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More Cowbell !!

Vicuna
  • By Vicuna · New reply March 24, 2014
  • Journal · 55 replies
  • Hi Everyone, Hopefully, more joy in our life. More quality sleep. More rain for drought-stricken Australians and Californians. And more humor ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

Flaxseed

Roger00
  • By Roger00 · Posted March 10, 2014
  • Discussion in Nutrition · 0 replies
  • I'm a big fan of flaxseed. Janet and I have it every day in our smoothies, oatmeal, soups, over salads and as an egg substitute in baking. We try to get at least 2 tablespoons per day. Before Janet was ...

My Dietary Journey

Roger00
  • By Roger00 · New reply March 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Why I am a vegetarian or vegan · 2 replies
  • I’m basically a fat person. I can look at a donut and gain a pound. I can consume a gallon of ice cream and half a chocolate cake while I’m waiting on my BBQ ribs and steak fries. My belt size has always ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply February 23, 2014
  • Journal · 36 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD By John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of interviews with people ...

Introducing Photos for Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply February 13, 2014
  • Journal · 180 replies
  • Hello everyone, Today at Inspire we’re excited to announce the launch of a new feature, and it’s one that many of you have requested -- the ability to upload photos to Inspire. You can now add photos ...

Any Vegans here want to share their favorite main dish bean recipes?

dbtoo
  • By dbtoo · New reply December 8, 2013
  • Discussion in Recipe share · 2 replies
  • I have discovered that in my lifetime (before becoming vegan) beans were mainly ignored by me. Anybody have some favorite main dish bean recipes they would like to share? I know I can source a gazillion ...

Thank You, From Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply December 3, 2013
  • Journal · 108 replies
  • Hello everyone, As Thanksgiving approaches, all of us at Inspire would like to take a moment to thank you for being part of our community. While we wish no one had to deal with the serious health issues ...

Sources sought for story about statins for high cholesterol

John2
  • By John2 · Posted November 18, 2013
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 11/18/13 Dear members, A journalist from the Everyday Health site contacted us today seeking to interview US-based Inspire community members for a story ...

Genetically Modified Organisms and our health

-Bruce
  • By -Bruce · New reply November 10, 2013
  • Journal · 177 replies
  • I just saw Seeds of Death. It's was done in 2012, but is new to me. It's shorter than “The world according to Monsanto” and has a lot of interesting information. I recommend it to anyone who would like ...

Less Protein = Less Psoriasis for me, and less markers for other diseases.

-Bruce
  • By -Bruce · New reply September 28, 2013
  • Journal · 39 replies
  • Part of the reason my psoriasis has been getting better over the last four years is that my consumption of protein rich foods has decreased. I used to be afraid of not getting enough protein, especially ...

Make Ur Choice

Maya2011
  • By Maya2011 · New reply August 20, 2013
  • Journal · 25 replies
  • Thank u for reading this. Someone is visiting little Tom's parents.Mom brings two apples ,a big one a smaller one and she askes "Tom ,tell me the truth, which apple you want, bigger one or the smaller ...

Five million

Brian
  • By Brian · New reply August 5, 2013
  • Journal · 261 replies
  • Dear members, Yesterday, Inspire reached a milestone: five million posts written by members! Each of these posts, and the 700 million words they contain, are a simple measure of how much we all do to ...

A new Inspire report in collaboration with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · New reply July 22, 2013
  • Journal · 116 replies
  • As many of you know, Inspire has a professional collaboration with the Stanford University School of Medicine. Inspire members have written personal stories for the Stanford Scope column. I am pleased ...

Is there anything a Whole Food Plant Based lifestyle can't do?

-Bruce
  • By -Bruce · New reply July 21, 2013
  • Journal · 19 replies
  • Well no, it can't do everything. But it is working for me. It has helped me with psoriasis and many other aspects of my health. Dr. Greger is an advocate of a whole food plant based lifestyle. Here is ...

Elbows are clear of psoriasis with a whole food plant based diet

-Bruce
  • By -Bruce · New reply July 20, 2013
  • Journal · 18 replies
  • I noticed that my elbows are now completely clear of psoriasis. I used to have thick red spots the size of a half dollar/quarter on both elbows. One arm also had a quarter sized red spot right above the ...

No Cavities for 61 Years

ewcollins
  • By ewcollins · New reply June 30, 2013
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • I went to the dentist today (06/28/2013) for my semi-annual checkup and cleaning. Once again I had no cavities, and after 61 years, my teeth are still cavity-free. Was it luck? We make our own luck. Was ...

Advantages of being vegetarians

Kambui
  • By Kambui · Posted June 15, 2013
  • Discussion in Questions · 0 replies
  • Are there anyone who can provide statistics for hospital entry of vegetarians vs meat eaters ...

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