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Healthy Diet Plan

The Top 4 Nourishing Vegan Swaps For Non-Vegan Foods

Aug 15 2017 - 9:04pm
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Essentially, going vegan is about making your side dishes your main dishes, but many people have trouble with this transition. The big foods to transition from include, meat, dairy, eggs and processed foods. Unloading these foods from your diet and swapping them out with vegan options can cause a positive shift in your overall health.

Here's Why We May All Eventually Go Vegan

Aug 14 2017 - 10:35am
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Aside from the many healing and health benefits of going vegan, this is the only way of living that can save animals, our health and the health of the planet. As chronic illness and disease increases, it is highly likely that more people will chose to recognize the size and impact of poor living habits on this planet and turn to veganism as a way of life.

This One Vegan Food Is Protective Against Cancer And Great For Calming The Nervous System

Aug 10 2017 - 6:12pm
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When we eat we don’t often think about supporting our nervous system and why would we? When hunger strikes, the stomach speaks the loudest. But thinking about your nervous system, especially if you’ve been feeling a bit “off” lately, or anxious or overly tired, is something to consider when you choose a food to eat more of. You don't have to be vegan to enjoy sweet potatoes, but the capabilities of this highly nourishing food may encourage you to eat more of them.

You May Be A Junk Food Vegan If You’re Eating Any Of These 6 Foods

Aug 10 2017 - 9:01am
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The transition to going vegan often comes with some pitfalls -- these include believing processed foods are "okay foods" because they don't contain animal products. This is a common mistake many new and transitioning vegans make in how to become vegan step by step, and it isn't helping their health or their environmental efforts.

Knowing These Symptoms of Stroke Could Save Your Life

Aug 8 2017 - 1:29am
Recognize Signs of Stroke

The medical term for a stroke is a Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA). Strokes are the fifth most common cause of death in the United States, and a leading cause of disability for those who survive.

A stroke happens when a blood vessel that carries nutrients and oxygen to he brain is either blocked or ruptures. When that happens, time is critical. The longer parts of the brain are deprived of oxygen and nutrients, the more severe the damage as brain cells begin to die. Recognizing these common signs and symptoms of stroke could save your life, or the life of someone you love.

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The 3 Top Hunger Busting Vegan Foods That Can Help Anyone Lose Weight

Aug 5 2017 - 6:40am
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These days everyone’s looking to drop a few pounds, but the trouble is, they can't seem to curb their appetite. While you certainly don’t have to be vegan to want to drop a few pounds, you may want to cross over to the vegan side to eat more of the hunger busting foods that have what your body needs to help you lose weight.

How Junk Food Vegans Make Veganism More Acceptable

Aug 3 2017 - 7:33pm
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There’s no denying veganism is trendy right now. You only have to peruse Instagram to see the glorious and colorful plant-based recipes, creations and endless boasts of good health from vegan millennials advocating for animals, the planet and environment. With so many concerned animal lovers wanting to create change in a corrupt and cruel meat and dairy world, why are vegans supporting the processed food industry? The answer may surprise you.

When you think about vegans, you may think about colorful fruits and vegetables, and lean bodies fueled on plants.

Physicians Told To Recommend Vegetarian and Vegan Diets To Patients For Reversing Disease

Aug 2 2017 - 11:57am
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Because doctors don’t have formal training in nutrition, yet frequently give out dietary advice, an update has been issued on the importance of plant-based diets as a first-line defense against chronic illnesses. This is because changing your diet to plant-based vegetarian or vegan diet may be the difference between recovering or progressing disease.

3 Things Parents of Vegan Teens Worry About

Aug 1 2017 - 3:46pm
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More and more children and teens are deciding to go vegan and it's creating a movement in social responsibility, changing how we manufacture our food, and it's shifting how we care for our environment. So why on earth are parents so concerned about this health promoting trend?

Vegan Diet May be Key to Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

Aug 1 2017 - 12:20am
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In the United States alone, more than 29 million people are living with diabetes, and 86 million are living with prediabetes, a serious health condition that increases a person’s risk of type 2 diabetes and other chronic diseases. Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas is no longer able to make insulin, or when the body cannot make good use of the insulin it produces.

New thoughts suggest vegan diet is key to treating or reversing diabetes.

The Perfect Gift for College Students Heading Back-to-school

Jul 31 2017 - 6:15pm

It’s that time of year. College kids are getting their dorm assignments, getting to know their roommates, and will soon be heading back to college. The adjustment to college life and living away from home for the first time can be really difficult. Well, I have a GREAT suggestion for the perfect gift for any college student heading back to school!

I received this gift basket and it is fantastic!

