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September 2017

Boost your folate levels during pregnancy with these vegan foods

Boost your folate levels during pregnancy with these vegan foods

According to Linus Pauling Institute Folate (vitamin B9) is a generic term referring to both natural folates in food and folic acid. This essential nutrient is critical in many bodily metabolic reactions, such as: the metabolism of nucleic acid precursors and several amino acids, as well as in methylation reactions. Inadequate folate status during early pregnancy increases the risk of congenital anomalies. But, you can Boost your folate levels during pregnancy with these vegan foods.

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Vegans rejoice: Walmart wants more vegan products available on its shelves

Dill mashrooms and tomato

The vegan movement is truly gaining strength worldwide, as the percentages of vegans increase in each nation, so does the demand for plant based products. The growth in demand is so intense that Walmart wants more vegan products available on its shelves.

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Two Solid Reasons Vegans Should Avoid Soy

Vegan die, soy GMO fertility

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.

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Vegan foods and natural approaches that may improve erectile dysfunction

Erectyle Dysfunction Diagnosis

According to the Cleveland Clinic, Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is increasingly prevalent with age. At age 40, approximately 40% of men are affected, and the rate increases to nearly 70% in men aged 70 years. Though there are manipulated pharmaceuticals that are prescribed for ED, they also may cause undesirable side effects. So, the healthier way to go about fixing ED is to try these vegan foods and natural approaches that may improve erectile dysfunction.

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Since Going Vegan I Have Not Had Any Real Desire for Alcohol

Wine and vegan food

Since going vegan a few months ago, I have not had any real desire for alcohol. Don't get me wrong, I wasn't a drunk before, but I would often have a glass of wine or two in the evening, or go to happy hour, etc. Not anymore. I just don't want to. I have a bottle in the fridge and poured a glass at dinner, took a couple sips, and poured it out. Just wasn't interested. Anyone else?

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