Blog Posts - T. Colin Campbell



A New Record

Last semester I took a class in Childhood Obesity. I spent fifteen weeks studying the policies and practices around childhood obesity. In the end  I concluded that the problem isn’t childhood obesity; it’s adult obesity. For every overweight/obe...
by Down to Earth Fare on Jun 27, 2015

Free medicine

When Jack’s life-long potassium deficiency disappeared, everyone, especially the doctor, was gob-smacked. His condition had required him to ingest mega-doses of the mineral all day long, or risk not being able to get out of bed. For twenty year...
by Writing Life on Dec 29, 2013

Free medicine

When Jack’s life-long potassium deficiency disappeared, everyone, especially the doctor, was gob-smacked. His condition had required him to ingest mega-doses of the mineral all day long, or risk not being able to get out of bed. For twenty year...
by Writing Life on Dec 29, 2013

Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition by T. Colin Campbell and Howard Jacobson

Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition is based on two simple premises: “First, nutrition is the master key to human health. Second, what most of us think of as proper nutrition–isn’t.” Campbell show how nutrition research...
by Down to Earth Fare on May 11, 2013

The Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean Diet is in the news. A Spanish study showed that people at risk for heart disease eating a Mediterranean diet were 30% less likely to die of cardio-vascular disease than the control group who ate a standard low-fat … Continue...
by Down to Earth Fare on Mar 6, 2013

Wake Up & Chow Down: A Movie Review

Julia Grayer, co-director and co-producer of the documentary, Chow Down, contacted me recently and asked if I’d be interested in reviewing the film. She did not dictate what to write nor did she ask me to give her film a glowing review. Thanks, Jul...
by An Unrefined Vegan on Feb 27, 2013

The Journey From the Standard American Diet to a Whole Food Plant-based Diet . . .

Remember that old Alka Seltzer ad with the guy groaning that he couldn’t believe he ate the whole thing? To me it is a most graphic reminder that what we eat directly effects how we feel. All of us are … Continue reading →...
by Down to Earth Fare on Dec 6, 2012

What I Learned by Taking Classes for My Certificate In Plant-Based Nutrition

I finished my certificate course from the T. Colin Campbell Foundation a couple of weeks ago. Since then, I have been reflecting on the things I learned and how it changed my thinking about various aspects of plant-based nutrition. In … Continu...
by Down to Earth Fare on Oct 29, 2012

Genene Cote: Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate!

It’s been a busy summer. First, I finished a specialized Certification for Nutrition Coaching with an emphasis on anatomy and physiology. That was a lot of stuff to try and cram into my brain. I took away a whole new appreciation … Continue...
by Down to Earth Fare on Oct 18, 2012

Getting Enough Protein?

When people find out that I am a vegetarian, the most usual question is — One of the things I am most often asked is, “How do you get enough protein??” I have been answering this question for over 40 … Continue reading →...
by Down to Earth Fare on Sep 23, 2012

Forks Over Knives and T. Colin Campbell

The movie Forks Over Knives features the work of Dr. T. Colin Campbell.  He is a pioneer in studying the effects of nutrition on long-term health. He is also the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry at Cornell …...
by Down to Earth Fare on Sep 18, 2012

Unprocessed: A Review & A Giveaway

You know how it is.  You switch to a plant-based diet and you get educated; you arm yourself with the data that informs your decision to eat healthfully and mindfully.  You read The China Study, by T. Colin Campbell, PhD. – it pisses you off...
by An Unrefined Vegan on Sep 18, 2012

Planeat, The Film

Over the weekend I watched last year’s festivals standout film – Planeat . Watched the streaming Video right to my iPad.; although you can buy a DVD or attend a screening in selected cities.. After watching the film I understand what … Con...
by Down to Earth Fare on Jul 10, 2012

“Forks Over Knives” Los Angeles World Premiere May 2, 2011

www.youtube.com www.maximotv.com Maximo TV – License this clip “Forks Over Knives” premiere red carpet arrivals at Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, California USA – On the red carpet Dr. Terry Mason, Dr. T. Colin Campbell...
by Diabetes Away on May 12, 2012

Forks Over Knives Claims Eat Vegan or Die

I recently heard Dr. Esselstyn speak about his vegan-is-best food theory featured in the movie Forks Over Knives. The claims he made were hard to believe and I debated about watching the film because I’m not a fan of vegan propaganda. But curiosity...
by The Dairy Mom on Jan 31, 2012


Trending Topics

Close