Spice Up Your Plate (and Your Health!)

by Sheetal K. Parikh, MS, RDN, LDN  As an Indian American and vegetarian since childhood, herbs and spices have always been a very important ingredient of each and every meal that I am consuming each and every day. As a dietitian, I have always been asked a question on how the plant-forward meals be made…

Limiting Saturated Fat: Still Important for a Healthy Heart

by Dr. Joel Kahn, MD The observation that diet and health are related can be traced back at least to Hippocrates over 2,000 years ago with the statement credited to him that “food is medicine”. The average lifespan in the last century has been been extended greatly, but many of those additional years are burdened…

THE PLANTRICIAN PROJECT: Uniting the Worlds of Healthcare and Plant-Based Eating

The non-profit Plantrician Project describes their mission: A nation—and world—in which the vast majority of physicians and healthcare professionals have experienced the dietary paradigm shift, enthusiastically embracing the health-protecting power of plant-based nutrition; in turn, effectively promoting patient and client adoption of a predominantly whole food, plant-based (WFPB) lifestyle. The result: Sustainability of human health and…

BUSINESS INSIDER: Plant-Based Reigns Supreme; the Ultimate Diet for Mind and Body

Business Insider reports  “a growing body of evidence suggests that a plant-based diet — which focuses on vegetables while incorporating whole grains and lean proteins — reigns supreme. It’s been found to be ideal for losing weight, staying lean, and keeping the mind sharp.” Supermodel Christie Brinkley discusses how a plant-based diet keeps her mind and body sharp at 64 years of age. 

KANTAR: Plant-Based is Hitting the Mainstream in Great Britain

Grocery shopping trends from Kantar Worldpanel suggest the UK is embracing a changed diet. “Grocery shopping trends from a leading data company suggest the UK is moving towards a plant-based diet. According to data and insight consultancy Kantar Worldpanel, ‘plant-based diets have hit the mainstream’.”