Weight Loss Articles

Plant-Based Diet, Protein and Weight Loss

Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays, largely unencumbered by commercial influence (until recently) and focused on family, friends and, of course, food! But this holiday also marks the start of an eating season where many of us throw caution to the wind, eat without restriction, and then inevitably feel guilty about gaining weight.

How Can I Lower My Triglycerides?

Q: I am a healthy weight and recently changed my diet to a vegan diet. Since then, my doctor has told me that my triglycerides are high: they are 215. Why are they high? What can I do, and is it important for me to improve these numbers?