Vitamin B12 Recommendations

Vitamin B12 Recommendations on a Plant-Based Diet A plant-based diet has been shown time and time again to be the most health-promoting, disease-fighting, and nutrient-dense way of eating possible. Emphasizing a wide range of vegetables (especially leafy green varieties), fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, herbs, and spices makes it simple to achieve nutrient needs [...]

2017-08-29T20:39:12+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Featured, Nutrition|

No, Butter is Not Back

Saturated fat - found primarily in animal products - promotes chronic disease. Still. This is solidly established in the scientific literature. Although recent industry funded meta analyses, designed specifically to confuse and obfuscate the health issues, appear to absolve saturated fat, this does not change the results of metabolic ward, animal model, and careful population [...]

2017-05-01T17:21:40+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Featured, Nutrition|

10 Trouble-Free Techniques to Cut Calories

How to Make Your Calories Count Without Counting Calories No matter how we approach weight loss, all methods ultimately require the creation of a caloric deficit for results. Nowadays, with the onslaught of food and fitness trackers, calorie apps, step counters, etc., there are myriad ways to calculate and postulate how much energy is coming [...]

2017-03-04T18:57:37+00:00 March 4th, 2017|Featured, Motivation, Uncategorized|

Vegiterranean Feast

https://www.facebook.com/PlantBasedDietitian/videos/10158446994225314/   Here are two of the recipes: Easy Caprese A simple, traditional dish, this combination satisfies as a perfect appetizer. Hearty in texture, but zesty and light in flavor, you can throw this together in minutes and enjoy as a light snack in the afternoon or before dinner. Makes 2 to 4 servings 2 [...]

2017-02-21T16:47:28+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Featured, Food|

Pick Proper Packaging: Why the Whole is Greater than the Sum of Its Parts

You are quite literally what you eat. And there are dramatic differences between the nourishment you receive from whole plant foods and that in which you receive from animal products...   Here is an excerpt from my book, The Vegiterranean Diet: Contrary to popular belief, we don’t eat isolated nutrients. We are not filling our plates [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:03+00:00 July 14th, 2015|Featured, Nutrition, Uncategorized|

4 Reasons Vegan is the Hottest, Most Important Food Trend Today

Here are 4 reasons why vegan is the hottest, most important trend in food today: Millennials - the generation born between 1981 and 1997 - are projected to surpass the outsized Baby Boom generation as the nation’s largest living generation this year. Millennials are considered the "tastemakers in food," and they happen to be socially conscious and [...]

6 Ways To Strengthen Immunity

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. Vegans get sick, too. Here are 6 ways to strengthen immunity: 1.Exercise. The lymphatic system is perpetuated and stimulated by [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:05+00:00 February 9th, 2015|Featured, Nutrition|

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|

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|