Dr. Linda Kennedy MS SLP ND

Top 10 Health Benefits of Brown Rice

White and brown rice

Brown rice is better for you than white — the evidence is compelling when you look at the top 10 health benefits of brown rice that follow. The majority of consumers typically choose white rice over brown rice because of the difference of appearance.

While it’s true white rice might look more appealing to some than brown rice, it doesn’t mean it’s the healthier alternative. According to a study conducted by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, brown rice is the top choice in terms of both nutritional and other inherent healthy benefits. Let’s compare brown rice vs. white rice. more→

Aloe In The Kitchen

Fresh Aloe Vera leaves

Do you keep an aloe plant in your kitchen? Aloe is an incredible plant with a wide range of benefits — most people know the aloe plant simply as something that’s used to treat sunburn. However, Aloe vera has been used for thousands of years to remediate a plethora of issues. more→

Vegan Parents and Kids

Many vegan families struggle with explaining to their children why they are vegan. When children inevitably begin to ask questions about their diet, the harder question to answer is “Why are we different”? more→

Transitioning to Vegan: Tips for Healthy Eating

Quinoa burger with sautéed potatoes

You’ve decided to go vegan — now what? Like millions of others, you’ve taken a huge step in an effort to improve your health, minimize animal cruelty, minimizing environmental damage, curbing greenhouse gases — and possibly all of the above. Transitioning to vegan and maintaining a healthy diet can be a challenge. But if you’re determined to live without animal products, it can be done, and you’ll find some useful tips below.  more→

How To Get Enough Iron In Your Vegan Diet

Vegan diets have become increasingly popular for many reasons including health, philosophical, religious and ecological reasons. A vegan diet contains no animal products and relies mainly on the consumption of breads, cereals, grains, fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, and seeds to obtain adequate nutrition. However, an active vegan must make sure to be certain that adequate iron intake is present in the diet. more→

Who Put The Genes In My Beans?

The purposeful genetic engineering and modification of our food supply has resulted in a plethora of questions and valid concerns regarding the safety of our food supply. Many of these issues directly relate to the power of food manufacturers and growers and their unchecked ability to distribute GE modified foods without adequate testing. more→

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