Worth the Risk? Bicycle Commuting for Fun, Health and Pocketbook. A Community Gets Involved

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By David C. Read, MBA, MPH January is the month for New Year’s resolutions and making plans for summer. If you are resolving to improve your health and decrease your level of stress, you may be considering traveling to Avila, Spain for the next Living Whole immersion retreat from June 18-23, 2017. The self-care and wellness experiences at the retreat…

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Better Late than Never: Transitioning to a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet

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By Nancy Coppelman Seventeen years ago, I had the good fortune to fall into Kathryn Hayward’s hands. My gynecologist recommended her, thinking we would get along nicely. In retrospect, it was the beginning of a beautiful relationship, initially a fairly conventional one of doctor and patient. It was evident from the beginning that Kathryn was a truly caring professional with…

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The Gift of a Plant-Based Birthday

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By David L. Thomas, Jr. and Kathryn Hayward, MD A group of long-time friends, including International Integrators blogger Tom Courl, have celebrated their birthdays together each April for many years. Last year one factor had changed. Tom had gone vegan, eating a whole food, plant-based diet with no oil or nuts. You may remember why based on his blog posts…

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RANA Roars into the 1920s to Help Fund its Childhood Sexual Abuse Prevention Mission

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By David L. Thomas, Jr. and Kathryn Hayward, MD This past Friday night we attended the annual gala to support RANA, a Mallorcan non-profit organization that works to prevent childhood sexual abuse and treat adult survivors. RANA is now over 10 years old and this year won the coveted Ramón Llull award for humanitarian work in the Balearic Islands (Mallorca,…

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Romania: Post-Communism and an Appetite for Integrative Health

By | Cristina Batlan, Farid Alipour, Global Roots, Integrative Health, Jr., Kathryn Hayward MD, LeAnne Campbell, lifestyle change, Musette, Romania, Samir Dara, Sin categoría, T. Colin Campbell, the china study, Ultimate Health Experience, vegan | No Comments

By Kathryn Hayward, MD and David L. Thomas, Jr. “Those who grew up in the communist era have a strength of character that I find to be very impressive.” The gaze of Farid Alipour was intense as he described his experience in Romania over the past few months. “They had to endure so much during the communist regime. They suffered…

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What Is A Nomadic Vegan?

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By Wendy Werneth “Nomadic vegan” might sound like a contradiction in terms. After all, throughout human history nomadic peoples have always been either hunter-gatherers or pastoralists who move from place to place in search of pastures for their animals. In either case, nomads have depended on animals for their survival, in many cases using them as a source of food,…

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4 COS4S The Home Project: Marbled Chocoholic Banana Bread

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By Nina Gheihman Nothing quite compares to the smell of bread baking in the oven, especially banana bread! This version is for the chocoholics out there who crave the satisfying texture and flavor of banana bread without the usual sugar, eggs and other unnecessary ingredients. Without these, the bananas truly shine through, and so will your health. Marbled Chocoholic Banana…

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4 COS4S The Home Project: Smoothies, Part 2

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By Nina Gheihman and David L. Thomas, Jr. Last week we remembered our brunch with International Integrators Advisory Council member David Read and his family and Facilitator Hadley Johnson during a visit to Boston. This occasion permitted Nina and Hadley to share the two smoothie recipes included in our most recent post as well as the following one contributed by…

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4 COS4S The Home Project: Smoothies

By | Alec Baldwin, diet, Green Smoothie, lifestyle change, Living Whole, PCRM, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Sin categoría, smoothie, T. Colin Campbell | One Comment

By Nina Gheihman, Hadley Johnson and David L. Thomas, Jr. International Integrators members Nina Gheihman and Hadley Johnson brunched with Co-Founders Kathryn Hayward, M.D. and David Thomas and Advisory Council member David Read and his family during a visit to Boston. While we conversed over delicious food, Nina and Hadley each shared their current passions for smoothies. Get out your…

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