The Plant-Powered Dietitian
Welcome to Sharon’s multi-award winning blog, The Plant-Powered Dietitian, where Sharon posts daily on living a rich, fulfilling plant-powered life. On these pages, you will learn about cooking tips, nutrition information, recipes, photo diaries, traveling, product reviews, interviews, the latest in science, and much, much more.
Valentine’s is here, and it’s time to show your loved one—and yourself—a little love. Why not do that by splurging on dark chocolate—a plant-based ingredient with health benefits? Dark chocolate is packed with compounds with antioxidant activity, but it’s all about...read more
Welcome to winter! Just because it’s cold outside, it doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate veggies in all of their winter glory. Some seasonal vegetables are available during the cooler months (depending on your location), including squash, carrots, beets, turnips,...read more
I’m really excited to partner with American Pistachio Growers to bring you this fabulous giveaway. Just in time for Heart Health Month in February and National Pistachio Day on February 26, you can celebrate the benefits of eating a diet rich in lean protein sources,...read more
I love this winter salad, which calls upon the seasonal combination of grapefruit (I used pink, but you could use any color), avocados, tender mixed greens, and lemons. I have all of these growing in my winter garden in Southern California, which I harvested for this...read more
It’s never too late to eat well! And science confirms this premise, too. A recent British study found that nutritious eating throughout adulthood leads to better physical performance in later years. Nearly 1,000 participants’ diets were analyzed at age 36, 43, 53, and...read more
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