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 […]
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.
There are several ways to replace oil or fat in your vegan baking. There are many recipes online, like the ones on this site, that already provide a substitute for oil. But what about when the recipe calls for oil? There are many things you can try, but do remember that (with baking at least), […]
Are you just getting started on a vegan diet? Want to go plant-based but don’t know where to start? Here are a few tips to get you going on your new lifestyle. It’s easier than what you might think!
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 […]
I made the complete switch to a whole food plant based diet about a year ago, however I wasn’t specifically low fat until this weekend. We eat entirely plant based, relatively whole food, and not too much fat except special treats… but I can’t say I counted fat grams for many of the whole foods […]
I recently heard a deep and educational presentation by Douglas Lisle, PhD. during the McDougall Program’s Advanced Study Weekend. Dr. Lisle founded an approach to human psychology and well-being called Esteem Dynamics. This methodology takes a biological approach to human psychology, and can therefore be applied in very effective ways to our lives. Dr. Lisle […]