Topic: FAQ


This Week's Q&A (Talking Cutting Boards, Teeth, Beauty Tips, Traveling and Gluten) Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: FAQ

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Q: I'd like to ask your opinion about wood/bamboo cutting boards. I'm thinking about getting one, but on the package they usually say you have to handle the raw cutting board with some special oil before you start to use it, so the board gets protected and will last longer. Is it OK to use some oil on the cutting board or will this oil end up in my food later?

A: I have three ...

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This Week's Q&A (Talking Kids, Hot Sauce, Pressure Cookers, Addiction, and Potlucks) Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: FAQ

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Q: My kids and teens are refusing to eat the vegan meals I make — help!

A: Kids, teens, and pre-teens can be difficult with food overall — no matter what you're serving up. I find it helps to give them a choice, say a black bean burger or lentil tacos, vegetable soup or a burrito. Also, if they are old enough, talk to them about all the consequences of meat — the brutal death, the illness, the ...

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What is Non-Dairy Milk? (Everything You Need to Know) Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: FAQ

As more people choose a plant-based lifestyle or simply cut down on animal products, non-dairy milk is becoming quite popular—and the dairy industry seems to be getting nervous about their falling sales. Need proof that non-dairy alternatives are taking over? The dairy industry’s latest advertising strategy is centered on criticizing their non-dairy competitors.

Popular dairy brands have been running deceptive ads about the nutritional content of non-dairy milks. For example, I recently saw a commercial on TV that compared the ...

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This Week's Q&A (Talking MS, Kids, Depression, Books, Rice Milk and Grains) Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: FAQ

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Q: Does a plant-based diet help with MS?
A: Current research suggest that it does. For more information, please see Dr. McDougall's website re: MS. (Dr. McDougall is currently researching the connection between diet and MS and the benefits of a plant-based diet on MS). Dr. Gregor also has a video.

Q: Any suggestions for kid meals?
A: The tricky part with kids is they are all different. Anyone who guarantees a recipe is kid-approved ...

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This Week's Q&A (Talking Menstrual Cycle, Sugar, and Flour) Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: FAQ

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Q: I have heard that when switching to a plant-based diet, your menstrual cycle can change for a period of time while your body is adjusting to the hormones in your body re-regulating themselves.  Do you know anything about this?  I have been plant-based for 10 months now and only get my period once every couple of months.

A: I've never heard this, but I'm not a doctor. I don't see how or ...

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