You Are Only 6 Steps Away from Your Best Vegan Year Ever

Everyone has great resolutions to start a healthy routine for the new year, and here’s the best part: you don’t need to miss the delicacies of life in order to live better in 2018. Instead, by following these six tips, you’ll discover ways to enjoy your life with less remorse and learn small but powerful habits that…

7 Vegan Foods High In Protein That Make Meat Obsolete

Throughout this list, I will be exploring my top 7 plant-based proteins you can start enjoying today! Many people ponder a solution with regards to eating meat as their main source of protein. This list is mainly geared towards vegans because this is a great way for them to get the necessary proteins they need to live…

21 Vegetarian Foods That Are Loaded With Iron

Iron is an essential nutrient that plays an important role in many bodily functions (1). A diet lacking in iron can result in low energy levels, shortness of breath, headaches, irritability, dizziness or anemia. Iron can be found in two forms in foods — heme and non-heme. Heme iron is only found in animal products,…

12 Mistakes to Avoid on a Vegetarian or Vegan Diet

A balanced vegetarian or vegan diet can provide many health benefits. These diets have been associated with weight loss, better blood sugar control, a decreased risk of heart disease and a lower risk of certain types of cancer (1, 2, 3, 4). However, it can be challenging to maintain a well-rounded vegetarian diet that provides all the nutrients you…

17 High Protein Vegan Breakfasts That Are Easy to Make

Finding breakfast recipes that are high in protein and low in starchy carbs – plus filling and tasty! – can be challenging enough, never mind if you have any type of dietary restriction. For a healthy breakfast that will cut down on cravings, I recommend dishes with at least 20 grams of protein plus fiber,…

4 reasons you’re NOT losing weight on a vegan diet

There is one response that probably tops most lists of health goals: Weight Loss. Historically over the generations and still today, there is often room for a downward shift in the figure that appears on the weighing scales, whether it’s a priority or not. More recently, another health goal may well be a new contender…

How to Eat Healthy Vegetarian and Vegan Food and Diet During Pregnancy in 12 Steps

Vegetarians and vegans can eat a healthy diet in pregnancy as long as they follow certain rules. Establish the appropriate weight gain: There is no better indication of healthy pregnancy eating than healthy weight gain. During the first visit to the obstetrician, a generic weight gain chart should be established offering the vegetarian a guide to…

Top 10 Tips For a First-Time Vegan

Last year, I decided to go vegan for an entire month, chronicling my thoughts, challenges, health, and weight the entire time. I thought it’d be a fun exercise, that perhaps I’d gain some insight into my own diet and into the lives of those who live, well, a little differently than the rest of us. I never…

12 top tips for cooking vegan on a budget

A lot of people mistakenly assume that being vegan is expensive, but I’ve found the opposite to be true. Below are a few tips and tricks to keep food costs down, without sacrificing flavour or variety. 1 Cook from scratch Regardless of your diet, it isn’t really possible to eat affordably if you buy ready-made, jars of…

7 Supplements You Need on a Vegan Diet

One common concern about vegan diets is whether they provide your body with all the vitamins and minerals it needs. Many claim that a whole-food, plant-based diet easily meets all the daily nutrient requirements. Some even encourage vegans to avoid all supplements. Despite meaning well, this type of advice can do more harm than good….