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 probably give your healthy lifestyle credit for a lot of things. Weight control, lowered cholesterol and the ability to run a mile at a healthy clip (or finish a mile at all!) can all be attributed to eating right and working out consistently. Bu... Read more
Let’s face it: No one has time for a cold. In addition to making us feel miserable, colds destroy our schedules. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while we get better. Or even worse, we have to carry on despite our achy muscles,... Read more
It’s easy to ignore your skin when it’s doing its job right. For most people, basic washing and a little sunscreen is all they need. But when you have a problem with your skin, it can be all-consuming. Acne can break your self-confidence,... Read more
The 2005 USDA Food Guide Pyramid favors plant-based proteins (like legumes and nuts), and even recommends fewer servings of meat than before. Research has shown that eating a few meatless meals per week can lower risk of heart disease and may eve... Read more
I'm a long time ovo-lacto vegetarian, but I want to make the switch to healthy vegan eating. I started yesterday and I was so hungry, even while eating proteins throughout the day. I started off with a fruit smoothie with light soy milk and was starv... Read more
Hi I am kind of new or actually new at making contacts to meet someone. I am trying to stick with the vegan lifestyle but I keep running out of ideas, can some one help me with ideas and recipes for lunch, super and breakfast?... Read more
I'm looking for advise from anyone on here has ever done a vegan/vegetarian based diet? What tips and recipes would you of loved to have known about when you started? keep in mind I absolutely HATE HATE HATE beans and peas. I will not eat them Sam I... Read more
I happen to be vegan. and a lot of the little things that pop up especially in the nutritional report for the day say things like you can try low fat cheese is and stuff like that is there some way to make messages come to me that have to do with a v... Read more
Right now I am mostly focusing on keeping my carbs and calories in bounds, but I have noticed that I seem to have trouble getting enough protein without going over on the fat grams. I'd like to have a list of protein sources with their correspondin... Read more
Poppy Seeds are a good source of Omega 3's fatty acids. This is a good carb that provides energy, promotes digestion and helps breast cancer patients. Pumpkin Seeds are a natural source of carbohydrate, have amino acids, vitamins C, D, E, and K and m... Read more
Zinc is a lustrous bluish-white metal found in group IIb of the periodic table. It is also one of the most important minerals used by the body. Just 2-3 grams, about the weight of a penny, is found in the body and serves as a key building block for a... Read more
Fiber plays an important role in your health. Most adults need to eat between 25 and 35 grams of fiber each day. (To learn more about fiber sources and health benefits, read Figuring Out the Facts on Fiber.) Despite all its health benefits, you can o... Read more
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