Tag Archives: Meat

Are you suffering from nutritional whiplash?

Do you feel like you are suffering from whiplash when it comes to nutrition recommendations? If so, you’re not alone. It seems like every other week we hear contradictory information about what we should put on our plates. A few weeks ago, plant-based meat alternatives were dominating nutrition news. Nutrition types like myself were stating […]

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Have you taken the Pulse Pledge yet?

In my last post, I talked about 2016 being the International Year of Pulses and why, for health’s sake,  you should take the Pulse Pledge. The pledge is to put pulses on your menu at least once a week for ten weeks. But putting pulses on the menu also benefits planetary health and one of […]

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Your Facebook questions answered: The truth about calcium & osteoporosis

“I would love your opinion on this article – “The truth about calcium & osteoporosis”, asks Enlightened Eater Facebook fan Stacey McLean. Stacey, after reading this article, I have to say that I feel it’s mix of science and science fiction. Or maybe I should say it’s an article full of half truths. Before going […]

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Moroccan Lamb and Vegetable Kabobs

In the Mediterranean region, as with other traditional cuisines, meat was used as a garnish, not as the centrepiece of a meal.  Often it was done for economic reasons – cucina povera – cuisine of the poor in Italy, for example.  But the result was a healthier nutritional profile for the meal with  plenty of […]

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