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Those who advocate for a vegetarian diet love to point out that vegetarians live longer and have a markedly lower risk of many common diseases, including heart disease, cancer and diabetes, than meat-eaters do. It's possible to enjoy many of the advantages of a vegetarian diet without completely swearing off meat and other animal foods.
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The sentence could be four years behind bars.
Put down the fakon and pick up a fork.
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I know, nobody wants to feel like a pain or an inconvenience to a restaurant or our dining partner. But the reality is that every time we cede to the salad, we are allowing people continue to believe that vegan food is dull, boring, tasteless and unfulfilling.
A morning smoothie is a simple way to start your day with a strong nutritional foundation. It's an easy way to ensure nutrient density, and keep you satisfied until lunch, and is a much better option than other sugar-laden options on shelf.
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Who: Pamela Tourigny Occupation: Marketing/communications City: Ottawa, Ont. Age: 35 By The Numbers: Heaviest weight was 150 at age 25; now 120 at age 35; total weight loss of 30 pounds The Weight...
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Vegan athletes are grabbing headlines with increasing regularity, and are jumping at the chance to share the secret of their success: a compassionate vegan diet. Meagan Duhamel is one such athlete. In a recent interview, she explained how her plant-based diet helped improve her performance and led her to become the amazing jumper she is today.
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When Canadian Olympic medallist Meagan Duhamel's former skating partner and her coach told her becoming a vegan would leave her malnourished, she proved them wrong and learned some tips for average at...
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For anyone who follows a vegan or vegetarian diet, there's nothing more exhausting and repetitive than explaining to others why you eat what you eat. We all know vegetarian and vegan lifestyles have...
When Angela Liddon started her blog, Oh She Glows, more than five years ago, promoting a vegan diet wasn’t her primary aim. "I started the blog to talk about my recovery from an eating disorder — some...
It's the stuff buddy comedies are made of: couple adopts a mini pig, discovers pig is a full-sized hog, can't bear to part with her, turns her into Internet celebrity. You might think you can imagine...
Quick, answer this question: What's the first food you think of when you think of bodybuilders? More than likely, your answer was "meat," because, after all, we've always learned protein is the key to...
For me, choosing a vegan diet for my son was a fairly simple decision. All parents want the best for their children, and I believe that the best choice for both him and me is a balanced, plant-based diet. I substantiated this belief with a professional opinion before I began introducing solid foods.
Since turning 40, I have noticed a transformation happening with my body. Joints are cracking, I'm feeling stiffness and injuries that never existed in my younger years. These have all been physical wake-up calls for me in this new phase of my life.