Tag: Family

When Your Partner Isn’t on Board with a Plant-Based Diet

Perhaps you saw something. Maybe it was Forks Over Knives. Perhaps you read something. Maybe a book by one of the growing…

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10 Kid-Friendly Snacks You Can Make in 5 Minutes

As busy parents, it’s easy to always feel like we’re in a rush. Children are also growing fast and can seem hungry…

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10 Tips From a Pediatrician: How to Feed Your Plant-Based Family Without Losing Your Mind

Increasingly, people are realizing that what we put on our plates can have more of an impact on our health than most…

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How My Daughter Got off ADHD Meds, Reversed Prediabetes, and Started Thriving on a WFPB Diet

Since she was very young, we taught our daughter Kira to eat fruit instead of candy and that soda was poisonous. I…

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Father-Daughter Team: Living Examples of Plant-Fueled Fitness and Success

Keera Clarke is a high school scholar-athlete who is preparing for one of the biggest decisions of her life, which is where…

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How I Got Rid of 100 Pounds, My Chronic Pain, and Helped My Whole Family Get Healthier

About 2½ years ago, when I found myself in excruciating, chronic pain, I couldn’t lie to myself any longer about my health…

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Lunchbox Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for Back-to-School

Excerpt (adapted) from Plant-Powered Families (BenBella Books; 2015) by Dreena Burton. These tips and ideas will arm you with so many ideas for…

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From Hefty to HEALTHY: How Our Seven Year Old Went Veggie and Changed Our Lives!

Our family’s journey started about eight years ago, when my youngest daughter asked me at age seven if she could be a…

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Fed Up: Let’s Really Move Big Food Out of School Lunches

Sugar isn’t the only villain in our surging obesity epidemic. Katie Couric’s new documentary Fed Up is an eye-opening experience for most…

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Tips for Visiting Friends and Family Who Are Not Plant-Strong

Visiting friends and family who are not plant-strong can be very tricky and requires a delicate balance of grace and diplomacy. You want…

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Diet, Children, and the Future

Once weaned, children are just like small adults when it comes to nutrition. Starches (potatoes, corn, rice, sweet potatoes, beans, etc.) must…

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Why Parents Should Want Vegan Children

The vegan diet based in whole-foods has been proven to prevent death from heart disease, reduce “bad” cholesterol levels, and lower blood…

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