Why Are Nuts a Heart Healthy Food? A Lesson On Healthy Fats

Nuts are a great source of plant-based protein for anyone who’s wondering where vegans get their protein from. But being high in protein is just one good thing about nuts, they also benefit your heart. A Lesson on Healthy Fats So why are nuts a heart healthy food? Although extremely high in fat per serving, Read More

Is a Vegan Diet Healthy For Children Who Are Growing?

A very common thing I hear non-vegans ask is whether a vegan diet is safe or not for children, pregnant women, or sick people. This question comes from absolute ignorance and I’ll explain why. If you are doing it correctly, a vegan diet can be the healthiest way to eat. It is not some fad Read More

Why Are Apples So Good For You? 8 Reasons to Eat It Daily

Who hasn’t heard of the old English proverb “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”? This proverb stems from the late 19th century Wales, and the original wording of it was a bit different, but the idea is the same and it holds very true especially if you’re eating it with the skin. So Read More

How Healthy Are Fruit Smoothies? (Store Bought Bottled vs Fresh)

Upon googling the low down on bottled smoothies, I have found that a large amount of articles are talking about how it’s bad for you because of the sugars and comparing fruits and it’s juices to sodas and candy bars, and how all that sugar is unhealthy and contributes to obesity. But after my own Read More

Top 3 Health Benefits of Spirulina Supplements

Spirulina is a green “super food” that is famous for it’s dense nutrient profile. It is known for being high in protein, vitamins, antioxidants, amino acids, essential fatty acids, and phytonutrients. What Is Spirulina? It’s basically a bacteria that is grown in both salt and fresh water, it is also known by it’s other name, Read More

Why Are Sweet Potatoes Good For You? (#1 Healthiest Food)

You should know that sweet potatoes and regular potatoes are at the very top of the nutrition pyramid for plant foods. There are many people who consider these root vegetables the world’s healthiest food. So why are sweet potatoes so good for you? Because sweet potatoes alone contain nearly all the essential vitamins and minerals Read More

Does Fruit Make You Fat? (The Unpopular Truth About Sugar)

When you think of the word SUGAR or CARBS, do you immediately associate those terms with weight gain or getting fat? With all the promotion of the low carb diets by authors such as Atkins, Minger, Sally Fallon…etc, the popularity of losing weight using these diets are increasing, and with that, the anti-carb mindset is Read More

Are Clif Bars Healthy? 19 Different Flavors (My Review)

Whenever I’m feeling lazy or I need to prepare food that doesn’t take up much space, I always consider bringing Clif Bars, which is 100% vegan and cruelty free. It is a breeze preparing lunch for work by just grabbing a few bars and putting them in my bag. One bar provides 250 calories and Read More

Breakfast smoothie for weight loss (vegan & low fat)

High Water Content Breakfast I love fruit smoothies for breakfast. It gives me clean burning energy that carries me well into mid-day, and plus it’s also very hydrating. After a long night of sleep your body needs that water to clean out it’s internal system. You should also drink water while having the smoothie because Read More