August 9, 2022
We're talking about the difference between summer and winter squashes today on Fox 2!

August 7, 2022
I'm a long time member of the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM- I was certified though their program waaaaaaay back in 2011) and continue to implement my education into my curriculum. As a big fan of the Exam Room Podcast, it was a thrill to be a guest!

July 27, 2022
Hearts of palm is a great substitute for fish in this easy to assemble vegan ceviche!

July 20, 2022
“Where do you get your protein?” That’s the question I get asked most often when talking about a whole-food plant-based diet. But guess what…plants have protein! If you watch a special on mountain gorillas or elephants, do you worry about where they get their protein? Probably not, but just in case, they get their protein from the plants they eat, as they are herbivores. Therefore, the protein you get when you consume animal-based foods, like steak or chicken, ultimately comes from the plants those animals ate.

July 12, 2022
Calcium is a soil derived nutrient and is important in maintaining healthy bones and teeth, a healthy blood pressure, and a healthy nervous system. It also plays a role in muscle function and blood clotting. The daily recommendation for calcium intake for adults aged 19-50 years and men 51-70 years is 1000 mg per day. An intake of 1200 mg of calcium is recommended for women over 51 years and for men over 70 ¹ . The dairy industry has a done a great job promoting milk/diary as the best source of calcium.

July 11, 2022

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June 28, 2022
I adopted a plant-based diet back in 2008 and have been on a mission ever since to make a great black bean burger. Below are the 4 things you’ll want to remember to make a great burger every time!

June 27, 2022
Sulforaphane - a big name with big health benefits! In fact, it is one of the most potent food-derived anticarcinogens known at this time. Studies on sulforaphane show that it can prevent and even reverse some of our most feared health outcomes are plentiful, and this is so exciting! There is still a lot to learn about sulforaphane, and it can be a tricky little science project, but if you spend a some time diving in, learning, and then practice adding this to your diet, wow; it can be a real game changer.