Brimming with the highest quality omega 3s, avocado is one of the most alkalizing foods available. Avocados are also very high in vitamin E, which is essential for glowing skin, shining hair and keeping wrinkles off your face. Have a raw avocado salad or cover some fresh avocado with lemon and sea salt for a nutritious snack.
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Our Homemade Patty has ~QUINOA~ When looking at nutrition facts, quinoa is unique for a vegetarian protein in that it contains eight essential amino acids our bodies need in order to function properly. These are substances that we must get from food, because we cannot produce them on our own. The vast majority of plant [...]
In 1960, the American Vegan Society was born in the United States, founded by Jay Dinshah. It wholly embraced, and continues to embrace, the principles of its British predecessor, advocating a strictly plant-based diet and lifestyle free of animal products. In addition, the American Vegan Society promotes the philosophy of Ahimsa, a Sanskrit word interpreted [...]
Vegetarianism can be adopted for different reasons. Many object to eating meat out of respect for sentient life. Such ethical motivations have been codified under various religious beliefs, along with the concept of animal rights. Other motivations for vegetarianism include health, political, environmental, cultural, aesthetic or economic. There are varieties of the diet as well: [...]
Many vegans choose this lifestyle to promote a more humane and caring world. They know they are not perfect, but believe they have a responsibility to try to do their best, while not being judgmental of others.
How we eat also affects the air, the water, the forests and the oceans. The production of meat has a devastating impact on the subtle web of connections that sustains life on our planet. Rainforests are leveled to raise cattle, factory farms pollute rivers and lakes, over-grazing erodes fertile land into arid desert, and vast [...]
Cacao is the highest whole food source of magnesium, which also happens to be the most deficient mineral in the diet of modern cultures. Magnesium relaxes muscles, improves peristalsis in the bowels and relaxes the heart and cardiovascular system.
While the nutritional disadvantages of a poorly planned vegetarian diet is an often-discussed subject, the health advantages of adopting a vegetarian or vegan diet are rarely promoted. On this page, I will cover what I believe to be the three main nutritional advantages of reducing the amount of meat in your diet or becoming a [...]
If you are thinking about moving away from a diet that does not contain meat, it is essential that you plan your vegetarian diet properly. Many people start vegetarian and vegan diets without devoting enough time to nutritional research and meal planning. As a result, a many people who start vegetarian diets give them up [...]
Although there are plenty of vegetarian foods that contain a considerable amount of protein, these plant based proteins are often not absorbed as easily and completely as the equivalent meat proteins. This is because plant proteins are considerably less digestible than animal proteins, which contain amino acid chains that are closer or identical to human [...]