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Theresa “Sam” Houghton is a graduate of the Bauman College Nutrition Consultant program and the CNS and eCornell Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate. Through her wellness consulting business, GreenGut Wellness, she helps people achieve vibrant health with a whole food, plant-based diet.

Soy Myths vs Facts: Is Soy Healthy or Not?

Soy Myths vs Facts: Is Soy Healthy or Not?

Is soy dangerous or beneficial? Many people are still uncertain whether this plant-based protein has benefits or is a threat to long-term health. The confusion has given rise to numerous conflicting reports about how soy affects the body.


Iodine on a Plant-Based Diet: Why Is it Important & How to Get Enough

Iodine on a Plant-Based Diet: Why Is it Important & How to Get Enough

While essential to human health, iodine can often be in short supply for people following a low-sodium, whole food, plant-based diet. On the other hand, consuming too much iodine can be just as bad. In this article, we’ll look at why iodine matters and discuss some easy ways to make sure you’re meeting your daily requirement without overdoing it.


The Fiber Dilemma – Eating Plant-Based Without Tummy Trouble

The Fiber Dilemma – Eating Plant-Based Without Tummy Trouble

Fiber is essential for digestive wellness and performs other health-promoting functions. Switching from a low-fiber, standard American diet to a plant-based diet naturally high in fiber can cause some uncomfortable problems. Minimize those problems with these simple steps.


Unpacking the Science of Lectins – Are They Good or Bad?

Unpacking the Science of Lectins – Are They Good or Bad?

Discussions in the continuing debate over dietary lectins often lack details regarding what these proteins are and how they work. Taking a closer look at lectins will shed some light on what purpose they serve in the human body.


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