One of the most amazing things I discovered was that once you make the decision to change your eating plan, you find many other people who have made similar changes. This was one of the biggest surprises I personally had when deciding to do my part and adopt a vegan lifestyle. After making the change and
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
This is the book that started it all for me, Eat to Live by Dr. Joel Fuhrman. One evening I was watching a PBS show and there was a doctor talking about the occurrence of heart disease in America. According to the CDC, about 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every
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
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.