First, Do No Harm

A significant premise of the Hippocratic oath, which Physicians take upon receiving their medical degree, is to "first, do no harm." For all intents and purposes, healthcare professionals aim to care for their patients with the goal of ameliorating their ails, injuries, and protecting their lives and well-being to the best of their ability. Quite [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:10+00:00 September 8th, 2014|Motivation, Social and Environmental Issues|

Feeding Our Children

Found this on a wall in an elementary school cafeteria. Tragically, this is everywhere. Pushing junk food begins as early as possible, brainwashing innocent children's minds with a strong belief that eating junk food is the norm. Meanwhile: --->Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. [...]

5 Non-Nutritional Reasons to Go Meatless

Eschewing meat and choosing plants as the foundation for the most perfect diet is a decision supported in multiple dimensions, such as health, ecology, and sustainability. Nutritionally speaking, humans do not require animal products to survive. We, in fact, benefit from emphasizing plants as fuel, enjoying a reduced risk for obesity and most of the [...]

Vegan 101

On my tv show, What Would Julieanna Do? on Veria, I had the opportunity to interview my *FANTASY* panel. On the same Vegan 101 episode, I was honored to speak with three of my heroes: Dr. Neal Barnard of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Dr. T. Colin Campbell, and Dr. Melanie Joy of Carnism Awareness & Action Network. I am finally able [...]

The Threat of Antibiotic Resistance

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed a frightening report on the burden and threats posed by antibiotic overuse. Every year in the United States, 2 million people are infected and 23,000 people die from antibiotic-resistant infections. Here is how antibiotic resistance happens: Here is how antibiotic resistance spreads: And not surprisingly, in states [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:22+00:00 December 3rd, 2013|Featured, Social and Environmental Issues|