The Vegiterranean Diet Food Pyramid

In honor of the official publication of my brand new book - The Vegiterranean Diet - here is one more sneak peek FREE download PDF about how the Vegiterranean Food Pyramid emerged to give you a bit of flavor for the culture of Vegiterranean eating!   Content loading... Please enable javascript!<br />  Here is the [...]

2014-12-23T23:43:56+00:00 December 23rd, 2014|Featured, Nutrition|

New Study on Current and Former Vegetarians and Vegans

I had the opportunity to discuss the fascinating new report that was released by Faunalytics last week about current and former vegetarians and vegans on KFI AM 640 yesterday with Mark Thompson and Elizabeth Espinosa. You can listen to the interview here: JH on KFI And here is more info on this important study: They polled [...]

The Vegiterranean Diet

The Vegiterranean Diet puts nutrition and health into global and historical context. In an informative and engaging way, the book is a mashup of all that is fabulous with the Mediterranean diet, debunking myths, and defining why and how the most perfect diet has developed over time. Front-loaded with history and science, then introducing ecological [...]

5 Reasons To Avoid Oils In A Healthy Diet

Question for the What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A: Why do you recommend minimizing or avoiding the use of oils in a healthy diet? Answer: Related Links: You Tube Video Answer Healthy Fat Intake Fatty Acid Composition of Fats and Oils Coconut Oil - Menace or Miracle Food Processing and Lipid Oxidation World's Healthiest Foods' What Factors [...]

Saturated Fat Controversies: Seeing Past the Headlines

Butter is back in the news, but contrary to welcomed reassurance that saturated fats are safe, the media mayhem is due to jumped conclusions and misinterpreted results! Not to worry...nutrition gurus Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina have cracked the code and clarified the insider scoop in this excellent investigative report below, which is adapted from [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:09+00:00 September 26th, 2014|Book Giveaways, Featured, Nutrition, Uncategorized|

6 Reasons Plant-Based Nutrition Is The Solution to The Healthcare Crisis

Just returned from an extraordinarily uplifting and powerful International Plant-Based Nutrition Healthcare Conference. Last year was their inaugural event and they doubled in size in this year's second event. In attendance were approximately 400 physicians and dietitians representing about 15 different countries. Not only is the research database supporting the myriad benefits of plant-based diets [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:09+00:00 September 21st, 2014|Featured, Nutrition|

Notable Nutrient Sources

"But where do you get your [fill-in-the-nutrient]?" This is the most common type of question I am consistently asked. Rest assured, you can get all of your essential nutrients from plants - and packaged better - than when they come from animal products. In fact, plant-based diets have been found to not only be nutritionally [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:10+00:00 September 2nd, 2014|Featured, Nutrition|

5 Ways To Enhance Nutrient Absorption

1. Use the magic of synergy by combining certain foods together (as seen in this graphic). Vitamin C-rich foods help absorb iron, so eat them together. Some ways to do so are to have a green salad with bell peppers or citrus dressing, drink a green smoothie with some fruit, or make hummus with beans [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:11+00:00 August 4th, 2014|Featured, Nutrition|