What Does It Mean to Eat Well?

What we put into our bodies can impact our mood, our energy, and our physical health. By becoming more mindful and intentional about what we eat, when we eat, and why we eat, we can create balance and harmony both physically and emotionally. The nutrients within our food act as information to our cells. When … Continue reading What Does It Mean to Eat Well?

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Excerpt from Spiritual Nutrition by Gabriel Cousens M.D.

The biggest fear generated by pro-meat eaters and new vegetarians is about not getting enough protein. The real problem is just the opposite: we take in too much protein. According to the Max Planck Institute for Nutritional Research in Germany, considered by Paavo Airola to be the most respected and reliable nutritional rese arch organization … Continue reading Excerpt from Spiritual Nutrition by Gabriel Cousens M.D.

The Top 10 Vegan Athletes

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 also placed third at the National Long-Course Triathlon … Continue reading The Top 10 Vegan Athletes

The Top 4 Vegan Websites

Source: The Top 4 Vegan Websites by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  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 … Continue reading The Top 4 Vegan Websites

Infographic! 10 Calcium-Rich Fruits!

Source: Infographic! 10 Calcium-Rich Fruits! by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Dairy is NOT the only source of calcium! We created this infographic to raise awareness that plant sources of calcium are available. If you missed the original article, 10 Fruits Rich in Calcium, be sure to check that out too. Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, … Continue reading Infographic! 10 Calcium-Rich Fruits!

Vegan Diet Dangers — Do They Exist?

Source: Vegan Diet Dangers — Do They Exist? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  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. [1] It begs the question, is … Continue reading Vegan Diet Dangers — Do They Exist?

Tasty Vegan Quinoa Salad Recipe with Lemon Basil Dressing

Quinoa is an alternative grain and an incredibly nutritious food. If you’re looking for a way to add quinoa to your diet, this amazing quinoa salad will leave you asking for more. I found the original recipe on Two Peas & Their Pod and can’t wait to share it with you. Let’s get started. Vegan Quinoa Salad … Continue reading Tasty Vegan Quinoa Salad Recipe with Lemon Basil Dressing

Vegan Snacks Spotlight: The Health Benefits of Pecans

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 that much-needed protein, but when it comes to a snack, I always … Continue reading Vegan Snacks Spotlight: The Health Benefits of Pecans

Vegan Watermelon Salad: The Perfect Recipe for Summer

A warm weather staple in the South, watermelon is synonymous with long summer days spent at the beach. Though it seems like a distinctly American food, the fruit we’re familiar has come a long way over the last 5,000 years. The precursor to the modern watermelon was first cultivated in northeastern Africa and undomesticated varieties … Continue reading Vegan Watermelon Salad: The Perfect Recipe for Summer

Banana Cherry Chocolate Chunk Vegan Ice Cream Recipe

We found this beautiful, blush-hued treat on Simple-Veganista. The combination of cherries, dark chocolate, and whipped bananas is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping calories in check. Unlike conventional ice cream, this vegan ice cream has 60% less fat, no added sugar, and only 4 ingredients. Cherry season only comes around once a year, so … Continue reading Banana Cherry Chocolate Chunk Vegan Ice Cream Recipe