If you're considering giving up meat, you probably already know about the potential benefits of a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle. According to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, meatless diets have been shown to reduce th... Read more
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
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
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
Whether you’re reading this because you’ve reached your goal weight or because you’re getting close—congratulations on your success! Now you’re ready to make the shift from weight loss to weight maintenance, but wonderin... Read more
#firstpost I have a lot of weight to lose and it mainly in the tummy area. I was going to do just juicing but I figure tracking what I eat and making healthier choices would be a better start. Any advice?... Read more
OK so I'm coming here from a popular weight-loss sight since didn't find the support I needed socially. I have heard many good things about spark people and can't wait to start this journey! #firstpost #friendfinder... Read more
I became a vegan four months ago and this is the healthiest and happiest I have ever felt about my body. I lost 15 pounds without trying in the first month and have maintained that weight loss ever since. Try eating less meat and dairy and I promise... Read more
I found that no matter how focussed I was on my eating my blood glucose levels were too high. Once I started eating a vegetarian diet I saw dramatic decreases over the next few weeks.Once I began eating a vegan diet even more dramatic results occurre... 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
Editor's Note: To coincide with the Great American Meatout on March 20, I'm sharing my success story with a vegan diet. Please note that this story is a personal one and should not be taken as dietary advice or an endorsement from anyone othe... Read more
Love eating vegan. It has been a long transition, several years, my whole life really. Vegan is a healthy and cruel-free way to live and in many ways it is easier to restrict calories by focusing vegan rather than simply weight loss. I am focusing... Read more
My Breakfast most days
An interjection into the Q & A session. While working the Just 10, I also ran into Eat to Live (all touted by Dr. Oz too). Eat to live is more than the 6 week - total vegan - no oil, very little starch challenge. It'... Read more
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