Sources of Oxidized Cholesterol

Sources of Oxidized Cholesterol

Chicken, fish, and egg powder in processed foods present greater risk from cholesterol oxidation byproducts, but there are things you can do to reduce exposure. “A significant body of evidence indicates that oxidized cholesterol, in the form of oxysterols, is one of...
Oxidized Cholesterol and Alzheimer’s Disease

Oxidized Cholesterol and Alzheimer’s Disease

Oxidized cholesterol can be a hundred times more toxic than regular cholesterol, raising additional concerns about foods such as ghee, canned tuna, processed meat, and parmesan cheese. Too much cholesterol in the blood “has long been considered to act as a primary...
How Working from Home Helped Me Lose 90 Pounds

How Working from Home Helped Me Lose 90 Pounds

I’ve always been athletic. In college, I played a few years of football and then joined the competitive cycling teams. But proper nutrition was a missing piece for me. I grew up on a typical Southern diet, with lots of pork, chicken, and veggies cooked in fat, and I...
20 Pro Tips to Reduce Food Waste at Home

20 Pro Tips to Reduce Food Waste at Home

From conserving water to reducing carbon emissions, the benefits of a whole-food, plant-based diet extend beyond your own health to support the health of our planet. But cutting out animal products doesn’t automatically mean your meals are sustainable: Food waste,...
Whole Food Plant-Based Brownies? Yes!

Whole Food Plant-Based Brownies? Yes!

A couple months ago, I emailed a recipe for Oatmeal Cookie Dough Bites, and they were such a hit that I wanted to share another healthy sweet treat. These brownie cookies have a date-sweetened creamy filling and are a great way to get a serving of beans—yes!...