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What I Eat In a Day as a Vegan Nutritionist and Athlete
What I Eat In a Day as a Vegan Nutritionist and Athlete
Any long-time vegan knows the biggest misconception surrounding plant-based diets is the myth that you can’t get adequate nutrition (protein, especially) from plant foods alone. Many assume that vegans eat only smoothies and lettuce. This simply isn’t true, as vegan athletes and authors Robert Cheeke and Matt Frazier attest in their latest book The Plant Based Athlete, published last summer. The G
Is Snacking Actually Bad for You? Here’s What an Expert and the Research Says
Is Snacking Actually Bad for You? Here’s What an Expert and the Research Says
Snacking has become more common during the pandemic, as more people are working and eating from home, and sales of snacks like chips, popcorn, and pretzels grew more than 11 percent in a year. More Americans are getting more of their calories from snacks than any other source –  even back in  2019 a Food & Health Survey found that 57 percent of us were snacking at least once per day, while jus
To Reach Your Wellbeing Goals, Focus on Your Mental Health, Says This Doctor
To Reach Your Wellbeing Goals, Focus on Your Mental Health, Says This Doctor
The initial idea of a new year’s resolution can be very exciting: As we turn the page to the new year we begin thinking about changes we would like to make, experiences we would like to have, and how we want to live our lives. This can give a big shot of dopamine and adrenaline which can cause an almost euphoric feeling. On t...
7 Tips to Crush Your New Year’s Goals, from Nutritionists
7 Tips to Crush Your New Year’s Goals, from Nutritionists
The New Year is a blank slate for starting over and giving yourself a fresh start on goals big and small. This year, many are making a commitment to eat plant-based for health and wellbeing and enhanced immunity. As Rhyan Geiger, RDN owner of Phoenix Vegan Dietitian, puts it, “Starting a New Year's resolution can be exciting, but may also become difficult after the first week.” Wh...
Keep Your Blood Sugar Low After You Eat With This Simple Trick, By an RD
Keep Your Blood Sugar Low After You Eat With This Simple Trick, By an RD
Every single food we eat impacts our bodies, well beyond keeping us fueled. Carbohydrates, for example, get digested and broken down into glucose (or blood sugar) and then used as fuel in our cells. Since carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy, a hormone called insulin comes along to open the door of our cells and let the glucose in to feed them. With...

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