Dietary Cholesterol in the News

In the news is yet another powerful argument against reductionism or nutritionism...aka vilifying or glorifying one specific nutrient and ignoring the entire packaging of the food within which it is contained. As the USDA ramps up to set the latest 2015 Dietary Guidelines, as they do every five years, a very interesting - and somewhat [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:05+00:00February 12th, 2015|Featured, Food Politics, Nutrition|

7 Reasons the USDA Should Go Meatless With Their New Dietary Recommendations

At the end of the month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will release it's new dietary guidelines, as they do every 5 years... Here are 7 Reasons the USDA Should Go Meatless With Their New Dietary Recommendations: 1. To crowd out the animal products on the plate which are the primary [...]

Feeding Our Children

Found this on a wall in an elementary school cafeteria. Tragically, this is everywhere. Pushing junk food begins as early as possible, brainwashing innocent children's minds with a strong belief that eating junk food is the norm. Meanwhile: --->Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. [...]

Andy Bellatti Interview

Today, I share my interview with a colleague of mine whom I respect and admire, Andy Bellatti. Andy Bellatti, MS, RD is a Las Vegas-based dietitian with a plant-centric and whole-food focus who takes an interest in food politics, deceptive food marketing, sustainability, and social justice. His work has been published in Grist, The Huffington [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:23+00:00November 13th, 2013|Featured, Interviews|