Category: Wellness

I’m Vegan…Do I Really Need to Take Vitamins?

So, you went vegan. Awesome! You’re saving animals and minimizing your impact on the environment. And, now that you’re vegan, you’re likely eating more nutritious vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, seeds, and legumes, which is great for your health. Yes, Eating Plant-Based Can Have Huge Health Benefits People who eat vegan tend to consume less…

Why Fish Isn’t The Healthy Protein Option You Think It Is & What You Should Try Instead

There’s a lot of misinformation about the health impacts of seafood swirling around the internet. It’s time to set the record straight!  I don’t know about you, but when I hear people talk about eating healthy, they tend to go straight for the “lean meat” suggestion. Chicken or fish, they say! But I’ll raise them…

5 Myths About Vegan Protein—Busted!

If you’re considering going vegan, there’s one thing you should know. Everyone you know—and even a bunch of people you don’t know—will become extremely concerned about your protein intake. Joking aside, there are many myths surrounding protein intake on a vegan diet that deter many would-be herbivores from adopting a plant-based lifestyle.  Sure, most people…

The Ultimate Cholesterol-Lowering Diet: Reclaiming Health Through Whole Foods

At 55 years old, elementary school teacher Karen Brockway got a serious wake-up call. After a half-century of eating meat, dairy, and lots of junk food, she got news from her doctor that shook her to the core.  Karen’s doctor told her that she was at extremely high risk of developing pancreatic cancer. She was told…

Guide to Vegan Registered Dietitians

How Can I Get Personalized Nutrition Advice? If you’re living a plant-based lifestyle and need some support on the nutrition front, the best source is a vegan registered dietitian nutritionist! Did you know that most doctors have very little required schooling in nutrition? Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) also known as Registered Dietitians (RDs) have the education,…