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Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet – Part One

June 23, 2017 |

“I don’t mind dying. I just don’t want it to be my fault”. “There are two kinds of cardiologists – those that are vegan and those that haven’t read the data”. Dr. Kim Williams, cardiologist and the president of the American College of Cardiology in 2015, is quoted above. He advocates a plant-based diet with…

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What Does Living Plant-Based Really Mean?

June 20, 2017 |

The term plant-based might be interpreted to be a diet that is centered on plants but perhaps not exclusively plants. In actuality, the ideal is eating only foods gathered from plant sources. Added to the basic tenet of plant-sourced foods is the goal of eating only whole plant foods or minimally processed plant foods. Processing…

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Three Recipes To Get You Started

June 20, 2017 |

A big hurdle for many people in changing the foods they eat is a very practical one.  Sure, you might say, this all makes sense but…..what exactly am I going to eat?  Today I am going to share with you three of our favourite meals.  These recipes are all quite easy and quick to make. …

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In the Beginning…

June 20, 2017 |

There are many reasons why a person might turn to whole food plant-based eating. In my case it came down to pure stubbornness. I just did not want to take a statin drug to decrease my increasing cholesterol blood level. At that time in my life I enjoyed good health with lots of energy to…

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My Journey into Plant-Based Living

June 12, 2017 |

To be honest, I stumbled onto this whole new way of thinking. Looking back, I am unbelievably grateful for the chain of events that derailed me from my routine track of familiar habits and catapulted me off into exciting new territory. Throughout the past nine years of this journey, I have been reading voraciously and…

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Promoting a healthy adventurous lifestyle powered by plants and the strength of scientific evidence.

My name is Debra Harley (BScPhm) and I welcome you to my retirement project, this website. Over the course of a life many lessons are learned, altering deeply-rooted ideas and creating new passions.