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Beyond Broccoli: Creating a Biologically Balanced Diet When a Vegetarian Diet Doesn\’t Work

March 16th, 2012

Beyond Broccoli: Creating a Biologically Balanced Diet When a Vegetarian Diet Doesn\’t Work Author: Susan Schenck, LAc Website: http://www.livefoodfactor.com/susans-blog.html Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW As you read this book it becomes quite evident that author Schenck, a licensed acupuncturist hasspent quite a bit of time researching her topic, using personal experiences and her own body to test various dietary strategies. A health seeker since age 16, she had strictly followed a raw vegan diet for six years, writing about this in an earlier book, The Live Food Factor. Initially... Read More

Weight Loss Tips for Post-Menopausal Women

December 8th, 2011

Weight Loss Tips for Post-Menopausal Women By Susan Schenck I am post menopausal, nearly 56 years old, and have achieved my ideal weight of 122 pounds and maintained it for three years. Here are a few tips I have learned on my journey: Add a teaspoon of cinnamon to whatever you are eating. It helps control the release of insulin, the hormone that tells the body to store fat. Fill yourself up with a vegetable salad before you eat your main meal. Nonstarchy vegetables such as cucumbers, asparagus, lettuce, celery, and more are actually negative in calories (since they stimulate the body to burn... Read More

The Live Food Factor: The Comprehensive Guide to the Ultimate Diet for Body, Mind, Spirit and Planet

November 22nd, 2011

The Live Food Factor: The Comprehensive Guide to the Ultimate Diet for Body, Mind, Spirit and Planet Author: Susan Schenck, LAc, MTOM with Victoria Bidwell, Ph.D., Ed.D. Website: http://www.livefoodfactor.com/ Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW At over 650 pages, this is an encyclopedic book. The title is certainly accurate! You\’ll find it is divided into four main sections, plus seven appendices and a bibliography, resource guide and an excellent glossary. Thankfully, there is also an index! I really enjoyed Chapter 12, “Modern Day Leaders of Raw Foodism.” While I had... Read More