5 Ways to Optimize Bone Health

Cray cray for calcium? Indeed! The dairy industry has brilliantly distorted the idea that the more of its products you consume, the better off your bones will be for the long haul. If only it were that simple.... Dairy products do indeed deliver a dose of calcium and fortified vitamin D, but that is not the [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:05+00:00January 23rd, 2015|Nutrition, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

2019-09-27T16:39:30+00:00September 2nd, 2014|Nutrition|

Vitamin D

Question for the What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A: Do vegans have an increased incidence of vitamin D deficiency as omnivores?   Answer: Related Links: Institute of Medicine (IOM) Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet IOM Dietary Reference Intakes Sheet for Vitamins Vegetarian Resource Group FAQ's About Vitamin D NutritionFacts.org Optimum Nutrition Recommendations

2016-11-29T15:11:34+00:00October 11th, 2013|Featured, What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A|

US News Best Diets 2013 Google Hangout Interview

2013 is the Year of Plant-Based! US News ranked the 11 best plant-based diets, which includes vegan, vegetarian, macrobiotic, raw, and more. I was interviewed by Angela Haupt on Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 about what it means to eat a whole food, plant-based diet. Here is the recording of our US News Google Hangout interview about Best Diets [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:47+00:00January 9th, 2013|Appearances, Featured|

10 Reasons to Ditch Dairy

1. Dairy is a chemical cocktail, as it contains steroids, (naturally occurring and synthetic) hormones, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, fertilizers, antibiotics, veterinary medications, synthetic preservatives, additives, and (possibly most disturbing) white blood cells (aka pus).   2. You do not need dairy for healthy bones. There are excellent plant-sources of calcium that are alkalizing and support bone [...]

2016-11-29T15:12:17+00:00November 16th, 2010|Press|