Tag: Plant-based


Going Plant-Based for your Health: Fire up the Barbie

by Karen Pullen It’s barbeque season. Let’s talk about grilling meat. When the muscles of mammals, fish, or birds are cooked at high temperatures, carcinogenic chemicals called heterocyclic amines (HCA) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) are formed. HCAs and PAHs ...

Going Plant-Based for Your Health: Lifestyle Risks Drop Fast

by Karen Pullen At the risk of sounding like a broken record…wait, that idiom is based on a disappearing technology!  OK, I do repeat the same message each month in this column. Eating a whole-foods, plant-based diet is the best ...