Vandana Sheth in Print

Here is a selection of my print media appearances.

Appearances in The New York Times

Malnutrition Case Stirs Debate About Vegan Diets for Babies

A judge in Australia said a couple had left their baby “severely malnourished” on a strict vegan diet. Experts said that, with proper guidance, children can be on a totally plant-based diet.

It’s Called ‘Plant-Based,’ Look It Up

There’s a difference between disavowing all animal byproducts and simply trying to eat less meat.

Appearances in The New York Times

Malnutrition Case Stirs Debate About Vegan Diets for Babies

A judge in Australia said a couple had left their baby “severely malnourished” on a strict vegan diet. Experts said that, with proper guidance, children can be on a totally plant-based diet.

It’s Called ‘Plant-Based,’ Look It Up

There’s a difference between disavowing all animal byproducts and simply trying to eat less meat.

Appearances in The Washington Post

Where are the bok choy or the plantains? Why U.S. dietitians should be more culturally aware.

Imagine this scenario: A 72-year-old Colombian-born woman living in Washington attends a diabetes education class at a hospital. She’s given an English-language diabetes meal plan to follow, which includes foods she’s never tried before, such as kale, edamame and flaxseed. Spanish is her first language, which makes the English advice difficult to understand. Because this nutrition plan doesn’t take her culture, language or food preferences into account, it’s not likely to be successful for her.

Empowering clients to eat well and develop a healthy relationship with foods they love.