Category Archives: Nutrition Info

Nutritional Yeast

What is Nutritional Yeast? When asking what is nutritional yeast, some may wonder if it is a baking yeast or a terrible tasting brewer yeast concoction.  But wait until you hear why vegans and non-vegans alike have this food in … Continue reading

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Nutrition Facts on Meat vs. Beans

Which is healthier? This image tells it all. Beans WIN. We have been taught that we need to eat meat to be healthy.  However, meat is higher in saturated fats, has no fiber, has no more protein than beans, is … Continue reading

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Your Child and the Food That Feeds the Brain

I shudder when I think of what children are eating these days. We have all heard the saying “You are what you eat”… right?  Our food feeds and nourishes our organs, blood, cells, and yes, our BRAIN.  Think about it? … Continue reading

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Green Tea Benefits

Green tea has to be one of the most antioxidant-rich foods on the planet!  I like getting my antioxidants in my favorite jasmine cups of tea everyday. This tea has been used medicinally for centuries, and only recently have there … Continue reading

Nutrition Info, Veg Topics

Organic Food Benefits

Organic or Non-Organic? This seems to be quite the debate. I know people who will not buy anything but organic if they have a choice, and others that don’t feel its worth the extra money. A lot of people fall … Continue reading

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The China Study Book Review

The China Study is one of the classics on diet. It is a book on nutritional science developed from long-standing studies performed in China for 20 years by Colin Campbell, PhD. Colin noticed that specific regions in China had significantly … Continue reading

Book Reviews, Nutrition Info, Veg Topics

Dr. Michael Greger Teaches Why WFPBD

WFPBD – Whole Food Plant-based Diet, Michael Greger, MD is one of my favorite MD doctors on the subject of nutrition.  He studies the thousands of Nutritional Journals every year. In this short video Dr. Greger explains why plant-based protein … Continue reading

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Magnificent Magnesium

Magnesium is a frequently overlooked mineral and it can be beneficial when we are feeling fatigued, depressed, or have other ailments. This is a shame since 68-75% of us are deficient and it is critical to over 300 bodily functions. … Continue reading

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