Plant-based Nutrition

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Creating a Joyful, Compassionate Thanksgiving

  Thanksgiving is a deeply treasured holiday that brings families and friends together in celebration of a bountiful harvest, and all we have to be grateful for. Since the 1800s, …

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Plant Based Health and Nutrition

WHOLE GRAINS

Whole grains (also called cereals) are small, hard, dry seeds that grow on grass-like plants. They are staples for most populations around the world. The most widely consumed grains are …

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OPTIMAL EATING

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LEGUMES vs MEAT

  LEGUMES Highest fiber foods High in phytochemicals High in antioxidants Low in fat, saturated fat Cholesterol-free Non-heme iron No hormones, antibiotics No Neu5Gc No TMAO produced Low chemical contaminants …

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Budget-Wise, Plant-powered Eating

  Many people who are on a budget believe that eating healthy is next to impossible. With the escalating cost of fruits and vegetables, they opt for processed foods such …

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Is Soy Safe?

          In my opinion, soy is not only safe, but potentially beneficial. Soy has a long history of use in Asia, and within vegetarian populations throughout …

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Plant Based Health and Nutrition

The “Paleo” Phenomena: Facing Facts

Our culture has suddenly sprouted a reverence for all things “paleo”.  Grass-fed beef, bone broth and coconut oil are hailed as the new “superfoods”. Athletes, dieters, and health seekers of …

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Coconut Oil: Menace or Miracle?

Coconut Oil: Menace or Miracle?   There are few foods that have been at once maligned and acclaimed as much as coconut oil. Some view it as a notorious health …

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