Browsing the "healthy diet" Tag

Just Like Parents, the Food Baby Eats Hinges on the Growing Economic Divide

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


Insurance Giant to Doctors: Recommend Plant-Based Diet!

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.”


Vegan Recipe: Nutty Power-Snackers

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!


Healthy Diet Makeover, Part Three: Out with the Old!

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!



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