Venous Insufficiency and The Unlucky Dietitian

Venous Insufficiency and The Unlucky Dietitian In this previous article, I shared my encounter with a virus that caused my thyroid to go haywire and release large amounts of thyroid hormone.  That ... READ MORE...

Sickle Cell Disease and Diet

Sickle Cell Disease and Diet I recently met someone who shared that he has Sickle Cell Disease.  I mentioned that I am a registered dietitian who focuses on plant-based nutrition.  He remarked ... READ MORE...

Whole Food Plant Based – Eight Years and Counting

Whole Food Plant Based – Eight Years and Counting Well it’s been eight years since I began eating a whole food plant based (WFPB) diet. Last year at this time I blogged the following: “I’ve ... READ MORE...

Dining Out Tips For Those Following Whole Food Plant-Based Diets

Dining Out Tips For Those Following Whole Food Plant-Based Diets Finding compliant meals when dining out is probably the most daunting challenge when following a whole food plant based (WFPB) diet.  ... READ MORE...

The Non-Invincible, Unlucky WFPB Dietitian

Prelude to Article I thought long and hard before deciding to post this article. The main reason behind my reluctance is that it contains personal information to which the world now has access.  The ... READ MORE...

Dr. William C. Roberts on LDL Cholesterol

Dr. William C. Roberts on LDL Cholesterol The Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health has discovered nine modifiable risk factors that make up 90% of the risk of having a first heart attack. ... READ MORE...

An Article Destined to Confuse and Mislead

Article Title - Low Carb Diet May Aid Your Metabolism Here is the first sentence of the article: “Eating low-carbohydrate meals may lead to healthy changes in a woman's metabolism that don't occur ... READ MORE...

What I Learned From A Meat Advertisement

What I Learned From A Meat Advertisement A few days ago, on my commute to work, I was stuck in traffic behind a Price Chopper truck for at least ten minutes.  The sign on the back of the truck ... READ MORE...

The Most Important Nutrient Is Often Ignored and It’s Under Attack

The Most Important Nutrient Is Often Ignored and It’s Under Attack As I’ve mentioned previously, I concur with T. Colin Campbell’s definition of nutrition: the highly integrated, interactive, ... READ MORE...

A Question For Certified Diabetes Educators; WTF?

A Question For Certified Diabetes Educators; WTF? In April of 2015, I wrote an article about pharmaceutical companies offering to provide free nutrition education classes to diabetics at physician ... READ MORE...