Tag: plant based

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.

The Ultimate Junk Food (That you never even knew was a junk food!)
August 30, 2016 Nutrition Brian Fulton

  Junk food – noun.  Simple Definition of junk food: food that is not good for your health because it contains high amounts of fat or sugar    Source: Merriam-Webster’s Learner’s Dictionary Full Definition of junk food – Merriam-Webster 1 :  food that is high in calories but low in nutritional content (micronutrients) 2 :  something

Weight Management Lessons I Learned on my Health Journey
July 12, 2016 Healthy Lifestyle Brian Fulton

My Journey Maintaining one’s weight within a healthy target range can become increasingly difficult as we age. It would appear to be easier from some than for others. If you are one of those people whose body tends to pack on the pounds, then let me say that I truly empathize with your challenge on

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