Source: Vegan Diet: Best Vegan-Friendly Foods & Diet Plan by Dr. Edward Group Whether it's for health reasons or an ethical choice, the decision to shift to a vegan diet can feel empowering. For some of us, it is no easy feat to give up all animal products. Yet a vegan diet can be fantastic for … Continue reading Vegan Diet: Best Vegan-Friendly Foods & Diet Plan
Source: Dehydrated Kale Chips: Two Tasty Recipes by Dr. Edward Group When you eat a plant-based diet, you may miss crunchy, salty snacks, which can be hard to come by with this style of eating. Kale chips may be just the snack to satisfy your cravings. And, not only are they vegan, but they’re also raw, easy to … Continue reading Dehydrated Kale Chips: Two Tasty Recipes
Source: The Detox Diet: 9 Simple Steps for Whole Body Cleansing by Dr. Edward Group We promote internal cleansing to help remove toxicants that accumulate in your body as a result of your diet and the environment around you. But if you want to take your efforts a step further, cutting back on the food-related toxins … Continue reading The Detox Diet: 9 Simple Steps for Whole Body Cleansing
Giving up entire categories of food can be a good idea from a health standpoint, but it’s important to be smart about it. You can certainly give up soda or sweets without missing out on anything your body needs, but it’s a different story when it comes to other food groups. For example, most people … Continue reading Vegans may be at risk for iodine deficiency, according to new study
Source: The Top 10 Vegan Athletes by Dr. Edward Group 1. Brendan Brazier Professional Ironman triathlete, Brendan Brazier, is one of the top athletes in the world. He has gained notoriety as a best-selling author specializing in performance nutrition and further distinguished himself by winning the Canadian 50KM Ultra Marathon Championships on two separate occasions. He has … Continue reading The Top 10 Vegan Athletes
Source: The Top 4 Vegan Websites by Dr. Edward Group Whether you’re simply trying out a few vegan recipes but haven’t made a complete switch, or you’ve been a vegan for years, keeping company with other vegans is a great way to learn new ideas, recipes, outlooks, and perspectives. Just as iron sharpens iron, when you surround … Continue reading The Top 4 Vegan Websites
Source: Vegan Diet Dangers — Do They Exist? by Dr. Edward Group In terms of health, a vegetarian diet can be one of the most healthy options. A new study even suggests a vegan diet could actually be the best when it comes to lowering heart disease and blood pressure.  It begs the question, is there any downside? The … Continue reading Vegan Diet Dangers — Do They Exist?
Source: Vegan Snacks Spotlight: The Health Benefits of Pecans by Dr. Edward Group A vegan lifestyle can offer much in the way of health benefits, but it’s not without its challenges. A common problem for many vegans is incorporating a sufficient amount of protein and healthy fats into their diet. Many nuts are able to deliver … Continue reading Vegan Snacks Spotlight: The Health Benefits of Pecans
Source: Healthy Nuts: Pecans vs Walnuts by Dr. Edward Group For their role in heart and cardiovascular health, walnuts have received a great deal of attention in recent years. However, they aren’t the only healthy nut option around. When it comes to nutrition, pecans can go toe-to-toe with walnuts in the way they protect the heart … Continue reading Healthy Nuts: Pecans vs Walnuts
The vegan lifestyle can be quite healthy if the diet is composed of fresh, organic foods. This takes some planning. Vegans also need to avoid heavily processed vegan foods that give the false impression of providing balanced nutrition when they do not. Studies that compare a balanced vegan diet with that of vegetarians, and omnivores … Continue reading Do vegans need more iodine?