Top 10 Things to Know About Meatless Diets for Children and Teenagers

There are a lot of vegetarians among teenagers in the United States According to the data from the nonprofit Vegetarian Resource Group, between 2% and 3% of American children ages 8 to 18 never eat meat, including poultry or seafood, including fish. Among girls ages 13 to 15, the percentage of vegetarians is much higher […]

Top 10 Things to Know About Protein and Vegan Lifestyles

1. Proteins are critically important. Proteins are large complex molecules that do important work in your body. Your cells use proteins to repair themselves. Protein creates the structure of bones, blood, hormones, and muscles. Protein even makes up the major parts of your organs and skin. 2. Proteins contain 22 amino acids and your body […]

Tips from a Vegan: How to Share the Table with Your Non-Vegan Relatives

I love my family. A LOT. My brothers and sisters are beautiful, creative, hilarious, and passionate people who still somehow manage to be very different from each other. They are really great! We still don’t see eye to eye on almost anything, though. Over the years we’ve developed a somewhat graceful way of dealing with […]

Important Facts About Supplementing Your Diet That You Should Know

Nutritional Insurance is Tricky, Supplements can help While your body may need certain supplements, nutritionists continue to have different opinions about what roles one-a-day supplements should play in a diet. What counts as a supplement? Anything you add to your diet is a supplement. When thinking about supplements, most people immediately imagine daily multivitamins and […]

Top 10 Tips for Buying Vegan Foods

1. Get Plenty of Grains Whole grains and cereals are excellent sources of carbohydrates, healthy fats, and proteins. Whole grains are perfect additions to your vegan pantry. Buying them in bulk to keep them properly stored and easily accessible is the best way to keep them around. Store them in labeled and dated sealed containers […]

Top 10 Thing You Can Do to Avoid Toxins in Foods


AVOID SODIUM BENZOATE This element is a preservative that is most commonly present in soft drinks. Its other name is benzoic acid. Benzene is a toxic substance and a carcinogen. AVOID FOODS WITH ARTIFICIAL FOOD COLORING When various additives and artificial colorings are tested, they are tested one at a time. This can be a […]

The 5-2-1-Almost None Program Can Help Make Our Kids Healthier

The 5-2-1-Almost None Program Can Help Make our Kids Healthier

Our children live in an obesogenic world. That is the medical term for the things in our environment that make us fat and unhealthy. The causes behind the child obesity epidemic include a sedentary lifestyle plus a diet that is: High in sugar High in fat High in salt Low in fiber Here are some […]

Is an Apple a Day Really Good for Your Health?

Everyone has heard the old adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But is it really true? Is an apple a day actually good for your health? Let’s find out. A medium sized apple has only 95 calories and is loaded with restorative phytonutrients. A recent European study found that those eating more […]