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May 09, 2021

It's not too late in spring to start for a post on growing beets, cool-weather root veggies that can lift your athletic or mental performance to new heights! Earlier this week, plantbased.com published a post on the very impressive health…

May 07, 2021

Yesterday, I wrote about how our beliefs about who or what controls our lives affect our ability to maintain healthy habits.  Today I’m asking, internal vs external locus of control - is one perspective really better than the other?  An…

May 06, 2021

It’s my 43rd birthday, and I’m up at 4:30. Why so early? One of my 2021 New Year’s resolutions was to get up at the same time every morning. Sticking with it has led to the best sleep I’ve gotten…

May 05, 2021

What are the health benefits of beets? The extensive list includes positive impacts on: blood pressure and vascular function  controlling diabetes and insulin homeostasis  kidney dysfunction  and an increase in a healthy microbiome.  But answering the question, “What are the…

May 04, 2021

Popeye, the sailor man ate spinach, Bugs Bunny ate carrots, and my mornings typically start with both. Does this mean old Saturday-morning cartoon characters have inspired my diet? Or has it been all the research I’ve done on spinach and…

May 03, 2021

My recent posts have focused on oxidative stress, free radicals, and antioxidants. But they haven't identified what foods are high in antioxidants. The answer to this question isn't straightforward , for two reasons. First, not all dietary antioxidants appear to…

May 02, 2021

No gardener would deny that trying to grow healthy plants has its share of headaches. But did you know that the remedy for one of the most severe - diseases - could very well be sitting on a shelf in…

April 30, 2021

What are antioxidants good for? A month before I opened my first plant-based restaurant in Virginia Beach, we gathered with a group of friends and acquaintances to taste-test and name all the items planned for the menu. Our chef served…

April 29, 2021

The question of what causes free radicals has received plenty of attention since Denham Harma first introduced the theory of them to scientific circles in 1956. Today’s post provides the proven answer that explains how the air we breathe also contributes to…

April 28, 2021

How is oxidative stress defined? Let’s begin with the history behind the two words.  Two French chemists, Louis Bernard Guyton de Morveau and his associate, Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, gave us the word “oxidative.” Louis wisely dropped the aristocratic part of his…

It’s not too late in spring to start for a post on growing beets, cool-weather root veggies that can lift your athletic or mental performance to new heights!

May 09, 2021

Today I’m asking, internal vs external locus of control – is one perspective really better than the other? 

May 07, 2021

Upon turning 43, gratitude for my increasing ability to stick to good habits leads me to today’s topic, locus of control psychology.

May 06, 2021

But answering the question, “What are the health benefits of beets?” isn’t enough. I want to understand why beets are healthy. 

May 05, 2021

The conclusion of this brain health study underscored the positive association of only one specific whole plant food: Carrots!

May 04, 2021

The logical reason… is that a food’s other nutrients act in tandem with the antioxidants, giving every whole-food nutrient equal health-protective importance!


May 03, 2021

That’s right! When dissolved in water and used as a spray, ordinary aspirin can help you grow healthy plants resistant to the ravages of disease.

May 02, 2021

The fundamental answer to the question, “What are antioxidants good for?” is, “They’re good for donating an electron to a molecule that’s missing one.”

April 30, 2021

The air you breathe (oxygen and pollution included) and the foods you eat are what causes free radicals that significantly impact your bodily functions…

April 29, 2021

Oxidative stress…  happens to us when too many Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) molecules disturb our cells’ proper functioning. 

April 28, 2021

Sharing …a daily plant-based meal with those you love could put you on a new and… healthier trajectory. The benefits of family meals can’t be overestimated!


April 27, 2021

Tonight, we’ll honor our family dinner rules… around our table in kindness and gratitude… present to each other in a place where we know we all belong.


April 26, 2021


Former paramedic, renewable energy company founder, plant-based restaurant CEO, and dedicated father and husband, Gregg Rozeboom is a uniquely accomplished blogger and amateur researcher.  

Visit the about section to learn more about his vision for a healthy, sustainable, kind world. 

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The idea that vegans or vegetarians don’t get enough protein or individual amino acids is a myth. So’s the one that animal protein is superior to plant protein.

March 01, 2021

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August 11, 2020

More than 20 years ago, I underwent and passed the training I needed to become an EMT-Paramedic. Then one day in Detroit, surrounded by emergency room doctors a

August 05, 2020

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April 10, 2020


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Assessments performed over about 4.7 years showed that eating greens every day resulted in the cognitive equivalent of “being 11 years younger in age!”

March 25, 2021

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March 12, 2021

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February 14, 2021

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February 10, 2021

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