People go plant-based for lots of reasons. These include losing weight, feeling more energetic, reducing the risk of heart disease, decreasing the number of pills
NYC Health + Hospitals has announced that it is participating in Meatless Mondays by expanding plant-based menu options on Mondays at all 11 of its
You might be asking yourself how protein can be associated with weight gain when you have always been told to eat protein to lose weight.
The subject of calcium is a hotly debated one. One of the biggest controversies is whether or not we can really get enough calcium following
Roughly 75 percent of the meat sold at grocery stores in the United States contains antibiotic-resistant bacteria, aka superbugs, according to a new report by
Growing up in Singapore, I was one of the “fat” kids in class. My classmates called me a “double scoop ice cream with a cherry
The USDA’s recent proposal to eliminate dietary cholesterol guidelines has positive and negative repercussions. It also reminds us why government nutritional recommendations are not reliable.
The recent uproar over “lean beef trimmings” – also known as “pink slime” – has led the maker of this ammonia-treated meat to suspend operations
The meat industry’s future in recent years isn’t exactly looking bright. And as meat demand wanes, Wall Street is watching. NASDAQ published an article headlined
Up until a year ago, my eating habits were bad. Having grown up in a Hispanic household, I’d been eating animal products all my life,
Today, of course, we know that most proteins from both plants and animals are “complete proteins” (meaning they contain all of the essential amino acids
Since 2011, there’s been an explosion of nutritional research supporting the idea that a whole-food, plant-based diet can provide optimal health for just about anyone.
These days, few commentaries cause vegans more despair than those proclaiming the virtues of eating “humane” meat, those promoting the ethics of eating “sustainable” meat,
The Duchess of Cornwall recently unveiled the rebranded Royal Osteoporosis Society. Highlighting bone health is positive - but there is still a lot of confusion around its connection to diet. I applaud the Duchess of Cornwall for highlighting the issue of osteoporosis, which
Thanks in part to the American Heart Association’s recommendation that individuals at high risk for heart disease should ask their physicians about omega-3 fish oil
Let’s start in the spirit of agreement. All nutrition experts seriously interested in promoting health and longevity will agree that eliminating processed foods rich in