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
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
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
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
You walk into your local grocery or convenience store and inevitably stumble upon a sea of energy bars. Feeling somewhat overwhelmed by the plethora of health claims, you quickly buy an eye-catching bar with an appealing flavor. But did you really ge... Read more
Quitting smoking, and going vegan. Day 4. Trying to avoid the "inevitable" quit smoking weight, as I quit for six months earlier this year and gained 20lbs. Then I went from 155 to 171 today... Trying to start moving more and eating less.... Read more
Does anyone else notice that when using the bar code scanner it is constantly wrong? Either the fat is off or calories, or the protein, etc. I don't think I have ever scanned a food and gotten the correct numbers.... Read more
Granola and energy bars usually have suga r& additives. Your better off eating 20 almonds. You be surprised to see how fast you'll lose minus the bars, just stay hydrated and you'll see more energy.Eggs and blueberries, strawberries and avocados are... Read more
Do you have a hard time getting adequate fiber?We're keen on whole grains, fruits and vegetables, so getting adequate fiber isn't usually a problem. However, many of us don’t get the much-needed 25 to 30 grams recommended daily for a he... Read more
You know the drill – by the time the late afternoon rolls around, you’re starving and the office candy jar starts looking better and better. Save yourself the temptation and try one of these simple, healthy, and satisfying portable snack... Read more
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