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|

Notable Nutrient Sources

"But where do you get your [fill-in-the-nutrient]?" This is the most common type of question I am consistently asked. Rest assured, you can get all of your essential nutrients from plants - and packaged better - than when they come from animal products. In fact, plant-based diets have been found to not only be nutritionally [...]

September 2nd, 2014|Featured, Nutrition|

6 Steps Towards a Plant-Based Diet

Undoubtedly you have been hearing the words "plant-based" and "vegan" flooding the media as more and more people are becoming more and more plant-curious. With evidence building in the scientific database on the extraordinary health benefits of eating more plants; with rapid growth of vegan restaurant (chains) and vegan options on menus; and with exploding recipe sources [...]

August 24th, 2014|Featured, Motivation|

Healthy Travel Tips

Traveling this summer? Or any other time? One of the toughest parts of being thrown off your regularly scheduled programming is the uncertainty of the ability to locate and enjoy healthful foods you are accustomed to enjoying. As someone who loves routine and knowing where her next serving of kale and hummus can be procured, [...]

June 23rd, 2014|Featured, Nutrition|

Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

The benefits of a whole food, plant-based diet are infinite. This new infographic from Hero Health Room provides some samples of why: Here is my TEDxConejo talk describing why a plant-based diet is the most perfect diet: And an elongated version of the talk and here is the written transcript: This U.S. News interview I [...]

June 16th, 2014|Featured, Nutrition|

Obesity, Cancer, and a Vegan Diet

Obesity is the largest risk factor for cancer after smoking, according to a new report. And one out of every three people in the world is currently overweight or obese. This is a major global health threat. BUT, the good news is that another brand new study confirms that a VEGAN diet reduces risk for [...]

June 5th, 2014|Featured, Nutrition|

GBOMBS! Dr. Joel Fuhrman on What Would Julieanna Do?

Dr. Joel Fuhrman, internationally-renowned physician and nutrition expert, and author of several best-selling books, including Eat to Live,  was another one of my favorite guests on What Would Julieanna Do? on Veria Living. In this segment, he shares his important information on GBOMBS: Here is more information about GBOMBS and Dr. Fuhrman's approach to nutrition that has [...]