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!
Visit Sharon: http://sharonpalmer.com/
Sharon’s article on the low-fat vegan diet: http://www.todaysdietitian.com/newarchives/1016p20.shtml
Iodine on a vegan diet: https://www.vegansociety.com/resources/nutrition-health/vitamins-minerals-and-nutrients/iodine
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