What Are Anti-Nutrients, And Should You Worry About Them In Your Food?

What are Anti-Nutrients, and should you worry about them in your food?

One of the most confusing controversies in the world of health and nutrition is the debate about ANTI-NUTRIENTS. For example, hot issues about Anti-Nutrients include but are not limited to these compounds… Grains have PHYTATES. Spinach has OXALATES. Apple seeds have CYANIDE. Legumes have PURINES and LECTINS. Broccoli and cabbage have GOITROGENS. Recent scare tactics…

What’s so bad about whey protein?

Don’t Eat Whey Protein! What Protein Is Best? As an advocate for a primarily plant-based diet, I can’t count how many times I’ve been asked, “But what about protein?” I’ve written about the epic obsession Americans have with protein. It’s true that some people do feel better when they get more protein in their diet,…

999 Cheap Plant-Based Meals You Can Make in 15 Minutes

Build-A-Meal Cheatsheet

You Don’t Need a Recipe For Healthy, Plant-Based Meals! I’m about to tell you exactly how I eat. Simply, inexpensively, and with endless variety. And then I have a free gift for you, so you can easily do the same! Except for salad dressings, I use few recipes. (And even those, I take liberties with!) The…

{VIDEO} How to Change Your Weight “Set Point” Forever

Detox to modify your weight set point

Have you struggled with your body’s “set point?” That is, the approximately 5-pound weight range that your body wants to stay in. Which may seem, to you, like it’s higher than it should be. Maybe you feel that there’s just this certain amount of fat that sticks around…no matter what you eat, and no matter…

{VIDEO} Could Toxicity Be Why I’m Sick? (7 Types of Toxins In Your Body)

I have a confession to make… I don’t eat a perfect diet. No one does! Not even your favorite doctor, dietician, or athlete. I do eat a very healthy diet, though, and I complete a comprehensive detox biannually, which keeps me vibrant and symptom-free. I detox because we live in a world full of chemicals,…

{VIDEO} Why Are You Afraid of Detoxing?

Are you afraid of Detoxing? Facebook live with Robyn Openshaw

Anyone eating a version of the Standard American Diet can benefit from a dedicated cleanse a few times a year. But if you’re dialed into nutrition and already eating a plant-based, mostly organic diet, even you can benefit from detoxing! We all live in a toxic soup and there are plenty of chemicals and free…