Being a vegan doesn’t necessarily mean eating healthy. Many vegan foods are ultra-processed, very low in nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber, but high in sodium, fat, and added sugars.
Holy Peas is founded by long-time vegans and we teamed up with doctors of medicine, nutritionist, fitness trainers, and other experts in this field to bring you all information on how to improve your health on a vegan or plant-based diet.
We strive to become your go-to resource for all concerns regarding eating a healthy whole-food, plant-based diet.
What are you going to find on Holy Peas?
Holy Peas covers various topics around eating and living a plant-based lifestyle, including:
- How to eat healthily and thrive on a plant-based diet
- Complete plant-based food pairings
- In-depth food macronutrient and micronutrients analysis, with benefits and risks associated
- How to avoid vitamin and mineral deficiency on a plant-based diet
- Practical guides on food preservation and storage
- Plant-based recipes
Why you can trust Holy Peas?
1. Our writers are experienced health experts and journalists
Our editorial team consists of health professionals and journalists, and they are not influenced by advertisers or sponsors. We publish only accurate and inclusive content in plain language to ensure Holy Peas’s readers receive the highest quality information.
2. Backed by science-based evidence and research
Holy Peas’ Expert Team ensures that our content upholds the highest standards of medical integrity, with sourcing guidelines relying only on peer-reviewed medical journals, academic institutions, government agencies, and highly respected medical organizations.
3. Medical experts review our content
Health-related content written by a journalist or non-medical writer is reviewed by one or more members of our Medical Expert Board to ensure all information is accurate, evidence-based, current, and up-to-date.
4. Our content is regularly updated
Information changes over time, as there are new studies, meta-analyses, guidelines, and statistics are published. Our editorial and Medical Expert Board regularly evaluates and updates our existing content to ensure all information is up to date and provides accurate information.
Medical Expert Board
Our Medical Expert Board consists of international health experts that help ensure the scientific accuracy and integrity of our content.
Meet some of our Medical Expert Board members:
Christine is a certified personal trainer and nutritionist with an undergraduate degree from Missouri State University.
Her passion is helping others learn how strong and healthy they can become by transforming their daily habits. Christine spends most of her time in the gym and learning how she can influence others through positivity.
She believes in treating patients in a holistic manner. She aims to educate patients about their illnesses and provide tips related to their lifestyle and plant-based diet to ensure they are able to derive long-term relief from their ailments.
The dietary advice and natural treatments recommended by Dr. Shenoy are aimed at preventing the recurrence of symptoms and improving the quality of life to enable patients live a happy, healthy, and active life for years after years.
She has expertise in treating acute and chronic diseases like obesity, IBS, asthma, allergies, autoimmune disorders, arthritis, autism, ADHD, IBD, hypertension, SIBO, diabetes, leaky gut syndrome, high cholesterol, cancer, infections, and skin diseases.
Zeynep is a Dietitian and holds B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics. She has a wide range of experience with patients, particularly in alternative medicine, oncology nutrition, hospital dietitian, neurological disease, and bariatric field.
At Holy Peas, she explains the science of nutrition by providing you with the most up-to-date information.
Ege University, BSc
Anadolu University, BSc, AOS
Sports Nutrition Specialist (SNS)
Diet and Nutritional Advisor
Ketogenic Diet Specialist
Mindful Nutrition Certification
Gut-Brain Connection Diploma
HACCP – Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point
BRC – Global Standard for Safety
FSSC 22000 – Food Safety System
GHP – Good Hygenic Practices
ISO 22000:2018 Food Safety Management System Internal Auditor
ISO 22000:2018 Food Safety Management Systems
Part of the founding team for bone marrow transplant awareness in the “Kindness Saves Lives” project.
Turkish Association of Dietitians (TDD)
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
She also provides nutrition and wellness coaching through her virtual private practice. Beatrice is dedicated to health promotion through writing to help people make informed food choices and sustain a healthy lifestyle.
I am a graduate of Food Science and Human Nutrition. I adore writing regarding my profession and spreading nutritional awareness.
Currently working as a Registered Nutritionist with one goal: to make healthy living simple, even for the most perplexed about nutrition.
I am a Consultant Dietitian/Nutritionist with Masters in Food Safety and Quality Management.
I have passion to write and educate people about nutrition and right food choices to improve the quality of life.
Draga is an animal rights activist and ethical vegan focused on proving that a plant-based diet is not only good for the animals, but also for human health.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Andragogy (Adult Education) from the Faculty of Philosophy – University of Belgrade.
Besides Holy Peas, she is currently working as an outreacher in a Serbian NGO ‘Vege Community.’
She volunteered as a translator in a Serbian NGO Orca that is dedicated to preserving nature and creating a healthy and safe world for humans and animals.
Fozia Sherazi is a DDNS (Dr. of Dietetics and Nutritional Sciences) graduate and has worked as a clinical dietitian in different clinical settings. She is adept at providing medical-nutritional therapy for CVDs, endocrine disorders, renal disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, anemias, and oncologic cases.
She has also worked as an ICU dietitian and provided enteral/parenteral nutritional support to critically ill patients.
Fozia works as an advocate for mitigating malnutrition in her native country. She is also running a pro bono project called “Tandrust-o-Tawana” which aims to educate the general public about the impact of nutrition on health.
She has also been teaching hundreds of dietetics students and professionals to aid them in their academics and careers.
Fozia is committed to raising nutritional awareness through different platforms so people can make healthier eating choices and inculcate positive lifestyle changes in their daily routines for their well-being.