Tags: health

At just 24 years old, Raul Medina was already struggling with fatigue, mental fogginess, weight, high cholesterol, and pre-diabetes. He assumed, like so many do, that his health destiny was written in his genes. Raul’s mom had Type 2 diabetes, so he thought it was likely he would one day suffer from that too. Raul didn’t have health…

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,…

You might be vegan because you love animals or because you’re trying to protect our planet. Or maybe you just want clearer skin. Whatever your reason, karma has your back because choosing a plant-based diet will likely also extend your life—dramatically! Most people traipse through life assuming they’ll die when they die, and that it’s really…

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…

Think you could never live without cheese? So did Allison and Michelle, founders of The Dairy Detox. But now they have been thriving dairy-free for more than 30 years, and are passionately helping others do the same. Here’s the thing. Living dairy-free actually isn’t hard. But going dairy free can be! That’s why they crafted the 12-Day…

Vitamin B12 for Vegans: What You Need to Know

While going vegan and eating a plant-based diet is a smart move when it comes to helping animals, the planet and our bodies, we need to make sure we cover all of our nutritional bases. If you’re eating a well-balanced diet of colorful plant foods including whole grains, legumes (such as beans), lentils and peas,…