Why and How to Ditch Dairy

 Facts on Dairy: We do not need it for calcium, vitamin D, protein, etc. There are much healthier foods that contain adequate doses of these nutrients but without the steroids, hormones, chemicals, medications, saturated fat, cholesterol, and unthinkable animal suffering that goes into dairy's production. The dairy industry is perhaps one of the most pervasive [...]

June 4th, 2014|Featured, Nutrition|

To Your Health Flash Sale!

What do you get when you combine provocative, fascinating, and exclusive interviews with the most extraordinary pioneers of plant-based nutrition all in one documentary? To Your Health! In less than an hour, To Your Health features the compelling, life-changing wisdom of Drs. Neal Barnard, T. Colin Campbell, Joel Fuhrman, John McDougall, Caldwell Esselstyn, Pam Popper, Alan [...]

May 27th, 2014|Featured, Interviews|

Carbs

Question for the What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A: Aren't carbs bad? Answer: Related Links: Harvard School of Public Health on Carbohydrates CDC on Carbohydrates  Simple vs. Complex Carbs from The Complete Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition Dr. McDougall on Carbohydrates Dr. McDougall on the Paleo Diet Dr. T. Colin Campbell's opinion on a low-carb diet Mayo Clinic: [...]

November 22nd, 2013|Featured, What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A|

5 Ways to Avoid Cardiovascular Disease Without Medication

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one killer of both men and women globally, killing approximately 17 million people each year, according to the World Health Organization. Recently, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology released new guidelines for cardiac prevention guidelines, emphasizing the use of one of the most prescribed classes [...]

November 19th, 2013|Featured|

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]

November 8th, 2013|Featured, What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A|

Beating Sugar Addiction

The average American consumes 22 teaspoons (355 calories worth) of sugar daily. Sugar is inflammatory, elevates triglycerides, blood sugar, and adrenaline. It promotes cancer growth, diabetes, excess weight and obesity, metabolic syndrome, gastrointestinal illnesses, premature aging, cardiovascular disease, depression, anxiety, tooth and gum decay, gout, and acne. Most importantly, it is physiologically addictive. As a [...]

October 31st, 2013|Featured|

“Eat More Plants” Tee Shirt Campaign

You've been asking for tee shirts for years...and I have eagerly been working on coming up with (and scrapping) multiple ideas for what exactly to create. Finally, a solution popped into my message box. Teespring.com has helped me design a tee shirt that I am thrilled to offer and can officially test to see if [...]

October 29th, 2013|Featured|

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 [...]

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

Holy Kale

More Reasons to Eat More Kale:  Kale is a cruciferous vegetable that contains glucosinolates that convert to isothiocyantes, powerful cancer-fighting phytochemicals that assist with detoxification. Two of the approximately 45 flavonoids in kale are kaempferol and quercetin, which are anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidative, anti-hypertensive, and protect DNA. Kale is an excellent source of absorbable calcium, providing 179 [...]

October 22nd, 2013|Featured, Recipes|