Berries, Nutrient Dense Foods, Antioxidants

Raspberries

Which berries have most antioxidants, best nutrition? All types of berries are nutrient dense foods, not just acai or blueberries. By Pamela A. Popper, Ph.D., N.D. Dr. Pam Popper is a naturopath, nutritionist and the Executive Director of The Wellness Forum. One of the more inaccurate claims made by companies and individuals selling healthy food products […]

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Getting the Best Nutritional Value of Vegetables & Fruits

Vegetable Stir Fry

Cooking Vegetables: Stir-frying and cooking in soups for best vegetable nutrition Dr. Nina Bailey: Boil, steam or fry: are we getting the best nutritional value from our fruit and vegetables? Eating at least 6 servings a day of fruit and vegetables seems to be having a positive impact on our food choices. By eating fruits and vegetables in a variety of different […]

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Kid Friendly Healthy Diet for Food Allergies

Little Girl Eating

Mom worries tofu won’t have enough protein for toddler with food allergies My 20 month old daughter has food allergies – she is allergic to dairy, eggs, and all nuts. I am concerned that there are several key nutrients she may be either low on or not getting, among them protein. Her doctor recently suggested […]

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For a healthy pH balance, minimize acid producing foods.

Basic Greens

What is pH? What are acidity and alkalinity? How to maintain a healthy pH balance and avoid acid producing foods. Does your body pass the acid test? Maintaining a healthy pH balance in the body is one of the most important aspects of health—and also one of the most misunderstood and most ignored.  Why?  For […]

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New Veg Hates to Cook, How to Eat Healthy?

Unhappy Cook

I hate to cook. How to have a healthy veg diet? 10 tips for healthy eating with (almost) no cooking I’ve recently become vegetarian, but I hate to cook. I would like to buy pre-packaged foods, pre-made foods, etc.  What do you suggest?  Where do you suggest I go?  I love tofu and that’s my […]

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New Teen Vegetarian Has Parental Obstacles

Sad Veggie Girl

Teen vegetarian needs good nutrition guide and parental help with vegetarian diet Hi, I’m 14 and I just turned vegetarian 3 months ago. I started feeling better and did not have the headaches I usually do. Anyway, when I asked my parents if I could be vegetarian they were all like, yeah go for it. […]

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7 Yr Old Vegetarian Child Has Behavior Issues

Veggie Boy

Vegetarian child behavior issues – is he getting enough calories? Does he have food sensitivities, indigestion, constipation? Hi, I just stumbled on your website and wonder if you might have any advice for me. My 7 year old went vegetarian (lacto-ovo) 2 months ago. The rest of the family are omnivores, but I grew up […]

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Mom Says Vegetarian Son Not Getting Enough Protein

Lettuce Mouth

My 19 yr old son went vegetarian 5 months ago, and he doesn’t seem to be getting enough protein or adequate nutrition

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Vegetarian has Hypothyroidism, B12 Deficiency

Doctor Dilemna

I’m having a multi-level nutritional dilemma. I’ve been a vegetarian for 6 years. I was recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism and severe B12 deficiency I’m having a multi-level nutritional dilemma. I’ve been a vegetarian for 6 years. I was recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism and severe B12 deficiency. Having watched many of my holistic friends spend thousands […]

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Teen Vegan Suspected of Being Anorexic & Superior

Teenage Attitude

Teen vegan problem with meat eating family & ancient relatives who never heard of vegan diet and think that she is anorexic and superior I am having a huge problem with my meat eating family. Most of my relatives are extremely old (70+ years old) and have never heard of this. They put strange ideas […]

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Savvy Vegetarian