Articles by Martica Heaner PhD
When you think about calcium, milk may be the first thing that comes to mind. Since vegans don’t drink milk (or consume any animal products),...
What Is a Plant-Based Diet?
If you’ve ever Googled “what is a plant-based diet vs. vegan” and came away more confused than when you started, you’re not alone. Who knew...
Don’t Forget to Eat Your (Pale) Vegetables
By now, we all know that we’re supposed to be “eating the rainbow” of vegetables as part of a healthy, balanced diet. But what about the “pale” vegetables?...
What Are Trans Fats and Why Are They So Bad?
What do cream-filled doughnuts, frozen chicken pot pie, and store-bought frosting have in common? Aside from perhaps being tasty treats or occasional indulgences, these foods...
5 Reasons to Chew Your Food More
Taking the time to chew your food, rather than eating quickly, has several health benefits, including help with eating less.