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.
Just in time for Heart Month, I’m bringing you top dietitian’s best advice for protecting your heart with your fork. After all, heart disease is the number one killer in the U.S. And diet is one of the most powerful tools you have to help keep your heart going strong....read more
Just because it’s winter, it doesn’t mean you can’t fall into fruit. While summer is when fruits—berries, peaches, and melons—are at their seasonal best, you can rely on frozen fruits during the cooler months to fuel your diet with flavor and nutrition. Frozen...read more
Soups on! That’s right, winter is the perfect time to warm up with a bowl of hearty, fragrant soup. Studies show eating soup is a healthy habit, as it can help fill you up and reduce calories you consume during the day. Plus, soups are the perfect carrier for a...read more
More and more research connects our daily eating style with risks of chronic diseases, which can shorten the quality and length of your life. A new study found that diets low in whole grains, fruit, nuts, and seeds and high in salt are linked to one in five deaths...read more
Happy Friday! It’s been a whirlwind week of enjoying the late winter season in my bioregion of Southern California. I’m sharing some of my favorite plant-powered things this week on my blog—starting with this purple cauliflower peeking out of its leaves in my garden....read more
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