The notion that you cannot obtain omega 3 fatty acids on vegan diet is simply false. This is supported by well established and accepted scientific literature that will be linked for your review below. Why is this even a question? Celebrity Miley Cyrus claimed that she was abandoning a veganism (or more likely a plant-based […]
In this series of articles, I am going to answer questions I find online regarding being new to being vegan or 100% plant based way of eating. If you have your own questions that you would like answered as part of this series, please feel free to contact the website with your questions, or post […]
There is often a lot of confusion about what a plant based diet is, and what it is made up of. People ask: is a “plant based diet” primarily plants and some animal proteins… or all plants. Because there isn’t a centralized location to find a definition (no centralized organization or person started this way […]
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Starting a new diet based on health can be daunting. Not only do you need to adjust what you cook, but your monthly expenses also change as a result of a different grocery list. Many people think that starting a plant based diet is expensive, and therefore unrealistic considering their budget. However, it is certainly […]
Are you having a difficult time transitioning to a plant based diet? Here are a couple of tips to help you get on track with your transition to eating more fruit and vegetables.
Discover a few new documentaries that are coming out this year on plant-based diet and living. Click the title to read more…
Are you worried that you will be too tired for exercise on a plant-based diet? Click the title to read more about how energy is not an issue when eating plants.
It’s usually quite difficult to eat out when following a plant-based diet. But what about when you are following a whole foods plant based diet, without oil. Maybe no salt. What about when you decide to eat low fat too? It might seem impossible at this point, but it isn’t necessarily. It certainly isn’t easy […]
This presentation by Dr. John McDougall MD was about the relationship between fat and type 2 diabetes (T2D). He discusses both the dangers of conventional western treatments for T2D, and how a low-fat plant-based diet can be both preventative and a cure for those with the T2D condition. A video of this presentation is embedded […]
Apple Butter is a useful alternative to applesauce. It is tasty on its own, but is a valuable ingredient in low fat and oil free vegan baking, plant-based dessert recipes, and more. How is it different? Apple Butter is typically further reduced when you are cooking it, so it is a more intense and rich […]
Nutritional Yeast has a curious name, but is a common staple in the vegan pantry. Read about how this nutritious ingredient is used in recipes, and how it’s a healthful addition to your cupboard.
It’s a goal for many of us to reduce or stop using sugar in our beverages and food, processed or not. Sweetening our foods with natural alternatives, like dates and unprocessed stevia, is inexpensive and much healthier. Learn about this alternative for your hot beverages!
Juicing recipes are quick and easy to follow: just throw all of these ingredients in your juicer and you’re ready to go! You can prep everything in advance to make your juicing even more efficient. Super green juice: an energizing juice perfect for breakfast This green juice is amazingly healthy, and is energizing – so […]