Staying healthy on a vegan diet Most vegan clients I’ve met with over the years will affirm that they are vegan for both ethical and health reasons. They tell me that their choice is a lifestyle, not just a diet, and that it is a “kinder way to live.” Even though I’m personally not a vegan or a vegetarian, I eat predominantly plant-based foods, and it has definitely impacted … [Read more...] about 3 Essential Nutrients for Vegans and How to Eat A Lot of Them
Protein for Vegans If you are thinking veganism is just a trend, I’d say it’s a “movement”—one that’s here to stay. Most vegan clients I have helped over the years will affirm they are vegan for both ethical and health reasons. Many I’ve spoken to call it a lifestyle and say it’s a “kinder way to live.” I am not a vegan or a vegetarian, but I eat mostly plant-based foods and … [Read more...] about The 6 Best Sources of Vegan Protein
Celiac Disease: An Autoimmune Disease For those with this autoimmune disease, ingesting even the smallest amount of gluten sets off a reaction in the small intestine. Over time, this damages the intestinal lining, preventing your body from absorbing nutrients such as carbohydrates, fat, protein, vitamins and minerals. Untreated celiac can lead to serious health problems, … [Read more...] about Celiac Disease Vs. Gluten Sensivity: What’s the Difference?