Podcast Episode 94
What is a plant-based diet? Does it mean no meat ever? It is about sprouts? Join us to find out why including more plant based proteins in your diet is not only healthy for you but also better for the environment!
About the Show
Mary Purdy, MS, RDN, dishes out easy-to-digest information and tips about nutrition, lifestyle, and sustainable foods, backed by over 12 years of clinical experience, a passion for sustainability, and a healthy sense of humor.
IN THIS EPISODE WE’LL COVER SOME OF THESE QUESTIONS:
- What does “plant based” mean?
- Are nuts “plants?”
- How do plant based diets support the environment?
- How does cutting down trees affect the climate?
- How is industrial animal agriculture affecting the environment?
- What does “less meat, better meat” mean?
- Can animal poop benefit the land?
- How can you reduce meat but not completely avoid it.
- How do you make beans more flavorful?
- Do you have to be all or nothing?
- How do I adopt and maintain a plant-based diet?
- Do grains have protein?
- What does it mean to be a “nitrogen fixer?”
ALSO MENTIONED ON OUR SHOW:
1. 50by40: A coalition of organizations dedicated to cutting the global production and consumption of animal products by 50% by 2040
TEMPEH RECIPES from a collection of fellow dietitian nutritionists :
2. Easy Skillet Tempeh with Caramelized Onions and Grapes By Laura Yautz, RDN FB
ABOUT MARY: Mary Purdy is an Integrative Eco- Dietitian with a Masters in Clinical Nutrition from Bastyr University where she is Adjunct Faculty and a Clinical Supervisor at their teaching clinic. She writes, consults and speaks at conferences throughout the year, and was the Keynote speaker at the 2019 Bastyr University Commencement. Past experience includes:
- 4 years as Coach and Clinical Education Lead at Arivale, Seattle
- 8 years in private practice
- 5 years Clinical Supervisor at Bastyr Center for Natural Health
Mary takes an integrative/holistic approach to diet, health & wellness, promotes plant-based and sustainable eating habits and believes that food is medicine!