There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body... Read more
It’s 6 o’clock. Your guests should be arriving in less than an hour. Then your friend calls. Guess who’s coming to dinner? Her new boyfriend, who's a vegetarian.
One night at the dinner table, your teenage daughter announce... Read more
You're busy. Whether you work full-time, attend college, care for a loved one, run a household—or all of the above—you don’t always have time to make yourself nutritious meals. Like many people who want to eat healthy on a budge... Read more
Your fridge is stocked with fresh produce, lean meats and low fat dairy products, there’s a whole grain baguette in the bread box, and your pantry has been purged of tempting junk foods. Eating healthy at home is a breeze.
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Protein supplements are popular among casual exercisers, serious bodybuilders, dieters and even non-exercisers for many reasons. Most people know that protein is an essential nutrient for overall health that helps promote fullness and also plays... Read more
My calorie intake consistently shows well below the recommended numbers - however, my fat, protein and carbs show at the low to middle part of the recommendations. How can this be? Also, if I'm keeping the fat, protein and carbs in check - does the... Read more
I have always felt a need to go vegan. I have moved from eating dairy and chicken to 99% vegan. It is very filling but I see I am low on protein most days and near the low end of my daily goal for calcium each day, apart from supplements anyone have... Read more
My problem is on the meal planner it is showing me meals for a vegan, I wont it to give me a meal plan with meats at the 1600 calorie range, need this to work for type 2 diabetic. If I have it check is when I get the vegan diet.... Read more
For those of you avid gym-goers out there, you know how important it is to keep your gym bag stocked and ready to go! If you are anything like me, you also like to stay stylish, even while getting sweaty, which is why I designed my oGorgeous brand of... Read more
In college when I began to really study up on nutrition, I was interested in all kinds of diets. Although health was important to me, I was also desperate to lose weight. At the time I was vegan (yes, it's totally possible to be an overweight veg... Read more
I am having so much fun coming across new recipes for healthy food. I am trying to eat no wheat flour and no sugar. I am trying to eat only whole foods. I am no longer buying the packaged maple and brown sugar instant oatmeal. Instead, I cook stee... Read more
From this article: www.care2.com/greenliving/25-vegan-sources -for-protein.html?page=3
Tempeh - 41 g per cup
Lentils – 18 g per cup
Plain soymilk – 11 g per cup
Edamame – 20 g per cup
Seitan – 19 g per 3 ounces
Tofu – 20 g p... Read more
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