What is a Plant-Based Diet? Questions Answered

What is a Plant-Based Diet? Questions Answered

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is celebrating National Nutrition Month throughout the month of March. This is a great opportunity to share information about a plant-based diet for those who are new to a plant-based life, those considering going plant-based, or those who are simply curious about what plant-based is. What is a plant-based diet? [...]

Dispelling the Dairy Myth–Why It’s Bad for You, and How to Get Calcium without It

Dispelling the Dairy Myth–Why It’s Bad for You, and How to Get Calcium without It

This is something I wanted to talk about a little more in depth. A myth has been perpetuated for decades that we not only need dairy due to its high levels of calcium, but that children and the elderly need large quantities of it to build strong bones and prevent osteoporosis. Science is a funny thing, because [...]