Sharon Palmer, RDN

Sharon Palmer, RDN, MSFS, is a registered dietitian nutritionist with more than 18 years of experience in the field of plant-based nutrition and the author of The Plant-Powered Diet: The Lifelong Eating Plan for Achieving Optimal Health, Beginning Today.


Summer Berries

Can anything compare to the aroma and taste of berries, warmed by the sun and picked ripe off the vine?…

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Smart ways to get your H2O fix

When you need to quench your thirst, there’s a dizzying array of choices—from tonic water and fruit-flavored seltzer to electrolyte-infused…

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Beyond Peanut Butter: The Other Nut (And Seed) Butters You Should Be Trying

If peanut butter has become a bit ho-hum, these tasty nut and seed butters will liven things up while giving you a powerful nutritional boost…

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What Is a Good Source of Omega-3s for Vegetarians?

Omega-3s are loaded with health benefits, but fish isn’t the only source. Here is a great plant-based option. The best ways to add it to your diet…

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How to Still Eat Sugar and Stay Healthy

“Only the dose makes the poison” – Paracelsus (1493-1541), Swiss physician and alchemist. Lots of us are trying to skim…

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Is It Really More Healthful to Shop Organic?

How much do you really know about organic foods? Here, the facts vs. the fiction, plus the lowdown on where it’s best to spend your money.


Yummy Healing Soups That Fight Diabetes, Arthritis And Stomach Troubles

Few foods are more comforting than a piping hot bowl of delicious soup. What you may not realize: Certain homemade…


The Healthiest Spaghetti-and-Meatballs Ever!

Ever wonder what really happens nutritionally when you make a traditional recipe healthier? We know—and it’s all good! To “healthy…

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No More Stomach Rumbles!

5 healthy foods to eat when you’re hungry all the time... Nobody likes a growling stomach—it’s embarrassing and makes you more…

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Good News About Frying Vegetables…in Olive Oil

Could frying vegetables in olive oil be the healthiest way to cook them? That’s the suggestion of a recent Spanish…

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Question: What Supplements Do I Need on a Vegan Diet?

Answer: A well-planned vegan diet offers a range of benefits such as lower risk for heart disease, certain cancers and…


Better Than a Hot Toddy!

3 healthful—and yummy—drinks to warm you up… If cozying up with a steaming hot toddy is your idea of a…


Caregiver’s Guide to an Easier Life

If you are the primary caregiver for a loved one with cancer, dementia, stroke damage or some other serious illness…