Myth Busting: How Much Protein do I Really Need?

Myth Busting: How Much Protein do I Really Need?

If you've started on your journey to a plant-based diet for optimal health, then you've surely already encountered the infamous question - "but where do you get your protein?" That question is what I'm going to address here, with all the breakdowns of protein needs for normal daily life, for athletes, for women, for men...if [...]

New Dietary Guidelines Released – Financial Power of Agribusiness Wins Again

New Dietary Guidelines Released – Financial Power of Agribusiness Wins Again

Hello again my friends! As I write to you I am still awaiting the arrival of my new Chromebook. My current one is on the fritz - the keyboard has stopped working, and it spazzed out and deleted half of the photos from my SD card. Which means that post I had planned to share [...]

More Plants, Less Weight – Weight Loss for My Teens

More Plants, Less Weight – Weight Loss for My Teens

When I took a poll on Facebook of what people want help with the most, weight loss was the winner by a landslide. Right around that same time my children came home from their dad's, where they spend their summers, 35 pounds overweight each. They normally gain anywhere from 10-20 pounds over the summer, but [...]

Burger King Combats Climate Change by Changing Diet of Its Cows

Burger King Combats Climate Change by Changing Diet of Its Cows

Following close behind the promotion of the Impossible Whopper, a meatless sandwich alternative, Burger King announced new plans to combat climate change. By changing the diet of cows to include 100 grams of lemongrass, Burger King believes methane emissions from the cows will be reduced by around 33%. First, less meat. Second, less methane. Could [...]