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Dr. Fuhrman’s Immune Biotect

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This article is supported by advertising in the form of product links, banners and sponsored articles. We may be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking a link. Thank you for your support! Back in 2006, I was diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer with a 10-20% survival rate. I was living a healthy lifestyle,…

Dr. Fuhrman’s DHA+EPA Purity

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This article is supported by advertising in the form of product links, banners and sponsored articles. We may be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking a link. Thank you for your support! Dr. Fuhrman’s DHA+EPA Purity More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s and one in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s…

End of the Year Report 2016

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The 10th anniversary of my advanced ovarian cancer diagnosis was October 3rd. After learning that I had a 10-20% chance of survival, ten years later I am not only alive and well, but thriving. One of the reasons Gary De Mattei and I founded REAL was to share everything I learned during my personal experience…

Be Sure Your Water is Pure

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The Environmental Working Group recently updated its reporting on Chromium-6 revealing that there are potentially unsafe concentrations of this carcinogenic chemical for two-thirds of Americans. The best way to remove this chemical along with so many other contaminants that may be lurking regularly or periodically in your tap water, get what we use at Responsible…

The Cancer Diagnosis: Taking Charge of Your Health and Healing

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A cancer diagnosis may mysteriously come out of nowhere. That was true for me when I was diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer ten years ago, with a 10-20% survival rate,   I’ve learned from my own experience that health and wellness are a function of the mind, the body and the environment.  When you want to…

Rosh Hashanah

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The best part about holidays for me is the food! I love celebrating all holiday foods, updating traditional recipes, making them not only delicious, but kinder to the nonhuman animals we share this planet with, gentler on the environment, and healthier. Here are my favorites for the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah.   Challah Bread…

2014: Year in Review

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  Season’s Greetings, Responsible Eating And Living launched in July of 2011 and in less than four years we’ve made some extraordinary accomplishments in the plant-based food movement and we show no signs of slowing down in 2015.  Let me recap some of our amazing achievements of 2014— The Lone Vegan. At the beginning of…

A Thanksgiving Story: Turkey, Turnips, Transfusions

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Over the river and through the woods, to grandmother’s house we go… As a child I loved the images in that song and thought of them every Thanksgiving as my family took off to my grandparents’ home, a one-bedroom apartment in Bayside, New York, where the Matinecock Native American first settled in 2000 B.C.  I’d…

Summer 2014 Fundraising Drive

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This year in addition to all of the FREE recipes and podcasts we continue to offer to you, REAL brings you: The Lone Vegan Preaching to the Fire Our 70-minute FREE documentary which tells the story of REAL founder, Caryn Hartglass speaking to 250 cattle producers about climate change. If you have not watched it…

A visit to the Head and Neck Cancer Congress

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Early this morning I headed to the Marriott Marquis for the Head and Neck Cancer Congress opening ceremonies where actor Michael Douglas was the featured guest speaker. As an ovarian cancer survivor I am interested in all kinds of cancer research. A few weeks ago, I received an invitation to attend this event, the largest…

Kale and Cancer

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Juiced Curly Kale Kills Melanoma Cancer Cells In Culture  Please share this information with family and friends. SIGN UP HERE for updates from Bilal Qizilbash on Kale Research at Mississippi College. Master of Science candidate in Biomedical Sciences at Mississippi College, Bilal Qizilbash, summarizes his research breakthrough in a nutshell: Juiced curly kale kills melanoma…

My Passover Tears

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The Passover holiday begins today and so does my ambivalence. I love traditions, story telling, special holiday foods. But I am so torn with the contradictions! The message of Passover, liberation from slavery, is something that resonates strongly for me. Should the holiday just be about the liberation of the Jewish people from slavery in…

REAL Inspiration

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There are no coincidences. I met Bilal while renting a car for Responsible Eating And Living. He was managing the car rental office and he asked about my business. I can’t resist an opportunity to talk about food and I told him why I founded REAL and what we do. I had no idea until…

“The Doctors are Out”

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“Doctors are Out” OR “I’m not a Health and Wellness Expert, I just play one on TV.” I don’t watch a lot of television. Yesterday morning I was informed about a discussion on The Doctor’s show regarding vegan and raw food so I went to their website and watched the clip. Jillian Michaels was very…

Chemo and Soda on the Rocks, Put it on Uncle Sam’s Tab

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Today’s New York Times had two articles in it that made my chemo-tainted blood boil: U.S. Scrambling To Ease Shortage of Vital Medicine and U.S Rejects Mayor’s Plan to Ban Use of Food Stamps to Buy Soda. In the first article we learn that there has been an increase in shortages in drugs used to…

Only REAL disclaimers please.

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  SAD is the acronym for Standard American Diet and it is sad indeed. The health of Americans is degrading quickly with some predicting that today’s generation of children will not live as long as their parents.  Our diet is killing us and the planet – with animal agriculture warming the atmosphere and degrading the…

Dear Hilton Hotels: No such thing as a free breakfast…

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Dear Hilton Hotels: I appreciated receiving an email from you today thanking me for choosing Hampton Inn & Suites in Bethlehem and letting me know that you want to make all my stays as comfortable and rewarding as possible. I received a message like yours back in March 2011 from the Hilton Garden Inn/Chelsea, in…

This bugs me.

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The August 15&22, 2011 issue of The New Yorker includes an article in the Dept. Of Gastronomy section by Dana Goodyear, entitled “GRUB, Eating bugs to save the planet”. Many react with the ‘ick’ factor when hearing about things others will eat that we in this country have not considered before as food.  As a…

Celebrating 70: Healthy Food & Lifestyle for Survival

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REAL is honored to know Mary Ann Lederer and have her as a friend. Her story is an inspiration to all. She recently celebrated her 70th birthday and gave the speech below at a Vegan Earth event in Cincinnati last month. We like to share stories about REAL people making a difference in this world…

Life is Tremendous!

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Between the Fourth of July and Bastille Day, another celebration is taking place in this hot month of July, right here in my apartment in New York City — Today, Wednesday, July 13, I am celebrating four years cancer-free. It was a harrowing time for me, when on October 3, 2006, I was diagnosed with…