Tags: plant based nutrition

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…

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…

How to Fit Heart-healthy Fats into a Vegan Diet

If you read my post last week, you know that limiting dietary cholesterol and saturated fat intake is probably a good idea and that loading up on fresh, whole foods and getting your daily exercise will go a long way to protect your heart. So what about all of the other fats? What about creamy…