Brenda Davis, registered dietitian, is a leader in her field and an internationally acclaimed speaker. She has worked as a public health nutritionist, clinical nutrition specialist, nutrition consultant and academic nutrition instructor. Brenda is the lead dietitian in a diabetes research project in Majuro, Marshall Islands. She is a featured speaker at nutrition, medical and health conferences throughout the world.
Brenda is co-author of nine award-winning, best-selling books:
- Becoming Vegan: Comprehensive Edition (2014)
- Becoming Vegan: Express Edition (2013)
- Becoming Vegan (2000)
- The New Becoming Vegetarian (2003)
- Becoming Vegetarian (1994, 1995)
- Becoming Raw (2010)
- the Raw Food Revolution Diet (2008)
- Defeating Diabetes (2003)
- Dairy-free and Delicious (2001).
She is also a contributing author to a tenth book, The Complete Vegetarian (2009). Her books are vegetarian/vegan nutrition classics, with over 750,000 copies in print in 8 languages. Brenda has authored and co-authored several articles for peer-reviewed medical and nutrition journals and magazines.
Brenda is a past chair of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association. In 2007, she was inducted into the Vegetarian Hall of Fame. Brenda lives in Kelowna British Columbia with her husband, Paul Davis. She has two grown children, Leena Markatchev and Cory Davis.
HOW TO REACH BRENDA:
RECIPES and MEALS:
Fortified Milk: Almond Milk with a ⅓ - ½ cup hemp seeds for higher protein and higher omega 3’s : Blend it all together
Breakfast Bowl: Grain (Oat Grouts), Sprouted grain, berries and peaches (3-4 different fruits) and some cooked fruits, Almond Yoghurt, Dehydrated granola, Flax, chia and hemp seeds, walnuts, non-dairy milk
Lunch: Giant Salad (Family size) - Kale, Sunflower sprouts, pea shoots and something of all the colours of the rianbow, some starchy foods inc sweet potatoes, butternut squash with protein such as soy, tempeh with a homemade nut based dressing
Fruit for dessert with almond butter
- Dinner: Stew, Indian Curry, Lentil Soup with Kale Salad
B12 is an essential nutrient, you must get it. Without you will eventually die
- Red Star vegetarian support formula
- B12: 1000µg twice a week or 25µg - 250µg per day (Only absorb 1%). Best form to get is cyanocobalamin - Very stable and gets converted in your body. Low levels of B12 cause high homosysteine levels that cause CVD. B12 is an essential nutrient, you must get it. Without you will eventually die.
ADVICE: Do your best to be a conscious human being. To take resposibility for your choices. To understand the consequences that are beyond ourselves for health, the environment, the animals.