If you're considering giving up meat, you probably already know about the potential benefits of a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle. According to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, meatless diets have been shown to reduce th... Read more
There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body... Read more
You're busy. Whether you work full-time, attend college, care for a loved one, run a household—or all of the above—you don’t always have time to make yourself nutritious meals. Like many people who want to eat healthy on a budge... Read more
It’s 6 o’clock. Your guests should be arriving in less than an hour. Then your friend calls. Guess who’s coming to dinner? Her new boyfriend, who's a vegetarian.
One night at the dinner table, your teenage daughter announce... Read more
With roughly 45 million Americans dieting each year, healthy eating is a hot topic—not only at New Year's, but through all seasons. But at what point does eating nutritious foods become an unhealthy obsession?
When most peop... Read more
Well done on dropping the Diet Coke! Everyone's journey is different, so it is important to appreciate your own achievements even when others may not. One change at a time and you will get to where you want to be - good luck! :-)... Read more
Think about alternate day diets, do a 500 calorie day and then a 2000 calorie day. It works great for so many reasons. Also after a time 2 to 3 weeks of this ir activates an ancient gene that helps control weight and general health. Once I discove... Read more
Started my diet on monday, breakfast is my downfall I've had yogurt fruit and granola all week because I just can't seem to get up early enough for eggs and I don't like hard boiled. Any other suggestions for easy things I can take on the go?... Read more
I'm thrilled to announce that SparkPeople has just published the first in a line of ebooks, "Easy Vegan Meals by SparkPeople: The No-Stress, No-Guilt Way to Reap the Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet." As many of you know, I am editor of... Read more
A new children's book entitled Vegan is Love: Having Heart and Taking Action was released last week with mixed reviews over concerns about the books use of graphic images and a potentially unhealthy diet message. Author and illustrator Ruby Roth&... Read more
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