Three Things to Know About Omega-3 Fats

Plants for the Win for Omega-3 Fats! Somehow, the recommendation to “eat less meat” has translated into a message to “focus on fish.” Touted for their omega-3 fats, fish has become considered the “healthy” meat. Yet, fish are among our greatest source for environmental contaminants including the heavy metals mercury, lead, and cadmium; industrial pollutants [...]

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|

Chia Pudding

Chia seeds are one of the most nutrient-dense foods available! Rich in omega-3 fatty acids (they contain even more omega-3 fats than flaxseeds!), fiber, antioxidants, iron, and calcium, chia seeds are a wonderfully healthy and functional addition to a health-promoting diet. And here is an easy, delicious way to incorporate them...with only THREE ingredients (plus [...]

September 30th, 2013|Featured, Recipes|

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|

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|