What to Feed Your Vegetarian Dinner Guests

Jul 25 2017 - 7:21pm
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Hosting a dinner party can be stressful, and understandably, cooking for guests who eat differently than you do can be intimidating. But don’t worry. As a long-time vegetarian, I have fielded the question, “but what do you EAT?” more times than I can count. Keep reading for tips on how to host a fantastic dinner party that your vegetarian guests will love!

Don’t be afraid to ask about dietary restrictions.

How to Stop Stress Eating; Feeding Your Body and Not Your Emotions

Jul 18 2017 - 7:59pm
Stop stress eating

Everyone eats for comfort now and then. Maybe it is when you’ve had a stressful day at work, or at home with the children. Maybe it’s after an upsetting argument with your significant other. Perhaps you’re most likely to stress eat on the days when you are particularly hormonal. Whatever the case, emotional eating can quickly derail your health goals, or even cause you to gain weight.

Identifying the problem: How to know if you’re stress eating

New Study Reveals Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Increased Obesity, Diabetes

Jul 17 2017 - 12:52pm
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Could the non-caloric sweetener you use to replace the sugar in your coffee each morning actually be making you fatter? According to a new study from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada, the answer may be yes.

Artificial Sweetener linked to Obesity

You Are Not Eating Clean If You Are Eating These Foods So Stop Saying You Are

Jun 19 2017 - 7:17pm
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Learning how to eat clean is generally way more complicated than getting nutritional advice from your friends or personal trainer. Find out if your diet is truly clean or needs to be cleaned up a bit to get the health results you deserve.

Know What Food To Eat To Be Healthy With This Simple And Fun System

Jun 17 2017 - 9:37pm
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With all the conflicting information about what to eat and not eat, are you overwhelmed with trying to figure out what is actually healthy? How do we really know where to start? Use these simple guidelines and this creative tool used by Dr. William Sears, the renounced pediatrician, to make it easier, more fun and doable to make simple changes with our busy lives toward eating healthy food. Here is a fun way to know what food to eat.

With all the conflicting information about what to eat and not eat, are you overwhelmed with trying to figure out what is actually healthy? How do we really know where to start?

Follow These 4 Surprising Healthy Snacks Guidelines For Weight Loss and Energy (Plus 10 of Our Favorites)

Jun 14 2017 - 11:42pm
Healthy Snack - Tomato, cheese and basil

Healthy snacks are a part of a healthy diet. Plan your day to have these on-the-go delicious treats with you wherever you go and you will be more likely to stay on your diet plan and see the weight loss results you want. We first have to know what makes up a healthy snack so we know what we are looking for when we grab something quick. Follow these tips and you can’t go wrong.

Snacks are as loaded a subject as these comes in diets and healthy eating. The evidence is in and snacking, or grazing as it can be called, has major health benefits.

Your Brain Is The Boss When It Comes To Weight Loss But You Can Get Around It

May 24 2017 - 6:37pm
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Not being able to lose weight might be in your head according to research, since your brain is the regulator of how many calories your body burns.

Ever wonder how a bear makes it through hibernation without eating all winter and without losing all its body weight? There’s a neuron for that.

3 Alternative Facts About the Keto Diet That Everyone Thinks Are True

May 18 2017 - 9:35pm
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While many people rely on the Ketogenic diet to lose weight or regain their health, many are unknowingly causing harm to their body, according to research.

The Keto diet is a trendy diet used by medical doctors that involves drastically reducing carbohydrate intake and replacing it with high amounts of fat.

How To Reverse Fast Food Face In Your Children

Apr 28 2017 - 10:09am
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Fast Food Face is characterized in children by a pale complexion and dark circles under the eyes. The dark circles are an indication of malnourishment from a diet high in dairy and fast and processed foods, instead of a diet abundant in whole foods, fresh fruits and leafy green vegetables and Vitamin C.

Commonly claimed excuses for dark circles under the eyes in adults are lack of sleep, exhaustion, allergies, stress, eyestrain and even genetics.

What's really in your fat free, sugar free food?

Mar 15 2017 - 8:32pm
Fat-free, sugar-free claims could mean less nutrition

Food manufacturers may be duping us by having us believe fat free, lower salt or sugar free foods are healthy. But are they? What's really in your fat-free, lower salt, sugar free food?

Making healthy food choices can be a daunting task especially when food manufacturing labels make claims that might not be in your best interest.

Cooking At Home Trumps Dining Out And Positively Affects Your Health, New Research

Mar 15 2017 - 1:01pm
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Dining-in is the one way to resurrect both your health and your spending, since dining out is less healthy overall than cooking at home, according to the latest research.

Sorry restaurant lovers – we’ve got some bad news for you… that restaurant habit you have – studies show it’s really unhealthy.