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 [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:10+00:00 September 2nd, 2014|Featured, Nutrition|

5 Ways To Enhance Nutrient Absorption

1. Use the magic of synergy by combining certain foods together (as seen in this graphic). Vitamin C-rich foods help absorb iron, so eat them together. Some ways to do so are to have a green salad with bell peppers or citrus dressing, drink a green smoothie with some fruit, or make hummus with beans [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:11+00:00 August 4th, 2014|Featured, Nutrition|

Why and How to Ditch Dairy

 Facts on Dairy: We do not need it for calcium, vitamin D, protein, etc. There are healthier foods with adequate nutrition, but without the growth-promoting hormones, saturated fat, dietary cholesterol, and veterinary medication residues found in dairy. The dairy industry is perhaps one of the most pervasive powerful, and creative forces to be reckoned with [...]

2017-06-04T11:59:43+00:00 June 4th, 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 [...]

Protein and a Plant-Based Diet

Question for the What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A: Where do you get your protein on a plant-based diet? Answer:   Related Links: Institute of Medicine DRI's for Macronutrients 3 Myths About Protein and a Plant-Based Diet on VegNews Vegetarian Resource Group: Protein in the Vegan Diet NutritionFacts.org Plant Protein Preferable  <A HREF="http://ws-na.amazon-adsystem.com/widgets/q?rt=tf_cw&ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fwwwplantbasec-20%2F8010%2F8586e4be-e31e-4d83-bf5f-d2209d220f0b&Operation=NoScript">Amazon.com Widgets</A>[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

2016-11-29T15:11:21+00:00 December 6th, 2013|Featured, Nutrition, What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A|

Juicing vs. Blending

Question for the What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A: What's better...juicing or blending? Answer: Related Links: Long Live the Green Smoothie Dreena Burton: Plant-Powered Kitchen's Green Smoothies 101 FREE Shipping & Handling on a Vitamix Blender AICR's Foods That Fight Cancer American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: Synergistic Health Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables <A HREF="http://ws-na.amazon-adsystem.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fwwwplantbasec-20%2F8010%2Fa17149f0-33fc-4180-a981-cb2448340378&Operation=NoScript">Amazon.com Widgets</A>[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

2016-11-29T15:11:26+00:00 November 8th, 2013|Featured, What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A|

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+00:00 October 25th, 2013|Featured, What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A|