10. Erik Marcus – Publisher of vegan.com and author of such books as The Ultimate Vegan Guide: Compassionate Living Without Sacrifice and Meat Market: Animals, Ethics, and Money, Erik Marcus defined a new balanced approach to veganism. He encourages people to transition from their old way of eating, not by “cutting out” foods, but by [...]
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and being closely effected by this disease myself, I wanted to bid the month of October goodbye with a cancer awareness article a day until the end of the month. The article teased below was featured in an eNewsletter from FitDay.com. I thoroughly believe eating right can help prevent [...]
Did you know its National Vegetarian Week? Neither did I until I saw it today. Want to get involved? Check out their site at Nation Vegetarian Week Taking part in NVW is fun, easy and will open your eyes to a world of delicious food and healthy eating. If you’re planning something as an organisation [...]
Check out this great article from Planet Green. Glad to see the USDA getting on board with the plant-based diet. This is the first year ever that the USDA has embraced a vegetarian diet. In its 2010 dietary pyramid, the USDA gave vegetarianism an outright endorsement saying in addition to improved heart health, a vegetarian diet was [...]
I hear many opponents of the vegetarian lifestyle say that it is impossible to build strength and endurance as an athlete on a vegetarian diet. But I think they are largely misinformed. Here a nice article from the Hawkeye about this. There are several reasons people decide to stop consuming meat, and turn to a vegetarian diet. [...]
From Only Positive News Check out this great article from Only Positive News about all the benefits of watercress. What an amazing plant! Watercress is packed with 15 essential vitamins and minerals. Weight for weight, it contains more vitamin C than oranges, more calcium than milk, more iron than spinach, more folic acid than bananas [...]
I just saw two trailers for a pair a wonderful documentaries that I am anxious to see and learn more about. It is documentaries like these that got me interested and guided me towards a plant-based diet to to live more consciously about my health. It started with Food, Inc. ,Foodmatters,and The Gerson Miracle for me. [...]
Here a great little article on vegetarian weight loss and includes a recipe that is high in protein to help build muscle. Sure, you’ve heard going vegetarian can help you get healthy, but did you know it can also help you build muscle? Nutrition and fitness expert, Tiffani Bachus says eating vegetarian meals at least [...]
Ingredients: 2 cups of Whole Wheat flour 3 eggs 1/2 teaspon Salt 1 Butternut Squash 1 Large Pear, peeled and diced 1/4 Teaspoon Chili Powder 1/4 Cup...
Below is a Part 2 of our Q& A with the Seattle-based nutritionist, Andy Bellatti, MS, RD. Catach up on Part 1 here. Q: I believe that poor (and...