Eating only plant-based foods as a vegan or vegetarian confers numerous health benefits, including improved heart health and a decreased risk of various diseases. But humans have been eating both plants and meat for thousands of years. In fact, many nutrients that are important for overall health can only be found in meat, fish and dairy products. … Continue reading Vegetarian health and nutrition: 7 Nutrients you can’t get from plants
Following a balanced diet ensures that you eat delicious and nutritious foods that can boost your overall health and well-being. If you’re interested in going vegetarian to improve your eating habits and lose some weight, experts recommend trying different types of vegetarian diets to find the one that suits your health condition and lifestyle. Vegetarian diet basics Following … Continue reading Clean eating: Vegetarian weight loss tips
If you have decided to commit to healthy eating, make vegetarian snacks a part of your diet. You don’t have to be strictly vegetarian to enjoy these guilt-free, tasty snacks, and finding ones that are easy to prepare isn’t challenging. You can whip up these 10 nutritious snacks in no time and enjoy them at home or on … Continue reading 10 Healthy vegetarian snacks you can enjoy any time of the day
Protein is an integral part of a healthy diet. It is essential for the synthesis of many things that the body needs. Protein also helps maintain good health; for instance, adequate intake of protein helps prevent muscle loss associated with aging. Protein can be derived from various food sources, the most abundant of which are lean meats, poultry, … Continue reading Tips for getting more protein into a vegetarian diet
Source: Study: Vegetarians Are 45% Less Likely to Develop Cancer by Dr. Edward Group A study conducted in part by scientists at Oxford University’s Cancer Epidemiology Unit  indicates that vegetarians develop some cancers, including bladder and stomach cancers and leukemia, up to 45% less than persons who eat red meat , that’s nearly half the risk! The study … Continue reading Study: Vegetarians Are 45% Less Likely to Develop Cancer
Source: How to Become a Vegetarian by Dr. Edward Group Becoming a vegetarian is a process you can begin in steps. That may be good news if you’re concerned about radical diet changes, which, while many people do, can also be difficult to maintain. It is typically easier to transition into a new lifestyle than implement … Continue reading How to Become a Vegetarian
Source: 6 Vegetables High in Calcium by Dr. Edward Group Calcium is an essential mineral for maintaining healthy bones – a factor in the development in numerous diseases such as osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis and others. And while you may think that you take in enough calcium throughout the day, or that you need to consume meat … Continue reading 6 Vegetables High in Calcium
Source: 10 Healthy Vegetables by Dr. Edward Group When most of us sit down to plan out dinner, we generally focus of combining ingredients for flavor, texture, and other culinary qualities, But knowing what these ingredients have to offer is a good first step towards preparing meals that are not only delicious, but nutritionally beneficial as … Continue reading 10 Healthy Vegetables
Whenever you are asked that question and begin to have any doubts, it's time to take a closer look at protein profiles from raw vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds and eggs as compared to common meats like hamburger, chicken, steak, lamb, turkey, pork, fish and shrimp.Start with kale, spinach, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, chic peas, cottage cheese, … Continue reading Where do vegetarians get their protein? Here’s where..
Source: What is the Definition of Vegetarian? by Dr. Edward Group The definition of “vegetarian” is a person who abstains from consuming meat. There are many motivations for this choice. Some persons avoid eating meat due to religious beliefs that maintain the equality of all life. Other vegetarians have no particular religion to speak of but simply … Continue reading What is the Definition of Vegetarian?