Interview

Eating fast food to save money? With three Ps, healthy meals can be cheaper and tastier!

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We’re moving together throughout 2017, from “Excuse-itarians” to “Do-ers”! One down (last month’s article tackled the excuse, “No time to exercise”), and 11 to go! Today, we begin a two part piece to address an all too common excuse, “It is too expensive to eat well!”  This excuse is probably the most common that I ...

Recap of the 2017 Plant-Based Nutrition Conference in Port Charlotte, FL

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If you missed Dr. Jami Dulaney's 2nd Annual Charlotte County Plant Based Nutrition Conference earlier this month, listen to a recap! Dr. Michael Klaper, Dr. Jami Dulaney, and I spoke to a wonderful group, ready to take control of their health destinies! Chef Tito kept their tummies full of delicious food that loved them back! It ...

2017 is the year to stop being an excuse-itarian and start doing

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Whether you made a laundry list of lofty New Year's resolutions or none at all, moving from "excuse-itarian" to "do-er" doesn't need to be complicated. Becoming a "do-er" simply means "do"ing something, and then doing it again and again. It doesn't take a lot of skill or experience, just some curiosity, willingness to be a ...

Lifelong dieting, a brain mass and plans for stomach surgery: mother and daughter unite to change their future

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Jacelyn Alvarez is one of my current nutrition students with the courage to change the world, as she leads by example and has already made a profound impact on someone VERY important in her life! In Jacelyn’s words… "My mother and I are really close. Always have been and always will be. Throughout my entire life, ...

Timaree Interviewed by Dr. Howard Jacobson on the Plant Yourself Podcast!

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Not only is Howard Jacobson, PhD an incredible health coach, but he is also a fellow educator, researcher, speaker and co-author of Whole and the Low-Carb Fraud (both with T. Colin Campbell) and most recently, Proteinaholic (with Dr. Garth Davis). He also produces a weekly webshow, Triangle Be Well, and a podcast, Plant Yourself Podcast, that ...