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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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" [...]

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 [...]

August 23rd, 2013|Featured, What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A|

Online Support Groups

After many requests, I am excited to introduce a new service...Online Support Groups! If you are transitioning to a plant-based diet or if you are a seasoned herbivore, social support offers longevity, comfort, and ease. Research shows better health outcomes and long-term weight loss maintenance for people who maintain strong support systems. Now you can join [...]

August 2nd, 2013|Featured|

What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A

Do you have questions about any of the following: nutrition, diet, fitness, beauty, cooking, health, wellness, pregnancy, raising kids healthfully, and/or lifestyle? I am launching the What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A Series, where I will answer one of your questions each week a la my wellness talk show on Veria Living, What Would Julieanna Do? If [...]

June 28th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Tragic Enlightenment

Heart disease....the world's number one killer. James Gandolfini dead at 51. John Ritter shockingly dead 5 days shy of his 55th birthday. Michael Clarke Duncan, last September at 54 years of age. These are just a sprinkling of the celebrities we know and hear of. How many loved ones have you known that have lost [...]

June 20th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Lose Those Last Sticky Pounds

Hello summer! Hello more body exposure! It is at this time of year when the extra treats, the skipped workouts, and the hard facts from the past several months of bathing suit hibernation inevitably surface. Granted, this is not something I recommend over-thinking or obsessing over, but I do have clients that come to me [...]

June 14th, 2013|Featured, Uncategorized|