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 [...]

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 [...]

April 27th, 2015|Featured, Food, Press, Social and Environmental Issues|

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

December 23rd, 2014|Featured, Nutrition|

New Study on Current and Former Vegetarians and Vegans

I had the opportunity to discuss the fascinating new report that was released by Faunalytics last week about current and former vegetarians and vegans on KFI AM 640 yesterday with Mark Thompson and Elizabeth Espinosa. You can listen to the interview here: JH on KFI And here is more info on this important study: They polled [...]

December 9th, 2014|Featured, Nutrition, Social and Environmental Issues|

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 [...]

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 [...]

September 26th, 2014|Book Giveaways, Featured, Nutrition, Uncategorized|