Meat Analogs
July-August 2013

Meat Analogs

Golden palaces of mock meat. Most towns have one; if you don't know where it is, ask your local vegan or vegetarian. These Chinese restaurants serve classic dishes like Peking "duck," "beef" and broccoli and

Raising Vegan Children
July-August 2013

Raising Vegan Children

Infancy and childhood are a time of rapid growth, development and change. As nutrition professionals (and most parents) know, it is important that young children optimize their nutrition intake to promote health and vitality. This

Veganism and Heart Health
July-August 2013

Veganism and Heart Health

When former president Bill Clinton adopted a (mostly) vegan diet, people began to take notice of a lifestyle once considered alternative or extreme. Veganism is gaining interest among the public and nutrition researchers. While concerns

Plant-based Populations
July-August 2013

Plant-based Populations

The Mahatma Gandhi chose vegetarianism based not solely on his cultural heritage but also on his beliefs about humanity and moral strength. He said: "I do feel that spiritual progress does demand at some stage

Got Non-dairy Beverage?
July-August 2013

Got Non-dairy Beverage?

It's not just consumers motivated by vegan ethics, but also food intolerances, ethnic cultures and taste preferences supporting the rise of non-dairy beverages or alternatives — and consumption is skyrocketing across the board. Blue Diamond,

Mushrooms: Taste of the Earth
July-August 2013

Mushrooms: Taste of the Earth

Healthy, versatile mushrooms are an excellent addition to your plate. Mushrooms impart a fifth taste sense called umami, which is savory. Hearty meat-like mushrooms are an economical and nutritious way to enhance any meal. Mushrooms

eMeals
July-August 2013

eMeals

Platform and Price Free (but requires a paid subscription to access weekly meal plans); Available via Apple App store RD Score 3 out of 5 Synopsis of the App The eMeals mobile app is an

Working with Vegan Clients
July-August 2013

Working with Vegan Clients

Last year, approximately 5 percent of American adults identified themselves as vegetarians — essentially unchanged from the 6 percent who were vegetarians in 1999 and 2001 — and fewer than 3 percent were vegan. However,

SmoothieRx
July-August 2013

SmoothieRx

Platform and Price SmoothieRx ($0.99; Available via Apple App store) RD Score 1 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Smoothie Rx aims to help users create nutritious smoothies. The app's main feature is a

Tips for Vegan Victory
July-August 2013

Tips for Vegan Victory

With popular books, films, blogs and even an ex-president boasting the benefits of going vegan, interest in this lifestyle seems to be gaining ground. But animal products are a major staple in the Western diet,

Food Tripping
July-August 2013

Food Tripping

Platform and Price Free; Available via Apple App store RD Score 5 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Released April 2013, Food Tripping is a fun app that finds food options in your vicinity

ShopWell
July-August 2013

ShopWell

Platform and Price Free; Available via Apple App store RD Score 4 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Shopwell is designed to help you eat healthy on the go. The app scores foods based

IAteGreat!
July-August 2013

IAteGreat!

Platform and Price Free and paid versions; Available via Apple App store and online RD Score 3 out of 5 Synopsis of the App IAteGreat! is one of a suite of online programs designed to

MealLogger
July-August 2016

MealLogger

Platform and Price Free; Available via Apple App store and GooglePlay RD Score 3 out of 5 Synopsis of the App MealLogger is a photo food journaling app that allows you to track meals with

Vegan Delish
July-August 2013

Vegan Delish

Platform and Price $1.99; Available via Apple App store RD Score 3 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Vegan Delish is a recipe app that provides nutritious, simple, plant-based meals across a variety of

The Tomato-Watering Machine
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The Tomato-Watering Machine

After a winter storm in early May and 67-degree days and drizzle in mid-June, buying plants for a garden seemed like a risk. However, my friend, who is a master gardener, convinced me. She volunteered

Is a Meatless Diet Enough?
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Is a Meatless Diet Enough?

No matter how prolific the evidence nor how well presented our website, there will always be someone who asks, "Can a vegetarian diet provide enough?" Enough might mean enough protein, enough variety, enough nutrients, enough