4 More Reasons to Love Veggies and 8 Ways to Bring Them On!

Why: 1. Vegetables are the least calorically-dense foods on the planet. Typically, they range between 14 calories per 100 grams (as in iceberg lettuce) to 86 calories per 100 grams (as in a sweet potato). This is versus the most calorie-dense foods like nuts, which have about 500-600 calories per 100 grams, and oils, which [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:05+00:00 January 26th, 2015|Featured, Nutrition, Uncategorized|

5 Ways to Optimize Bone Health

Cray cray for calcium? Indeed! The dairy industry has brilliantly distorted the idea that the more of its products you consume, the better off your bones will be for the long haul. If only it were that simple.... Dairy products do indeed deliver a dose of calcium and fortified vitamin D, but that is not the [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:05+00:00 January 23rd, 2015|Nutrition, Uncategorized|

Cyber December

Forget Cyber Monday! How about Cyber December? The more, the merrier! In honor of my brand new book, The Vegiterranean Diet, being published on December 23rd, I am offering a fun deal that lasts all month long: Pre-order or order (beginning December 23rd) a copy of The Vegiterranean Diet and enter to win FREE nutrition [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:06+00:00 November 30th, 2014|Book Giveaways, Featured, Holidays, Uncategorized|

Tips for A Healthy Holiday Season

The average person gains 5-10 pounds over the holiday season. But it doesn't have to be that way... Here are 3 tips for navigating the holidays healthfully all the while enjoying the festivities: 1. Go whole. Pick the wholest ingredients possible when preparing or enjoying dishes. Having the most fiber intact will enable satiety with [...]

A Grinch’s Guide to Halloween

Alas, the time of year is rapidly approaching yet again....the week of "All Hollows' Eve"...the one holiday that I am geared to gravitate away from for multiple reasons. It is a holiday that worships sugar, junk food, and excess, all with a slant of horror, terror, and trickery. These are all ideas that frankly turn [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:08+00:00 October 27th, 2014|Holidays, Uncategorized|

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 Consumption and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Humans Coconut Oil - Menace or Miracle Food [...]

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|