Browsing All posts tagged under »vegan nutritional needs«

Easy-to-Grow Veggies in Your Kitchen

February 28, 2011

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  When it comes to having healthy, organic, year-round greens at your fingertips, there are few foods that can compete with the ease of growing sprouts in your kitchen. Sprouts provide numerous health benefits ranging from improving the immune system to being a great source of active antioxidants.    Advertisements

Dairy Products Linked to Early Menstruation in Young Girls

February 21, 2011

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There have been many questions on the subject of feeding young children cow’s milk long past the age when they would normally stop drinking their own mother’s breast milk. Not surprisingly, a study was released this past week linking cow’s milk to early menstruation in young girls. Drinking fairly large quantities of the beverage over […]

Vegan Diet for a Better Love Life

February 14, 2011

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  With all the information we hear about dietary habits and health, it is surprising how seldom the connection is made between food choices and sexual performance. If you have been on a plant-based diet for any amount of time, you probably take your robust energy level for granted. But for many who are still […]

Easy Vegan Nutrition Check

December 30, 2010

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You may wonder how to sift through all the competing facts and fiction to find out exactly how nutritious a vegan diet is. Some sources say that it is low in protein, others say it lacks important vitamins and minerals. Who do you listen to, your doctor? A nutritionist? The health food store vitamin expert? […]

Easily Meeting Your Family’s Nutritional Needs

May 22, 2010

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Here is the short version of what you need to know to keep your family eating healthfully:   Make sure that everyone takes a multivitamin and eats at least one hearty serving of protein each day in addition to a variety of fresh produce, vegetables and whole grains. Avoid eating a lot of empty calories […]

What Do Vegan Families Eat?

May 13, 2010

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It is hard for most people to imagine any other way of eating than what they are familiar with. Often, upon hearing that I am a vegan parent, I am asked the question “What do you eat?” My usual response is to say, “Pretty much the same things you eat, only without the animal products.” […]