Category: Wellness

Where to Find Credible Nutrition Information & Vegan Dietitians

These days it seems just about every food has been both demonized and praised at some point in the media. Should you be afraid of soy? Is carrageenan safe to eat? The internet has no shortage of nutrition claims or advice on what is the “best” way to eat. Confusion runs rampant when it comes…

Carnivores Anonymous: A New Approach to Beating Meat and Dairy Addiction

For some people, making the choice to go vegan is as simple as watching “Earthlings” or “What the Health.” For others, it is much more difficult. Food addiction, specifically the addiction to meat and dairy, can keep even the most strong-willed and well-intentioned person from adopting a plant-based lifestyle. The addictive nature of meat and…

4 Ways To Keep Your Kids Healthier This School Year

It’s that time of year again! Heading back to school doesn’t have to mean an increase in cold medications and antibiotics. There are daily actions that can be taken to help your family be more proactive with their health this school year! 1. Pack More Plant-Based Foods in their Lunchbox Packing a healthy lunch is…

Why All Vegans Should Be Weight-Inclusive

Hi, World of Vegan readers! As a vegan dietitian, you’re used to me writing about food and nutrition, but I’m switching gears and getting real about a nasty habit running rampant in our community. I’ve been vegan for 8 years and during that time I’ve witnessed unimaginably cruel words directed toward vegan and non-vegan individuals…

Smashing The “Weak Vegan” Stereotype One Rep at a Time

Like most vegans today, I was the furthest thing from veganism at birth. Born in Canada to Italian immigrants, famous dishes like pizza, lasagna, and pasta with meat sauce often graced my family table growing up. Looking back on things, all I can think is “Yikes!” but unfortunately it was the reality of the situation.…