July-August 2013

Meat Analogs

June 28, 2013 Tali Sedgwick

Golden palaces of mock meat. Most towns have one; if you don't know where it is, ask your local vegan or vegetarian. These Chinese restaurants serve classic dishes like Peking "duck," "beef" and broccoli and

July-August 2013

Raising Vegan Children

June 28, 2013 Dina Aronson

Infancy and childhood are a time of rapid growth, development and change. As nutrition professionals (and most parents) know, it is important that young children optimize their nutrition intake to promote health and vitality. This

July-August 2013

Veganism and Heart Health

June 28, 2013 Virginia Messina

When former president Bill Clinton adopted a (mostly) vegan diet, people began to take notice of a lifestyle once considered alternative or extreme. Veganism is gaining interest among the public and nutrition researchers. While concerns

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Life’s a Peach

June 28, 2013 Karman Meyer

For the second year now, Nashvillians have been fortunate to receive fresh, Georgia peaches straight from the farm thanks to the Peach Truck. This iconic green Jeep pick-up truck, owned by a husband and wife

July-August 2013

Jamie Shifley: Healthful Food Takes Flight

June 27, 2013 Denise Rondini

Anyone who travels knows that finding healthy food options at airports can be challenging. Thanks to Jamie Shifley, MS, RD, LDN, director of the coordinated nutrition program at the University of Illinois – Chicago, things

July-August 2013

Plant-based Populations

June 27, 2013 Christy Wilson

The Mahatma Gandhi chose vegetarianism based not solely on his cultural heritage but also on his beliefs about humanity and moral strength. He said: "I do feel that spiritual progress does demand at some stage

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My Favorite Favas

June 27, 2013 Cara Anselmo

I was introduced to fava beans — a.k.a. "broad beans" — the summer I turned 15. My friend's Italian grandfather grew them in his backyard garden on Long Island. My friend would bring bagfuls to