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  • Can you raise healthy kids on a plant-based diet?

    By: Claudia Chang and Pamela Fergusson A growing number of families are raising their children on a plant-based diet. This has raised some controversy, as many people question if a child can actually get everything they need to grow well on a vegan diet. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, a well planned vegan diet is healthy, nutritionally adequate and appropriate for all stages of the life cycle. You may be wondering what…

  • My week on a plant-based diet

    Hi, my name is Stephanie. I am completing a Masters in Nutrition Communication from Ryerson, on my way to becoming a registered dietitian. I have the great fortune of completing one of my internship rotations with Pamela. I have learned so much about plant-based diets in the short time that I have been working with her, so I decided to give it a try. One week, no animal products or by-products. Nothing but wholesome fruits,…