I Answer a Question About Lectins and Polyphenols

I Answer a Question About Lectins and Polyphenols Below is a question I received from a registered nurse followed by my response.  I hope my response will steer her and others away from “The Plant ... READ MORE...

The Amazing Microbiome

The Amazing Microbiome At the turn of the century, the groundbreaking technique called 16S RNA sequencing, pioneered by Dr. Carl Woese, led to an explosion in scientific research on the human ... READ MORE...

Reflections From Plant Stock 2017

Reflections From Plant Stock 2017 For the sake of brevity and due to my natural desire to conserve energy, here are some short highlights from Plant Stock 2017.  As always, there will be links ... READ MORE...

Coffee

Coffee In the future, when asked about my thoughts about a specific food or beverage, I’m going try to respond with the question “compared to what?”. Someone recently asked me what I thought about ... READ MORE...

A Wake-Up Call for Mr. Hicks

J. Morris Hicks is a whole food plant-based (WFPB) writer, speaker and activist. I am on his email list and I receive daily bite-sized blog articles. A recent bite-sized blog contained this alarming ... READ MORE...

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...