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 [...]

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 [...]

Differences Between the Diets: Vegan, Plant-Based, Keto and Mediterranean

Differences Between the Diets: Vegan, Plant-Based, Keto and Mediterranean

Dear Friends, Later this week we're getting to the good stuff -- how to customize your own diet so you will have something manageable that you can stick to for the long haul. Ahead of that I wanted to do a post where I talk about some of the most common diets out there right [...]

How to Choose Safe Personal Care and Cleaning Products

How to Choose Safe Personal Care and Cleaning Products

Dear Friends, Welcome back! This is officially the second post of Get Healthy Month, which is a month of teaching the basics of developing and embracing a healthy life. To read more, you can find all posts in the "Get Healthy Month: The Basics" category under the Health tab. You will find two introductory posts [...]