The scientific evidence is clear that consuming ultra-processed foods is very bad for our health. A new study reviewed data from 14 studies which included 9,888,373 participants. The researchers were looking for a correlation between ultra-processed foods and adverse health outcomes. They conclude: Greater exposure to ultra-processed food was associated with a higher risk of […]

OPINION: Protein should not be a food group since labeling it this way creates an unhealthy obsession with so-called protein rich foods when it makes absolutely no difference where we derive amino acids to synthesize proteins in our bodies, and excess protein increases the risk of diseases. Protein rich foods are not necessary considering human […]

In their most dire climate report to date, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has urged a switch to plant-based diets as the single most important shift individuals can make to halt the course of climate warming and prevent the most catastrophic impacts. For the first time in 34 years since the United […]

Plant-Based Foods for Skin Health: A Narrative Review “Collectively, the evidence to date suggests a promising future for plant-based dietary interventions that promote skin barrier health and function.” https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212267221014337 In conclusion, clinical studies in the field of nutrition and skin research support growing evidence to help dietitians make targeted dietary recommendations. More investigations on whole […]

I have heard that people who play together, stay together.  As I pondered the concept of companionate love which is considered feelings of affection and consistent love between interdependent romantic partners who share their time and activity together, I wondered how much of a role mutually shared extracurricular activities play in keeping long term relationships […]

Type 2 Diabetes is a horrible disease. I would encourage you to look closely at how to manage type 2 diabetes with a plant-based diet. The long term implications of the disease and the side effects of the associated medications warrants making some drastic lifestyle changes in order to manage and reverse your diabetes. Some […]

So let’s talk about metabolic health, diet, weight loss, and arterial function. Let’s start with a joke….. How many Keto/low-carb proponents does it take to change a light bulb??? NONE – because they prefer to stay in the dark! Joke number two: How many plant-based doctors and dieticians are getting paid big speaking fees from […]

It can be difficult to stay compliant on a plant-based / vegan diet during the holidays.  Between family gatherings, office parties for which you can hire black owned event planners, Christmas parties, and those darn cookies, holiday celebrations and gatherings can be challenging and may be a fast way to gain weight. Here are a […]

Plant Based Gift Ideas For Every Vegan! Easy Amazon links & support for your favorite charity like PCRM, Plant Based Nutrition Support Group, PlantPure Communities, Mercy For Animals, PETA, Vegan Outreach, and MANY more! via Smile.Amazon.com! Gift Ideas: Micro-Greens Kit: Plant-Based Aprons: Kitchen Wares: Instant Pot + Vitamix 7500 (or other) Blender Sprouting Kit Non-Stick […]