November 14th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
Vegetarians can add another helping of kale to their plates. According to a study published in the recent issue of the journal Nature, there are more perks to a plant-based diet than just health. It’s also the best diet to reduce the impact of global warming
November 6th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
The food baby eats, just like adults, hinges on the economic divide and socioeconomic class. And these economic choices may impact their health and eating habits later in life. That’s the finding of a new study out of the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
January 15th, 2014 | by Andrea Bertoli
How to balance hormones is a subject close to my heart, as I have long dealt with hormone imbalances
November 3rd, 2013 | by Mary Gerush
Do you like to grow your own food? Looking for an easy gardening project that delivers results fast? Ever considered trying your hand at homegrown microgreens
August 24th, 2013 | by Tanya Sitton
In a startlingly reasonable development, health insurance monolith Kaiser Permanente urges physicians to make use of the abundant existing evidence regarding diet and disease prevention. Kaiser now encourages its 15,000 affiliated doctors to recommend a plant-based to all patients, "especially those with high blood pressure, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, or obesity.”
July 11th, 2013 | by Tanya Sitton
When you're operating outside your normal kitchen habits -- maybe on a long road trip, or spending the weekend with omni inlaws, or (egads and GRR!) trying to eat well in a markedly un-vegan hospital-type setting -- quick and easy nutrient-dense food is a must! This vegan recipe fits the bill when you need real food real fast, and don't have the time or supplies for full-meal food-prep. Pre-made and stored in airtight bags or containers, these raw crackers keep for several weeks... I'm not sure exactly how long, since my family keeps eating them all up. But anyway: enjoy!
May 16th, 2013 | by Mary Gerush
About 200,000 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in the US this year. The disease will kill nearly 40,000. Mangos may help lower those numbers
January 3rd, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
Are you feeling a bit of a post-holiday slump? After all of the excitement, adjusting back to real life can be tough, and getting back into the swing in the midst of cold, dark winter weather doesn't make it any easier. Check our our lists of mood-boosting foods that can give you a little help!
May 30th, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton
In prior installments of this series I've focused on setting up an ecovore-friendly kitchen and pantry, and developing the kitchen skills you need in order to bring more healthy foods into your diet. Now let's talk about trimming the fat: with all these healthy new food habits, it's time to ditch those sad old SAD ones!
May 6th, 2012 | by The Healthy Voyager
Superheroes--humans with powers beyond what any ordinary man or woman possesses--have the weight of the world on their shoulders. Surely they have an extensive fitness regimen to keep them in tip top shape but what do our favorite men of might eat that gives them the fuel they need to keep the world safe?
Since we’ll be meeting a slew of crime fighting hunks this summer, let’s break down what these comic book kings most likely feast on for overall health and fitness!
April 10th, 2012 | by Heather Nauta
Although I would love nothing better than to tell you that all the nutrients you need are easily available from fresh, organic, whole plant foods B12 is unfortunately one nutrient that vegans in the developed world should be getting from supplements. But how much B12 do you need, and what are the best sources
February 6th, 2012 | by Heather Nauta
A good grocery list is the first step on your way to success with a healthy vegan diet. If your cupboards and fridge are full of junk, that's what you'll eat. If you fill your kitchen with healthy foods instead, you'll make it much easier to follow through and achieve your goals