5 Reasons to Eat Onions Every Day

Onions are more than the perfect aromatic beginning of a delicious meal. The unique phytonutrients in onions make them anticancer, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, delivering many health benefits across the body. The onion is a member of the allium family of vegetables that includes garlic, leeks, shallots, chives and green onions (scallions.) The benefits of onions [...]

Vitamin B12 Supplementation – Why, What Kind and How Much?

There is one supplement that many people should be taking – vitamin B12. In this blog post, I am going to review why B12 is so important and who should consider supplementing and why. (You might be surprised that it includes more than just those eating a vegan or whole food, plant-based diet.) I’ll also [...]

Diet Fiction – A Documentary Movie Worth Watching

Every year, millions of Americans go on a diet. About 97 million of them. Ninety-seven million men, women and teens make the herculean effort to lose weight using a wide range of diets. Some throw in the towel after just a few days. Others stick it out longer, and experience some weight loss. But over [...]

Your Diet and Breast Cancer – What You Need to Know

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women (besides skin cancer.) I used to think that family history or genetic predisposition are the main causes of breast cancer. After all, that is what we hear about in the media most often. But I was wrong. Way wrong. Only about 2.5% of breast cancer [...]

Mediterranean Diet vs. Vegiterranean Diet

If you’re interested in following a Mediterranean Diet to improve your health, you’ll want to read the book, “The Vegiterranean Diet” by Julieanna Hever, MS RD. The book cuts through the often-repeated myths and gets to the core of the health-promoting foods of the Mediterranean Diet - the whole plant foods. Julieanna is a Registered [...]