We hear about omega-3’s all the time. But what are they? Why do we need them? How do we get them in our diets? How can vegans get DHA in their diets? And what do vegans and vegetarians need to be aware of? It’s all about omega-3 fatty acids today!
If you’re vegetarian and you’re looking for a plant-based alternative to collagen protein, we’ve got good news for you. There are lots of easy, nutritious, and delicious foods you can eat that will naturally boost your collagen production and help support and maintain the collagen you’ve already got in your system. Learn about the foods you can eat, the nutrients they deliver, and the recipes we love for vegetarian collagen support.
Ever wonder how you can get enough iron on a vegetarian diet? Well wonder no more! I’ve created a comprehensive guide to iron for vegetarians, including good sources of non-heme iron, ways to improve iron absorption, and more.
You know how much protein you need, but do you know what eating enough protein actually looks like each day? Here’s two vegetarian and vegan meal plans with a minimum of 75 grams of protein.
A guide to protein for vegetarians and vegans. Everything you need to know about amino acids, protein requirements, and what foods have the best protein for a vegetarian diet.
10 Simple Ways to Stay Hydrated. It can be tough to stay hydrated in the heat, during pregnancy, or when exercising. Here are some simple tips to help you stay hydrated every day, no matter what.
You know you should probably be getting more veggies into your diet each day, but are you trying to figure out how? I’ve got 9 tasty and easy ways to add more vegetables to breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks!
Are you someone who struggles with tummy troubles, and can’t pinpoint the issue? Does eating gluten-containing foods cause painful bloating, yet you don’t have an official diagnosis of celiac disease? Have you been diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome and are looking for relief? It’s possible that the answer is FODMAPS. Learn what FODMAPS are, which foods to avoid, and how a FODMAP elimination diet works.
Friendly reminder that you do NOT need to do a detox. You have a complex and wonderful body with a system in place to clear your body of waste and toxins – let’s learn about it and celebrate our incredible bodies!
Wondering about calcium? Here’s everything you need to know about getting enough calcium on a plant-based diet from a vegetarian nutritionist.
Is Popcorn Healthy? Get the lowdown on whether or not popcorn is a good snack, the best ways to pop popcorn, and whether not not microwave popcorn is good for you. Let’s get popping!
Your pregnancy nutrition guide for the third trimester, including what vegetarians need to know, important third trimester nutrients such as vitamin D and DHA, and more!
Summer vacations are the best, but it can be tough to keep healthy eating on track. Here are eight simple ways to eat healthy at the cabin and still enjoy your summer vacation!
Your pregnancy nutrition guide for the second trimester, including what vegetarians need to know, how much protein you need, iron, B12, and more!
Learn how to make Chia Fresca at home! This quick and easy recipe is the perfect healthy hydration drink. Made with just chia seeds, lime juice, honey, and a pinch of salt, it’s a natural energy drink you can pull off in a matter of minutes.
We’re getting into Vegetarian Pregnancy Superfoods, starting with eggs. Packed with protein, important nutrients, and vital minerals, here’s what you need to know about the humble egg for your vegetarian diet during pregnancy.
Pregnancy Nutrition can seem daunting, especially in the first trimester when it can be tough to eat anything at all, let alone what’s considered healthy. Here are some of my tips and tricks for getting through the first trimester as best you can.
Everything you need to know about Vitamin D: what it is, how much you need, and special considerations for those on a vegetarian or vegan diet.
Does eating sugar cause cancer? Let’s move past the sensationalist headlines and dig into the research to make sense of the latest information.
What are calories, why do they matter, and should we be counting them? Let’s dig into a bit of science and a bit of philosophy to find out.
Is coconut oil healthy? Should I put coconut oil in my coffee? What’s the deal with coconut oil anyways??? I’ve been fielding questions about coconut oil for a long time. And rightly so, it’s confusing! Coconut oil was totally fat-shamed in the 90’s for being super high in saturated fat – about 82% of the…
The best produce season of the year is upon is, and I don’t know about you guys but I’m gonna make the most of it while the fresh, local, in-season summer produce is at its best. Is there anything better than a warm, juicy peach straight from the farmer’s market? Or that impossibly sweet summer…
Most days around three o’clock or so in the afternoon, I find myself standing in front of the office snack drawer and asking myself this question: am I hungry? I’ll admit it’s taken a fair amount of mindfulness to get to the point of asking this question in the first place. When I first started…
Friends, can we talk about that salt study? Maybe you’ve heard of it, maybe you haven’t, but in the kinds of places I like to hang out the internet has been all up in a twitch over an article published in the New York Times earlier this month titled Why Everything We Know About Salt May…
Recently a client of mine asked if I would put together a cheat sheet with the health benefits of chia, flax, and hemp. I surely would, and I also thought it would be a great idea for a nutrition post on The Muffin Myth. So I’m here today with the Super Seed Smackdown! Let’s start…