Posts Tagged nutrients

Principles of Plant-Based Nutrition – Principle #4

Mixed Greens

This is the fourth of an eight-part series: Principles of Plant-Based Nutrition Principle #4: Genes Do Not Determine Disease On Their Own For years medical science has studied genes and searched for which particular genes are responsible for producing diseases like obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and breast cancer. The traditional thought is that if we can isolate which genes cause which diseases, we […]

Read more

Principles of Plant-Based Nutrition – Principle #3

Plant-based Whole Foods

This is the third of an eight-part series: Principles of Plant-Based Nutrition Principle #3: There are Virtually No Nutrients in Animal-Based Foods that are not Better Provided by Plants All the nutrients we require can be found in plant-based foods. We simply don’t ever need to consume animal-based foods to get any of the good nutrition we need. Plant-based foods also contain dietary […]

Read more

Principles of Plant-Based Nutrition – Principle #2

Supplements

This is the second of an eight-part series: Principles of Plant-Based Nutrition Principle #2: Vitamins and Supplements are Not a Panacea for Good Health In my last post, I talked about nutrition being a complex system of countless nutrients all working together to provide our bodies with everything they need for optimal health. Too often, however, people think that they can continue to […]

Read more

Principles of Plant-Based Nutrition – Principle #1

Spinach

This is the first of an eight-part series: Principles of Plant-Based Nutrition Principle #1: Nutrition is a Complex System of Countless Nutrients all Working Together When people talk about the nutritional value of food, they often refer to a handful of key nutrients – protein, fat, carbohydrates – and in doing so they miss the bigger picture of what nutrition is really all […]

Read more

Contact

Questions? Comments? Interested in contributing?

Social

Follow

Add your email address and get amazing recipes, nutritional tips, and other goodies delivered right to your inbox!

Join 1,322 other subscribers