Nutrition

Dietitian Approved: Being the Best “You” During the Holiday Season

The other night I spoke at a First Place 4 Health (FP4H) group about how to stay healthy during the holidays.  This is such a love/hate topic.  Many people want to stay healthy over the holiday season, but most also want to enjoy the holiday season and “take a break.” At the FP4H session, I asked… Continue reading Dietitian Approved: Being the Best “You” During the Holiday Season

Nutrition

What is a Plant-Based Diet?

Plant-Based Diets “Plant-based” is often a term used interchangeably with “vegan” or “vegetarian.”  Plant-based, however, means that the basis of the diet consists of foods that derive from plants and not animals.  Examples of these foods are beans, legumes, rice, vegetables, nuts and seeds.  A person can still follow a plant-based diet and consume meat… Continue reading What is a Plant-Based Diet?