“Good nutrition creates health in all areas of our existence.”

—T. COLIN CAMPBELL, PHD

Vegetables spread across a wooden cutting board

Why Breadth Is Important: A Selection from Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s The Future of Nutrition

This excerpt taken from Dr. Campbell’s The Future of Nutrition (2020) explains why breadth of effect is critical when assessing health and nutrition protocols, and explores how the current reductionist medical paradigm ignores this criterion. To learn more about The Future of Nutrition, read our dedicated webpage. To learn more about reductionism and its alternative, … Continued

Nutrition Science

Tips for Reducing Hidden Toxins in the Kitchen

We spend a lot of time thinking about the foods we routinely eat, and rightly so. Nutrition plays a leading role in determining our health and disease outcomes; with our society facing epidemics of lifestyle-related diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, you might argue nutrition has never been more important. But food isn’t the … Continued

In The Kitchen

Tailoring the WFPB Diet to Individual Needs and Preferences (Video)

In the following video, Varun Ponmudi—the founder of former CNS grant recipient Aaya’s Table—discusses why it’s necessary to understand and cater to the needs and preferences of the people we work with when trying to facilitate sustainable dietary lifestyle change. This clip covers many critical subjects for ensuring successful, lasting change, whether in a diet … Continued

Nutrition Science

How Common is Protein Deficiency?

We are a people preoccupied with protein. We have been ever since we discovered the nutrient in the mid-19th century. You might have heard that protein comes from the Greek proteios, meaning “of prime importance.”[1] And it is important—we cannot live without it. But judging by the level of attention granted to protein—in the mind … Continued

Nutrition Science

Dr. Stephanie Peacock’s Top Foods for Gut Health

Every time we eat, we feed the trillions of bacteria that make up our gut microbiome. Ideally, we should have 300–400 types of these bacteria.[1] But unfortunately, due to processed foods and lack of fiber, many individuals have less than this. This loss of critical microorganisms and the lack of diversity in our microbiome can … Continued

Wellness

17 Whole Food, Plant-Based Holiday Dessert Recipes

Oh, the smell of goodies baking in the kitchen! There are few things that sum up happiness in a smell for me – but fresh baked goods are certainly one of them. Growing up, I always loved baking and cherish my memories huddled around the kitchen counter cutting out sugar cookies and gingerbread men during … Continued

In The Kitchen

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