Tag Archives: Myths

The Mysterious Coconut

I think about coconuts.  A lot.  This has been going on for years.  I have a thing for nutrition controversies.  I want to give my clients the right information as well as keep my body healthy.  So, I question things … Continue reading

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Resveratrol is Not the Fountain of Youth

Sorry to disappoint! Red Wine Research Slammed with Fraud Charges Sometimes we all need a little reminder that you cannot believe everything you read.  Nowhere does this ring more true than with the subject of nutrition and health.  Magazines, television … Continue reading

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Vitamins and Real Food

Is there any benefit to taking vitamins? If you are taking them for a specific deficiency, then yes they can be useful.  However, most supplement users are what this article refers to as the “worried well” or people who are … Continue reading

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Forks Over Knives

I saw the best bumper sticker the other day.  It said:  “Is that what they told you to think?”  It was on a mini cooper which happens to be my favorite car and there was a cat sticker on it.  … Continue reading

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Detox Diets

I get asked about “detoxing” A LOT. To be perfectly honest, I am not a fan of the concept.  There is a lot of hype surrounding detoxing. People hear or read about it, it sounds good, and they are convinced … Continue reading

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Mood Boosters

Alright!  We all want to feel GOOD.  Certain foods can do this.  You might have comfort foods you enjoy such as tomato soup when you are sick or warm apple pie for dessert on a crisp fall evening.  Often, foods … Continue reading

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Protein

“Where do you get your protein?” It’s the number one question we non-animal eaters hear. For those of us who avoid dairy, calcium is number two– a topic for another day. The message has been ingrained in all of us … Continue reading

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Replacing Dairy Foods

Yesterday at Whole Foods I helped a mom shop who was looking for substitutes for dairy products for her young daughter who is on a dairy-free/gluten-free diet.  She was looking to replace their usual staples with the tastiest alternatives.   … Continue reading

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