Most people know that the best vegan protein sources consist of a variety of legumes, grains, nuts, and vegetables. To get the most nutrition out of a plant-based diet, then it’s important to mix it up a bit, choose from a variety of low-fat, high-protein, and high-fiber foods that provide vitamins, minerals, and […]
The richest food sources of vitamin B12 come from meat, fish, and milk sources. Some vegan vitamin B12 sources are available, but for maximum vitamin B12 benefits, you would have to eat a lot of tofu to get close to 1000 mcg of vitamin B12 per week. How can you avoid vitamin B12 […]
Summer’s just around the corner- if you’re an ice cream lover on a vegan diet, then you’ll love these milk-free homemade ice cream recipes. We’ve included a collection of vitamin-rich soy ice creams, a creamy coconut milk concoction, and many which incorporate almond milk for smoothness. Feeling adventurous? Taste test #10: the avocado ice […]
What are some meatless meals that have protein and vitamin B12? Here are some nutritious food choices for vegans. Are you a committed vegan? Anybody who has ever cried during Walt Disney’s Bambi has probably flirted with the idea of converting to veganism, a diet which mindfully excludes eating, wearing or utilizing any product […]
As reported by Us Magazine, Pregnant Natalie Portman, Oscar winner for The Black Swan, has reportedly taken a leave of absence from her vegan ways; whether this change is permanent or just an extra precaution to deliver more vitamin B12 to her unborn baby remains to be seen. The 29-year-old actress, who is expecting […]
The vegan diet has gained much popularity since Oprah Winfrey took her 7-day Vegan Challenge. But there’s more to following a vegan diet than just not eating animal products like meat, fish, eggs and dairy foods and observing Meatless Mondays. A vegetarian diet requires a strict adherence to a nutritious vitamin fortified diet in order […]
Vegetarians have a statistically high risk of accumulating blood clots and suffering from atherosclerosis as a result of not including vitamin B12 and omega-3 fatty acids in their diet, according to the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
Recently Oprah announced that she and the rest of her 378-member Harpo staff would be taking a seven -day vegan challenge. Promoting the new vegan diet book by author Kathy Freston, “Veganist: Lose Weight, Get Healthy, Change the World,” Oprah’s February 3, 2011 aired the results, including a shocking expose on a beef processing plant.
Hair loss got you down, as in down the drain? Women’s hair loss, male pattern baldness- it all amounts to the same impairment. But don’t throw in the bath towel just yet; here are a few treatments for hair loss that include changes you can make to your diet right now to put the breaks […]
Today’s health food stores stock a wide variety of goods to meet the needs of every diet known to mankind- low fat, low sugar, processed-free, nondairy, low carb, high protein…but what gives with gluten-free? Gluten is a protein found in grain products such as wheat, spelt and barley, among others. Patients of celiac disease, a […]