Registered Dietitian Sharon Palmer on Plant-Based Diets

On today’s episode of the podcast, we chat with Sharon Palmer, a Los Angeles-based Registered Dietitian (RD) who authored the popular books The Plant-Powered Diet and Plant-Powered for Life. Sharon also runs her own blog where she shares detailed nutrition information with a focus on the plant-based lifestyle.

Sharon talks about her background and career and goes in-depth on a lot of fascinating plant-based nutrition issues. Just some of what we discuss…

-Sharon’s education at Loma Linda University, where she underwent an extensive nutrition program with a plant-based focus.

-Sharon’s work as a Registered Dietitian

-Sharon’s work as a nutrition writer, and the scope of nutrition media in 2016

-Omega 3 fatty acids, and whether or not we should be supplementing with algae-based Omega 3 sources

-Iodine in the vegan diet, and Sharon’s tips on avoiding iodine deficiency

-Sharon’s thoughts on the research surrounding low-fat plant-based diets and fat restriction

-What Sharon eats on a daily basis

-Supplementing with multivitamins on a plant-based diet

-Plant-based diets and the environment

-Much, much more!

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