10th Annual Nutrition & Health Conference, Seattle
May 15 2013
The Nutrition and Health Conference, complements of Andrew Weil and his team at Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, is wrapping up today. This is my favorite nutrition conference of the year.
Pick Plant-Powered Peanuts
May 07 2013
I’m in Napa Valley learning all about peanuts. I love peanuts in a plant-powered diet—I recommend one to two servings (1 ounce per serving) of nuts or seeds (including peanuts) every day, as this healthy group of plant foods contain healthy fats, protein, vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals. These nutrients are behind the powerful health benefits of peanuts.
Plant-Power for Anti-Inflammation
April 30 2013
As a dietitian and food and nutrition journalist, I live and breathe nutrition; it is my job to pore over nutrition studies, travel to nutrition conferences, and talk to scientists in search for strategies to help you live a longer, more vibrant life.
Dining at Crossroads, Los Angeles
April 25 2013
When you’re going vegan, it’s a real treat to find a vegan restaurant, in which everything on the menu is just for you. No inquiries of the waiter, no disappointing meals of iceberg lettuce and baked potatoes. You are literally like a kid in a candy shop! What’s even better is when you find that rare jewel: an upscale, vegan restaurant.
Plant-Powered Eating for Earth Day
April 21 2013
Make an eco-impact this Earth Day. It’s simple. Eat more whole plants. Registered dietitians,scientists, and other experts in the field of nutrition are boasting the benefits of a plant-based diet.