Vitamin D

Question for the What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A: Do vegans have an increased incidence of vitamin D deficiency as omnivores?   Answer: Related Links: Institute of Medicine (IOM) Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet IOM Dietary Reference Intakes Sheet for Vitamins Vegetarian Resource Group FAQ's About Vitamin D NutritionFacts.org Optimum Nutrition Recommendations

2016-11-29T15:11:34+00:00 October 11th, 2013|Featured, What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A|

Getting Personal

Question for the What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A: Why are you so passionate about a plant-based diet?   Answer: Related Links: The Most Perfect Diet US News Interview about a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet Recent Interview with Sharon Palmer, RD Reducing Your Dependency on Prescription Medications Interview with HappyCow.net Interview with EcoVeganGal Please share your story [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:35+00:00 October 4th, 2013|Featured, What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A|

To B12 Or Not To B12

Question for the What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A: If a whole food, plant-based diet is ideal and natural, why can't we get vitamin B12 from plants?   Answer: Related Links: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Position Paper on Vegetarian Diets Vegetarian Resource Group Vitamin B12 in the Vegan Diet  NutritionFacts.org Daily Source of B12 NutritionFacts.org Vegan [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:35+00:00 September 26th, 2013|Featured, What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A|

Omega-3 Fats

Question for the What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A: If we shouldn't get our omega-3 fatty acids from fish, where should we get them?         Answer: Related Links: Why I Recommend Avoiding Fish Plant-Based Omega-3 Supplements Huffington Post Omega-3 Article Forks Over Knives Nutrition FAQ's

2016-11-29T15:11:36+00:00 September 20th, 2013|Featured, What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A|

Why I Recommend Avoiding Fish

Question for the What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A: I am completely plant-based, except I eat fish, too. That's healthy, right? Answer: Related Links: Your Role in Global Depletion, lecture by Dr. Richard Oppenlander Global Consequences of Overfishing Overfishing: A Global Disaster Greenpeace on Overfishing Handbook of Acute Toxicity of Chemicals to Fish Radioactive Fish Found in [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:38+00:00 September 16th, 2013|Featured, What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A|

Is Soy Safe?

Question for the What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A: Is soy safe? Answer: Related Links: Vegetarian Nutrition Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Practice Group "Safety of Soyfoods" Vegetarian Resource Group response to question about soy Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) article: "Soy and Your health" American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) article: "Foods that Fight Cancer" [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:38+00:00 September 7th, 2013|Featured, What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A|

Healthy Fat Intake

Question for the What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A: What is the ideal amount of fat I should eat to stay healthy on a plant-based diet? Answer: Related Links: More on oil versus whole food fats Oil-Free Oatmeal Raisin Cookies from What Would Julieanna Do? Oil-Free Maple Mustard Dressing on Reluctantly Healthy Recipe for Guacamole Whole [...]

2017-05-24T10:04:32+00:00 August 23rd, 2013|Featured, What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A|

Grain-Free Breakfast Options

Question for the What Would Julieanna Do? Q & A:  Can you recommend some quick and healthy breakfast ideas that don't involve grains? Answer: Recipes: Chocolate Almond Butter in a Cup  from The Complete Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition(c)  Serves 2 Ingredients: 4 cups packed leafy greens 1/4 cup raw almond butter 2 TB. hempseeds or flaxseed [...]