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
There’s more to Greek food than gyros, baklava and Greek salads. Many dishes include low-fat dips, but many desserts and pastries are loaded with fat. Overall, this is generally a healthy way to eat; even the higher calor... 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
Eating a vegetarian diet can be very healthful and rewarding. However, most vegetarians—including soon-to-be vegetarians and their meat-eating loved ones—are concerned about getting adequate protein. Most people are accustomed to getting... Read more
It’s hard to ignore the refreshing feeling a new year brings. It’s a chance to re-evaluate your life and think about where you might like to make changes. Statistics show that most resolutions don’t work, so we’re going dive i... Read more
I put into Spark People what I want for calories, carbs, protein, fats, etc. Example: 1000 calories per day.
The numbers I put in stay for about a day and then it reverts back.
Is there a reason for this and how can I make it stop reverting and... Read more
I know that might sound like a no-brainer, but it can't just be as simple as "just stop eating meat" like my friends say, can it? I obviously have to find alternative protein sources and other stuff like that. Can anyone give me any tips? Is there a... Read more
So I go to a Vegetarian School which is good in ways but they mainly only feed us Carbs. Bread, cereal, rolls, Potatoes, ect. I find it hard to get around it because carbs are so appealing to me. Should I just eat a lot less or workout more or both?... Read more
After reading the book, "The Eat Clean Diet" by Tosca Reno for the 2nd time (LOL), I TRULY began to understand the benefits of eating more protein---with every meal (including snacks). Besides drinking more water, protein will help shed those extra p... Read more
Not sure how to meet your protein needs without meat? Look no further! We've rounded up a variety of resources to help you learn all you ever wanted to know about vegetarian protein.
Reference Guide for Proteins
How to Meet Your Protein Nee... Read more
Each Friday during Lent, the dailySpark will feature a different meat-free main dish. Whether you observe Lent or not, we can all benefit from learning about alternate, affordable proteins. It looks a bit like cereal, but it smells saltier and tastes... Read more
I stopped eating red meat about 2 years ago when I got pregnant with my daughter. I simply got violently sick to my stomach every time i ate beef. I am completely allergic to fish and seafood. So I pretty much eat nothing for protein except turkey... Read more
I am a vegetarian who eats eggs and dairy. I'm always looking for ways to get more protein into my diet. Any suggestions? 38
Here are some of my favorites:
Morning Star frozen foods- ribs, chicken patties, hotdogs.
Black... Read more
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