It is common knowledge that fruits and vegetables must be included in our diet, to receive all the nutrients, our bodies need. But eating plants isn't without a risk, they contain toxins, that can damage our health. Those, who adopt plant based / vegan diets are more at risk, since they consume plants in large … Continue reading Do Plant Toxins Make Vegan Diets Risky?
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The 98% Diet – Healthy and Fulfilling
A few years ago I became aware, that animal based foods were a risk factor for a number of diseases. Being concerned about my health, I decided to switch to a plant based diet. As I began to learn cooking without meat and dairy, I was pleasantly surprised to find a great variety dishes, a … Continue reading The 98% Diet – Healthy and Fulfilling
Raw vs. Cooked Vegan Diets – Which is Better?
This is one of the most common arguments among people on vegan, or plant based diets. Many of those on raw vegan swear by it and claim it provides the ultimate in nutrition. There are several variables and the question can not be answered with a simple yes, or no. The "devil is in the … Continue reading Raw vs. Cooked Vegan Diets – Which is Better?
Does Milk Really Do The Body Good?
Dairy has been a staple food for humans for the past 10 000 years. It is hard for most people to imagine living without it. Unfortunately that doesn't mean it is healthy. The dairy industry has done a superb job in the past 70 years, brainwashing generations of people into believing in dairy's benefits. It's … Continue reading Does Milk Really Do The Body Good?
3 Reasons for Misinformation on Diet and Nutrition
There are hundreds of diets, science has studied the effects of nutrition on health for at least a century, yet there is much confusion and misinformation in this area, that has such a great impact on people's lives. Some of my own friends and family members who are dedicated to achieve optimal health, express frustration, … Continue reading 3 Reasons for Misinformation on Diet and Nutrition
Plant Based Whole Food Diet
Nearly all of the most commonly occurring diseases - heart disease, cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, auto-immune diseases, obesity - are result of the modern diet, rich in sugar, fat, heavily processed foods and animal based food products. Two third of American adults and one third of children are obese. Half of American adults have … Continue reading Plant Based Whole Food Diet
Which Diet is Best For Me?
In a study, 50 participants were on a Donut only diet for one month, after 30 days all reported significant weight loss, reduced symptoms of depression, diabetes, atherosclerosis, lower blood pressure, better sleep, less stress and increased libido. The groundbreaking study highlights the previously overlooked benefits of trans fats, refined sugar, salt and a range … Continue reading Which Diet is Best For Me?
Vegan Myths and Misconceptions
My goal isn't to advocate for a vegan diet, or for eating meat, just to raise a few interesting points and clarify a few common misconceptions, based on my own observations. About 2 years ago I became a vegetarian, then a year later went vegan. The main reason for the decision was simply health and … Continue reading Vegan Myths and Misconceptions