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

—T. COLIN CAMPBELL, PHD

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9 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

Colorectal Cancer Trends & The Role of Nutrition

In the greater context of the “war on cancer,” colorectal cancer seems a clear success. Compared to other cancer sites, incidence and mortality rates for colorectal cancer have improved tremendously. And there’s a chance that we would know much less about this disease, including how to prevent and treat it, if not for the concerted efforts of recent decades.

Are Humans Herbivores or Omnivores?

Doctors, other experts, and conventional wisdom often say that animal products are essential components of a healthy diet. This majority view implies that humans are omnivores. But what do our bodies say?

Does it Matter If I Call Myself a Food Addict?

Where is the line that separates normal eating from food addiction? Aren't we all addicted to it to some extent, and don’t we need food to live? I have asked myself these questions many times, and I have tried to answer them with help from professionals and in my own social circles.

Healthy Plant-Based Meat Substitutes

New meat substitutes are appearing on grocery store shelves all the time, and many may be healthier than their animal-based counterparts. But are they actually good for you? And if not, what should you eat instead? You might love a good burger, hot dog, or pepperoni pizza, but the vegan versions of these classic animal-based … Continued

5 Essential Tips for Mindful Eating

Today's society moves so fast that most of us have forgotten what it looks like to be intentional and mindful with our food. In turn, there is a disconnect between the foods we eat and how they make us feel.

Getting Involved in Transforming the SAD School Food Culture

It’s that time again—back to school and, for many, back-to-school food, too! Unfortunately, it’s the school food that makes many parents cringe. When we think of transforming school food, we may think of eliminating toaster pastries or decreasing the number of times pizza is served each week. Often, plant-powered kids pack a lunch, and their … Continued

16 Kid-Approved Plant-based Recipes

Involving children in the kitchen is a great way to get them excited about selecting and preparing healthy meals. Children may be selective eaters due to different textures, color, and flavor preferences, but the earlier they are exposed to new foods, the more likely they will be open to tasting them. Getting children to eat … Continued

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