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
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
"What do you eat?!” may be the question most often heard by vegetarians, as if meat is the only food group available. Obviously, as the five million thriving vegetarians in America have shown, there’s a lot to eat, without choosing m... Read more
Women of childbearing age (especially those who are pregnant or trying to conceive) are advised to eat 400 mg of folic acid (folate) daily to prevent neural tube defects, such as spina bifida, from occurring in their babies. New research, reported in... Read more
I started a low carb diet in October after being told my A1C was above normal. I lost 15 pounds fairly quickly without even exercising. So the holidays came and I gained 4 pounds, which I was able to lose within a couple weeks. I joined a gym on Janu... Read more
1)Eat within 20 minutes after waking up.2)Mornings--Mix honey with a cup of warm water with 2 drops of lemon for weight loss3) Split your meal. Have 6 small meals instead of 3 big meals a day.4) Go vegetarian. Eat Raw. 5) And a half an hour cardio .... 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
In my younger days as a high school and college athlete, eating right and being active allowed me to maintain a consistently healthy weight. Working as a Registered Dietitian and maintaining an active lifestyle allowed me to maintain that health... Read more
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