Family, Health, Nutrition

How to Build a Balanced Plant Based Diet – Part One

Time and time again, inquiring minds ask, how can I assure I am getting all that I need while consuming a plant based diet? This includes macronutrients, micronutrients, fats, etc. I think one challenge that most of us have is that although we know the truth (at least somewhat) about what types of food we… Continue reading How to Build a Balanced Plant Based Diet – Part One

Nutrition, Uncategorized

Protein – How Much Do We Need and What is the Best Source?

How much protein do we need on a plant based, vegan or vegetarian diet/lifestyle? What type of protein is best? Is animal protein healthier than plant protein? All these questions and more are answered here.

Family, Nutrition, Oxidative Stress, Pregnancy, Uncategorized

A Pregnancy Regimen for Keeping Mom Healthy

Pregnancy is a sacred time, a time to care for one's body, as it is now nourishing two. Here's a look inside my nutrient regimen while I was pregnant with baby number two.

Nutrition, Oxidative Stress, Skin

Nutrition and Skin Health

What is affecting how our skin looks, and even how it feels? The food we eat. Some people are blessed with beautiful skin, no matter what they eat. I am not one of those people.

Oxidative Stress

Antioxidants

"Free radicals are associated with human DISEASE, including CANCER, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, ALZHEIMER'S disease, PARKINSON'S disease and MANY others."

Nutrition

Pour Some Sugar on Me

What kind of sweetener do you use? Recently, this question has come up to me a lot. While sugar alcohols seem to have more advantages than disadvantages, you still want to recognize what your body is trying to tell you. - no calories - no spike in blood sugar - doesn't cause tooth decay 🔸… Continue reading Pour Some Sugar on Me

Nutrition, Uncategorized

I'm not…

With the various blogs and social media accounts that I see or even follow, there are a couple things I notice. The first is that it looks like these bloggers are freakin' photographers! That I am not! I realize most of what I post revolves around nutrition and food, so that means our meals should be… Continue reading I'm not…