Guest post from Porch.com by Cassandra Rosas Moving Towards a Vegan Lifestyle at Home; The Experts Tell Us How to Do It Shared with permission from the original post at Porch.com: https://porch.com/advice/vegan-lifestyle-home Choosing a vegan lifestyle is not only about your dietary preferences; committing yourself to a genuinely vegan and cruelty-free lifestyle extends to all […]

Improving Eyesight with Nutrition The secret to good eyesight as we age may not be a secret after all.   The adage that eating your carrots will ensure good eyesight has some truth.  Mom may have been right all along!  Even though conventional therapies for improving eyesight like eyeglasses, contact lenses, and surgery may be preferred […]

There has been a lot of hype about the EPIC-Oxford study and that they show higher bone fractures in vegans. A number of different plant-based doctors and YouTubers have covered the topic with their hypothesis of what may be the cause. Is it nutrient deficiency, or perhaps the study is flawed? One my my favorite […]

I recently watched a documentary on ‘Earthing’ called ‘The Earthing Movie: The Remarkable Science of Grounding‘. (Below if you care to watch it.) The documentary had plenty of anecdotal stories about children being able to accomplish more while ‘grounded’, as well as helping behavioral issues, and even autism. It also featured several doctors and researches […]

Do vegans need to supplement with DHA and EPA Omega 3’s? Short answer is NO! This study in the The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that non-meat or fish eaters convert ALA to EPA/DHA more efficiently despite less intake of these Omega 3’s: Dietary intake and status of n–3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in a […]

Insomnia is almost always nutritional deficiency related. Often times stress can contribute, and most of the time insomnia can be remedied through proper nutrition.  I used to suffer from horrible insomnia, so I was determined to fix it with proper nutrition.  After much research, these are my findings, and the studies are referenced at the […]

World Hunger And Global Food Security Scarcity vs. Distribution – A few key issues concerning world hunger and global food security are addressed below. This article was originally posted on A Well Fed World at https://awfw.org/scarcity-vs-distribution/ Overview Meat is a form of overconsumption and redistribution that increases scarcity. It’s common to hear that there’s plenty of […]

At the bottom of this article is a great plant based protein source guide. —- As I go deeper into being vegan and find myself becoming more and more healthy and more fit, I could not help but make some observations.  Not only do I feel great, I am looking great, and I  have a […]

Non Celiac Gluten Sensitivity – Is it real? I have been in the restaurant business for many years. Over the last 7 to 8 years or so, there had been a dramatic rise in people asking about gluten free menu items claiming they were gluten intolerant, gluten sensitive, or had a gluten or wheat allergy. […]