What Does it Mean to Be Vegan?

There are many ways to describe a healthier lifestyle when it comes to how we eat. This is especially true when it comes to Vegan and Vegetarian eating styles. With so many mixed messages it can be nearly impossible to determine what Vegan is and what it is not.  To fully understand the concept of 

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The Nutritarian Checklist

When I stared my transition from meat eater to plant eater, I was completely overwhelmed with information.  It seems the more I read, the more confused I became, “Eat this. Not this.  Eat this sparingly or eat this only once per week.”  Getting so many different recommendations from so many sources became confusing and difficult 

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What I Ate Today Vegan

One of the great things about becoming a vegan is that you don’t have to go at it alone.  There are plenty of resources to help you make a healthy transition when starting from scratch.  I quickly discovered this with the help of my daughter Samantha as we began changing our eating style. The most 

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The Benefits of Being a Vegan

Whether you become a vegan due to philosophical beliefs or to improve your health through a plant-based diet, you will reap numerous benefits. The great news is that, no matter why you become a vegan, benefits abound for you, for animals, and for the environment. It is fairly amazing to imagine that making some simple 

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Making the Transition to Vegan Eating

If you’re like me, you probably weren’t born vegan.  Sure, there are plenty of households where babies are born to parents who are either vegan or vegetarian, adopting their eating habits from day one, but where I live that’s not so common.  If you’re new to veganism or have recently decided to try being a 

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Impact of Going Vegan

One of the reasons why being vegan or vegetarian is so meaningful is that it has a direct and lasting impact on the environment in addition to your own health.  The reason I personally decided to adopt a meatless and non-dairy lifestyle was driven by both of these factors. Impact on your health Based on 

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