Inflammation & Autoimmune Disease – What You Can Do About It

Inflammation & Autoimmune Disease – What You Can Do About It

We live in a time where chronic disease is at its highest in history, and the same is true for autoimmune diseases. Approximately 24 million Americans, or 1 in about every 14 people, are now afflicted with some type of autoimmune disease. While genetics plays a part in the possibility of developing an autoimmune disease [...]

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 [...]

American Cancer Society Releases New Guidelines for Cancer Prevention

American Cancer Society Releases New Guidelines for Cancer Prevention

On June 9th, the American Cancer Society published new dietary and physical activity guidelines for cancer prevention. The new guidelines consist of three primary components - exercise, a plant-strong diet, and limiting alcohol. They also call out red and processed meats and refined and highly processed foods for their cancer risk, as well as sugar [...]