Plant-Based Proteins Rundown

A growing number of people are turning toward a plant-based diet or at least are trying to eat more whole plant foods, which we know can support weight loss, cardiovascular health, and chronic disease prevention. However, one of the biggest questions that many people still have is how to obtain sufficient protein sans animal products. […]

3 Common Questions From Parents of Vegan Kids

We know that well-planned vegan and vegetarian diets can be appropriate for all ages and stages of life. Plant-based living has gained mainstream popularity over recent years, especially among younger generations. In fact, one recent study found that 12% of millennials consider themselves “faithful vegetarians.” As such, many parents of young vegan families are seeking […]

Eating Vegetarian/Vegan On the Go

Just because your clients are vegetarian or vegan or trying to include more plants and less meat in their diets doesn’t mean they can’t travel stress-free. If they’re constantly on the go and need quick meal and snack ideas, plant-based options are plentiful. When eating vegetarian or vegan, encourage clients to get creative to balance […]

Nutrient Needs for Vegans

Have a client who wants to go vegan? Great! According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, appropriately planned vegetarian and vegan diets are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits and prevent certain diseases. Plant-based diets are safe and appropriate for all stages of life, including pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and older […]

Food Day: Join the Dietitian Food Revolution

I have the distinct privilege of traveling around the country and talking to many dietitians about their passions and their life’s work. I’ve heard from so many of you, as you share the amazing efforts you’ve made—many completely voluntary and selfless—in the quest for helping people find a more sustainable, wholesome lifestyle. I’ve talked to […]