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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Is organic food really better for you?

Wherever you look, organic foods seem to be jumping off the shelves.  As one of the latest trends in healthy eating, more individuals than ever, are turning towards products carrying the “organic” label.  This has raised more questions than answers for most consumers. Just recently I was shopping at Whole Foods and noticed organic bananas.  

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