Fall Harvest

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.

— Hippocrates, c 460-370 BCE, ancient Greek physician in the Age of Pericles, known as the father of modern medicine

I want to share with you my journey to a whole food-whole life way of being.

My wife and I have been vegetarians for over a decade, but my diet didn’t keep me from needing medicine to control my blood pressure. I was eating too much dairy and thought that I had to always cook with oil. I was 20 pounds overweight and tired easily.

That has all changed since adopting a whole foods, plant based (WFPB) lifestyle. To me this is more than a diet, it’s a new way to live.

Healthy eating, exercise and a spiritual attitude of compassion, contentment and appreciation for the beauty of this world define my whole food-whole life program.

Along the way I’ve met some amazing people. From the doctors who are leading the push for more people to adopt this lifestyle; to their patients – some who were given a death sentence from their previous doctors – who have lost weight, gotten off of drugs and have been given a new lease on life.

Today I’ve lost that extra 20 pounds, am off the BP medicine (less than three months after starting eating WFPB) and feel more alive than I have in years.

I look forward to sharing the discoveries I’ve made and new ones I make with you. Won’t you join me?

About Me

Joel GluckMy name is Joel Gluck and I am the creator and writer of this site. I am new to the San Francisco Bay area from Vermont, and grew up outside of Chicago. My wife and I have been married for over 30 years and we have two wonderful daughters. Thanks for stopping by.

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  1. Hi Joel, I love your blog and your philosophy! I too eat a whole food, plant-based diet (and blog about it), because science is solid and I feel so much better (and have so much more energy) eating this way. I look forward to your future posts and to exploring what you’ve already written!

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