I realized something when I was a smoker. I had smoking friends who would joke about getting lung cancer. Seriously. It isn't just non-smokers that call cigarettes 'cancer sticks'. Smokers also do it. As well, when I recall a bunch of us outside smoking right after warning labels started appearing on labels. With a french accent, a friend read aloud the french side of the pack. "Le cigarette causent le cancer"! Everyone, except myself laughed.
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Shellfish and other animal foods may contain metals that increase the risk of cancer.
Following a vegan diet requires a serious commitment and certain level of self denial, this is why most vegan people I know feel very strongly about veganism, successfully standing their ground when the temptation strikes.
Many people who consume vegan diet have to confront situations in public places where they are offered food or drinks that contain dairy and meat. You can act polite and accept them, but you can also politely refuse them, which will open a conversation about following a vegan diet. As a result you may even convert the person on the other side.
This protein-packed vegan salad makes a great dinner on a hot summer night, and is a wonderful packed lunch for work and your kids heading back to school.
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.
Usually, fennel fronds stay in the fridge and are discarded after the bulb is used. But, did you know that you could actually use fennel fronds for a variety of dishes? Bellow is, an easy to make, vegan fennel pesto recipe that will surprise you.
Alison Marie from Inclusive Vegan Cooking and Meal Planning shared this easy homemade vegan mad and cheese recipe, which seems very yummy and I decided to share it with eMaxHealth readers.
Avocados are a good source of dietary fiber, vitamin K, copper, folate, vitamin B6, potassium, vitamin E, and vitamin C. While there are many ways you can consume this fruit, these 5 vegan recipes using avocado will help you reap its many nutritional health benefits, making you healthier.
I recently made-over this delicious recipe to be 100% vegan, low carb, and incredibly healthy. It’s super-easy to prepare, and ready in just about 15 minutes, and tastes amazing.
A plant- based diet will provide all the nutrition you need and make you healthier, according to science
You don’t need any longer to try guessing, what sort of dietary habits will provide all the nutrition you need for optimal health. Because, there is enough scientific evidence that, a more plant- based diet will provide all the nutrition you need, make you healthier and less prone to developing chronic diseases. Here is what science says and how this is impacting society.
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!
With wars and rumors of wars, economical collapses and natural disasters rampant worldwide, it’s important to know what foods and supplements that will keep you healthy in case of a food shortage.
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!
The WHO says that more than 70 million people are infected with gonorrhea each year, and according to recent reports that some strains of gonorrhea had developed widespread resistance to ciprofloxacin, the antibiotic typically used to treat gonorrhea. So, knowing what antibacterial foods can kill gonorrhea has become all the more important.
Anyone whose child has suffered from the painful mouth sores caused by hand, foot and mouth disease will know that eating, while sick, is just painful. So, while you may empathize with your child’s pain, it is still important to keep the fluids up and maintain adequate nutrient intake. These 5 kid friendly recipes for healing hand, foot and mouth disease will make eating, easier.
Unknowingly we steer our children away from natural eating practices that could benefit their health. However, if we observe the way our children eat, we can learn much about how to eat healthier overselves, in a way that supports our digestion and overall wellbeing.
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.
The American Heart Association advises people to consume foods that are rich in omega 3 fatty acids, because its beneficial for the heart and overall health. Omega 3 fatty acids are generally found in fish, however due to ocean pollution with heavy metals and Fukushima radiation, it might be better to boost your omega 3 fatty acids levels daily via a plant based diet.
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.
Now, that all major news outlets are reporting that radioactive water from the Fukushima power plant will be fully dumped into the pacific ocean, you should know that you might have to consume seafood nutrients via other means, as this event alone will completely destroy sea life in the pacific as we know it. So, here are 3 plant based omega 3 sources to avoid seafood contaminated by Fukushima radiation.
You have likely heard the buzz about turmeric. This cousin of ginger, common in Indian cooking may be the most effective nutritional supplement you can add to your diet. Keep reading for my recipe for a delicious turmeric latte that you will want to drink every day.
People who are vegan sometimes have to face big challenges in their families trying to explain them why veganism is good and why are they vegans. Convincing family members is a difficult task. I read this message from one person in one of the Facebook's Vegan groups asking for help on how to convince her mom that veganism is good.
These supplements and dietary changes will lower high blood pressure and regulate cholesterol levels naturally
According to the CDC, heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases are among the leading cause of death and now kill more than 800,000 adults in the US each year, and the two main reasons people have heart disease or stroke are: high blood pressure and cholesterol.Therefore, it is important to keep your blood pressure and cholesterol at normal levels. So, here are supplements and dietary changes that will lower high blood pressure and regulate cholesterol levels naturally.
On July 2 one of the world's most famous ice cream makers, Haagen-Dazs announced a breaking news introducing four non-daily vegan ice cream types startling the vegan community.
BBC Stories features one British farmer who gives up nearly $60,000 profit and sends his cows to a sanctuary starting a vegan farm.