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Celebrating World Vegan Month

By |2020-11-09T13:22:45-06:00November 4th, 2020|blog, Lifestyle|

Celebrating World Vegan Month

In the United States, November 2020 is a dynamic month with much of our attention on health, politics, and, of course, Thanksgiving. It’s also World Vegan Month. Each November plant-based eaters from across the globe celebrate a cruelty-free lifestyle. My life transformed when I went vegan. I am grateful to have embraced self-empowered […]

Plant-Based Transition-Gradual or All at Once

By |2020-11-04T16:06:39-06:00November 4th, 2020|blog, Lifestyle, Transitioning|

Ask the Pros Q&A

Q:Is it better to make the transition to a whole food plant-based diet gradually or all at once?

A: One of the most powerful steps anyone can take to improve health, boost energy levels, and prevent chronic disease is to transition to a whole food plant-based (WFPB) diet.

The […]

Book Review – How Not to Diet

By |2020-11-09T13:03:07-06:00November 2nd, 2020|blog, Lifestyle, Weight Loss|

Book Review – How Not to Diet

As someone who most of her life always wanted to shake “those last 10 pounds’.” I’m pretty familiar with diet books. The promises! The glitzy “NEW” approaches! Those amazing anecdotes!” You know the pitches…

So now that I’m smarter, more skeptical, and have lost those pounds after […]

Where Do You Get Your Protein?

By |2020-10-19T11:48:07-05:00October 18th, 2020|blog, Nutrition|

Ask the Pros – Q&A

Q: Where Do You Get Your Protein?

A: Without a doubt, this is one of the most common (and frustrating) questions those on a plant-based diet often get. The average requirement for people is 42 grams of protein a day. Non-vegetarians get way more than they need, and so does everyone […]

The High Value of In-Season Produce

By |2020-10-08T14:56:59-05:00October 3rd, 2020|blog, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

Food for Thought

The High Value of In-Season Produce

Eating seasonal fruits and vegetables is a healthier choice. You can eat in-season by selecting food that is growing and being harvested locally at the same time you’re shopping.

Eating in-season foods is a wise decision that helps you strengthen your health and save money.

Consider […]

Is Vegan Food More Expensive

By |2020-10-03T13:53:09-05:00October 1st, 2020|blog, Health, Lifestyle|

Ask the Pros Q&A

Q: Is vegan food more expensive?

Contrary to popular belief, eating a whole food plant-based diet is not expensive. The myth that eating a plant-based diet is expensive derives from the fact that consuming processed versions of vegan foods, such as vegan brats, vegan burgers, and vegan can be […]

Heart Disease Month

By |2020-04-20T14:27:13-05:00February 8th, 2020|blog, Health, Heart Disease, Lifestyle|

Heart Disease Month

Have you been diagnosed with heart disease? If so, you are not alone. According to the American Heart Association, 116.4 million, or 46% of adults, are estimated to have hypertension and someone dies of cardiovascular disease every 38 seconds. February is American Heart Month, and each year […]

Chicagoland – Connect with us on Meetup & Choose Notifications

By |2020-04-20T14:31:54-05:00February 2nd, 2020|blog, Events, Jumpstarts, Lectures, Lifestyle, PBNM News|

Chicagoland – Connect with Us!

Hey, Chicagoland! We invite you to join our Meetup – https://www.meetup.com/Chicagoland-Plant-Based-Nutrition-Movement/ and feel free to join in on any events that are of interest to you! The events on our Meetup Calendar are very assorted and include such […]

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