Tag: Nutrition

Nutrients Of Concern In America
January 24, 2017 Healthy Lifestyle,Nutrition Brian Fulton

As a plant-based eater (vegan), people often ask me, “Where do you get your protein?” This always makes me smile, because I know two things: Studies show that most vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores consume 170% of their protein needs.[i] This means that like everyone else, I am probably getting 70% more protein that I actually

History of the Plant-Based Diet
November 21, 2016 Healthy Lifestyle,Nutrition Brian Fulton

  In December 2013, I watched a documentary entitled Forks Over Knives. This movie follows the lives of five people with different medical issues and tracks their progress after they adopt a whole food, plant-based (WFPB) diet, a dietary regime that contains no animal products, and contains food that is either unprocessed or minimally processed.

Twenty Reasons to Not Eat Within Your Own Kingdom
March 17, 2015 Healthy Lifestyle,Nutrition Brian Fulton

  There is now a mountain of evidence suggesting that eating more fruits and vegetables in your diet offers many health benefits. Most of the benefits come from the addition of whole food of plant origin, (fruits, vegetables, grains, beans, nuts, seeds etc.) because of all of the increased fibre, antioxidants, and phytonutrients available in

Fat- How Much Do We Need in our Diet?
September 22, 2014 Nutrition Brian Fulton

  Fat affects the taste and texture of food in a manner that could almost be described as seductive. We are drawn to fats for ancient survival reasons. In nature, and in our bodies, fat is a concentrated form of energy. The body uses it primarily for energy storage in preparation for periods of food

How to Read Food Labels
September 22, 2014 Healthy Lifestyle,Nutrition Brian Fulton

  Label Reading 101 – Advice from Jeff Novick MS, RD, LD, LN The above picture is probably enough to scare anyone off of this topic. This is why I have created this post, which is a summary of label reading information presented in Jeff Novick’s DVD, ‘Should I Eat That?’  If you are interested