Another health benefit will hopefully convince you to eat your veggies!
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Research highlighted in the vegan-friendly movie “What The Health” uncovered the inconvenient truth from an egg yolk cigarette study that eating eggs are just as unhealthy as smoking. While this has caused an uproar for the egg industry, the research showed that eating eggs results in arterial plaque that increases linearly with age and arterial plaque increases exponentially with smoking. Therefore, probably egg yolks should be avoided by persons at risk of vascular disease.
Some nutrients are known to be fat soluble – meaning that they are better absorbed by the body when they are in the presence of a fat. If you want the most out of your vegan diet, you may not want to skimp on some healthy oils.
Celiac disease is an immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. According to the University of Chicago medicine 3 million people in the US are living with celiac disease. People with celiac disease may experience belching, diarrhoea, fat in stool, heartburn, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, or flatulence. Knowing what you can eat can be quite challenging, so the list below will help you to find out more about the 5 grains that are safe for celiac disease sufferers and offer many health benefits.
Whether you want to become a bodybuilder or are just recovering from illness that forced you stop exercising, but you want to get back into shape. The top 5 muscle- building vegan foods below, will help you to achieve you that, and will make you healthier.
While it’s always good to have health care insurance, it’s even better not to have to use it. Health care insurance, after all, is meant to be a safety net. However, for the majority of people in America, health care has become a life-line. The good news is you can change that by going vegan.
Dietary change, not climate change, is the name of the game if you're looking to save the planet. If you want to avert climate change it helps to go vegan according to new research. Eating a standard diet, or eating vegetarian has some positive benefits on the planet too.
Preparing for an exam includes more than just hitting the books and the coffee bar, it involves preparing yourself mentally and nutritionally. Knowing the best foods to eat while studying, as well as understanding what foods sustain your brain power during an exam, can be the difference between earning a "C" or an "A".
There is nothing worse than a flare-up of Ulcerative Colitis to stop you in your tracks. Instead of suppressing your immune system, reboot it by eliminating inflammatory foods. Although there are many natural remedies for ulcerative colitis flare ups, you'll want to focus on eating soothing vegan foods to ease flare-ups fast!
Jackfruit could save the world from hunger because of its sheer size and nutritional value, both of which have been reported about through out the years. It is a well known and popular fruit used in Asia, but is yet to conquer the hearts of westerners. So, if you want know more about Jackfruit, its nutritional contents and why Jackfruit could save the world from hunger, read on.
When you think of summer,you think of watermelon, but did you know watermelon is one of the greatest heart foods you can eat? Melon is typically one of the most hydrating foods you can eat. It is easily digested and the hydration from melon is critical as it how to lower high blood pressure naturally and quickly, among other benefits
One of the most challenging nutrients to obtain from a vegan diet is Vitamin B12. Most vegans use fortified products or take a vitamin supplement. But recent news has shown some concern about long-term, high dose supplementation. Here we hope to clear things up a bit.
Vegans and vegetarians sometimes need to work a little harder to ensure they are getting enough of certain vitamins and minerals. A vegan diet – just as any diet – is best nutritionally when well planned to include a variety of foods.
These vegan antiviral foods may help reduce stillbirths and infant mortality by keeping expectant mums and children healthy
Viral infections have been linked to global fetal and infant losses, according to a survey published by The Journal of Pediatrics. Despite medical advances, infections are a significant cause of infant mortality. Also, inadequate nutrition during pregnancy, has been linked to a growing number of stillbirths. Therefore, the best way to tackle this problem is through nutrition, which can be achieved by consuming antiviral foods that are easy to find. Below are vegan antiviral foods that may help reduce stillbirths and infant mortality by keeping expectant mums and children healthy.
In the past, people avoided nuts because they were considered high fat, high calorie foods. But here is one reason you should be eating them as a part of your vegan diet.
We have all heard that tomatoes are great for our overall health, because they are packed with antioxidants, making them the perfect food to fight cancer, but researchers have found that tomatoes are also photoprotective. So, here are 10 recipes using tomatoes that will help you keep skin cancer away.
The biggest challenge in people’s minds who are thinking about going vegan or slowly switching to a plant based diet, is: how do I maintain my protein levels optimal without eating animal produce? Well, it is possible and it does not have to be in the form of supplements. Bellow are 5 vegan sources of protein.
Last week, Silicon Valley-based Start-up, Impossible Foods closed a $75 million dollar funding investment, after having achieved key milestones, including patenting the technology needed to use leghemoglobin in plant-based meat alternatives.
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!
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!
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.
Why leave all the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet for those living in Southern Italy and Greece. Enjoy the health benefits today with the power and convenience of Olivino. Whether you like the taste of olives or not, Olivino provides a powerful concentration of the key ingredients that make the diet pattern so beneficial.
There are a lot of common household spices that are found in just about everybody’s home. Oregano, basil, and salt just to name a few. A lot of these spices hold some surprises though, do you know about the health benefits of basil?
Okra, also known as "lady's finger," or "bamia pod" is one of the many nutritious vegetables of North-East African origin. It is also widely used in Brazilian cuisine, and is is packed with nutrition. But, these 3 scientifically proven health benefits of eating okra will surprise you.
Could there be benefits to making your own flour at home? Now I know this seems like such a Little House on the Prairie thing to do and I usually get a few weird looks when people find out that I do it, but there are a few health benefits of making your own flour which makes it worth all the looks.