When I first decided to go vegan, after watching some very convincing documentaries, I was pretty sure that I was going to be sacrificing much in the way of taste and texture. I was okay with that, believing it was the right move for the animals, for the environment and for my health.
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Heart failure is a condition that is usually years in the making. It is a slow breakdown of muscle over time, likely caused by years of deficiency, that leaves the heart inefficient at pumping blood and drawing enough blood to supply to the body. Surprisingly, 6.5 million Americans, over the age of 20, suffer from this condition.
Vegetarian foods have been studied for cancer prevention to heart health and more, but there's one vegan food that is critical for enhancing cognitive processing, information retention, learning, perception and rapid eye movement during sleep -- and that food is humble pistachio.
Diverticulitis is a diet-related digestive disease caused by a lifelong low fiber diet. The good news is diverticulitis can be avoided, and the symptoms reversed by switching by following a vegan as a diverticulitis diet, according to findings.
Vegans, like meat-eaters are not immune from deficiencies. To thrive on a vegan diet four key nutrients are required. Avoiding these nutrients results in similar diseases as your meat-eating counterparts. Learning to divert vegan deficiency risks is the responsibility of every vegan.
Nurses who went vegan reported having better health since eliminating animal products from their diet. They also lost weight and reported have more energy. Body changes after going vegan were reported to be positive and health promoting.
It has often been said that good food means good mood, however, this saying doesn't apply to a steak dinner with wine, all the trimmings, and dessert. Instead, it applies to a simpler, meatless meal according to a 2015 study that surveyed the moods of vegas and vegetarians compared with meat-eaters.
Nature has your back when it comes to healing, which is why so many today are going on a plant-based diet. However, the banana, a commonly available food, has shown to have potent antiviral healing benefits especially when it comes to ending HIV.
Vegan-shamers love to let you know their unsolicited opinion. They often do this by shaming your lifestyle and diet choices or by taunting you with their diet. A vegan-shamer may tell you that your impact on the environment is minimal. By knowing the facts about the ever popular vegan movement, as well as seeing the impact of the many others who have embarked on this journey, you can dominate vegan-shaming with positivity and knowledge.
Mass shooting statistics in America are rising and are the highest of any country. Recent mass shootings have uncovered several observations regarding mental health and a need for gun control, while nutrition professionals are looking at diet as an important factor.
If you are on a plant-based, vegan diet for one year or more, your blood is likely to be eight times stronger than those who follow the Standard American Diet, according to some enlightening research.
It is never easy to make eliminations to your diet in order to improve your health, but these days it's more common than ever to have to do so. Food intolerances, allergies and mystery symptoms ease or disappear when you take control of your health without making excuses.
You may have heard that both the Atkins, Keto and Paleo diets are healing diets, but the truth is they are not. They are imposters and antagonizers of illness and poor health. These high protein diets will eventually cause your liver to become sluggish, prematurely aging you and in the end, causing you to gain weight while exacerbating disease.
You can get stronger. You can age backward. You can be more nourished and you can be healthier by adding three easy-to get ingredients into your daily routine. This simple, sweet and nourishing smoothie can change your life, your health and improve your skin when added to your everyday routine.
Heartburn is a dietary condition that plagues more than seven million Americans a year. It is a diet-related disease strongly linked to obesity and poor diet. Adopting a plant-based diet ends reflux better than Prilosec and other PPI medications which have negatively been linked to dangerous side effects.
Does your cheese addiction make it difficult to fully transition to a vegan diet? You're not alone. Many who want to transition to a vegan or plant-based diet struggle with this seeming insurmountable obstacle. The good news is, the cheese habit can be kicked, once you realize what's really causing it.
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.
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.
While some go vegan to stop eating animal products and reap the health benefits, others hesitate 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.