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+00:00July 14th, 2015|Featured, Nutrition, Uncategorized|

Three Things to Know About Iron Absorption

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 Vegan Street… Although you may take in plenty of iron, absorption may be impaired by the intake of phytates, tannic [...]

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 [...]

2017-08-19T11:51:43+00:00September 2nd, 2014|Featured, Nutrition|

Iron

Question for the What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A: Do I have to worry about iron-deficiency anemia if I'm vegan? Answer: Related Links: Iron in the Vegan Diet Iron from VeganHealth.org Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Position Paper on Vegetarian Diets Institute of Medicine DRI's Elements CDC Iron and Iron-Deficiency If you have questions for me, ask [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:27+00:00October 25th, 2013|Featured, What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A|