Three Things to Know About Omega-3 Fats

By | June 5th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Nutrition, Social and Environmental Issues, Three Things To Know|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Plants for the Win for Omega-3 Fats! Somehow, the recommendation to “eat less meat” has translated into a message to “focus on fish.” Touted for their omega-3 fats, fish has become considered the “healthy” meat. [...]

Three Things to Know About Iron Absorption

By | May 19th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Nutrition, Three Things To Know, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Iron may be the most abundant mineral on the planet, but it is also the most common and widespread nutritional deficiency in the world. Here are Three Things To Know about iron absorption….in collaboration with [...]

Three Things to Know About Bone Health

By | May 13th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Nutrition, Three Things To Know|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Bone health...an issue that many of us take for granted until, perhaps, it is too late. 54 million U.S. adults age 50 and older (a large chunk of the population) are affected by osteoporosis and [...]

Dietary Cholesterol in the News

By | February 12th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Food Politics, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In the news is yet another powerful argument against reductionism or nutritionism...aka vilifying or glorifying one specific nutrient and ignoring the entire packaging of the food within which it is contained. As the USDA ramps [...]

6 Ways To Strengthen Immunity

By | February 9th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A vegan diet has been shown to reduce your risk for many chronic illnesses and many people report a reduced incidence of viruses and other common bugs. However, it is not foolproof. Vegans are human. [...]

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

By | January 26th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Nutrition, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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). [...]