The benefits of eating a raw vegan diet has been proven advantageous in ridding people of intolerable symptoms such as sleep issues, arthritis, fibromyalgia, and lesses the risk for heart disease and cancer.
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Have you ever thought about what it means to be nutritionally depressed -- deprived of nutrients that help your body and your brain to function at its best? Many people on improper diets have nutritional depression, but there's one vegan food that can help reverse the condition, and that is the sweet potato.
Alzheimer's Disease is an age-related irreversible condition that robs people of their independence and most precious lifetime memories. Research shows a lifestyle of proper eating that includes a diet high in plant-based foods, particularly fruits and vegetables and is low in fat, can go a long way toward preventing the disease.
Vegan diets require proper supplementation, or they will not give you the benefits you desire for restoring or maintaining your health. The only reason supplementation is necessary, is not because the vegan diet is deficient, but because most vegans do not take in the proper range of nutrients in one day.
Rheumatoid arthritis is characterized by joint stiffness, pain and inflammation. The vegan diet -- a highly nourishing, largely anti-inflammatory diet, can help take down most of the debilitating symptom associated with the condition.
Everyone knows someone who looks at the clock at noon and suddenly feels hungry. Maybe they’re not even hungry – but somehow they know, at the stroke of twelve, that it’s time to eat. These folks don’t eat according to their appetite, they eat by the clock and are likely not vegans.
One of the great side effects for many people living a vegan lifestyle is weight loss. Some go vegan to stop eating animal products and reap the health benefits. Others hesitate on going vegan because they’re afraid of losing too much weight. If you’re slim and concerned that going vegan will make you too thin, check out these three nourishing foods to eat more of that will help to maintain your weight.
For years the benefits of soy have been exaggerated in studies to make soy seem like the ultimate health food. Over time the amount of soy found in the American diet has increased, added into the food supply through animal feed and in processed foods. If you are vegan and eating tofu, oils or processed foods that contain soy and may unknowingly be jeopardizing your health.
Keeping up a vegan lifestyle can be a challenge, especially when eating at a restaurant. In fact, eating out frequently may be the difference between staying on track with your vegan lifestyle or abandoning it. With more and more restaurants offering vegan options and even those that don't, you can eat in any restaurant and maintain your vegan lifestyle with a few simple strategies.
Being vegan is supposed to be healthy, but there's a big mistake among the vegan community that is chronic and will have a negative effect long-term. This condition is chronic dehydration. Hydrating is more than just drinking eight glasses of water a day, which is why many vegans have gotten into poor habits when it comes to maintaining their health.
While many people are getting excited about pumpkin flavored this or that during the autumn months, vegans are getting really excited about superfoods that have come into season. Of course, you needn't be vegan to enjoy them as well.
A change in diet may be just what you need to eliminate reflux for good!
Self-tanners were created to project an illusion of good health. Trading in toxic self-tanners and adding 4 vegan superfoods to your diet can transform both your skin and your health. If you are pale in the winter, it’s time to look at the amount of anti-oxidants in your diet.
The all-american burger isn't just for meat-eaters anymore.The hamburger has become a model for plant-based eaters to get super creative with ingredients. Here's an easy 3-ingredient vegan burger your whole family can enjoy.
It's not easy being vegan in a hurricane. While many people are out stocking up on junk foods, you're often left wondering what to pack should a storm force you to evacuate. Here are some light and healthy vegan foods to add to your hurricane grocery list that will hydrate and nourish you and pack perfectly in your car or go-bag. Best part is they can be purchased way ahead of time.
So many people give up on attempting a vegan diet because of their addiction to cheese. What is more, many who become vegan end up relying on Nutritional Yeast as a substitute for cheese. Whether you're having a hard time giving up cheese to lose weight or to go vegan, here's why you're having a hard time letting go and why Nutritional Yeast as a substitute is a bad idea.
Nutritional yeast is a popular condiment used among vegans. Described as having a nutty or cheesy flavor, nutritional yeast is often used in place of cheese. Beloved among many vegans, it has long since been a point of contention that nutritional yeast contains MSG. In hopes of clearing up that rumor, it’s important to know this one truth: nutritional yeast doesn’t contain MSG, it is MSG.
So you’ve gone vegan. You may have heard the trend is to keep your fats high, so you cook with coconut oil, slather olive oil on your salads and make it a point to eat avocados and nuts everyday. Perhaps you indulge in processed foods that contain no animal products. A look at two scientific studies may shed some light on the ill effects of fat on the vegan diet and how to correct it.
Has your teen declared that they're "going vegan?" If you're concerned, you'll be relieved to know that there has been a major shift in how America is eating. This trend is especially common among America’s younger generation. One only has to scour Instagram to see the variety of delectable, colorful and healthful meals created from fruits and vegetables, and it's improving our children's health.
The inflammation of the intestinal lining that comes with Crohn's flare-ups causes debilitating intestinal swelling, cramping, and diarrhea and affects half a million people in the United States. It is a little known fact that IBD and shingles virus have long been affiliated. If you suffer from Crohn's and shingles virus flare-ups you'll be relieved to know there are healing foods that can bring you some relief.
Juicing is a popular way to increase intake of fruits and vegetables, but after extracting the juice, what do you do with all of the pulp? You should not waste it, as it is loaded with so many good nutrients (not the least of which is fiber).
Eating a vegan diet or more plant-based foods overall is a very positive change for your health, but there are a couple of down sides - at least temporarily.
Since the skin is biggest elimination organ of your body it makes sense then, that what you eat can greatly affect how you smell. Research has found that body odor is stronger in people who eat meat.
Quinoa salad is one of the easiest vegan homemade lunch ideas to throw together. Quinoa salad is filling, boasts a good amount of protein and low glycemic fruit and vegetables, and can easily be prepared by the batch. This low carb diabetic-friendly vegan lunch is filling, highly nourishing and can be served in a salad or as a salad.
Back in January of this Year, US News and World Report delivered its results on its annual “Best Diets” ratings, listing 38 popular diets in order on how they fared when it came to health and weight management. Can you guess what the top 10 have in common?
When it comes to side effects of the Keto diet more and more evidence is piling up against the Keto diet being healthy. Vegan diets are more nourishing and assimilable, allowing for easier and more efficient digestion as well as more vibrant health where the Keto diet stresses the organs, slows digestion and overtime can manifests disease.
Thanks to the diet advice of many good-intentioned fitness trainers and doctors, it is a common mistake to eat high amounts of animal products, such as meat, poultry, fish and dairy while training. Sure, you’ll lose weight -- the first time-- but eventually, you'll begin to crave carbs, and slowly, eating this way will cause you to gain weight.