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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 […]
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 […]
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!
It’s no secret I post a ton of sauces, dressings and dips on this site. I think they are so, so important for starting out and maintaining a whole food plant based diet. Why? They add variety and excitement to a plate. It’s where the flavor can come from. It means you can prep a […]
This article is focused on helping you choose safe and suitable cookware for using on the stovetop. If you frequent the oil-free plant-based communities, there are often many suggestions on what to use. Many plant-based community members mention using ceramic cookware, but some of it is not safe – what type should you get? And […]
Question synopsis: The following question is edited for length. Every time I read about someone who had lost a lot of weight, they always lost weight on some sort of high-protein, low(er) carb diet. So it seems like those kinds of diets are a lot more effective than vegetarian/vegan diets when it comes to weight loss. […]
This presentation was by Dr. Anthony Lim, and discusses 10 common mistakes made when approaching behavior change. This presentation, and hopefully the notes from them, are incredibly useful if you are starting (or restarting) a transition to a plant-based diet or having difficulty maintaining one. If you struggle with moderation, balance, motivation, addiction, or other […]
So you have decided to try something new. It’s New Years, it’s January, perhaps it’s a resolution. Or perhaps it’s only kind of a resolution: you saw something in yourself that needs to change for good, due to that “beginning of year analysis” we all seem to do. Maybe it’s a diet change: you want […]
One of the main reasons I am following a plant based diet is due to my father’s death from pancreatic cancer. For many years I searched for a healthful diet, and finally landed on a plant based diet. I also wanted to eliminate sugar, because I believed it fed cancer. Well, two big changes happened […]