When Your Child Wants Non-Vegan Foods
Jun27

When Your Child Wants Non-Vegan Foods

Even though we may provide our children with vegan substitutes, they are still tempted by pizza, milk chocolate and other treats their friends have and often want to try them. What’s a parent to do?

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Are Whole Grains Healthy?
Jan15

Are Whole Grains Healthy?

Many studies and nutrition experts have been telling us white bread isn’t the best thing since at least 1970. I don’t know whether to cheer that the authors finally got on the bandwagon or wonder why Weston Price doesn’t upgrade its website.

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Nutrition for a Vegan

I’ve been eating a mostly vegan diet for 3 1/2 years. I read in a book “Becoming Vegan”, written by two dietitians, who suggest being tested every few years for any deficiencies. Do you suggest that also? The book to which you refer was written by Brenda Davis, RD and Vesanto Melina, RD, MS. These are two Canadian dietitians who I think are fantastic. If you go back and look at other answers I have written you will...

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The Schwarzbein Principle
Sep28

The Schwarzbein Principle

I had to do some RESEARCH. Oy! Makes my head hurt. However, here is what I think after reading their website and my own work as an RD

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Algal DHA
Sep28

Algal DHA

There seems to be a lot of research supporting the value of DHA in the human diet. Is algal DHA the same as that from fish oil? Are you getting enough in your diet?

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How to Relieve Constipation
Sep28

How to Relieve Constipation

Are you eating vegetables, salads, brown rice and fruits but still having problems? Marty Davey explains why and what you can do to get things moving.

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Soy Milk for Babies
Sep28

Soy Milk for Babies

A review of the research on the ingredients in soy milks, soy yogurts and soy formula and how it can be beneficial or affect your baby.

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Vegan Acne
Sep28

Vegan Acne

Acne and skin break outs are not uncommon for those becoming vegan. Here are a few reasons why and what you can do about it.

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Agave Nectar During Pregnancy
Sep28

Agave Nectar During Pregnancy

One of my fellow dietitians asked a similar question to the vegetarian group within the American Dietetics Association. This brought on a brouhaha that lasted for days. Here’s my take on the agave nectar issue.

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Fish Oil Substitute
Sep25

Fish Oil Substitute

My doctor has put me on fish oil supplements. I feel bad about taking fish oil but I don’t want to jeopardize my health either. Any suggestions?

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Weight Loss Surgery and Going Vegan
Sep25

Weight Loss Surgery and Going Vegan

I’m wondering if it’s safe for me to be vegan. Is veganism possible after weight loss surgery?

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Gaining Weight as a Vegan
Sep25

Gaining Weight as a Vegan

Since going vegan I was hoping to drop some weight. Instead I have gained. I don’t count calories but I don’t think im going over 1300 calories a day. What am I doing wrong?

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Vegan Protein Allergies and Constipation
Sep25

Vegan Protein Allergies and Constipation

I am often fatigued, depressed, and having a hard time focusing. I feel very toxic but I don’t understand why. I literally eat vegetables, salads, brown rice and fruits all day but I am still constipated. Please help!

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Protein for Healing
Sep25

Protein for Healing

Healing requires increased protein in your diet. A vegan diet can take care of these increases. Just like folks that ingest animal products. You just have to take a little more care with what you are eating.

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