Month: October 2016

Why Do Some People Do Well as Vegans and Vegetarians? (Clues From the Magical World of Genetics)


Do you ever wonder why some people seem to do just fine as vegans and vegetarians, while others turn into quivering heaps of deficiency and woe? Does it bug you that the common rationale is either that 1) the “feelin’ good” vegs are either deluding themselves or cheating, or 2) the folks who crash and burn were just doing it wrong?


So I wrote a guest post looking at why people respond differently to plant-based diets.

Because genetics. And microbes. Yay!

Go take a look-see if this topic interests you:

4 Reasons Why Some People Do Well as Vegans (While Others Fail Miserably)

(Also, I promise—promise—that Low Fat Part 2 is still on its way. One day, when you’re least expecting it, you will wake up and make your scrambled eggs or green smoothie or organic grass-fed lightly seasoned caribou bone broth, check your inbox, and then hate me because I gave you thousands of words you don’t really have time to read. I’m sorry in advance and I love you all.)