Plant-Based Protein 101 | Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

Plant-Based Protein 101

A recent report advised people to get the majority of their protein from plant sources. While this advice is nothing new, it grabbed headlines nonetheless. Here is a quick introduction to the basics of plant-based protein. Why do experts recommend predominantly plant-based eating plans? In terms of nutrition, plant-based protein foods tend to also contain…

5 Ways to Maintain Mindfulness during the Holidays | Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

5 Ways to Maintain Mindfulness Over the Holidays

Happy holidays, lovely people! There’s no disputing the fact that the holiday season brings extra stress, tasks, financial burdens and potentially triggering situations. It can be an especially tough time if you have lost a loved one or have complicated family dynamics. And so many of us know the struggle of trying to split time…

Book Review: Protest Kitchen

Book Review: Protest Kitchen

I was so thrilled when a signed copy of Protest Kitchen: Fight Injustice, Save the Planet, and Fuel Your Resistance One Meal at a Time showed up at my doorstep. The latest book co-authored by one of my long-time professional role models Ginny Messina, MPH, RD, and the feminist writer and activist Carol J. Adams,…

How to Respect Your Fullness | Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

How to Respect Your Fullness

If you haven’t already, I highly recommend reading the How to Honor Your Hunger post before reading this one. Respecting your fullness is intuitive eating principle 5 of 10. It’s all about tuning in with your body while eating and listening to those signals that are saying “I’ve had enough to eat.” Honoring your hunger…

How to Honor Your Hunger

How to Honor Your Hunger

When you hear “intuitive eating,” what do you think? For a lot of people, they think about eating when they’re hungry and giving their body what it wants. But what if you don’t know what hunger feels like? And you can’t tell what your body wants? Unfortunately, this is the case for far too many…

Dietary Supplements for Vegans

What Dietary Supplements do Vegans Need?

If you’re vegan, you’ve probably wondered, “What supplements should I be taking?” The answer is: it depends. It depends on what you eat, your lifestyle and where you live. Supplementation should be individualized as everyone is different. In a follow up to my general post on dietary supplements, here is the requested post specifically on…